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Immigration to the Land of Israel, 1808–1840

Arie Morgenstern

in Hastening Redemption: Messianism and the Resettlement of the Land of Israel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305784
eISBN:
9780199784820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305787.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Jewish population of the Land of Israel more or less doubled in size between 1808 and 1840. A significant segment of the immigrants were disciples of the Vilna Ga’on, who undertook an organized ... More


The Redemption of Humanity: The Case of Ibn Taymiyya

Mohammad Hassan Khalil

in Islam and the Fate of Others: The Salvation Question

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199796663
eISBN:
9780199933082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796663.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Ibn Taymiyya is often hailed as a vanguard of Islamic traditionalism. He argues that anyone who receives the divine message and turns away from it will be held accountable on Judgment Day. ... More


The Publicist and his Newspaper in Syria in the Era of the Young Turk Revolution, between Reformist Commitment and Political Pressures: Muhammad Kurd ‘Ali and <i>al-Muqtabas</i> (1908–17)

Kaïs Ezzerelli

in The Press in the Middle East and North Africa, 1850-1950: Politics, Social History and Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474430616
eISBN:
9781474444804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430616.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the career of Muhammad Kurd ‘Ali (1876–1953) and his daily newspaper al-Muqtabas, founded in Damascus in December 1908 following the Young Turk Revolution. Close to the Syrian ... More


Nation of Islam Womanhood, 1960–1975

Ula Yvette Taylor

in The Promise of Patriarchy: Women and the Nation of Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633930
eISBN:
9781469633954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633930.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores how black women experienced the Nation of Islam during the call for Black Power. Blues singer Etta James, Minister Louis X (later Farrakhan), Minister Malcolm X, heavy weight ... More


Egypt's Pop-music Clashes and the ‘world-crossing’ Destinies of Muhammad ‘ali Street Musicians

Nicolas Puig

in Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.003.0020
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The suq al-musiqiyyin (the musicians' market) in Cairo refers to the social space of popular-class (sha'bi) urban music, the live music played at weddings but also at mulids (Sufi saint's festival). ... More


The Turkish Language and Ottoman Culture at the Palace and among the Aristocracy

Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu

in The Turks in Egypt and their Cultural Legacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774163975
eISBN:
9781617971051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163975.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

During the reigns of Muhammad Ali, his son Ibrahim Pasha, and his grandson Khedive Ismail, Turkish language and culture were fostered in Egypt via several routes: Trained personnel immigrated from ... More


Globetrotting with The Greatest

Sonja D. Williams

in Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039874
eISBN:
9780252097980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039874.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Richard Durham's travels with Muhammad Ali as part of their collaboration to write the autobiography of the self-proclaimed “greatest” boxer in the world. Durham relished the ... More


The Diplomacy of Missionaries and Sheiks

Robert Dannin

in Black Pilgrimage to Islam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300246
eISBN:
9780199850433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300246.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The imported Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam, founded during the same period as the emergence of Noble Drew Ali’s Moorish Science Temple, was established by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad in 1888. Because Ahmad ... More


Fantasy of the Imam

Tarek El-Ariss

in Trials of Arab Modernity: Literary Affects and the New Political

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823251711
eISBN:
9780823252800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251711.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the work of Rifa‘a al-Tahtawi (1801-1873), an Azhar ‘alim (religious scholar) turned translator, bureaucrat, and reformer of Egypt's educational system. Focusing on his ... More


Shias and the Pakistan Movement

Andreas Rieck

in The Shias of Pakistan: An Assertive and Beleaguered Minority

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190240967
eISBN:
9780190492113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240967.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

A large number of prominent Shia individuals have made crucial contributions to what has been termed the “Muslim political awakening” in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century British India, as well ... More


The Pasha’s Settlers, Bulls, and Bandits: 1805–1848

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/9780520275522.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In the empire of Muhammad Ali in the Near East, Upper Egypt was the “first colony.” Before invading other territories, the Pasha first fought fierce wars to incorporate the south into a unified ... More


State Bulletins: Pronouncing the Official Truth

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/9780195087802.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter shows the evolution of the Arab paper. Apparently, Egypt was the birthplace of the first Arab paper. The first periodical to appear in an Arab-speaking land was in French: Le Courier de ... More


Egypt's Political Economy: Power Relations in Development

Nadia Ramsis Farah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162176
eISBN:
9781617970337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162176.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This new study deals with the unfolding of the great political and economic transformations of the modern Egyptian state from the appointment of Muhammad Ali as governor of Egypt in 1805 to the era ... More


Preparing for Reformation: (Pope Mark VIII, 1797–1809; Pope Peter VII, 1809–52)

Nelly van Doorn-Harder

in The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774161032
eISBN:
9781617971037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter covers the leadership of Coptic Pope Mark VIII, 1797–1809 and Pope Peter VII, 1809–52), addressing the moral conduct of the Coptic community and the education of Copts.


Minarets and Pyramids

Jason Thompson

in Edward William Lane 1801–1876: The Life of the Pioneering Egyptologist and Orientalist

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162879
eISBN:
9781617970214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162879.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Lane was of two minds when it came to an overall assessment of the pasha. He had seen just how heavily Muhammad Ali's yoke rested on the Egyptian people. His ears had been filled with complaints ... More


“Ghost in the House”: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of the “Green Menace”

Sohail Daulatzai

in Black Star, Crescent Moon: The Muslim International and Black Freedom beyond America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675852
eISBN:
9781452947600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675852.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores the political and cultural history of boxer Muhammad Ali and his status as a national hero in the post-Cold War 1990s, a period when the Muslim International, through hip-hop ... More


Community as History

Gyanendra Pandey

in The Construction of Communalism in Colonial North India

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198077305
eISBN:
9780199081097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077305.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the example of a slightly different kind of local history from the Bhojpuri region, which represents just one attempt among many in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries to ... More


Introduction

Jill Kamil

in Labib Habachi: The Life and Legacy of an Egyptologist

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160615
eISBN:
9781617970184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160615.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Tracing the role of the Egyptians in the study of Egyptology requires an insight into the political and social forces that forged modern Egypt. Like Alexander the Great, who presented himself as ... More


The Numbers of Turks in Egypt and Their Status within Egyptian Society

Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu

in The Turks in Egypt and their Cultural Legacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774163975
eISBN:
9781617971051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163975.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the early nineteenth century, there were 20,000–30,000 Turks in Egypt out of a total population of about 3 million. Turkish speakers comprised the majority of the royal family of Muhammad Ali, ... More


Turks in the Egyptian Administration and the Turkish Language as a Language of Administration

Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu

in The Turks in Egypt and their Cultural Legacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774163975
eISBN:
9781617971051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163975.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Muhammad Ali established Turkish as the language of government administration in Egypt. However, since Arabic remained the language of most Egyptians, a class of bilingual bureaucrats developed, and ... More


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