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Peter Gubser

Dr. Peter Gubser, author of many books and articles on the Middle East, spent his professional life working for international nongovernmental organization. He holds a D.Phil. from Oxford University, St. Antony’s College; an M.A. from the American University of Beirut; and a B.A. from Yale University. He gives talks and seminars at professional, academic, civic, and governmental institutions in the United States and abroad, and served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Over the years, Dr. Gubser travelled in all the lands that Saladin conquered for his empire.

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Saladin

Empire and Holy War
ISBN: 978-1-61143-670-9
Saladin, the great twelfth century Middle East leader, not only created an empire, but also reduced the Crusader presence in the Holy Land. In a comprehensive manner and clear prose, Peter Gubser describes how Saladin rose to power, conquered lands, governed peoples, and raised armies. In addition, he clearly addresses Saladin’s imperial motives, a combination of ambition and devotion to the ideal of unity in Islam.
$38.00

Saladin

Empire and Holy War
ISBN: 978-1-60724-669-5
Saladin, the great twelfth century Middle East leader, not only created an empire, but also reduced the Crusader presence in the Holy Land. In a comprehensive manner and clear prose, Peter Gubser describes how Saladin rose to power, conquered lands, governed peoples, and raised armies. In addition, he clearly addresses Saladin’s imperial motives, a combination of ambition and devotion to the ideal of unity in Islam.
$170.05