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Rituals of Islamic MonarchyAccession and Succession in the First Muslim Empire

Rituals of Islamic Monarchy: Accession and Succession in the First Muslim Empire

Andrew Marsham

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625123
eISBN:
9780748653157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625123.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This history explores the ceremony of the oath of allegiance to the caliph from the time of the Prophet Muhammad until the fragmentation of the caliphate in the late ninth and tenth centuries in ... More

The Scots Imagination and Modern Memory

The Scots Imagination and Modern Memory

Andrew Blaikie

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748617869
eISBN:
9780748653515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617869.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

How do people relate to places and the past? Visions of nation and community, from Adam Ferguson's ideas on the development of civil society to John Grierson's pioneering of documentary film, reflect ... More

Scottish Ethnicity and the Making of New Zealand Society, 1850-1930

Scottish Ethnicity and the Making of New Zealand Society, 1850-1930

Tanja Bueltmann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641550
eISBN:
9780748653553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641550.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The Scots accounted for around a quarter of all UK-born immigrants to New Zealand between 1861 and 1945, but have only been accorded scant attention in New Zealand histories, specialist immigration ... More

Scottish HistoryThe Power of the Past

Scottish History: The Power of the Past

Edward J Cowan and Richard J Finlay

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748614196
eISBN:
9780748653317
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614196.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book examines the power of the past upon the present. It shows how generations of Scots have exploited and reshaped history to meet the needs of a series of presents, from the conquest of the ... More

Scottish Independence and the Idea of BritainFrom the Picts to Alexander III

Scottish Independence and the Idea of Britain: From the Picts to Alexander III

Dauvit Broun

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623600
eISBN:
9780748653416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623600.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

When did Scots first think of Scotland as an independent kingdom? What did they think was Scotland's place in Britain before the age of Wallace and Bruce? The answers argued in this book offer a ... More

The Scottish Parliament under Charles II, 1660-1685

The Scottish Parliament under Charles II, 1660-1685

Gillian MacIntosh

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624577
eISBN:
9780748653409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624577.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

On 14 May 1660, Charles II, restored to the throne of his father, was proclaimed king of Great Britain and Ireland at the market-cross of Edinburgh, bringing to an end over twenty years of internal ... More

Scottish Presbyterians and the Act of Union 1707

Scottish Presbyterians and the Act of Union 1707

Jeffrey Stephen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625055
eISBN:
9780748653423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625055.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Set against the background of post-revolution Scottish ecclesiastical politics, this book addresses the hitherto largely neglected religious dimension to the debates on Anglo–Scottish Union. Focusing ... More

The SeljuqsPolitics, Society and Culture

The Seljuqs: Politics, Society and Culture

Christian Lange and Songul Mecit

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639946
eISBN:
9780748653294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639946.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Despite the many important developments and innovations traceable to the Seljuq period (fifth–seventh/eleventh–thirteenth centuries), the Seljuqs remain one of the understudied Muslim dynasties. This ... More

Sibawayh on ?imalah (Inclination)Text, Translation, Notes and Analysis

Sibawayh on ?imalah (Inclination): Text, Translation, Notes and Analysis

Solomon I. Sara

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627950
eISBN:
9780748653058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627950.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book on Ɂimālah (inclination) poses challenges to readers, both native and non-native speakers of Arabic. The challenge for the native, in part, is because this work was the first systematic ... More

Sovereignty After EmpireComparing the Middle East and Central Asia

Sovereignty After Empire: Comparing the Middle East and Central Asia

Sally N. Cummings and Raymond Hinnebusch

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643042
eISBN:
9780748653270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643042.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

How does empire affect the route to successor sovereign state systems and the features of the sovereignty of these systems? This systematic comparison of empires and of their consequences for ... More

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