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The All-Comprehensive Circle (al-Iḥāṭa): Soul, Intellect, and the Oneness of Existence in the Doctrine of Ibn Sab̔īn

Vincent J. Cornell

in Sufism and Theology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748626052
eISBN:
9780748653126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626052.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the Andalusian philosopher and mystic 'Abd al-Haqq ibn Sab'īn, one of the most misunderstood figures in the history of Islamic thought. Most pre-modern Muslim writers portrayed ... More


Prisoners as Disease Carriers: Cases of Pellagra and Trachoma

Yücel Yanikdağ

in Healing the Nation: Prisoners of War, Medicine and Nationalism in Turkey, 1914-1939

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748665785
eISBN:
9780748689262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665785.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines how two diseases – pellagra and trachoma – acquired either at the front or in British prison camps in Egypt first turned prisoners into contested objects of concern between the ... More


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