Abbasid Caliphate: Selected full-text books and articles
Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun Al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate Cambridge University Press, 1999
The Islamic World in Ascendancy: From the Arab Conquests to the Siege of Vienna Praeger, 2000
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 3 "The Abbasid Empire" and Chap. 4 "Abbasid Decline and Imperial Disintegration"
History of the Arabs: From the Earliest Times to the Present MacMillan, 1956 (6th edition)
Librarian’s tip: Part III: "The Umayyad and Abbasid Empires"
Arabs, Persians, and the Advent of the Abbasids Reconsidered The Journal of the American Oriental Society, Vol. 117, No. 3, July-September 1997
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Empire and Elites after the Muslim Conquest: The Transformation of Northern Mesopotamia Cambridge University Press, 2000
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 6 "Massacre and Narrative: The Abbasid Revolution in Mosul I" and Chap. 7 "Massacre and Elite Politics: The Abbasid Revolution in Mosul II"
The Formation of Islam: Religion and Society in the Near East, 600-1800 Cambridge University Press, 2003
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 11 "The Abbasid Revolution"
Religious Inquisition as Social Policy: The Persecution of the 'Zanadiqa' in the Early Abbasid Caliphate Arab Studies Quarterly (ASQ), Vol. 16, No. 2, Spring 1994
The True Caliph of the Arabian Nights: Hugh Kennedy Examines the Life of One of the Most Powerful Men in the World in the Eighth Century History Today, Vol. 54, No. 9, September 2004
The Succession to the Caliph Musa Al-Hadi The Journal of the American Oriental Society, Vol. 121, No. 3, July-September 2001
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The Islamic Dynasties: A Chronological and Genealogical Handbook Edinburgh University Press, 1967
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