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Patriotic Ayatollahs: Nationalism in Post-Saddam Iraq

Caroleen Marji Sayej

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501715211
eISBN:
9781501714856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715211.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Patriotic Ayatollahs explores the contributions of the Grand Ayatollahs to the process of state and nation-building after the 2003 Iraq war. These figures, the so-called Grand Ayatollahs, the ... More


Sunnī Rulers and their Cadis

Yaacov Lev

in The Administration of Justice in Medieval Egypt: From the 7th to the 12th Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459235
eISBN:
9781474480789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459235.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The chapter examines the history of the cadi institution in Egypt between 868 and 969. During that period, the cadis came to the forefront of political life under the Tulunids (868-905) and the ... More


Adab and Political Morality The Story of Three Lives

Mushirul Hasan

in From Pluralism to Separatism: Qasbas in Colonial Awadh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693232
eISBN:
9780199081882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693232.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

Adab refers to the manners and ‘professional’ etiquette that Muslims should follow. Used as a greeting, adab signifies a sense of complete respect and deference. In both Lucknow ... More


Caliph of Cairo: Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, 9961021

Paul E. Walker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163289
eISBN:
9781617970207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163289.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

One night in the year 411/1021, the powerful ruler of Fatimid Cairo, al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, rode out of the southern gates of his city and was never seen again. Was the caliph murdered, or could he ... More


Communists vs. the Military Government, Collaborators vs. Communists

Hillel Cohen

in Good Arabs: The Israeli Security Agencies and the Israeli Arabs, 1948-1967

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257672
eISBN:
9780520944886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257672.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Letters informing on compatriots were not unusual in Israel's Arab villages in the 1950s and 1960s. Some reported on people who provided safe houses for infiltrators, and others turned in Arabs who ... More


The Religious Other

Christina Phillips

in Religion in the Egyptian Novel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474417068
eISBN:
9781474476737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417068.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter identifies religion as a key problematic in early examples of the Arabic novel in Egypt before embarking on an in-depth discussion of the religious/secular opposition in seminal words by ... More


Intertextual Dialogues

Christina Phillips

in Religion in the Egyptian Novel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474417068
eISBN:
9781474476737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417068.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter explores religious intertextuality in works by Jamal al-Ghitani, Najib Mahfuz and ‘Abd al-Hakim Qasim. It examines how al-Ghitani reworks elements of Ibn ‘Iyas’ Badaʿiʾ al-Zuhur ... More


Re-imagining the Rural: The Mystical and the Mythical

Yasmine Ramadan

in Space in Modern Egyptian Fiction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474427647
eISBN:
9781474476775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427647.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chapter Three centers around works by Abd al-Hakim Qasim, Yahya Taher Abdullah, and Yusuf al-Qaid. Here we move to the villages of the Delta and Upper Egypt, the latter appearing in Egyptian novels ... More


Writing the Biography of an Enigma

Paul E. Walker

in Caliph of Cairo: Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, 9961021

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163289
eISBN:
9781617970207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163289.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Al-Hakim mounts his favorite riding animal, a grey donkey named Qamar (the moon), and departs the comfort and safety of his royal abode for the silent darkness of the night; none of his staff would ... More


The Institutions of His Rule

Paul E. Walker

in Caliph of Cairo: Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, 9961021

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163289
eISBN:
9781617970207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163289.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Later dynasties detested the Fatimids. Al-Hakim's government administration depended on a series of subordinate ranks, a true bureaucracy, ranging from offices at the top. Given that the empire in ... More


Afterlife and Epilogue

Paul E. Walker

in Caliph of Cairo: Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, 9961021

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163289
eISBN:
9781617970207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163289.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Al-Hakim rode off on his last known excursion barely months beyond the 400th anniversary of the Prophet's death. Even though the Fatimid dynastic establishment, led by Sitt al-Mulk, had determined to ... More


Elite Treatment of Honour Crimes in Modern Egypt

Pierre Cachia

in Exploring Arab Folk Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640867
eISBN:
9780748653300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640867.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the elite treatment of honour crimes in modern Egypt. It focuses on the ways and mechanisms in which elite literature has departed or distanced itself from the traditions and ... More


Families and Communities of Common Descent

Margrit Pernau

in Ashraf into Middle Classes: Muslims in Nineteenth-century Delhi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198092285
eISBN:
9780199082582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092285.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

Membership in a family and an extended network of relatives was one of the key factors determining an individual’s social and economic status in Delhi in the first half of the nineteenth century. The ... More


Pharaonism and Its Challengers in the 1930s and 1940s

Donald Malcolm Reid

in Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

In the 1930s and 1940s, Hassan al-Banna's Muslim Brotherhood grew into a mass movement, but the retreat of pharaonism before Islam and Arabism was not the rout that is sometimes assumed. Some ... More


Explanations of occupational sex segregation

Jude Browne

in Sex segregation and inequality in the modern labour market

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345998
eISBN:
9781447303343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345998.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter provides a critical analysis of causal explanations of vertical occupational sex segregation (VOSS). It evaluates the representative theories from three major ‘explanatory camps’: ... More


VOSS in the BBC

Jude Browne

in Sex segregation and inequality in the modern labour market

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345998
eISBN:
9781447303343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345998.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter illustrates the major quantitative findings of a large and detailed empirical investigation of occupational sex segregation in the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). It first ... More


Tough at the top: women's career progression – an example in the local government sector

Cinnamon Bennett and Ning Tang

in Policy for a change: Local labour market analysis and gender equality

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420541
eISBN:
9781447302988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420541.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the issues facing women with the skills and qualifications to progress to the most senior levels in the labour market. The experiences of qualified women in the local-authority ... More


Projections and Receptions of Religious Authority: Grand Ayatollahs and Pakistan’s Shiʿi “Periphery”

Simon Wolfgang Fuchs

in In a Pure Muslim Land: Shi'ism between Pakistan and the Middle East

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649795
eISBN:
9781469649818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649795.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter investigates the arguments exchanged about a lay believer’s obligation to emulate a high-ranking scholar (marji‘) in his daily conduct (taqlid). The findings question the view of ... More


The Transformation of Arabic Writing: Part 2, the Public Text1

Yasser Tabbaa

in The Production of Meaning in Islamic Architecture and Ornament

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474482189
eISBN:
9781399509398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474482189.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Examines the transformation of public texts (both Qur’anic and historical) from Kufic, in particular floriated Kufic, to cursive in the 11th and 12th centuries. As mandated by Nur al-Din in the ... More


On Ecalle-Hakim 's theorems in holomorphic dynamics

Marco Arizzi and Jasmin Raissy

Araceli Bonifant, Mikhail Lyubich, and Scott Sutherland (eds)

in Frontiers in Complex Dynamics: In Celebration of John Milnor's 80th Birthday

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159294
eISBN:
9781400851317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159294.003.0016
Subject:
Mathematics, Combinatorics / Graph Theory / Discrete Mathematics

This chapter provides detailed proofs for the results by M. Hakim regarding the dynamics of germs of biholomorphisms tangent to the identity of order k + 1 ≥ 2 and fixing the origin. One of the main ... More


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