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Sovereignty After Empire: Comparing the Middle East and Central Asia

Sally N. Cummings and Raymond Hinnebusch

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643042
eISBN:
9780748653270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643042.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

How does empire affect the route to successor sovereign state systems and the features of the sovereignty of these systems? This systematic comparison of empires and of their consequences for ... More


Sovereignty after Empire: The Colonial Roots of Central Asian Authoritarianism

David Lewis

in Sovereignty After Empire: Comparing the Middle East and Central Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643042
eISBN:
9780748653270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643042.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses whether Central Asian authoritarianism can be viewed in some way as a legacy of empire, while accepting that many other factors have contributed to the emergence of the present ... More


Culture, Colonialism and Sovereignty in Central Asia

Laura L. Adams

in Sovereignty After Empire: Comparing the Middle East and Central Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643042
eISBN:
9780748653270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643042.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The cultural domain provides important insights into notions of psychic violence and cultural hegemonies that infuse writing on colonialism in this domain. This chapter employs a Foucauldian analysis ... More


Pathways of Islamist Mobilization against the State in the Middle East and Central Asia

Frédéric Volpi

in Sovereignty After Empire: Comparing the Middle East and Central Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643042
eISBN:
9780748653270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643042.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter draws some parallels between discourses and practices of governance and opposition in the Middle East and Central Asia, and proposes some tentative suggestions regarding a common ... More


Introduction

Sally N. Cummings and Raymond Hinnebusch

in Sovereignty After Empire: Comparing the Middle East and Central Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643042
eISBN:
9780748653270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643042.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to bring theory on empire and on sovereignty to bear in a systematic comparison of empires and of their varying consequences ... More


Conclusions

Sally N. Cummings and Raymond Hinnebusch

in Sovereignty After Empire: Comparing the Middle East and Central Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643042
eISBN:
9780748653270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643042.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This volume has argued that empire matters for post-imperial outcomes. In the introduction it was observed that the similarity in the imperial creation of states in the Middle East and North Africa ... More


Additions to The New Islamic Dynasties

C. Edmund Bosworth

in Living Islamic History: Studies in Honour of Professor Carole Hillenbrand

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637386
eISBN:
9780748653218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637386.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides new information on the various Islamic dynasties, and expands the revised work on the subject published by Edmund Bosworth in 1996. Much of this new information came to light ... More


Introduction

Michael M. Laskier and Yaacov Lev

in The Divergence of Judaism and Islam: Interdependence, Modernity, and Political Turmoil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037516
eISBN:
9780813042107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037516.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter analyzes the evolution of Jewish–Muslim relations in the modern and contemporary periods, the main literature in the field, and the components of the divergent roads taken by Jews and ... More


The Divergence of Judaism and Islam: Interdependence, Modernity, and Political Turmoil

Michael M. Laskier and Yaacov Lev (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037516
eISBN:
9780813042107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037516.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book offers a panoply of diverse interdisciplinary perspectives on the final chapter of Jewish minority life within the Islamic orbit, on Islam and Judaism as religions, and on the contemporary ... More


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