Examines the genealogy of the historiography of the Early Mamluk Circassian period and provides an assessment of the sources for the reign of al-Z'hir Barq'q (784-91, 792-801/1382-9, 1390-9). This work identifies the nature of the interdependence amongst authors, and sheds light on the craft of historical writing.
The revolt against Al-Ashraf Shaʻbān and its aftermath : the annal of the year 778/1376-7 -- The Minṭāshi rebellion and the military and political crises in Syria : the annal of the year 793/1390-1 -- Unfinished business in Syria and the rebellions of Jakam and Nawrūz Al-Ḥafiẓī in Egypt : the annal of the year 804/1401-2
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