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Tombeau of Ibn Arabi and White Traverses

Abdelwahab Meddeb

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231140
eISBN:
9780823237197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231140.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Abdelwahab Meddeb is concerned with the roots and history of Islam and with crossings, like his own, between Islam and Europe. White Traverses is a poetic memoir about growing up in Tunisia and the ... More


Muslim Princes, Female Missionaries, and Trans-Mediterranean Migrations: The Soeurs de Saint-Joseph de l’Apparition in Tunisia, c. 1840–1881

Julia Clancy-Smith

in In God’s Empire: French Missionaries and the Modern World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195396447
eISBN:
9780199979318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396447.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

This chapter explores the history of the Soeurs de Saint Joseph de l’Apparition by situating the congregation within the larger context of nineteenth-century imperialism and transnational migrations ... More


Workers, Labor Unrest, and the Formulation and Dissemination of Radical Leftist ideas

Ilham Khuri-Makdisi

in The Eastern Mediterranean and the Making of Global Radicalism, 1860-1914

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262010
eISBN:
9780520945463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262010.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

A new manner of social contestation in the last quarter of the nineteenth century appeared in Ottoman cities, particularly the capital, Istanbul, and port cities such as Salonica, Izmir, Alexandria, ... More


Tunis: Axis of the Middle Sea

Allen James Fromherz

in The Near West: Medieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748642946
eISBN:
9781474418850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642946.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores the history and culture of Tunis, which prospered in the ninth century from trade, slavery, naval-merchant exchange, and raiding. Located on the western coast of Italy, the ... More


The Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisia

Ismael M. Montana

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044828
eISBN:
9780813046419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044828.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book provides a case study of slavery and its abolition in Ottoman Tunisia, one of the smallest countries in North Africa and the first to abolish the longstanding institution of slavery in the ... More


Changing Patterns of the Slave Trade, 1759–1814

Ismael M. Montana

in The Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044828
eISBN:
9780813046419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044828.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chapter 3 argues that, as with other sectors, the caravan slave trade was influenced by the Husaynid beys' economic reforms and the desire to capitalize on expanding European trade. It shows how ... More


Introduction Origins of States-Systems

in Constructing International Relations in the Arab World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753722
eISBN:
9780804768023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753722.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Three broad dynamics created the states-system that formed in the Middle East during the first half of the twentieth century: the end of the imperial institutions of governance that had structured ... More


World Summit on the Information Society: The State-centric View

Milton L. Mueller

in Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014595
eISBN:
9780262289665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014595.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter describes the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) concept, process, and politics, and also explains why this concept is considered to be at a crucial and critical point in ... More


The Internet Governance Forum

Milton L. Mueller

in Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014595
eISBN:
9780262289665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014595.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter explains the formation and politics of the UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF), an important and innovative outcome of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), and, ... More


Ending Extraterritoriality?

Mary Dewhurst Lewis

in Divided Rule: Sovereignty and Empire in French Tunisia, 1881-1938

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520279155
eISBN:
9780520957145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279155.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In the 1880s, France forced European consular courts to close. To secure this reform, however, France granted concessions to the same governments whose influence it sought to diminish, perpetuating ... More


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