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Between the Ottomans and the EntenteThe First World War in the Syrian and Lebanese Diaspora, 1908-1925

Between the Ottomans and the Entente: The First World War in the Syrian and Lebanese Diaspora, 1908-1925

Stacy D. Fahrenthold

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190872137
eISBN:
9780190872168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872137.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

Between the Ottomans and the Entente is the first social history of the First World War written from the perspective of the Arab diasporas in the United States, Brazil, and Argentina. The war between ... More

Mirrored LossA Yemeni Woman's Life Story

Mirrored Loss: A Yemeni Woman's Life Story

Gabriele vom Bruck

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190917289
eISBN:
9780190055936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917289.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Mirrored Loss tells the story of Amat al-Latif al Wazir, only daughter of 'Abdullah al-Wazir, the leader of Yemen's constitutional movement of the mid-twentieth century for reform of the autocratic ... More

The HijazThe First Islamic State

The Hijaz: The First Islamic State

Malik Dahlan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190909727
eISBN:
9780190943226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909727.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book offers an alternative vision of Islamic governance through the history and promise of The Hijaz, the first state of Islam. The Hijaz, in the west of present-day Saudi Arabia, was the first ... 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

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

Turkestan and the Rise of Eurasian EmpiresA Study of Politics and Invented Traditions

Turkestan and the Rise of Eurasian Empires: A Study of Politics and Invented Traditions

Ali Anooshahr

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190693565
eISBN:
9780190693596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693565.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

It has long been known that the origins of the early modern dynasties of the Ottomans, Safavids, Mughals, Mongols, and Shibanids in the sixteenth century go back to “Turco-Mongol” or “Turcophone” war ... More

The Future of Iran's PastNizam al-Mulk Remembered

The Future of Iran's Past: Nizam al-Mulk Remembered

Neguin Yavari

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190855109
eISBN:
9780190943219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855109.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Future of Iran's Past: Nizam al-Mulk Remembered is a critical study of the life and afterlife of Nizam al-Mulk (1018-92), celebrated Persian vizier and stalwart figure of power and authority in ... 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

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

The Soviet-Israeli War, 1967-1973The USSR's Military Intervention  in the Egyptian-Israeli Conflict

The Soviet-Israeli War, 1967-1973: The USSR's Military Intervention in the Egyptian-Israeli Conflict

Isabella Ginor and Gideon Remez

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190693480
eISBN:
9780190943240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190693480.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Russia's forceful re-entry into the Middle Eastern arena, and the accentuated continuity of Soviet policy and methods of the 1960s and '70s, highlight the topicality of this groundbreaking study, ... More

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