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Upper Egyptian Regionally Based Communities in Cairo: Traditional or Modern Forms of Urbanization?

Catherine Miller

in Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes why Upper Egyptians residing in Cairo appear so often as the “internal Other” in the Egyptian media and in the various public narratives. Drawing from the Upper Egyptian case, ... More


Demonic Warfare During the Yuan: Thunder Ritual, Unruly Spirits, and Local Militias

Mark R. E. Meulenbeld

in Demonic Warfare: Daoism, Territorial Networks, and the History of a Ming Novel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838447
eISBN:
9780824869458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838447.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines demonic warfare during the Yuan dynasty by focusing on Daoist exorcistic, martial rituals and how they relate to the formation of communal networks. It shows that martial ... More


To Cap-Haïtien, with My Family: Dominican Passport Petitions, 1862–1863

Anne Eller

in Transnational Hispaniola: New Directions in Haitian and Dominican Studies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400387
eISBN:
9781683400653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400387.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 3 is a collection of passport petitions from the Dominican Republic that open a window into the history of familial, friendship, and communal networks that bound island populations together ... More


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