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AfghanistanA Cultural and Political History

Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History

Thomas Barfield

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145686
eISBN:
9781400834532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145686.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book traces the historic struggles and the changing nature of political authority in this volatile region of the world—Afghanistan—from the Mughal Empire in the sixteenth century to the Taliban ... More

Against MassacreHumanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire, 1815-1914

Against Massacre: Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire, 1815-1914

Davide Rodogno

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151335
eISBN:
9781400840014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151335.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book looks at the rise of humanitarian intervention in the nineteenth century, from the fall of Napoleon to World War I. Examining the concept from a historical perspective, the book explores ... More

American Studies Encounters the Middle East

American Studies Encounters the Middle East

Alex Lubin and Marwan M. Kraidy (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628844
eISBN:
9781469628868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628844.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In American Studies, attention is shifting to American engagements with the Middle East, especially in the aftermath of war in Iraq and broad American economic influence. As protest against economic ... More

The Animal in Ottoman Egypt

The Animal in Ottoman Egypt

Alan Mikhail

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199315277
eISBN:
9780199369232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315277.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book tells the story of Ottoman Egypt’s political, social, economic, and environmental transformations between 1517 and 1882 through the history of human-animal relations. Its main contention is ... More

Apostles of ModernitySaint-Simonians and the Civilizing Mission in Algeria

Apostles of Modernity: Saint-Simonians and the Civilizing Mission in Algeria

Osama Abi-Mershed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769099
eISBN:
9780804774727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769099.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Between 1830 and 1870, French army officers serving in the colonial Offices of Arab Affairs profoundly altered the course of political decision-making in Algeria. Guided by the modernizing ideologies ... More

Arab Christians in British Mandate PalestineCommunalism and Nationalism, 1917-1948

Arab Christians in British Mandate Palestine: Communalism and Nationalism, 1917-1948

Noah Haiduc-Dale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748676033
eISBN:
9780748684304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676033.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Christians in British Mandate Palestine (1917-1948) comprised a significant minority of the Arab population, but it is commonly assumed that they were junior partners in the Palestinian nationalist ... More

Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth CenturyFrom Triumph to Despair

Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair

Adeed Dawisha

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169156
eISBN:
9781400880829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169156.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Like a great dynasty that falls to ruin and is eventually remembered more for its faults than its feats, Arab nationalism is remembered mostly for its humiliating rout in the 1967 Six Day War, for ... More

Arab PatriotismThe Ideology and Culture of Power in Late Ottoman Egypt

Arab Patriotism: The Ideology and Culture of Power in Late Ottoman Egypt

Adam Mestyan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691172644
eISBN:
9781400885312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172644.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book presents the essential backstory to the formation of the modern nation-state and mass nationalism in the Middle East. While standard histories claim that the roots of Arab nationalism ... More

Arabian Drugs in Early Medieval Mediterranean Medicine

Arabian Drugs in Early Medieval Mediterranean Medicine

Zohar Amar and Efraim Lev

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748697816
eISBN:
9781474430418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697816.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

For more than one thousand years Arab medicine held sway in the ancient world, from the shores of Spain in the West to China, India and Sri Lanka (Ceylon) in the East. This book explores the impact ... More

The Arabic FreudPsychoanalysis and Islam in Modern Egypt

The Arabic Freud: Psychoanalysis and Islam in Modern Egypt

Omnia El Shakry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174792
eISBN:
9781400888030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174792.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In 1945, psychologist Yusuf Murad introduced an Arabic term borrowed from the medieval Sufi philosopher and mystic Ibn ʿArabi—al-la-shuʿur—as a translation for Sigmund Freud's concept of the ... More

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