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The Administration of Justice in Medieval EgyptFrom the 7th to the 12th Century

The Administration of Justice in Medieval Egypt: From the 7th to the 12th Century

Yaacov Lev

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459235
eISBN:
9781474480789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459235.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book discusses how justice was administrated and applied in medieval Egypt. The model that evolved during the early middle ages involved four judicial institutions: the cadi, the court of ... More

Armenians Beyond DiasporaMaking Lebanon their Own

Armenians Beyond Diaspora: Making Lebanon their Own

Tsolin Nalbantian

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474458566
eISBN:
9781474480703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458566.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

A socio-political and cultural history of the Armenians in Cold War Lebanon, this book argues that Armenians around the world – in the face of the Genocide, and despite the absence of an independent ... More

Israel/PalestineBorder Representations in Literature and Film

Israel/Palestine: Border Representations in Literature and Film

Drew Paul

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474456128
eISBN:
9781474480727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456128.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Since the early 1990s, Israel has greatly expanded a system checkpoints, walls and other barriers in the West Bank and Gaza that restrict Palestinian mobility. As a result, such border spaces have ... More

Jews and Palestinians in the Late Ottoman Era, 1908-1914Claiming the Homeland

Jews and Palestinians in the Late Ottoman Era, 1908-1914: Claiming the Homeland

Louis A. Fishman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474453998
eISBN:
9781474480758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453998.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Uncovering a history buried by competing nationalist narratives (Jewish, Arab and Palestinian) this book looks at how the late Ottoman era set the stage for the on-going Palestinian-Israeli conflict ... More

Palestinian Citizens of IsraelA History Through Fiction, 1948-2010

Palestinian Citizens of Israel: A History Through Fiction, 1948-2010

Manar H. Makhoul

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474459273
eISBN:
9781474480765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474459273.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Palestinian citizens in Israel are part of the Palestinian nation that was scattered and divided during the 1948 War (Nakba, a catastrophe), amidst which Israel was founded. Today, Palestinian ... 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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