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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


The Tunis Crusade of 1270: A Mediterranean History

Michael Lower

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198744320
eISBN:
9780191805707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744320.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Why did the last of the major European campaigns to reclaim Jerusalem wind up attacking Tunis, a peaceful North African port city thousands of miles from the Holy Land? In the first book-length study ... 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


Al‐Mustansir, Charles of Anjou, and the Struggle for the Central Mediterranean

Michael Lower

in The Tunis Crusade of 1270: A Mediterranean History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198744320
eISBN:
9780191805707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744320.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Tunis and Sicily had entangled histories in the Middle Ages. This chapter explores how two powerful Mediterranean dynasts—Charles of Anjou, king of Sicily, and al‐Mustansir, emir of Tunis—struggled ... More


The Peace of Tunis

Michael Lower

in The Tunis Crusade of 1270: A Mediterranean History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198744320
eISBN:
9780191805707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744320.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

By late August 1270, the Tunis Crusade was in the hands of Charles of Anjou, king of Sicily. A long‐running battle for Syria had been transposed, not only into a different region, but seemingly into ... 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


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


Diplomatic Divergence

Joshua M. White

in Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602526
eISBN:
9781503603929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602526.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the political and religious-legal challenge that North African corsairs posed to the Ottoman treaty regime in a post–“Northern Invasion” Mediterranean, and explores the reasons ... 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


“Salutary Collisions” and Multiple Discourses: A Farmer, a Lawyer, and Two Unknown Democrats

Robert W. T. Martin

in Government by Dissent: Protest, Resistance, and Radical Democratic Thought in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738245
eISBN:
9780814738863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738245.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the views of four lesser-known theorists about the theory of dissentient democracy, all of whom emphasized the positive contribution of any and all dissent: John Thomson, ... More


Early Modern Period (1500–1800 CE)

Felix Arnold

in Islamic Palace Architecture in the Western Mediterranean: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190624552
eISBN:
9780190624576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624552.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter surveys the limited evidence on Islamic palatial architecture in the Western Mediterranean during the Early Modern Period. Northern Africa was weakly incorporated into the Ottoman Empire ... More


Introduction

Michael Lower

in The Tunis Crusade of 1270: A Mediterranean History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198744320
eISBN:
9780191805707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744320.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Scholars have long argued that religious differences, when vigorously maintained and defended, usually led to anxiety and violence in the premodern Mediterranean. This chapter sets out an alternate ... More


The Diversion

Michael Lower

in The Tunis Crusade of 1270: A Mediterranean History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198744320
eISBN:
9780191805707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744320.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

In July 1269, King Louis IX of France was planning a campaign in Egypt or the Holy Land. One year later, his fleet landed on Sardinia, and in a war council held on July 13 Louis declared Tunis the ... More


The Crusade Begins

Michael Lower

in The Tunis Crusade of 1270: A Mediterranean History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198744320
eISBN:
9780191805707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744320.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

King Louis IX of France departed on the Tunis Crusade in March 1270. The campaign was beset with challenges from the outset. Louis had contracted with the Genoese for an expeditionary fleet, but they ... More


Revolutionary Constitution-making

Nimer Sultany

in Law and Revolution: Legitimacy and Constitutionalism After the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198768890
eISBN:
9780191822162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768890.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter argues that revolutionary constitution-making processes—like those in Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya—face profound legitimation challenges. It argues, first, that constitutional enactment ... More


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