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Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Arthur Goldschmidt and Amy J. Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book presents new and often dismissed aspects of the constitutional monarchy era in Egyptian history. It demonstrates that many of the domestic and regional sociopolitical and cultural changes ... More


Personal Status Law Reform

Benjamin Thomas White

in The Emergence of Minorities in the Middle East: The Politics of Community in French Mandate Syria

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641871
eISBN:
9780748653287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641871.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter provides an account of the French attempts to reform personal status law in Syria, and also discuses their failure and what the controversy reveals about the much larger issues of state ... More


Commerce in the Emerging Empire: Formation of the Ottoman Trade Center in Bursa

Özlem Köprülü Bağbancı

in The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789774165290
eISBN:
9781617971334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165290.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the formation process of the Bursa trade center-Khans Region- in terms of varied commercial buildings such as khans, arasta bridge, closed bazaars, open markets and shops ... More


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