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Nietzsche

G. A. Cohen

Jonathan Wolff (ed.)

in Lectures on the History of Moral and Political Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149004
eISBN:
9781400848713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149004.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines Friedrich Nietzsche's moral philosophy, first by explaining what makes him different from most of the other moral philosophers such as David Hume, Thomas Hobbes, the Greeks, and ... More


The Suqs of Sanaa: Changing Functions and Symbolic Centrality

Franck Mermier

in The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Before it became the capital of a unified Yemen (in 1990), Sana'a was the political and economic hub of the high plateau. Located at the crossroads of seven tribal territories, the city is situated ... More


Faustian Bargains 2011–14

Marieke Brandt

in Tribes and Politics in Yemen: A History of the Houthi Conflict

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190673598
eISBN:
9780190872649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673598.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter summarizes the period between the end of the sixth Ṣaʿdah War in February 2010 and the Houthis’ seizure of the capital, Sanaʿa, in September 2014. It discusses the Houthi seizure of ... More


Beyond Paradigms: An Introduction to the Yemen Civil War

Asher Orkaby

in Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618445
eISBN:
9780190618476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618445.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

September 26, 1962, marked the end of a thousand-year religious dynasty in Yemen. Muhammad al-Badr, the last ruling imam, was overthrown and replaced by a weak republic. Over the next six years, ... More


Recognizing the New Republic

Asher Orkaby

in Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618445
eISBN:
9780190618476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618445.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

The deposed Yemeni Imam Muhammad al-Badr escaped the shelling of his palace in September 1962 and fled north to gather loyal tribal militias. By the time al-Badr’s escape was revealed to the public, ... More


The Siege of Sana’a and the End of the Yemen Civil War

Asher Orkaby

in Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618445
eISBN:
9780190618476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618445.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

As Egyptian troops withdrew from Yemen in November 1967, Imam al-Badr’s royalist armies descended upon Sana’a to overthrow the republic. The subsequent seventy-day siege served as a defining moment ... More


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