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The Pre-Islamic World

Reuven Firestone

in Jihād: The Origin of Holy War in Islam

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195154948
eISBN:
9780199849239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154948.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines sources used in this study and provides an outline of pre-Islamic thinking about issues related to warring in order to establish paradigms against which developing Islamic views ... More


Bedouin Territory and Settlement

Alexandre Kedar, Ahmad Amara, and Oren Yiftachel

in Emptied Lands: A Legal Geography of Bedouin Rights in the Negev

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503603585
eISBN:
9781503604582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603585.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter continues the challenging of the Dead Negev Doctrine and its various components by addressing the issue of Bedouin settlement. The DND and official Israeli narrative represents the ... More


The Orchid, The Wasp and the Text: Encountering Bodily Becomingthrough Deleuze and Feminism

Amaleena Damlé

in The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668212
eISBN:
9781474400923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668212.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter analyses Gilles Deleuze’s work (alone and in collaboration with Félix Guattari), as a philosophy of flows, of possibilities and of vitality. It explores the ways in which his thought has ... More


Nomadic Vitalities:Becoming Beyond Boundaries in Nina Bouraoui’s Writing

Amaleena Damlé

in The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women's Writing in French

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668212
eISBN:
9781474400923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668212.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores the postcolonial context of Franco-Algerian writer Nina Bouraoui’s work as a state of perpetually deterritorialised flux and nomadic becoming. Its analysis of subjectivity ... More


Political Affinity and Singular-Universal Solidarity

Thomas Nail

in Returning to Revolution: Deleuze, Guattari and Zapatismo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748655861
eISBN:
9780748676651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748655861.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 4 draws on all the previous chapters in order to argue that we can locate in Deleuze, Guattari and the Zapatistas a strategy of revolutionary political affinity based on the mutual global ... More


Politics and Fieldwork: Nomads in English Cities

George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch

in In the Field: Life and Work in Cultural Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520289611
eISBN:
9780520964211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289611.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The chapter introduces the subfield of applied anthropology. Here the anthropologists are commissioned by the British Department of the Environment to find out what kind of “sites” should be built ... More


Bruce Chatwin and the ‘modern WONDER VOYAGE’: In Patagonia (1977)

Simon Cooke

in Travellers' Tales of Wonder: Chatwin, Naipaul, Sebald

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748675463
eISBN:
9780748684373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675463.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter approaches Bruce Chatwin’s In Patagonia in the terms suggested by the writer himself – as a ‘modern wonder voyage’. It argues that is as such that the book is an exemplary travellers’ ... More


Assembling Empire: The First Centuries

Nancy Shields Kollmann

in The Russian Empire 1450-1801

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199280513
eISBN:
9780191822803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280513.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

The chapter surveys Russia’s expansion into a multi-ethnic empire from the mid-sixteenth through the seventeenth century, developing the concept of imperial “intermediaries,” whereby empire was ... More


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