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Healing the NationPrisoners of War, Medicine and Nationalism in Turkey, 1914-1939

Healing the Nation: Prisoners of War, Medicine and Nationalism in Turkey, 1914-1939

Yucel Yanikdag

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748665785
eISBN:
9780748689262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665785.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book investigates how Turkish nationalism was constructed by two closely related groups: Ottoman-Turkish prisoners of war in Russia and Egypt during the First World War, and Ottoman-Turkish ... More

A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

T.C. Smout and Alan R. MacDonald

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612413
eISBN:
9780748653331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612413.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This modern history of Scottish woodlands explores the changing relationship between trees and people from the time of Scotland's first settlement, focusing on the period 1500 to 1920. Drawing on ... More

Ibn KhaldunLife and Times

Ibn Khaldun: Life and Times

Allen James Fromherz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639342
eISBN:
9780748653201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639342.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Ibn Khaldun (d. 1406) is one of the most influential and important Muslim thinkers in history. Ibn Khaldun has inspired at least as much interest among modern scholars as his immediate ... More

Intending ScotlandExplorations in Scottish Culture since the Enlightenment

Intending Scotland: Explorations in Scottish Culture since the Enlightenment

Cairns Craig

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637133
eISBN:
9780748653478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637133.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book reconsiders our understanding of the development of Scottish culture from the Enlightenment to the present day. It recovers and reconnects Scottish thinkers from Hume and Reid in the ... More

Ireland, Radicalism, and the Scottish Highlands, c.1870-1912

Ireland, Radicalism, and the Scottish Highlands, c.1870-1912

Andrew Newby

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623754
eISBN:
9780748653645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623754.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book focuses on the leading figures in radical politics in Ireland and the Scottish highlands and explores the links between them. It deals with topics that have been at the centre of recent ... More

IslamBetween Message and History

Islam: Between Message and History

Abdelmadjid Charfi and David Bond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639670
eISBN:
9780748653188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639670.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book could easily be called ‘A Guide for the Modern Muslim’. The author spells out what, for him, is the essential message of Islam, followed by a history of its unfolding through the person of ... More

Islam and the Prayer EconomyHistory and Authority in a Malian Town

Islam and the Prayer Economy: History and Authority in a Malian Town

Benjamin Soares

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622856
eISBN:
9780748670635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622856.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

In a work that challenges the notion that fundamentalism is an appropriate analytical frame for understanding Muslim societies, Benjamin Soares explores different, and often seemingly contradictory, ... More

Islam, Christianity and the Mystic JourneyA Comparative Exploration

Islam, Christianity and the Mystic Journey: A Comparative Exploration

Ian Richard Netton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640829
eISBN:
9780748653263
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640829.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This comparison of Islamic and Christian mysticism focuses on the mystic journey in the two faith traditions — the journey that every believer must make and which leads to the Divine. The author ... More

Islam, Christianity and TraditionA Comparative Exploration

Islam, Christianity and Tradition: A Comparative Exploration

Ian Richard Netton

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623914
eISBN:
9780748653119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623914.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book offers a unique comparative exploration of the role of tradition in Islam and Christianity. The idea of ‘tradition’ has enjoyed a variety of senses and definitions in Islam and ... More

Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Islamic Finance in the Global Economy

Ibrahim Warde

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748612161
eISBN:
9780748653072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748612161.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the past decade, Islamic finance has grown at rates exceeding 20 per cent a year, and is now a US $200 billion industry, with operations in over seventy countries. This book explains the paradox ... More

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