Governments moved toward creating institutions that might have an impersonal life apart from the ruler or his ... Moreover, many aspects of cultural life, in particular material culture, reached their highest development during this period. ... An astute guide to the major themes and problems facing historians of this subject with an expert review of bibliography of the field. The Islamic World Divides Into Four Empires R. M. Savory, Iran Under the Safavids (Cambridge: Cambridge Universityanbsp;...
|Title||:||Societies and Cultures in World History: 1300 to 1800|
|Author||:||Mark A. Kishlansky, Patrick Geary|
|Publisher||:||Harpercollins College Division - 1995-04-01|