Additional Readings for Week Seven

Michael Gervers and Ramzi Jibran Bikhazi (eds) Conversion and Continuity: Indigenous Christian Communities
    in Islamic Lands, Eighth to Eighteenth Centuries
1990.
Sidney H. Griffith. "The View of Islam from the Monasteries of Palestine in the Early 'Abbasid Period: Theodore
    Abu Qurrah and the Summa Theologiae Arabica," Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations 7(1996).
Jamsheed K. Choksy. Conflict and Cooperation: Zoroastrian Subalterns and Muslim Elites in Medieval
    Iranian Society
1997.
C. E. Bosworth. Sistan Under the Arabs, From the Islamic Conquest to the Rise of the Saffarids (30-250/
    651-864)
1968.
Richard Bulliet. Conversion to Islam in the Medieval Period 1979.
Paul Cobb. White Banners: Contention in 'Abbasid Syria, 750-880 2001.
Bernard Lewis. "An Apocalyptic Vision of Islamic History" Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies
   
13 (1950).
Jacob Lassner. Islamic Revolution and Historical Memory: An INquiry into the Art of 'Abbasid Apologetics 1986.
M. A. Shaban. The 'Abbasid Revolution 1970.
Jacob Lassner. "The 'Abbasid Dawla: An Essay on the Concept of Revolutin in Early Islam," F. M. Clover and R. S.
    Humphreys (eds). Tradition and Innovation in Late Antiquity 1989.
Khalid Y. Blankenship. "The Tribal Factor in the 'Abbasid Revolution: The Betrayal of the Imam Ibrahim b. Muhammad,"
    Journal of the American Oriental Society 108 (1988).
Patricia Crone. "The 'Abbasid Abna' and the Sasanid Cavalrymen" Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society Series 3
    8 (1998).
Michael Bonner. Aristocratic Violence and Holy War: Studies in the Jihad and the Arab-Byzantine Frontier
    1996.