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  • Master of the Ageby Paul Walker

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95

    Few doctrines in Islam have engendered as much contention and disagreement as those surrounding the imamate, the office of supreme leader of the Muslim community after the death of the Prophet. In the medieval period while the caliphate still existed, rivalry among the claimants to that most lofty position was particularly intense. The early 5th/11th-century... more...

  • Orations of the Fatimid Caliphsby Paul Walker

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.95

    The Fatimid empire was a highly sophisticated and cosmopolitan regime that flourished from the beginning of the 10th to the end of the 12th century. Under the enlightened rule of the Fatimid Caliphs, Cairo was founded as the nucleus of an imperium that extended from Arabia in the east to present-day Morocco in the west. Dynamic rulers like the the... more...

  • Early Philosophical Shiismby Paul E. Walker

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 32.00

    The first book-length study of a leading tenth-century Ismaili theoretician Abu Ya'qub al-Sijistani. more...

  • The Feud That Sparked the Renaissanceby Paul Robert Walker

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    A lively and intriguing tale of the competition between two artists, culminating in the construction of the Duomo in Florence, this is also the story of a city on the verge of greatness, and the dawn of the Renaissance, when everything artistic would change. Florence?s Duomo - the dome of the Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral - is one of the most... more...

  • History of Armour 1100-1700by Paul F Walker

    Crowood 2013; US$ 21.86

    The History of Armour 1100 - 1700 offers a detailed account of how armour developed through the Medieval, Tudor, Elizabethan and Civil War eras, carefully itemizing the subtle changes over a six hundred year period. Each chapter focuses on an individual area of body protection, charting the evolution of each piece over time, from helmets and chest... more...

  • Buried Countryby Clinton Walker; Paul Kelly

    Verse Chorus Press 2016; US$ 19.95

    It was country music that first gave Aboriginal people a voice in modern Australia, long before it was commonplace for Aboriginal dance companies to tour the world or for Central Desert dot paintings? to sell for astronomical sums. Though black skin and country music might seem an unlikely pairing, Aboriginal country music has a long and rich tradition,... more...

  • Code of Conductby Verena Klemm; Paul E. Walker

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95

    This work constitutes a critical edition and translation of the Risala al-mujaza al-kafiya fi adab al-ducat (A Brief and Concise Epistle on the Etiquette of the Summoners), which was written by the Fatimid author Ahmad b. Ibrahim al-Naysaburi (5th/11th century).The Risala al-mujaza constitutes the only extant work in all of Ismaili literature that... more...

  • Ecology of Australian Freshwater Fishesby Keith Walker; Paul Humphries

    CSIRO Publishing 2013; US$ 128.70

    Reviews our past and present understanding of Australian freshwater fishes. more...

  • Active Learning Spacesby Paul Baepler; D. Christopher Brooks; J. D. Walker

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00

    With the paradigm shift to student-centered learning, the physical teaching space is being examined The configuration of classrooms, the technology within them, and the behaviors they encourage are frequently represented as a barrier to enacting student-centered teaching methods, because traditionally designed rooms typically lack flexibility in seating... more...

  • Fatimids and their Successors in Yaman, Theby Paul E. Walker; Alex Pomerantz; Ayman Fu'ad Sayyid

    I.B.Tauris 2002; US$ 14.95

    The Uyun al-akhbar is the most complete extant text by an Ismaili author on the history of the Ismaili community, from its origins up to Idris ?Imad al-Din?s own time in the 15th century. The seventh volume, edited here for the first time, together with a summary English translation, deals in particular with the period of the three Fatimid caliphs,... more...