Routes and Realms

The Power of Place in the Early Islamic World
Author(s): 
Antrim, Zayde
ISBN: 
9780199913879
Date published: 
October 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£40.00

Routes and Realms explores the ways in which Muslims expressed attachment to land in formal texts from the ninth through the eleventh centuries. These texts reveal that territories were imagined specifically as homes, cities, and regions and acted as powerful categories of belonging in the early Islamic world.