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Jewish Medical Practitioners in the Medieval Muslim WorldA Collective Biography

Jewish Medical Practitioners in the Medieval Muslim World: A Collective Biography

Efraim Lev

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474483971
eISBN:
9781474495592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474483971.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book aims to bring together all available biographical data on Jewish medical practitioners (physicians and pharmacists) across all the socio-economic strata, living in urban as well as in rural ... More

The Last Muslim IntellectualThe Life and Legacy of Jalal Al-e Ahmad

The Last Muslim Intellectual: The Life and Legacy of Jalal Al-e Ahmad

Hamid Dabashi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474479288
eISBN:
9781474495509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474479288.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The first comprehensive social and intellectual biography of Jalal Al-e Ahmad, this book explores the life and legacy of Jalal Al-e Ahmad (1923-69), arguably the most prominent Iranian public ... More

Qur'anic StoriesGod, Revelation and the Audience

Qur'anic Stories: God, Revelation and the Audience

Leyla Ozgur Alhassen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474483179
eISBN:
9781474495448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474483179.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book approaches the Qur’ān as a literary, religious and oral text that affects its audience, drawing on narratology, rhetoric and Qur’ānic studies to develop a new methodology to analyze stories ... More

Religion, Identity and PowerTurkey and the Balkans in the Twenty-First Century

Religion, Identity and Power: Turkey and the Balkans in the Twenty-First Century

Ahmet Erdi Öztürk

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474474689
eISBN:
9781474495431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474474689.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Turkey and its recent ethno-religious transformation have had a strong impact on the state identity and country’s relation to the Balkan Peninsula. This book examines Turkey’s ethno-religious ... More

Jihadi Audiovisuality and its EntanglementsMeanings, Aesthetics, Appropriations

Jihadi Audiovisuality and its Entanglements: Meanings, Aesthetics, Appropriations

Christoph Günther and Simone Pfeifer (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474467513
eISBN:
9781474495530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467513.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This volume situates jihadi audio-visual media within a global communicative web, and provides perspectives that relate the production and dissemination of jihadi images and sound to various forms of ... More

Peace Processes in Northern Ireland and TurkeyRethinking Conflict Resolution

Peace Processes in Northern Ireland and Turkey: Rethinking Conflict Resolution

I. Aytaç Kadioğlu

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474479325
eISBN:
9781474495479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474479325.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book assesses the impact of political, non-violent resolution efforts in the Northern Irish and Turkish-Kurdish peace processes. It offers an important contribution to conflict-resolution ... More

Ageing in the Modern Arabic Novel

Ageing in the Modern Arabic Novel

Samira Aghacy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474466752
eISBN:
9781474491235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466752.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

There are more than 15 million people over age 65 currently living in the Arab world, yet little attention has been paid to the cultural significance of growing old. The book recognizes the ... More

Henrietta Liston's TravelsThe Turkish Journals, 1812-1820

Henrietta Liston's Travels: The Turkish Journals, 1812-1820

Patrick Hart, Valerie Kennedy, and Dora Petherbridge (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474467353
eISBN:
9781474491303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474467353.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The book is the first print publication of Henrietta Liston’s Turkish Journals, a significant yet virtually unknown work of women’s travel writing. It is composed of the full text of the 1812-1814 ... More

How ISIS FightsMilitary Tactics in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Egypt

How ISIS Fights: Military Tactics in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Egypt

Omar Ashour

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474438216
eISBN:
9781474495554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474438216.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

How can a widely hated, massively outnumbered and ludicrously outgunned organisation expands to occupy over 120 cities, towns and villages from the Southern Philippines to Western Libya? How can it ... More

Islamic Manuscripts of Late Medieval Rum, 1270s-1370sProduction, Patronage and the Arts of the Book

Islamic Manuscripts of Late Medieval Rum, 1270s-1370s: Production, Patronage and the Arts of the Book

Cailah Jackson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474451482
eISBN:
9781474491372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474451482.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book is the first in-depth survey of illuminated manuscripts from late medieval Anatolia (Rum) before the rise of the Ottoman Empire. Between the Mongol invasions in the mid-thirteenth century ... More

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