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Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs

'Abd al-Wahhab ibn Ahmad ibn 'Ali al-Sha'rani

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300198652
eISBN:
9780300225280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198652.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book sheds light on the relationship between spiritual and political authority in early modern Egypt. This guide to political behavior and expediency offers advice to Sufi shaykhs, or spiritual ... More


Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs

‘Abd al-Wahhāb ibn Aḥmad ibn ‘Alī al-Sha‘rānī

in Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300198652
eISBN:
9780300225280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198652.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This section presents the English text of Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs. ʻAbd al-Wahhāb al-Shaʻrānī begins by emphasizing that his book explains the ... More


The Arab rich: “An ugly horse that wins the race is praised for its good looks”

in An Invitation to Laughter: A Lebanese Anthropologist in the Arab World

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226434766
eISBN:
9780226434759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226434759.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

The author conducted a study to capture the culture of the rich in Lebanon. Some general themes could be detected in relation to those who became rich through their association with emirs. As a rule, ... More


The Art of a Romantic Trickster

Giorgio Bertellini

in Emir Kusturica

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038891
eISBN:
9780252096853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038891.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides an overview of the political background that has shaped Emir Kusturica's films. Generationally and critically, Kusturica is the most renowned filmmaker associated both with the ... More


The Committee of Grand Ulama: An Organization in the Service of the Prince . . . and the Population

Nabil Mouline and Ethan S. Rundell

in Clerics of Islam: Religious Authority and Political Power in Saudi Arabia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178906
eISBN:
9780300206616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178906.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes the creation of the Committee of Grand Ulama, which was the most significant Hanbali-Wahhabi organization that existed. In addition to the committee, the High Council of the ... More


Emir Kusturica

Giorgio Bertellini

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038891
eISBN:
9780252096853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038891.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Emir Kusturica is one of Eastern Europe's most celebrated and influential filmmakers. Over the course of a thirty-year career, Kusturica has navigated a series of geopolitical fault lines to produce ... More


Excerpts from the <i>Abbreviation</i>

‘Abd al-Wahhāb ibn Aḥmad ibn ‘Alī al-Sha‘rānī

in Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300198652
eISBN:
9780300225280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198652.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This section presents excerpts from the English text of The Abbreviation of Advice for Callow Jurists and Gullible Mendicants on Befriending Emirs. ʻAbd al-Wahhāb al-Shaʻrānī first talks about how he ... More


Friends Indeed or Accomplices in Need?: The Jewish Agency, Emir Abdullah and the Shaykhs of Transjordan, 1922–39

Yoav Alon

in Israel's Clandestine Diplomacies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199330669
eISBN:
9780199388196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330669.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses a relatively underexplored period in relations between the political leadership of the Yishuv and Transjordan, between 1922 and 1939, one that has traditionally been ... More


İstimâlet, Ottoman Methods of Conquest, and the Greek Orthodox Church

Tom Papademetriou

in Render unto the Sultan: Power, Authority, and the Greek Orthodox Church in the Early Ottoman Centuries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198717898
eISBN:
9780191787362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717898.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter addresses methods of conquest in the late Byzantine/early Ottoman period with respect to the Church. At the heart of the analysis is the question of accommodation (istimalet) as seen in ... More


The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine 1921-1951

Avi Shlaim

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294597
eISBN:
9780191685057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294597.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book chronicles King Abdullah's relationship with the Zionist movement from his appointment as Emir of Transjordan in 1921 to his assassination in 1951. Focusing on the events that led to the ... More


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