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Protest and the Medieval Social Imagination

Amina Elbendary

in Crowds and Sultans: Urban Protest in Late Medieval Egypt and Syria

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167171
eISBN:
9781617976773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167171.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter considers popular protest as a reflection of how the late medieval societies of Egypt and Syria, especially in their urban centers, imagined the ideal social order. It shows how protest ... More


Hiroba: The Public Square and the Boundaries of the Commons

Jordan Sand

in Tokyo Vernacular: Common Spaces, Local Histories, Found Objects

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520275669
eISBN:
9780520956988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275669.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 2 focuses on a turning point in perceptions of public space in Tokyo: the occupation of Shinjuku Station by anti–Vietnam War protesters in the summer of 1969. The protesters sought to ... More


Crowds and Sultans: Urban Protest in Late Medieval Egypt and Syria

Amina Elbendary

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167171
eISBN:
9781617976773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167171.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

During the fifteenth century, the Mamluk sultanate that had ruled Egypt and Syria since 1249–50 faced a series of sustained economic and political challenges to its rule, from the effects of ... More


Conclusion

Amina Elbendary

in Crowds and Sultans: Urban Protest in Late Medieval Egypt and Syria

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167171
eISBN:
9781617976773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167171.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book has interpreted the history of late Mamluk Egypt and Syria “from below,” taking into account the historical experiences of the common people, especially the urban non-elites, in elucidating ... More


Popular Protest in Shanghai, 1919–1927:: Social Networks, Collective Identities, and Political Parties

Elizabeth J. Perry

in At the Crossroads of Empires: Middlemen, Social Networks, and State-Building in Republican Shanghai

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756198
eISBN:
9780804768436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756198.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that social networks were the building blocks of collective action in Shanghai. It investigates the changing role of social networks and collective identities during China's most ... More


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