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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

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

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

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

An Apocalyptic History of the Early Fatimid Empire

An Apocalyptic History of the Early Fatimid Empire

Jamel A. Velji

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748690886
eISBN:
9781474427104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748690886.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Fatimids’ apocalyptic vision of their central place in an imminent utopia played a critical role in transfiguring the intellectual and political terrains of North Africa in the early tenth ... More

Constituting ScotlandThe Scottish National Movement and the Westminster Model

Constituting Scotland: The Scottish National Movement and the Westminster Model

W. Elliot Bulmer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697595
eISBN:
9781474427128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697595.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The rise of the Scottish national movement has been accompanied by the emergence of distinct constitutional ideas, claims and arguments, which may affect constitutional design in any future ... 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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