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“Drylandia” and the dawn of time: Introduction to plant ecology in the Middle East

Ahmad Hegazy and Jonathan Lovett-Doust

in Plant Ecology in the Middle East

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199660810
eISBN:
9780191820687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660810.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

This chapter overviews the region and introduces the plant ecology of a panorama including the Horn of Africa, Arabian Peninsula, Turkey, Iran, and thereabouts, and some 600 million people overall. ... More


The Arabian Peninsula and the Gulf

Radwa Ashour, Ferial J. Ghazoul, and Hasna Reda-Mekdashi

in Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161469
eISBN:
9781936190003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161469.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The appearance of women's creative writing in the Arabian Peninsula and Gulf area is linked with the rise of the education of girls. The rise of women's literature in the Arabian Peninsula is also ... More


The Ottoman Conquest of Arabia and the Syrian Hajj Route

ANDREW PETERSEN

in The Frontiers of the Ottoman World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264423
eISBN:
9780191734793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264423.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the Ottoman presence in Arabia, from the initial conquests in the sixteenth century up to the end of the eighteenth century, before the French invasion of Egypt followed by the ... More


On History

Aaron W. Hughes

in Abrahamic Religions: On the Uses and Abuses of History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199934645
eISBN:
9780199980666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934645.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Taxonomies that employ “Abrahamic” as their mode of comparison use an ahistorical and theological term as if it performed real historical and analytical work. Such schematization works on the ... More


Shipped but Not Sold: Material Culture and the Social Protocols of Trade during Yemen's Age of Coffee

Nancy Um

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866402
eISBN:
9780824875640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866402.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the early decades of the eighteenth century, Yemen hosted a lively community of merchants that came to the southern Arabian Peninsula from the east and the west, seeking, among other products, ... More


Enemies Near and Far: The United States and Its Muslim Allies in Radical Islamist Discourse

Sohail H. Hashmi

in From Jeremiad to Jihad: "Religion, Violence, and America"

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520271654
eISBN:
9780520951532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271654.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how the United States became implicated in the Islamist trope of the near and far enemy. This event can be attributed to the entry of the United States into the Persian Gulf, ... More


The Arab States and the Press, 1918–1945

Ami Ayalon

in The Press in the Arab Middle East: A History

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195087802
eISBN:
9780199854516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195087802.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the essence of the history of the press during the period 1918–1945 in each state: Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine and Arabian Peninsula. The disintegration of the ... More


Epilogue Connecting to Muhammad?

Fergus Millar

in Religion, Language and Community in the Roman Near East: Constantine to Muhammad

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265574
eISBN:
9780191760396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265574.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This epilogue examines various strands of social history, religious affiliation and language in the Roman Near East in relation to the beginning of Muhammad's preaching in about 610. Muhammad was ... More


Origins

Aaron W. Hughes

in Shared Identities: Medieval and Modern Imaginings of Judeo-Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190684464
eISBN:
9780190684495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190684464.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

The present chapter seeks to show just how little is known about Jews and Judaism at the time of Muhammad. Whereas many want to argue that a stable Judaism acted as a “midwife” to the birth of Islam ... More


Cultural Legacy and the Challenge of the Press

Ami Ayalon

in The Press in the Arab Middle East: A History

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195087802
eISBN:
9780199854516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195087802.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the press in the Fertile Crescent and the Arabian Peninsula. It did not have to undergo the long process of learning and adaptation as had its Egyptian and Lebanese ... More


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