Chapter 8. The Mamluk Institution

  1. Youssef M. Choueiri
  1. P. M. Holt

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996423.ch9

A Companion to the History of the Middle East

A Companion to the History of the Middle East

How to Cite

Holt, P. M. (2005) The Mamluk Institution, in A Companion to the History of the Middle East (ed Y. M. Choueiri), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996423.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106818

Online ISBN: 9780470996423

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Keywords:

  • mamluk studies;
  • slaves;
  • historiography;
  • military institution;
  • islamic society

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: The Development of Mamluk Studies

  • Antecedents

  • Origins of the Mamluk Sultanate in Egypt and Syria

  • Recruitment and Group-solidarity under the Mamluk Sultanate

  • The Position of the Mamluk Sultan

  • The Fiscal System

  • Household and Court Offices

  • The State Establishment

  • The Administration of Syria

  • The Mamluks and the Indigenous Peoples

  • Conclusion