Protectors or praetorians? : the last Mamlūk sultans and Egypt's waning as a great power /

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Main Author: Petry, Carl F., 1943- (Author)

Format: Book

Language: English

Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c1994.

Series: SUNY series in medieval Middle East history.


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Call Number: DT96.7 .P47 1994

Table of Contents:
  • •Acknowledgments •Abbreviations •Maps •1. Introduction •2. The Reigns of al-Ashraf Qaytbay and Qansuh al-Ghawri •3. Beleaguered Bulwark: The Mamluk State and International Politics •4. The Mamluk Institution: A Victim of Success •5. Economic Dilemmas: Heightened Demand, Static Resources •6. Coping with Crisis: Overt Inertia •7. Surmounting Crisis: Covert Innovation •8. Conclusions •Appendices •Works Cited •Index