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Anglo-Afghan Wars and State Building in Afghanistan

Thomas Barfield

in Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691145686
eISBN:
9781400834532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691145686.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines the erosion of traditional elite authority and new models of modern state building in the nineteenth century. The Anglo-Afghan wars were the crucibles that transformed the ... More


Transjordan, 1918–1956

D. K. Fieldhouse

in Western Imperialism in the Middle East 1914-1958

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199540839
eISBN:
9780191713507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540839.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History, Middle East History

This chapter outlines the genesis of Transjordan as an entity from 1918, emphasizing the influence of Britain as mandatory. It examines the complexities of its relations with the Zionists to 1949, ... More


‘Indo-Persian’ Jones and Indian Pluralism 1

Michael J. Franklin

in Orientalist Jones: Sir William Jones, Poet, Lawyer, and Linguist, 1746-1794

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199532001
eISBN:
9780191730900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532001.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History, British and Irish Modern History

This final chapter corrects the misapprehension that Jones was exclusively concerned with a glorious Hindu past, whether Gupta culture as exemplified by Kālidāsa, or twelfth-century bhakti literature ... More


Arabic and Hebrew in One Text: Early Potential, Current Perspective

Mohamed A. H Ahmed

in Arabic in Modern Hebrew Texts: The Stylistics of Exophonic Writing

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474444439
eISBN:
9781474476713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444439.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter is an introduction to the phenomenon of Arabic and Hebrew in one text from a historical perspective. The chapter includes a general introduction to the Judaeo-Arabic paradigm, as it ... More


The Page and the (Video) Camera: Conversation with Amir Muhammad

Davide Cazzaro

in Southeast Asian Independent Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083602
eISBN:
9789882209114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083602.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

An Interview with Amir Muhammad


Chapter X

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0064
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author talks about false alarms of night attacks, Shír Mohamed, three officers who were burnt to death, the Amírs' acceptance of the treaty, the army's march to Shikárpur, Nádir Sháh and the ... More


Politics and Patronage: The Evolution of the Sara-ye Amir in the Bazaar of Tehran

Fatema Soudavar Farmanfarmaian

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/9789774165290.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The genesis and demise of the Sara-ye Amir is closely bound with the development of Tehran from a small town in the foothills of the Alborz mountains to Iran's main metropolis, and with the evolving ... More


The Reign of the Iron Amir

David B. Edwards

in Heroes of the Age: Moral Fault Lines on the Afghan Frontier

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520200630
eISBN:
9780520916319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520200630.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Amir Abdur Rahman, who ruled Afghanistan from 1880 until his death in 1901, was never content to command his subjects. The image that Abdur Rahman asks his subjects to survey shows five multitiered ... More


The Politics of Zan From Amanullah to Karzai: Lessons for Improving Afghan Women's Status

Shireen Khan Burki

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the frustrating and dangerous maze of Afghanistan's official gender policies starting in 1919, when ideas of equality were introduced, and suggests how future attempts to raise ... More


Early Wahhabism and the Beginnings of Modern Salafism

Ondřej Beránek and Pavel Ťupek

in The Temptation of Graves in Salafi Islam: Iconoclasm, Destruction and Idolatry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474417570
eISBN:
9781474444774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417570.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Wahhabism during the period of the first Saudi state, as this period provides us with the most influential sources of iconoclastic ideas. The teachings of Ibn ʿAbd al-Wahhab ... More


Introduction

Cyrus Schayegh

in Who Is Knowledgeable Is Strong: Science, Class, and the Formation of Modern Iranian Society, 1900-1950

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520254473
eISBN:
9780520943544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520254473.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter sets a scene: a number of young Iranians are preparing their doctoral theses at the local university's Faculty of Medicine. Among them is Amir Faradj Khan, who has been living in France ... More


Development and Dreams

Gholam R. Afkhami

in The Life and Times of the Shah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.003.0014
Subject:
History, Middle East History

By the early 1960s, it was clear to the shah that his development vision could not be realized with the older men who in the past had managed the country's economy and finances. On 20 February 1963, ... More


The Mamluk Mosque of Amir Husayn: A Reconstruction

Chahinda Karim

in Creswell Photographs Re-examined: New Perspectives on Islamic Architecture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162442
eISBN:
9781617970115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162442.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The mosque of Amir Husayn ibn Jandar is a magnificent example of mosques from the first half of the fourteenth century. This mosque, which lies west of Bur Sa'id Street and to the north of the Museum ... More


Delhi in Historical Perspectives

K. A. Nizami

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190124007
eISBN:
9780190991913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124007.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, Social History

The fascinating and chequered history of Delhi through the centuries has been a popular subject among authors. Yet, only a few other than K.A. Nizami record in rich detail the cultural, social, ... More


Carbon–Carbon Bond Construction: The Baran Synthesis of (+)-Chromazonarol

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0026
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Daniel J. Weix of the University of Rochester effected (Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 1476) the in situ reductive coupling of an alkyl halide 2 with an acid chloride 1 to ... More


Carbon–Carbon Bond Construction

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0027
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Carlo Siciliano and Angelo Liguori of the Università della Calabria showed (J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77, 10575) that an amino acid 1 could be both protected and activated ... More


Reactions of Alkenes

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0030
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Fung-E Hong of the National Chung Hsing University devised (Adv. Synth. Catal. 2011, 353, 1491) a protocol for the oxidative cleavage of an alkene 1 (or an alkyne) to ... More


Enantioselective Synthesis of Alcohols and Amines: The Ichikawa Synthesis of (+)-Geranyllinaloisocyanide

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0034
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Shuichi Nakamura of the Nagoya Institute of Technology reduced (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 2249) the α-oxo ester 1 to 2 with high ee. Günter Helmchen of the ... More


Enantioselective Construction of Alkylated Centers: The Shishido Synthesis of (+)-Helianane

Douglass F. Taber

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0038
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

Teck-Peng Loh of Nanyang Technological University developed (Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 876) a catalyst for the enantioselective addition of an aldehyde to the versatile ... More


C–O Ring Construction: The Reisman Synthesis of (–)-Acetylaranotin

Tristan H. Lambert

in Organic Synthesis: State of the Art 2011-2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190200794
eISBN:
9780197559475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190200794.003.0048
Subject:
Chemistry, Organic Chemistry

The Prins cyclization is a powerful approach for the construction of oxygen-containing heterocycles. B.V. Subba Reddy at the Indian Institute of Technology has ... More


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