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Kais M. Firro
Unlike their coreligionists in Lebanon and Syria, the Druzes in Israel are facing severe questions of identity. Weaving together a wealth of social, economic and political aspects, the author shows how Zionist policies of cooptation and separation are behind the ever growing sense of alienation ...
Edited by Endre Stiansen and Michael Kevane
This edited volume explores the history, social structure and economy of Kordofan in the Sudan. Representing several academic disciplines, each chapter is concerned with the long-term incorporation - through invasions - of the region into wider socio-political and economic structures.
This is an important work for all those interested in modern Turkey. In this indepth study of Inönü (1884-1973), Prime Minister and President (1938-1950) of Turkey, Metin Heper gives surprising insights into Inönü and his role in Turkish politics and the consolidation of democracy in Turkey.
Allen J. Frank
This monograph offers a new approach in the study of identity among the Muslims of Russia, examining the role of oral and written historiography in the formation of sacred and secular identities among the Tatars and Bashkirs.
Arie Arnon, with Israel Luski, Avia Spivak and Jimmy Weinblatt
This book offers the only comprehensive overview of the Palestinian economy in the West Bank and Gaza during the last thirty years. The book analyses past trends, present conditions and alternative arrangements for the future. A comprehensive data set presents, for the first time, a detailed ...
The important issue of state-religion relationship in the Middle East is investigated through a sophisticated analysis of state fatwas and of the public and institutional role of the Egyptian State Mufti from 1895 to present.
Edited by Ulrike Freitag and William G. Clarence-Smith
The story of Hadhramaut and its diaspora illuminates significant aspects of Indian Ocean history, notably the role of non-Western merchants, Islamisation and controversies within Islam, British clashes with the Ottomans, and social transformations through migration.
Sara R. Farris, Goldsmiths University of London
Providing a detailed reconstruction of the concept of personality within Weber’s systematic studies of world religions, this book shows its complex development within three related problematics associated with Weber’s influential comparative historical sociology – individuation, politics and ...
C.A.O. van Nieuwenhuijze
This book probes, from various angles, into the forever problematic relationship between the Middle East and Western Europe, between a revitalizing Islamic and a post-Christian civilization. In singling out the intercultural nature of events and clashes, it advances an innovative, interactive ...
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