CLIFFORD EDMUND BOSWORTH was Professor of Arabic Studies at Manchester University and was a Visiting Professor at the Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Exeter University. He was a Fellow of the British Academy and an Honorary Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
He was British Editor of the second edition of the Encyclopaedia of Islam and edited two volumes of the UNESCO History of Civiizations of Central Asia. The topics of his books range from the mediaeval Islamic underworld and studies on Arab and Persian history to the travels in the Levant and North Africa of the seventeenth-century Scot, William Lithgow of Lanark.
Current Titles By C.E. Bosworth published by East & West Publishing: