NORTHRUP, LINDA Contact Areas of Interest

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Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations
4 Bancroft Avenue, Room 221
Toronto, ON
t: 416-978-0378
e: linda.northrup@utoronto.ca
  • History of the medieval Arab Islamic world
  • Mamluk history and historiography
  • Political, economic and social history and institutions, including medicine and culture
  • Landholding patterns and Muslim-Christian relations

About

MA (McGill), PhD (McGill)
Chair, Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations

Linda Northrup’s publications include “Qalawun’s Patronage of the Medical Sciences in Thirteenth-Century Egypt” (2001); “From Slave to Sultan: The Career of al-Mansur Qalawun and the Consolidation of Mamluk Rule in Egypt and Syria” (1998); and “The Bahri Mamluk Sultanate, 1250-1390” (1998).

Selected publications

“Military Slavery in the Islamic and Mamluk Context,” (2007) in M. Erdem Kabadayi, Tobias Reichardt, eds. Unfreie Arbeit: Ökonomische und kulturgeschichtliche Perspektiven, Skalaverei-Knechtschaft-Zwangsarbeit, Band 3. Hildesheim, Zurich, New York: Georg Olms Verlag pp. 115-31

“Qalawun’s Patronage of the Medical Sciences in Thirteenth-Century Egypt” (2001)

From Slave to Sultan: The Career of al-Mansur Qalawun and the Consolidation of Mamluk Rule in Egypt and Syria (678-689 AH/1279-1290 AD) (1998)

“The Bahri Mamluk Sultanate, 1250-1390” (1998)

“Life in Jerusalem during the Mamluk Period as Portrayed in the Documents of al-Haram al-Sharif” (in Arabic, 1994)