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Beyond Paradigms: An Introduction to the Yemen Civil War

Asher Orkaby

in Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618445
eISBN:
9780190618476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618445.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

September 26, 1962, marked the end of a thousand-year religious dynasty in Yemen. Muhammad al-Badr, the last ruling imam, was overthrown and replaced by a weak republic. Over the next six years, ... More


Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68

Asher Orkaby

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618445
eISBN:
9780190618476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618445.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

Beyond the Arab Cold War brings the Yemen Civil War (1962–68) to the forefront of modern Middle East history, in a comprehensive account that features multilingual and multinational archives and oral ... More


A Perspective from the Middle East: Governance and the Problem of Knowledge

Nida Alahmad

in Global Governance from Regional Perspectives: A Critical View

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198793342
eISBN:
9780191835193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793342.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that, while we can conceive of a ‘global’ or a ‘regional’ governance structure, a ‘critical regional perspective’ is not possible for three reasons. First, there is a problem of ... More


National Politics and Global Mission

Michael Farquhar

in Circuits of Faith: Migration, Education, and the Wahhabi Mission

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798358
eISBN:
9781503600270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798358.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter traces the genesis and institutional evolution of the Islamic University of Medina from the time of its founding in 1961 and over the decades that followed. It maps the history of this ... More


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