The Tarikhnamah is a history of the world and the oldest surviving work of Persian prose. This book examines it as a political and cultural document and why it became such an influential work in the Islamic world.
About the Author:
Dr Andrew Peacock was educated at Oxford and Cambridge, and is a research associate at the University of Cambridge. He specialises in history of Anatolia, the Caucasus and Central Asia, and is the author of several articles on aspects of mediaeval Islamic history and historiography.