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Lightning Over Yemen: A History of the Ottoman Campaign in Yemen, 1596-71: Studies Volume

Lightning Over Yemen: A History of the Ottoman Campaign in Yemen, 1596-71: Studies Volume (Hardback)

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The military campaign of the Ottomans, when they entered the region of Yemen in the mid-16th century, was chronicled by Qutb al-Din al-Nahrawali, a scholar charged by an Ottoman general to document his army's progress. This book makes this 16th-century Ottoman source document available in English for the first time.

History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalModern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900History & PoliticsMilitary StudiesHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyMiddle Eastern history Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd. Publication Date: 24/05/2002 ISBN-13: 9781860648366  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Clive Smith has spent more than two decades in the Arab world and was British Council Director in Yemen and Saudi Arabia.

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