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Author Ellenblum, Roni.
Title The collapse of the eastern Mediterranean [electronic resource] : climate change and the decline of the East, 950-1072 / Ronnie Ellenblum.
Publication Info. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Part I. The Collapse of the Eastern Mediterranean: 1. Presenting the events; 2. Deconstructing a 'collapse'; 3. 950-1027 -- An impending disaster; Part II. Regional Domino Effects in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1027-60 AD: 4. The collapse of Iran; 5. The fall of Baghdad; 6. A crumbling empire: the Pechenegs and the decimation of Byzantium; 7. Egypt and its provinces, 1050s-1070s; Part III. Cities and Minorities: 8. Jerusalem and the decline of classical cities; 9. Water supply, declining cities and deserted villages; 10. Food crises and accelerated Islamization; 11. Reflections.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Islamic Empire.
Social change -- Mediterranean Region -- History -- To 1500.
Climate and civilization -- Middle East -- History -- To 1500.
Climatic changes -- Social aspects -- Middle East -- History -- To 1500.
Mediterranean climate.
Middle East -- Climate -- History -- To 1500.
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Related To Print version: Ellenblum, Roni. Collapse of the eastern Mediterranean. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012 9781107023352 (DLC) 2012004204
ISBN 9781139549820 (electronic bk.)
1139549820 (electronic bk.)
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