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Indigenous Algerian Women Artists in the French Landscape: Taos Amrouche and Baya Mahieddine

Akila Kizzi

in Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266748
eISBN:
9780191938146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266748.003.0009
Subject:
Art, Art History

Exploring the artistic paths of the two Algerian Berberi women artists under French colonisation, this chapter aims to demonstrate how art could be transformed into a powerful expression of ... More


SPE Extensions: Conditions on Representations and Defect‐Driven Rules 1

John Frampton

in Rules, Constraints, and Phonological Phenomena

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199226511
eISBN:
9780191710193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226511.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

A new formal theory of iterative rules is proposed and the advantage of analyzing various prosodic phenomena in terms of this rule format is demonstrated. Noteworthy is the extensive use of ... More


The Near West: Medieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

Allen Fromherz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748642946
eISBN:
9781474418850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642946.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book tells stories of interaction, conflict, and common exchange between Berbers, Arabs, Latins, Muslims, Christians, and Jews in North Africa and Latin Europe. Examining shared commerce, ... More


Two Arabs, A Berber, and A Jew: Entangled Lives in Morocco

Lawrence Rosen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226317342
eISBN:
9780226317519
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317519.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Ordinary people have intellectual lives. By following the thoughts and experiences of four Moroccans – two Arabs, a Berber, and a Jew – it is possible to see how their views of history, religion, the ... More


The Mountain and Colonial and Postcolonial Territoriality

Bernard Debarbieux, Gilles Rudaz, and Martin F. Price

in The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Chapter 6 focuses on the place of "mountains" in the colonial project. In the first place, the colonial power optimized its occupation and control of the territories it had claimed by identifying and ... More


Mountain Men and Women of Globalization

Bernard Debarbieux, Gilles Rudaz, and Martin F. Price

in The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Globalization has obliged individuals and social groups in the mountains, like everywhere else, to reposition themselves economically, culturally, and politically. For populations living in the ... More


Transcolonial Maghreb: Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization

Olivia C. Harrison (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794213
eISBN:
9780804796859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794213.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization offers the first thorough analysis of the ways in which Moroccan, Algerian, and Tunisian writers have engaged with the Palestinian question and the ... More


Transcolonial Hospitality: Kateb Yacine’s Experiments in Popular Theater

Olivia C. Harrison

in Transcolonial Maghreb: Imagining Palestine in the Era of Decolonization

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794213
eISBN:
9780804796859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794213.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Chapter Two analyzes the figure of Palestine in Kateb Yacine’s Algerian Arabic play, “Mohamed arfad valiztek” (Mohamed pack your bags) as the vehicle of a two-pronged critique of the postcolonial ... More


The Aftermath of Cadiz

R. B. Wernham

in The Return of the Armadas: The Last Years of the Elizabethan War against Spain 1595-1603

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204435
eISBN:
9780191676277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204435.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The first reports to reach England about the actions of the Cadiz expedition had raised high hopes. On July 18 off Dover eight or nine Dutch merchantmen, that had got away from San Lucar on June 24 ... More


Conversion of the Berbers to Islam/Islamisation of the Berbers

Michael Brett

in Islamisation: Comparative Perspectives from History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474417129
eISBN:
9781474434980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417129.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The title of this chapter begs some three or four questions to be addressed before we get down to the details: Who are, and who were, the Berbers for the purpose of this exercise? Why single out the ... More


Courier of the Horizons: Hussein ou Muhammad Qadir

Lawrence Rosen

in Two Arabs, A Berber, and A Jew: Entangled Lives in Morocco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226317342
eISBN:
9780226317519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317519.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Hussein ou Muhammad Qadir is a Berber. Living in the Middle Atlas Mountains just south of the city of Sefrou he has succeeded as an agriculturalist and animal dealer to a very high degree. In the ... More


Ibn Khaldun's Method

Fromherz Allen James

in Ibn Khaldun: Life and Times

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639342
eISBN:
9780748653201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639342.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses Ibn Khaldun's method of combining rational philosophy with history. Disillusioned by the corruption of historical records, by uncritical writing, and by the blind repetition of ... More


Berber Leadership and Genealogical Legitimacy: The Almoravid Case

Helena de Felipe

in Genealogy and Knowledge in Muslim Societies: Understanding the Past

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748644971
eISBN:
9781474400831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748644971.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the case of the first Almoravid amir, Yusuf ibn Tashfin (r. 1061–1106), a Lamtuna Sanhaja Berber, and the way that genealogy can legitimise political authority. More ... More


The Umayyad Empire and the Establishment of a Royal Court, 661–750

Taef El-Azhari

in Queens, Eunuchs and Concubines in Islamic History, 661-1257

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474423182
eISBN:
9781474476751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423182.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the huge and rapid military expansion of the Arab Umayyads and its impact on genders. It resulted in the creation of massive numbers of women taken as slaves- sabaya- which was ... More


Intelligence and Revolt ii: French Security Services and Communal Unrest in Morocco and Syria

Thomas Martin

in Empires of Intelligence: Security Services and Colonial Disorder after 1914

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251175
eISBN:
9780520933743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251175.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Intelligence providers were in the forefront of Britain's efforts to contain the widespread disorder in Arab territories after World War I. Rebellion in the French Empire gestated longer, but was ... More


The discovery of Gandhi

Geoffrey Carnall

in Gandhi's Interpreter: A Life of Horace Alexander

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640454
eISBN:
9780748651948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640454.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter studies Alexander's travels abroad, which eventually led him to his meeting with Mahatma Gandhi, and starts with a section on Alexander's lectureship on international studies at ... More


The 1930s

Geoffrey Carnall

in Gandhi's Interpreter: A Life of Horace Alexander

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640454
eISBN:
9780748651948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640454.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the events of the 1930s, describing Alexander's experiences during the Nazi Revolution, which erupted before he arrived in Germany to visit his friend, Fritz Berber. The focus ... More


Between Hearsay, Jokes, and the Internet: Youth Debate Jewish Morocco

Aomar Boum

in Memories of Absence: How Muslims Remember Jews in Morocco

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786997
eISBN:
9780804788519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786997.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that in their views of Jews, Moroccan youth deploy a modern discourse largely based on hearsay and humor, and appropriates Western cultural references developing a new cultural ... More


We are Imazighen: The Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture

Fazia Aïtel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813049397
eISBN:
9780813050164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049397.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

We Are Imazighen: The Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture is about the emergence of Berber identity, specifically that of the Kabyles, within the ... More


Bèjaïa: Introducing North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean

Allen James Fromherz

in The Near West: Medieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748642946
eISBN:
9781474418850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642946.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on the city of Bèjaïa, the capital of the region of Kabylia, a province that has maintained a largely self-professed Berber, as opposed to Arab or French, identity. The ... More


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