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  • The Armies of the Caliphsby Hugh Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    The Armies of the Caliphs is the first major study of the relationship between army and society in the early Islamic period, and reveals the pivotal role of the military in politics. Through a thorough examination of recruitment, payment, weaponry and fortifications in the armies, The Armies of the Caliphs offers the most comprehensive view to... more...

  • The Great Arab Conquestsby Hugh Kennedy

    Orion 2010; US$ 18.99

    A popular history of the Arab invasions that carved out an empire from Spain to China Today's Arab world was created at breathtaking speed. Whereas the Roman Empire took over 200 years to reach its fullest extent, the Arab armies overran the whole Middle East, North Africa and Spain within a generation. They annihilated the thousand-year-old... more...

  • Warfare and Poetry in the Middle Eastby Hugh Kennedy

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 32.00

    Part of the rich legacy of the Middle East is a poetic record stretching back five millennia. This unparalleled repository of knowledge - across different languages, cultures and religions - allows us to examine continuity and change in human expression from the beginnings of writing to the present day. In Warfare and Poetry in the Middle East leading... more...

  • Muslim Spain and Portugalby Hugh Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    This is the first study in English of the political history of Muslim Spain and Portugal, based on Arab sources. It provides comprehensive coverage of events across the whole of the region from 711 to the fall of Granada in 1492. Up till now the history of this region has been badly neglected in comparison with studies of other states in medieval Europe.... more...

  • Crusader Castlesby Hugh Kennedy

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    A general illustrated account of the history and architecture of Crusader castles. more...

  • The Prophet and the Age of the Caliphatesby Hugh Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 66.95

    The Prophet and the Age of Caliphates is an accessible history of the Near East from c.600-1050AD, the period in which Islamic society was formed. Beginning with the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islam, Hugh Kennedy goes on to explore the great Arab conquests of the seventh century and the golden age of the Umayyad and Abbasid caliphates when... more...

  • The Caliphateby Hugh Kennedy

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 9.01

    What is a caliphate? Who can be caliph? And how are contemporary ideologues such as ISIS reviving - and abusing - the term today? In the first modern account of a subject of critical importance today, acclaimed historian Hugh Kennedy answers these questions by chronicling the rich history of the caliphate, from the death of Muhammad to the... more...

  • The Early Abbasid Caliphateby Hugh Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    The early Abbasid Caliphate was an important period for Islam. The dynasty, based in Baghdad, ruled over a vast Empire, stretching from the Indus Valley and Southern Russia to the East to Tunisia in the West; and presided over an age of brilliant cultural achievements. This study, first published in 1981, examines the Abbasid Caliphs from their... more...

  • Intermediate Structure in Nuclear Reactionsby Hugh P. Kennedy; Rudolph Schrils

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The Lecture series on Intermediate Structure in Nuclear Reactions was held in June 1966 at the University of Kentucky. Four lecturers had been invited to present series of three lectures each. Four lecturers had been invited to present series of three lectures each. Unfortunately, Dr. James E. Young was unable to attend the series. He did, however,... more...

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