What’s in a Name? The Mamluk Sultanate vs the Cairo Sultanate, Part 1

In this, our first episode, Dr. Kenneth Goudie introduces the podcast and explains why the term “Mamluk Sultanate”, which refers to the political formation which dominated Egypt and Syria between 1250 and 1517, is not very helpful. In this, he is joined by Professor Jo Van Steenbergen, who is at the forefront of revising how we understand this period.