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Zawiyat Sidi al-Ghazi: Survival of a Traditional Religious Institution

John A. Shoup

in Held in Trust: Waqf in the Islamic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774163937
eISBN:
9781617970924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163937.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The zawiya, or hospice, of Sidi al-Ghazi in the Tafilalt is one of the most important in the western part of the Sahara. It figures among the six most important of those located along the northern ... More


Hospitality, Charity and Political Legitimacy in Pre-modern Morocco

Mohamed El Mansour

in The Articulation of Power in Medieval Iberia and the Maghrib

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265697
eISBN:
9780191771897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265697.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

History has been defined as the craft of understanding the past. However, to understand the past the historian needs to go beyond the classical narrative approach and investigate phenomena which a ... More


The Aftermath of Abolition, 1846–1855

Ismael M. Montana

in The Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044828
eISBN:
9780813046419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044828.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chapter 7 evaluates the variety of intellectual, political, and economic reactions to the final abolition of slavery among the various groups (from the merchant class to ordinary people) involved in ... More


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