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The Use of Evolutionary Theory in Modeling Culture and Cultural Conflict

Marc W. D. Tyrrell

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents a model for one potential Darwin theory of cultural evolution. Initially, the author discusses the theoretical work of numerous sources to construct an evolutionary model of ... More


Piracy in Ottoman Islamic Jurisprudence

Joshua M. White

in Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602526
eISBN:
9781503603929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602526.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the legal opinions (Arabic: fatwa, Turkish: fetva) issued by the chief Islamic legal authorities of the empire (şeyhülislam) concerning maritime violence and explores the ... More


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