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Jordan: Rentierism and State Survival

Rolf Schwarz

in War and State Building in the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037929
eISBN:
9780813042138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037929.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter looks at a second war-making state in the region. Jordan, like Iraq, has been engaged in war making since independence, and was involved in the 1948 War with Israel, the Six-Day War ... More


The Insurgency Grows

Russ Rodgers

in The Generalship of Muhammad: Battles and Campaigns of the Prophet of Allah

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037660
eISBN:
9780813043104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037660.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chapter 2 explores the Madinah-Muhammad relationship in several particulars: (1) Muhammad's involvement in the city's cultural milieu; (2) the differences between the Muhajirun, emigrants who came ... More


Final Discussion and Conclusions

Charles Le Quesne

in Quseir: An Ottoman and Napoleonic Fortress on the Red Sea Coast of Egypt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160097
eISBN:
9781936190027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160097.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The early history of Quseir Fort during the Ottoman period and its hinterland demonstrates the ephemeral nature of human settlement in the Eastern Desert. It is true to some degree, long-term ... More


Arabs in the Early Islamic Empire: Exploring al-Azd Tribal Identity

Brian Ulrich

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474436793
eISBN:
9781474464857
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436793.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Examining a single broad tribal identity - al-Azd - from pre-Islamic Arabia through the Umayyad and into the early Abbasid era, this book notes the ways it was continually refashioned over that time. ... More


THE ORIGINS OF THE SELJUQS

C. Edmund Bosworth

in The Seljuqs: Politics, Society and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639946
eISBN:
9780748653294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639946.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the origins of the Seljuqs. The Seljuqs can be traced back to the Turkish tribe of Oghuz. The chapter also discusses the different sources that point out to the origins of the ... More


(Un)Stratified Reproduction: Class, Tribe, and Culture

Suzanne E. Joseph

in Fertile Bonds: Bedouin Class, Kinship, and Gender in the Bekaa Valley

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044613
eISBN:
9780813046389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044613.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter pulls together findings about external demographic class disparities between the Bedouin and better-off peasant groups and internal demographic (dis)parities between different ... More


Introduction

Brian Ulrich

in Arabs in the Early Islamic Empire: Exploring al-Azd Tribal Identity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474436793
eISBN:
9781474464857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474436793.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This introduction lays out the argument that although al-Azd identity existed from pre-Islamic times into the Abbasid period, although the significance of that identity was different across time and ... More


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