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The Waqf System: Maintenance, Repair, and Upkeep

Dina Ishak Bakhoum (ed.)

in Held in Trust: Waqf in the Islamic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774163937
eISBN:
9781617970924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163937.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter introduces the waqf system and its relation to maintenance and repair activities from a historical perspective, using specific examples from the Mamluk period (1250–1517). It alludes ... More


Halakhah through the Lens of Sharī῾ah: The Case of the Kuḥlānī Synagogue in Ṣan῾ā’, 1933–1944

Mark S. Wagner

in The Convergence of Judaism and Islam: Religious, Scientific, and Cultural Dimensions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036496
eISBN:
9780813041810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036496.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

As in nineteenth-century Morocco, Jews in other Muslim lands were either victimized by certain stringent aspects of Islamic jurisprudence or sought to benefit from its contents that proved ... More


Piety and Profit: The Haramayn Endowments in Egypt (1517–1814)1

Husam ʻabd al-Mu'ti

in Held in Trust: Waqf in the Islamic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774163937
eISBN:
9781617970924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163937.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In a study of endowments created in Egypt to benefit Mecca and Medina, this chapter shows how the Ottoman sultans relied on these institutions to bolster their legitimacy and therefore found ... More


Guild Waqf: Between Religious Law and Common Law

Nelly Hanna

in Held in Trust: Waqf in the Islamic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774163937
eISBN:
9781617970924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163937.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The study of waqf is a field that has known intensive scholarly work, this institution having for many decades been explored by legal scholars and historians who have scrutinized waqf law and the ... More


Waqfs of Cyrenaica and Italian Colonialism in Libya (1911–41)1

Anna Maria Medici

in Held in Trust: Waqf in the Islamic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774163937
eISBN:
9781617970924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163937.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

An example of contending definitions of waqf is offered in this chapter's view at Cyrenaica under Italian colonial rule, where Muslims initially attributed the legitimacy of waqf to Qur'anic ... More


The Role of Waqf in Shaping and Preserving Urban Areas: The Historical Commercial Center of Adana

Tuba Akar (ed.)

in Held in Trust: Waqf in the Islamic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774163937
eISBN:
9781617970924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163937.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines the impact of waqf on built urban areas in terms of formation, development, and preservation. It examines the case study of the historical commercial center of the city of Adana ... More


Conclusion: Ottoman Waqfs as Acts of Citizenship1

Engin F. Isin (ed.)

in Held in Trust: Waqf in the Islamic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774163937
eISBN:
9781617970924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163937.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter offers a more philosophical appraisal of waqf as an act of citizenship, suggesting that the institution allowed non-Muslims to govern themselves, their relation to the central ... More


Ideal-type and Urban History: The Development of the Suq in Damascus

Nasser Rabbat

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/9789774165290.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter traces the development of the Suq in Damascus from the coming of Islam to the advent of modernity (7th to 19th century). It focuses on the urban and architectural characters of the suq ... 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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