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The Animal in Ottoman Egypt

The Animal in Ottoman Egypt

Alan Mikhail

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199315277
eISBN:
9780199369232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315277.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book tells the story of Ottoman Egypt’s political, social, economic, and environmental transformations between 1517 and 1882 through the history of human-animal relations. Its main contention is ... More

Arts of AllusionObject, Ornament, and Architecture in Medieval Islam

Arts of Allusion: Object, Ornament, and Architecture in Medieval Islam

Margaret S. Graves

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190695910
eISBN:
9780190695941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695910.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The art of the object reached unparalleled heights in the medieval Islamic world, yet the deep intellectual dimensions of ceramics, metalwares, and other plastic arts in this milieu have not always ... More

Becoming OttomansSephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era

Becoming Ottomans: Sephardi Jews and Imperial Citizenship in the Modern Era

Julia Phillips Cohen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199340408
eISBN:
9780199388882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199340408.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, History of Religion

Becoming Ottomans is the first book to tell the story of Jewish political integration into a modern Islamic empire. It begins with the process set in motion by the imperial state reforms ... More

Beyond the Arab Cold WarThe International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68

Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68

Asher Orkaby

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618445
eISBN:
9780190618476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618445.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

Beyond the Arab Cold War brings the Yemen Civil War (1962–68) to the forefront of modern Middle East history, in a comprehensive account that features multilingual and multinational archives and oral ... More

British Imperialism and ‘the Tribal Question’Desert Administration and Nomadic Societies in the Middle East, 1919-1936

British Imperialism and ‘the Tribal Question’: Desert Administration and Nomadic Societies in the Middle East, 1919-1936

Robert S. G. Fletcher

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198729310
eISBN:
9780191796210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729310.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Middle East History

This book reconstructs the history of Britain’s presence in the deserts of the interwar Middle East, making the case for its significance to scholars of imperialism and of the region’s past. It tells ... More

Colonial Land Policies in Palestine, 1917–1936

Colonial Land Policies in Palestine, 1917–1936

Martin Bunton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199211081
eISBN:
9780191695797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199211081.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book focuses on the way in which the Palestine Mandate was part of a broader British imperial administration — a fact often masked by Jewish immigration and land purchase in Palestine. The ... More

Conceiving CitizensWomen and the Politics of Motherhood in Iran

Conceiving Citizens: Women and the Politics of Motherhood in Iran

Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195308860
eISBN:
9780190254292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195308860.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The role of women in Iran has commonly been viewed solely through the lens of religion, symbolized by veiled females subordinated by society. This book aims to explain how the role of women has been ... More

Concubines and CourtesansWomen and Slavery in Islamic History

Concubines and Courtesans: Women and Slavery in Islamic History

Matthew S. Gordon and Kathryn A. Hain (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190622183
eISBN:
9780190622213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190622183.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Medieval History

Concubines and Courtesans: Women and Slavery in Islamic History contains 16 essays that consider, from a variety of viewpoints, enslaved and freed women across medieval and premodern Islamic social ... More

Crisis, Collapse, Militarism and Civil WarThe History and Historiography of 18th Century Iran

Crisis, Collapse, Militarism and Civil War: The History and Historiography of 18th Century Iran

Michael Axworthy (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190250324
eISBN:
9780190250348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190250324.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Eighteenth-century Iran is of central significance to the modern history of the country, but as a field of study it has been neglected. It was a century of revolt, war, political disorder, anarchy ... More

Cross-Cultural Encounters and Conflicts

Cross-Cultural Encounters and Conflicts

Charles Issawi

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195118131
eISBN:
9780199854554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118131.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Among the forces shaping today's international landscape, those of cultural differences and conflicts are perhaps the most prominent. This collection of chapters has been written in the belief that a ... More

Cultures in ConflictChristians, Muslims and Jews in the Age of Discovery

Cultures in Conflict: Christians, Muslims and Jews in the Age of Discovery

Bernard Lewis

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102833
eISBN:
9780199854509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102833.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book uses the climatic year of 1492, a year laden with epic events and riven by political debate, to explore a clash of civilizations — between the Jews, Christendom, and Islam, as well as that ... More

Dwelling in the ArchiveWomen Writing House, Home, and History in Late Colonial India

Dwelling in the Archive: Women Writing House, Home, and History in Late Colonial India

Antoinette Burton

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195144253
eISBN:
9780199871919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144253.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book uses the writing of three 20th century Indian women to interrogate the status of the traditional archive, reading their memoirs, fictions, and histories as counter-narratives of colonial ... More

Fezzes in the RiverIdentity Politics and European Diplomacy in the Middle East on the Eve of World War II

Fezzes in the River: Identity Politics and European Diplomacy in the Middle East on the Eve of World War II

Sarah D. Shields

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393316
eISBN:
9780199894376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393316.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, European Modern History

When the young Republic of Turkey claimed the Sanjak of Alexandretta in 1936, France resisted, insisting that the province was part of the French mandate for Syria. The contest over territory pitted ... More

The Great Game of GenocideImperialism, Nationalism, and the Destruction of the Ottoman Armenians

The Great Game of Genocide: Imperialism, Nationalism, and the Destruction of the Ottoman Armenians

Donald Bloxham

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199273560
eISBN:
9780191699689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273560.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book addresses the origins, development, and aftermath of the Armenian genocide in a reappraisal based on primary and secondary sources from all the major parties involved. Rejecting the ... More

Israel's Clandestine Diplomacies

Israel's Clandestine Diplomacies

Clive Jones and Tore T. Petersen (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199330669
eISBN:
9780199388196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330669.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

For over sixty years, the state of Israel has proved adept at practising clandestine diplomacy—about which little is known, as one might expect. These hitherto undisclosed episodes in Israel’s ... More

Land of ProgressPalestine in the Age of Colonial Development, 1905-1948

Land of Progress: Palestine in the Age of Colonial Development, 1905-1948

Jacob Norris

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669363
eISBN:
9780191750786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669363.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

Histories of Palestine in the pre-1948 period usually assume the emergent Arab-Zionist conflict to be the central axis around which all change revolves. In contrast, this book suggests an alternative ... More

The Libyan Revolution and its Aftermath

The Libyan Revolution and its Aftermath

Peter Cole and Brian McQuinn (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190210960
eISBN:
9780190492151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210960.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book offers a novel, incisive and wide-ranging account of Libya's “17 February Revolution” by tracing how critical towns, communities and political groups helped to shape its course. Each ... More

Monsoon RevolutionRepublicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

It describes its three purposes: historical retrieval of the Dhufar revolution, revision of modern Omani history, and contextualisation of local events in a manner that accounts for their global and ... More

Nixon, Kissinger, and the ShahThe United States and Iran in the Cold War

Nixon, Kissinger, and the Shah: The United States and Iran in the Cold War

Roham Alvandi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199375691
eISBN:
9780199375721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375691.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Middle East History

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last shah of Iran, is often remembered as a pliant instrument of American power during the Cold War. In this book Roham Alvandi offers a revisionist account of the shah’s ... More

The Ottoman Age of Exploration

The Ottoman Age of Exploration

Giancarlo Casale

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377828
eISBN:
9780199775699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377828.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In 1517, the Ottoman Sultan Selim nullthe Grimnull conquered Egypt and brought his empire for the first time in history into direct contact with the trading world of the Indian Ocean. During the ... More

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