Medieval Central Asia polity, economy and military organization, fourteenth to sixteenth centuries by Mansura Haidar

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  • Asia, Central

Subjects:

  • Military art and science -- Asia, Central -- History.,
  • Asia, Central -- Politics and government.,
  • Asia, Central -- Economic conditions.

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Book details

StatementMansura Haidar.
ContributionsAligarh Muslim University. Centre of Advanced Study in History.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS329.4 .H332 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination525 p. ;
Number of Pages525
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3441421M
ISBN 108173045542
LC Control Number2005312002

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