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Reframing the AlhambraArchitecture, Poetry, Textiles and Court Ceremonial

Reframing the Alhambra: Architecture, Poetry, Textiles and Court Ceremonial

Olga Bush

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474416504
eISBN:
9781474444835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416504.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The book undertakes an inter-medial approach to the study of the Alhambra, the medieval palatial city built in Granada by the Nasrids, the last Muslim dynasty in the Iberian Peninsula. Its aesthetic ... More

Language, Politics and Society in the Middle EastEssays in Honour of Yasir Suleiman

Language, Politics and Society in the Middle East: Essays in Honour of Yasir Suleiman

Abeer AlNajjar

Yonatan Mendel (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421539
eISBN:
9781474444781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421539.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book aims to shed light on core questions relating to language and society, language and conflict, and language and politics, in relation to a changing Middle East. While the book focuses on ... More

The Press in the Middle East and North Africa, 1850-1950Politics, Social History and Culture

The Press in the Middle East and North Africa, 1850-1950: Politics, Social History and Culture

Anthony Gorman and Didier Monciaud (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474430616
eISBN:
9781474444804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430616.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This volume presents twelve detailed case studies of the press from the Ottoman Empire and the post-Ottoman Arab world including North Africa in the period before independence (c.1850-1950). It ... More

Nine Centuries of ManManhood and Masculinity in Scottish History

Nine Centuries of Man: Manhood and Masculinity in Scottish History

Lynn Abrams and Elizabeth L. Ewan (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474403894
eISBN:
9781474430951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474403894.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

What did it mean to be a man in Scotland over the past nine centuries? Scotland, with its stereotypes of the kilted warrior and the industrial ‘hard man’, has long been characterised in masculine ... More

Regime Change in Contemporary TurkeyPolitics, Rights, Mimesis

Regime Change in Contemporary Turkey: Politics, Rights, Mimesis

Necati Polat

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474416962
eISBN:
9781474427098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416962.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book explores the transformation of Turkey’s political regime from 2002 under the AKP rule. Turkey has been through a series of major political shifts historically, roughly from the mid-19th ... More

Recognition in the Arabic Narrative TraditionDiscovery, Deliverance and Delusion

Recognition in the Arabic Narrative Tradition: Discovery, Deliverance and Delusion

Philip F. Kennedy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474413725
eISBN:
9781474427081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413725.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The recognition scene is a feature of narrative that has shown extraordinary resilience in literary history and transformative power in works of literature. The evidence lies in its robust survival ... More

Islamic Reform in Twentieth-Century Africa

Islamic Reform in Twentieth-Century Africa

Roman Loimeier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748695430
eISBN:
9781474427050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695430.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Based on twelve case studies (Senegal, Mali, Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar and the Comoros), this books provides the first comprehensive analysis of Muslim ... More

Masculinities on ClydesideMen in Reserved Occupations During the Second World War

Masculinities on Clydeside: Men in Reserved Occupations During the Second World War

Alison Chand

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474409360
eISBN:
9781474427111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409360.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Masculinities on Clydeside explores the experiences of civilian men on Clydeside during the Second World War. The book principally uses oral history interviews as source materials and understands ... More

The Invention of Palestinian Citizenship, 1918-1947

The Invention of Palestinian Citizenship, 1918-1947

Lauren Banko

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474415507
eISBN:
9781474427074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415507.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book situates the evolution of citizenship at the centre of state formation under the quasi-colonial mandate administration in Palestine. The book presents a new understanding of the Arabs' ... More

Democratisation in the Maghreb

Democratisation in the Maghreb

J.N.C. Hill

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474408974
eISBN:
9781474427067
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408974.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The book offers fresh insight into the recent political development and contrasting experiences of four Maghreb countries: Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Mauritania. The Arab Spring affected them in ... More

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