The Orange Trees of Marrakesh

The Orange Trees of Marrakesh
Author : Stephen Frederic Dale
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Total Pages : 399
Release : 2015-11-02
ISBN 10 : 9780674495821
ISBN 13 : 0674495829
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Arab Muslim Ibn Khaldun developed a method of evaluating historical evidence that allowed him to explain the underlying causes of events such as the cyclical rise and fall of North African dynasties. As Stephen Dale shows, this work was the first structural history and historical sociology, four centuries before the European Enlightenment.