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Introduction

Sherman A. Jackson

in Initiative to Stop the Violence: Sadat's Assassins and the Renunciation of Political Violence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196771
eISBN:
9780300211061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196771.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter places the Gamā‘ah’s renunciation of political violence in historical context, including the evolution of the group itself, its key members, its ideological profile and organizational ... More


The Articulation of Power in Medieval Iberia and the Maghrib

Amira K. Bennison (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265697
eISBN:
9780191771897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265697.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This volume explores how rulers in medieval Iberia and the Maghrib presented their rule and what strategies they adopted to persuade their subjects of their legitimacy. It focuses on the Naṣrids of ... More


Drums, Banners and Baraka: Symbols of Authority during the First Century of Marīnid Rule, 1250–1350*

Amira K. Bennison

in The Articulation of Power in Medieval Iberia and the Maghrib

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265697
eISBN:
9780191771897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265697.003.0010
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores how the Marīnid sultans expressed their authority to their subjects, especially those living beyond Fes, their capital city, during their first century of rule. The construction ... More


The Ransom Industry and the Expectation of Refuge on the Western Mediterranean Muslim–Christian Frontier, 1085–1350

Camilo Gómez-Rivas

in The Articulation of Power in Medieval Iberia and the Maghrib

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265697
eISBN:
9780191771897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265697.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter argues for establishing a connection between the ransoming of captives and the hosting of refugees as a politically legitimising practice. It considers twelfthcentury military and ... More


Jihād as a Means of Political Legitimation in Thirteenth-Century Sharq al-Andalus

Abigail Krasner Balbale

in The Articulation of Power in Medieval Iberia and the Maghrib

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265697
eISBN:
9780191771897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265697.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In eastern al-Andalus, the end of Almohad authority initiated a period of fierce clashes among Muslim and Christian rivals. Many of these conflicts were presented as holy war, and the eventual loss ... More


Initiative to Stop the Violence: Sadat's Assassins and the Renunciation of Political Violence

al-Gama'ah al-Islamiyah

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196771
eISBN:
9780300211061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196771.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book introduces and critically examines the first in a series of four corrective manifestos issued by the Gamā‘ah Islāmīyah, who formed part of the coalition of radical Islamists groups that ... More


A Reality-Based Assessment

Sherman A. Jackson

in Initiative to Stop the Violence: Sadat's Assassins and the Renunciation of Political Violence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196771
eISBN:
9780300211061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196771.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In this chapter the Gamā‘ah lays out three main realities that it sees as critical to its factual assessment of the reality facing Muslims: 1) Israel, 2) the U.S., 3) Egyptian Secularists. The ... More


Correcting Misunderstandings

Sherman A. Jackson

in Initiative to Stop the Violence: Sadat's Assassins and the Renunciation of Political Violence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196771
eISBN:
9780300211061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196771.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Here the Gamā‘ah synthesizes its commitment to the commonweal and the importance of factoring reality into its assessments of a proper application of the law into series of “legal impediments” to ... More


Beloveds Lost and Found

Mark Kukis

in Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.003.0025
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In this chapter, Maysoon Jahil Obeid, Shiek Jamal Jassim Sudani, Rajiha Jihad Jassim, Entasar Abud Tahan, and Salma Hamid recount their experiences during the Iraq war. In the spring of 2007, Maysoon ... More


The French, the Plague Encore, and Jihad: 1798–1801

Zeinab Abul-Magd

in Imagined Empires: A History of Revolt in Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520275522
eISBN:
9780520956537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275522.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The French Empire’s campaign in Egypt was a failed attempt at colonization, and Qina province was a distinct site at which this failure was exposed as an environmental crisis. The French forged ... More


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