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Later Developments: Continuity and Modernisation

Farhad Daftary

in A Short History of the Ismailis: Traditions of a Muslim Community

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748609048
eISBN:
9780748671281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748609048.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter investigates the main developments in both Nizārī and Musta‘lian branches of Ismailism from the middle of the 7th/13th century until the present time. On the Nizārīs, the chapter focuses ... More


The Ismailis in the Middle Ages: A History of Survival, a Search for Salvation

Shafique N. Virani

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195311730
eISBN:
9780199785490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311730.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

“None of that people should be spared, not even the babe in its cradle”. With these chilling words, the Mongol warlord Genghis Khan declared his intention to destroy the Ismailis, one of the most ... More


The Global Expansion of the UNHCR Under Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan

Gil Loescher

in The UNHCR and World Politics: A Perilous Path

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246915
eISBN:
9780191599781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the 1970s under Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, the fourth High Commissioner, UNHCR embarked on new assistance programmes in a number of refugee and refugee‐like situations around the world. The ... More


The Aga Khan

James C. Nicholson

in Never Say Die: A Kentucky Colt, the Epsom Derby, and the Rise of the Modern Thoroughbred Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141671
eISBN:
9780813142470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141671.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The fourth chapter introduces Sultan Mohammed Shah, the third Aga Khan and spiritual leader of millions of Ismaili Muslims. The chapter begins with a brief history of the Aga Khans’ historical ties ... More


The Institutionalization of Islamic Art and Architecture by the Aga Khan Foundation

Ahmad Hamid

in Hassan Fathy and Continuity in Islamic Arts and Architecture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163418
eISBN:
9781617970146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163418.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

One of the most integrative forces of the Aga Khan Award was in bringing historians, including art and architectural historians, into close proximity with the contemporary practice of architecture. ... More


Robber Barons Robbing Barons

James C. Nicholson

in Never Say Die: A Kentucky Colt, the Epsom Derby, and the Rise of the Modern Thoroughbred Industry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141671
eISBN:
9780813142470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141671.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The fifth chapter explains how wealthy American industrialists were able to import some of Europe’s top Thoroughbreds in the early twentieth century, setting the stage for a shift in the balance of ... More


The Alliance Under Strain

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the weakening alliance of the Indian Muslims and the British Raj, which was based on the perceived common interests of the British officials and Muslim leaders. However, due to ... More


Never Say Die: A Kentucky Colt, the Epsom Derby, and the Rise of the Modern Thoroughbred Industry

James C. Nicholson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813141671
eISBN:
9780813142470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813141671.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Never Say Die tells the story of the first Kentucky-bred winner of the Epsom Derby, whose historic 1954 victory in Europe’s most famous race sent shockwaves through the world of Thoroughbred racing. ... More


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