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Palestinian Peasant Economy under the Mandate: A Story of Colonial Bungling

by Amos Nadan Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studi
Pub Date:
06/2006
ISBN:
9780674021358
Format:
Pbk 0 pages

Challenging the claim that Palestine's peasant economy progressed during the 1920s and 1930s, Amos Nadan skillfully integrates...

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Violent Modernity: France in Algeria

by Abdelmajid Hannoum Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studi
Pub Date:
10/2010
ISBN:
9780674053281
Format:
Pbk 272 pages

In Violent Modernity: France in Algeria, Abdelmajid Hannoum examines the advent of political modernity in Algeria and shows how...

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Book of Gifts and Rarities

by Ghada Hijjawi Qaddumi Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studi
Pub Date:
09/1996
ISBN:
9780932885135
Format:
Pbk 551 pages

This work is a translation and study of a ninth- through fifteenth-century manuscript, a selection from a medieval book, 'Kitab...

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Mystics, Monarchs and Messiahs: Cultural Landscapes of Early Modern Iran

by Kathryn Babayan Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studi
Pub Date:
09/2003
ISBN:
9780932885289
Format:
Pbk 0 pages

Focusing on idealists and visionaries who believed that Justice could reign in our world, this book explores the desire to experience...

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Byzantium Viewed by the Arabs

by Nadia Maria El Cheikh Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studi
Pub Date:
09/2004
ISBN:
9780932885302
Format:
Pbk 288 pages

This book studies the Arabic-Islamic view of Byzantium, tracing the Byzantine image as it evolved through centuries of warfare,...

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Moral Resonance of Arab Media: Audiocassette Poetry and Culture in Yemen

by Flagg Miller Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studi
Pub Date:
09/2007
ISBN:
9780932885326
Format:
Pbk 512 pages

In a groundbreaking study of contemporary Arab political poetry, Flagg Miller provides a wide range of insights into the ways...

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Spiritual Wayfarers, Leaders in Piety: Sufis and the Dissemination of Islam in Medieval Palestine

by Daphna Ephrat Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studi
Pub Date:
09/2008
ISBN:
9780674032019
Format:
Pbk 223 pages

This book represents the first continuous history of Sufism in Palestine. Covering the period between the rise of Islam and the...

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Forgotten Saints: History, Power, and Politics in the Making of Modern Morocco

by Sahar Bazzaz Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studi
Pub Date:
10/2010
ISBN:
9780674035393
Format:
Pbk 192 pages

In 1894, on the eve of the French conquest of Morocco, a young Muslim mystic named Muhammad al-Kattani decided to abandon his...

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Hermeneutics and Honor: Negotiating Female 'Public' Space in Islamic/ate Societies, Foreword by Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good

by Asma Afsaruddin and Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studi
Pub Date:
02/2000
ISBN:
9780932885210
Format:
Pbk 240 pages

Women's traversal of public space in Islamic/ate societies and the ensuing process of negotiating gendered identities are the...

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Political Aspects of Islamic Philosophy: Essays in Honor of Muhsin S. Mahdi

by Charles E Butterworth Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studi
Pub Date:
11/1992
ISBN:
9780932885074
Format:
Pbk 416 pages

This volume consists of nine essays on the political teaching of such Muslim philosophers as al-Kindi and al-Razi, as well as...

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Muslims of Bosnia-Herzegovina: Their Historic Development from the Middle Ages to the Dissolution of Yugoslavia 2ed

by Mark Pinson and Roy Parviz Mottahedeh Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studi
Pub Date:
09/1996
ISBN:
9780932885128
Format:
Pbk 223 pages

Ranging from medieval times to the collapse of Yugoslavia in 1992, this volume concentrates on the internal development of the...

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Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University: Reflections on the Past, Visions for the Future

by Don Babai Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studi
Pub Date:
03/2006
ISBN:
9780976272700
Format:
Pbk 208 pages

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) was founded in 1954 to promote the interdisciplinary study of the Middle East at...

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Islamicate Sexualities: Translations across Temporal Geographies of Desire

by Kathryn Babayan, Afsaneh Najmabadi, Brad Epps, Dina Al-Kassim, Sahar Amer, Leyla Rouhi et al Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studi
Pub Date:
09/2008
ISBN:
9780674032040
Format:
Pbk 384 pages

Islamicate Sexualities: Translations across Temporal Geographies of Desire explores different genealogies of sexuality and questions...

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New Perspectives on Property and Land in the Middle East

by Roger Owen, Martin Bunton, Huri Islamoglu, Denise M Jorgens, Martha Mundy et al Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studi
Pub Date:
11/2001
ISBN:
9780932885265
Format:
Pbk 368 pages

Land was the major economic resource in the pre-modern Middle East. Questions of ownership, of access, of management and of control...

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Second Umayyad Caliphate: The Articulation of Caliphal Legitimacy in al-Andalus

by Janina M Safran Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studi
Pub Date:
02/2001
ISBN:
9780932885241
Format:
Pbk 288 pages

In 929 C.E., the eighth Umayyad ruler of al-Andalus (Islamic Iberia) assumed caliphal titles and prerogatives. Against the ambitions...

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