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Marriage and Lineal Authentication

Nadav Samin

in Of Sand or Soil: Genealogy and Tribal Belonging in Saudi Arabia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164441
eISBN:
9781400873852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164441.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines marriage patterns in Arabian history and how knowledge of these patterns became a key element of Saudi Arabia's modern genealogical culture. It begins with a review of new ... More


From the Sublime to the Ridiculous: Yemeni Arab Identity in Abbasid Iraq

Peter Webb

in Empires and Communities in the Post-Roman and Islamic World, C. 400-1000 CE

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780190067946
eISBN:
9780190067977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067946.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter looks at various expressions of identity and identification within a community that encompassed various groups vying for power and influence. It starts from a polemic launched by members ... More


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