[Item #80668] For Prophet and Tsar Islam and Empire in Russia and Central Asia. Robert D. Crews.

For Prophet and Tsar Islam and Empire in Russia and Central Asia

Hardcover, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2006. First Edition. Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket. This book reveals the remarkable ways Russia constructed an empire with broad Muslim support. Catherine the Great's policy of religious toleration resulted in Muslim authorities being willing to submit to Russian imperial directions in exchange for defense against brands of Islam they deemed heretical and destabilizing. Book covers clean. Top corners bumped, the bumping also affects the top corner of the pages. Minor soiling to side page edges. No previous owner marks. Text, maps and illustrations all clean and bright. Dust Jacket clean. DJ top corners gently bumped. Minimal shelf wear to top and bottom edges of DJ. DJ now protected in mylar. Ships same or next business day well protected in a box. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 463 pages. [Item #80668]

Price: $15.00

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