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Subjects of Empires/Citizens of States: Yemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia

Samson A. Bezabeh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167294
eISBN:
9781617976797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167294.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Although the Horn of Africa was historically one of the earliest destinations for Yemeni migrants, it has been overlooked by scholars, who have otherwise meticulously documented the Yemeni presence ... More


Conclusion

Brinkley Messick

in The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in a Muslim Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076051
eISBN:
9780520917828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076051.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

The calligraphic state was a phenomenon anchored in the complex authority relations of a spectrum of writings and associated institutions. The characterization of the shari'a as a general societal ... More


The Fruitless Quest for Peace: Saudi-Egyptian Negotiations, 1964–66

Jesse Ferris

in Nasser's Gamble: How Intervention in Yemen Caused the Six-Day War and the Decline of Egyptian Power

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155142
eISBN:
9781400845231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155142.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter looks at the vicissitudes of Saudi–Egyptian relations as the two countries attempted to negotiate a peaceful settlement in Yemen. Based primarily on US diplomatic cables and Egyptian ... More


Introduction

Samson A. Bezabeh

in Subjects of Empires/Citizens of States: Yemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167294
eISBN:
9781617976797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167294.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter lays out the groundwork for this volume's primary argument regarding the role that states and empires play in structuring the Yemeni diasporic community. Diasporic groups, ... More


Conclusion

Samson A. Bezabeh

in Subjects of Empires/Citizens of States: Yemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167294
eISBN:
9781617976797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167294.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This concluding chapter attempts to present a fuller picture of the relationship between Yemenis and state/empire by looking at class, ethnicity, and citizenship. States/empires play an important ... More


The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in a Muslim Society

Brinkley Messick

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076051
eISBN:
9780520917828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076051.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This combination of anthropology, history, and postmodern theory examines the changing relation of writing and authority in a Muslim society from the late nineteenth century to the present. The ... More


Reassessing Egypt's Foreign Policy during the 1920s and 1930s

Fred H. Lawson

in Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Egyptian foreign policy during the years between the revolutions of 1919 and 1952 remains largely unexplored. This chapter introduces the largely uncharted territory of Egypt's foreign relations ... More


The Pen and the Sword

Brinkley Messick

in The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in a Muslim Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076051
eISBN:
9780520917828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076051.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter extends the discussion of manuals to a second major highland school of shari'a thought, that of the former ruling imams. The late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century highland history ... More


Print Culture

Brinkley Messick

in The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in a Muslim Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076051
eISBN:
9780520917828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076051.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses the local advent of print culture. It specifically investigates twentieth-century textual initiatives in state publishing, library reform, and official-history writing. The ... More


A Long, Quiet, and Steady Struggle: The Women's Movement in Yemen

Amel Nejib al-Ashtal

in Mapping Arab Women's Movements: A Century of Transformations from Within

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774164989
eISBN:
9781617971266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164989.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter draws extensively on the four studies presented above, but also employs information from first-hand accounts of many women involved in the movements. Most of these are found in the ... More


Muslim American City: Gender and Religion in Metro Detroit

Alisa Perkins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479828012
eISBN:
9781479877218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828012.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Muslim American City studies how Muslim Americans test the boundaries of American pluralism as a model for secular inclusion. This ethnographic work focuses on the perspectives of both Muslims and ... More


Cold War in the Islamic World: Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Struggle for Supremacy

Dilip Hiro

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190944650
eISBN:
9780190055905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190944650.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

For four decades Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran have vied for influence in the Muslim world. At the heart of this ongoing Cold War between Riyadh and Tehran lie the Sunni-Shia divide, ... More


Disciplining the Natives

Samson A. Bezabeh

in Subjects of Empires/Citizens of States: Yemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167294
eISBN:
9781617976797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167294.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines how the mobility of Yemenis during the first half of the twentieth century was structured in three spaces; namely the sea, port spaces, and the hinterland. To dispel the myth of ... More


Nationalized Spaces: Yemeni Mobility in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century

Samson A. Bezabeh

in Subjects of Empires/Citizens of States: Yemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167294
eISBN:
9781617976797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167294.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores the ways in which war and nationalism affected Yemeni mobility both in the inland territory and across the Gulf of Aden region. It particularly focuses on various wider ... More


Entrepreneurs, Laborers, and Smugglers: Yemenis in the Economy of States/Empires

Samson A. Bezabeh

in Subjects of Empires/Citizens of States: Yemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167294
eISBN:
9781617976797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167294.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on how opportunities for Yemenis have been shaped within the space created by state/empire. Here, the discussion centers around Yemeni interaction with state/space in the fields ... More


Colonial Intermediaries, Emperors, Abettors, and Enemies of the People

Samson A. Bezabeh

in Subjects of Empires/Citizens of States: Yemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167294
eISBN:
9781617976797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167294.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter looks at the interaction of Yemenis with states/empires from a political perspective. It documents the processes of exclusion and inclusion that Yemenis have encountered since the ... More


Arab American Women and the Arab Spring: An Interview with Summer Nasser

Emily Regan Wills

in Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479846641
eISBN:
9781479856961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479846641.003.0041
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

By means of an interview with a young female Yemeni American activist, Summer Nasser, Emily Regan Wills highlights how the diaspora communities influenced the politics of the Arab Spring. Summer ... More


Crises and Constellational Shifts, 1966–1968

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/9780199674435.003.0005
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter examines the military crisis confronting the Dhufari revolutionaries in late 1966 and 1967. It further outlines regional developments that shaped their response to that crisis. Whereas ... More


Yemeni Women, Civic Purdah, and Private/Public Divides

Alisa Perkins

in Muslim American City: Gender and Religion in Metro Detroit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479828012
eISBN:
9781479877218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828012.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes how Yemeni American women’s everyday space-making practices in Hamtramck blur the lines between public and private, complicating mainstream modes of organizing space and ... More


Introduction

Laurent Bonnefoy

in Yemen and the World: Beyond Insecurity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190922597
eISBN:
9780190943295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922597.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The introduction aims to present the paradox of Yemen’s place in world politics and global representations over the last one hundred years or so. The country often appears as one where threats to the ... More


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