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Kemal H. Karpat
This book comprises a collection of articles and essays published in a variety of journals during the past decades covering the political, cultural and social developments in Turkey since 1960.
Edited by/Edité par Nadine Méouchy and/et Peter Sluglett with/avec la collaboration amicale de Gérard Khoury and/et Geoffrey Schad
This collection of thirty papers represents the first broad attempt to compares the application and effects of British and French mandatory rule on the newly-created states of Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine. Syria, Lebanon and Transjordan between the early 1920s and the late 1940s.
Toufic K. Gaspard
This book assesses the laissez-faire strategy for economic development, based on Lebanon’s unique experience during 1948-2002. It also analyzes the country’s industrialization performance, its monetary crisis in the mid-1980s, and the dynamics of the system from a Post-Keynesian perspective.
Dance and Authenticity is a fascinating parallel ethnography, showing how the ethnography of dance forms contributes to evolving notions of collective national and political identity in a context of unequal power.
This history of Hadhramaut in the 19th and 20th centuries shows the fascinating influence of diasporic merchants and scholars in the Indian Ocean on the evolution of their tribal homeland. It argues that international networks contributed to the formation of a modernity that was adapted to local ...
This book deals with the discourse on Kurdishness and the development of the Kurdish national movement from its inception at the end of the 19th century to the late 1930's by using as source the Kurdish press, open letters, propaganda brochures and a novel.
David A. King
Edited by Charles Burnett, Jan P. Hogendijk, Kim Plofker and Michio Yano
This book offers an annotated English translation of one of the oldest pharmacological works preserved in the Arabic language, viz. The small dispensatory of Sābūr ibn Sahl (d. 869 CE). The translation is framed by an introductory study and various glossaries.
Edited by David C. Reisman, with the assistance of Ahmed H. al-Rahim
This collection of papers addresses a variety of aspects of the life and thought of the medieval philosopher Avicenna including his reception of Classical philosophy, his views on topics such as metaphysics, psychology and medicine, and the recpeption of his thought by later authors.
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