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The JalayiridsDynastic State Formation in the Mongol Middle East

The Jalayirids: Dynastic State Formation in the Mongol Middle East

Patrick Wing

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402255
eISBN:
9781474418843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402255.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book traces the origins, history, and memory of the Jalayirid dynasty, a family that succeeded the Mongol rulers in Iran and Iraq in the 14th and early 15th centuries. The story of how the ... More

The Kennedy Assassination

The Kennedy Assassination

Peter Knight

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624102
eISBN:
9780748671199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624102.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As a seminal event in late twentieth-century American history, the Kennedy assassination has permeated the American and world consciousness in a wide variety of ways. It has long fascinated American ... More

The Kirk and the KingdomA Century of Tension in Scottish Social Theology 1830–1929

The Kirk and the Kingdom: A Century of Tension in Scottish Social Theology 1830–1929

Johnston McKay

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748644735
eISBN:
9780748676705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748644735.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book questions the widely accepted assumption that throughout most of the nineteenth century the Church in Scotland failed both in pronouncement and in practice to take seriously the social ... More

Language and Identity in Modern Egypt

Language and Identity in Modern Egypt

Reem Bassiouney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748689644
eISBN:
9780748697083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689644.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

How is language used in Egyptian public discourse to illuminate the collective identity of Egyptians? How does this identity relate to language form and content? This book explores these questions by ... More

Lives of Scottish WomenWomen and Scottish Society 1800–1980

Lives of Scottish Women: Women and Scottish Society 1800–1980

William Knox

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624096
eISBN:
9780748672264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624096.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book deals with the lives of ten extraordinary women – Duchess of Atholl, Mary Brooksbank, Jane Welsh Carlyle, Elsie Inglis, Sophia Jex-Blake, Frances Balfour, Willa Muir, Mary Slessor, ... More

The Long 1890s in EgyptColonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance

The Long 1890s in Egypt: Colonial Quiescence, Subterranean Resistance

Marilyn Booth and Gorman Anthony (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748670123
eISBN:
9781474405973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748670123.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Thirteen chapters on fin-de-siecle Egypt tackle an important but relatively neglected decade in its history, as the editors’ introduction argues through an assessment of previous scholarship. ... More

Moral History from Herodotus to Diodorus Siculus

Moral History from Herodotus to Diodorus Siculus

Lisa Irene Hau

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474411073
eISBN:
9781474422048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411073.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book offers an interpretation of the first 500 years of history writing as a moral-didactic genre, and argues that this does not invalidate ancient Greek historiography as history. In Part I, it ... More

The Near WestMedieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

The Near West: Medieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

Allen Fromherz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748642946
eISBN:
9781474418850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642946.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book tells stories of interaction, conflict, and common exchange between Berbers, Arabs, Latins, Muslims, Christians, and Jews in North Africa and Latin Europe. Examining shared commerce, ... More

'Of Laws of Ships and Shipmen'Medieval Maritime Law and its Practice in Urban Northern Europe

'Of Laws of Ships and Shipmen': Medieval Maritime Law and its Practice in Urban Northern Europe

Edda Frankot

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780748646241
eISBN:
9780748676712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646241.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

It has often been assumed that there was a common maritime law in northern Europe in the Middle Ages, shared between skippers and merchants who conducted their business along the North Sea and Baltic ... More

Parliament in Context, 1235–1707

Parliament in Context, 1235–1707

Keith Brown and Alan MacDonald (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748614868
eISBN:
9780748672233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614868.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This is the third volume in The History of the Scottish Parliament. The contributors have taken advantage of the Records of the Parliaments of Scotland to discuss a comprehensive range of key themes ... More

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