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Lebanon

Thomas Scheffler

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific: A Data Handbook: Volume I: Middle East, Central Asia, and South Asia

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249589
eISBN:
9780191600029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924958X.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

Includes all relevant information on representative political institutions and elections held in Oman. It summarizes Omani political history and development and outlines the evolution of electoral ... More


Ibâḍism: Origins and Early Development in Oman

John C. Wilkinson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588268
eISBN:
9780191595400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588268.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Ibâḍism represents a branch of the third great division in Islam, that of the Khawârij. It survives in some isolated communities in North Africa, but manifested itself periodically in Oman as a full ... More


Muslims, Scholars, Soldiers: The Origin and Elaboration of the Ibadi Imamate Traditions

Adam Gaiser

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199738939
eISBN:
9780199894598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738939.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This study of the origin and development of the Ibāḍī imāmate ideal into its medieval Arabian and North African articulations traces the distinctive features of the Ibāḍī imāma to precedents among ... More


The Ibâḍi Ethos

John C. Wilkinson

in Ibâḍism: Origins and Early Development in Oman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588268
eISBN:
9780191595400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588268.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes the underlying ethos in Ibâḍism of equality before God, and illustrates this with particular reference to the protection of the rights of the peasants and other producing ... More


Madhhabization

John C. Wilkinson

in Ibâḍism: Origins and Early Development in Oman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588268
eISBN:
9780191595400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588268.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the final stages in Ibâḍism developing as a madhhab. In Oman it was essentially the work of 'Awtabi who finalized the process of conforming to the criteria of the ... More


The Pre‐Islamic Heritage: Mazûn and the Arabization of Arabia

John C. Wilkinson

in Ibâḍism: Origins and Early Development in Oman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588268
eISBN:
9780191595400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588268.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter continues with the pre-Islamic period and explains the tribal background with which the Imamate had to come to terms on Oman, its role in the Yaman–Nizâr civil war, and the alienation of ... More


The Conversion to Islam

John C. Wilkinson

in Ibâḍism: Origins and Early Development in Oman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588268
eISBN:
9780191595400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588268.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses pre-Islamic religion and the conversion of the Arab tribes in Oman, how they drove the Persian occupants out and took possession of the settled lands. It then examines the ... More


The Establishment of the Imamate in Oman

John C. Wilkinson

in Ibâḍism: Origins and Early Development in Oman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588268
eISBN:
9780191595400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588268.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explains how the tribal rivalry of the Julandâ feud was exploited by the Ibâḍi missionaries to win victory at the battle of Majâza (177/793) and establish the Imamate. It analyses the ... More


Law and Order

John C. Wilkinson

in Ibâḍism: Origins and Early Development in Oman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588268
eISBN:
9780191595400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588268.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes the establishment of the new Imamate state order, and in particular the role of Abû 'Abdullah, son of the last Basran leader, Abu Sufyân. The confrontation with the ... More


Anglo-Saxon England

Loyn Henry

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines British research on the history of Anglo-Saxon England. There are about two hundred significant books and a thousand or so significant articles wholly or partly devoted to the ... More


The Sultan is Deposed, Long Reign the Sultan!

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter offers the first detailed archive-based account of the July 1970 coup in Oman, relying on a range of previously unseen documents. It shows that revolutionary action provided the short ... More


The Gulf States: From Tribal Sheikhdoms to Sustainable States

Rolf Schwarz

in War and State Building in the Middle East

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037929
eISBN:
9780813042138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037929.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter deals with the history of state making without war making, looking at the small oil states of the Gulf region and including a detailed study of the United Arab Emirates. Oil discoveries ... More


The Last Salute

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0054
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author sails from Bussora and presents an account of his voyage. He describes the Persian Gulf, the Sea of Oman, and the Indian Ocean. He arrives in Bombay, where he is hospitably received by the ... More


The Omani and Bahraini Paths to Development: Rare and Contrasting Oil-Based Economic Success Stories

Robert E. Looney

in Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671557
eISBN:
9780191751059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671557.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the social factors and development strategies in Omani and Bahraini in an attempt to determine why each country has had so much economic success. The analysis focuses on the ... More


‘Successful’ Development Models: Lessons from the MENA Region

Imed Drine

in Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671557
eISBN:
9780191751059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671557.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter assesses the development strategies of Middle East and Northern African (MENA) countries. The region covers a diverse group of countries, including some very rich and some very poor. The ... More


Dhufari Politics, Society, and Economy

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter provides an overview of the political, social, and economic history of Dhufar, beginning with its annexation by Muscat in the 19th century and ending with the rise of the Dhufar ... More


Relocating the Revolutionary Subject: From DLF to PFLOAG

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter examines the transformation of the Dhufar Liberation Front (DLF) to the Popular Front for the Liberation of the Occupied Arab Gulf (PFLOAG). The new political, military and social ... More


Constructing the Absolutist State

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter discusses the construction of the absolutist Sultanic state in Oman following the July 1970 coup, arguing that absolutism resulted from deliberate British policy and actions. This ... More


Chronology of Paleogene Mammal Localities

Erik R. Seiffert

in Cenozoic Mammals of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257214
eISBN:
9780520945425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257214.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The Afro-Arabian fossil record of Paleogene evolution of mammals is poor compared with those from northern continents, but it is steadily improving. Age constraints on early African mammal localities ... More


Gulf Security and the U.S. Military: Regime Survival and the Politics of Basing

Geoffrey F. Gresh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804794206
eISBN:
9780804795067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794206.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book provides an in-depth and engaging history of the U.S. military in the Gulf and how local and regional events, from tribal politics and rising terrorism threats to neighboring rivalries and ... More


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