The Mamluk-Ilkhanid War, 1260-1281
'... a book that is as important as it is learned, and that offers us a thorough and illuminating study of a turning-point in the history of the Middle East and the Mediterranean world'. David J. Wasserstein, Mediterranean History Review
'Mongols and Mamluks is a welcome addition to the body of knowledge on the transition between the 'Abbasid and post-'Abbasid periods of Islamic History.' Dr Muhammad A. Jabbar Beg, Impact International
Introduction; 1. The historical background; 2. The battle of 'Ayn Jalut; 3. The formation of anti-Ilkhanid policy; 4. The search for a second front; 5. Military and diplomatic skirmishing; 6. The secret war; 7. Baybars' intervention in Seljuq Rum; 8. Baybars' posthumous victory: the second battle of Homs; 9. The Mamluk-Ilkhanid frontier; 10. Mamluks versus Mongols: an overview.