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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

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

Women, Writing and the Iraqi Ba'thist StateContending Discourses of Resistance and Collaboration, 1968-2003

Women, Writing and the Iraqi Ba'thist State: Contending Discourses of Resistance and Collaboration, 1968-2003

Hawraa Al-Hassan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474441759
eISBN:
9781474491341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441759.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The book examines the trajectory of the state sponsored novel in Iraq and considers the ways in which explicitly political and/or ideological texts functioned as resistive counter narratives. It ... More

The Art of MinoritiesCultural Representation in Museums of the Middle East and North Africa

The Art of Minorities: Cultural Representation in Museums of the Middle East and North Africa

Virginie Rey (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474443760
eISBN:
9781474491334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443760.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The idea of the museum as a space committed to dialogue and inclusive representation which is paramount to museology in the Global North has had trouble finding ground in the Middle East and North ... More

The Kurds in Erdoğan's TurkeyBalancing Identity, Resistance and Citizenship

The Kurds in Erdoğan's Turkey: Balancing Identity, Resistance and Citizenship

William Gourlay

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474459198
eISBN:
9781474491242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459198.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book examines the circumstances of the Kurds in 21st-century Turkey under the hegemony of the AKP government and presidency of Recep Tayyip Erdoǧan. Recording Kurdish voices from Istanbul and ... More

HydrofictionsWater, Power and Politics in Israeli and Palestinian Literature

Hydrofictions: Water, Power and Politics in Israeli and Palestinian Literature

Hannah Boast

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474443807
eISBN:
9781474491310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443807.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Hydrofictions identifies water as a new topic of literary and cultural analysis at a critical moment for the world’s water resources, focusing on the urgent context of Israel/Palestine. It argues for ... More

Shi'a Minorities in the Contemporary WorldMigration, Transnationalism and Multilocality

Shi'a Minorities in the Contemporary World: Migration, Transnationalism and Multilocality

Oliver Scharbrodt and Yafa Shanneik (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474430371
eISBN:
9781474464895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474430371.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Global migration flows in the 20th century have seen the emergence of Muslim diaspora and minority communities in Europe, North America and other parts of the world. While there is a growing body of ... More

Sacred Place and Sacred Time in the Medieval Islamic Middle EastAn Historical Perspective

Sacred Place and Sacred Time in the Medieval Islamic Middle East: An Historical Perspective

Daniella Talmon-Heller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474460965
eISBN:
9781474480772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460965.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Focusing on the construction of sanctity and its manifestations in individual devotions, formal ceremonies and communal rites, this book offers a fresh perspective on religious culture in the ... More

Secularism in the Arab WorldContexts, Ideas and Consequences

Secularism in the Arab World: Contexts, Ideas and Consequences

Aziz al-Azmeh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474447461
eISBN:
9781474480697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447461.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book provides a study of secularisation and secularism in the Arab World, between middle of the nineteenth century and the end of the twentieth. It approaches the its subject in the modern ... More

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