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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


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


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


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


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