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The Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisia

The Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisia

Ismael M. Montana

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044828
eISBN:
9780813046419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044828.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book provides a case study of slavery and its abolition in Ottoman Tunisia, one of the smallest countries in North Africa and the first to abolish the longstanding institution of slavery in the ... More

Algerians without BordersThe Making of a Global Frontier Society

Algerians without Borders: The Making of a Global Frontier Society

Allan Christelow

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037554
eISBN:
9780813043975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037554.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book presents a new framework for understanding the history of Algeria and its global connections from the late eighteenth century to the present day. It focuses on the movement of people ... More

A Civil Society DeferredThe Tertiary Grip of Violence in the Sudan

A Civil Society Deferred: The Tertiary Grip of Violence in the Sudan

Abdullahi A. Gallab

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036885
eISBN:
9780813041827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036885.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book chronicles the sociopolitical history and development of violence in the Sudan, and explores how it has crippled the state, retarded the development of a national identity, and ravaged the ... More

Contentious Politics in the Middle EastPolitical Opposition under Authoritarianism

Contentious Politics in the Middle East: Political Opposition under Authoritarianism

Holger Albrecht (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034744
eISBN:
9780813039077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034744.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Scholarship examining the governments in the Middle East and North Africa rarely focuses on opposition movements, since those countries tend to be ruled by a centralized, often authoritarian ... More

The Convergence of Judaism and IslamReligious, Scientific, and Cultural Dimensions

The Convergence of Judaism and Islam: Religious, Scientific, and Cultural Dimensions

Michael M. Laskier and Yaacov Lev (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036496
eISBN:
9780813041810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036496.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book offers a fresh examination of Muslim and Jewish cultural interactions during the medieval and early modern periods. The fifteen interdisciplinary studies assembled here investigate the ... More

The Divergence of Judaism and IslamInterdependence, Modernity, and Political Turmoil

The Divergence of Judaism and Islam: Interdependence, Modernity, and Political Turmoil

Michael M. Laskier and Yaacov Lev (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037516
eISBN:
9780813042107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037516.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book offers a panoply of diverse interdisciplinary perspectives on the final chapter of Jewish minority life within the Islamic orbit, on Islam and Judaism as religions, and on the contemporary ... More

Fertile BondsBedouin Class, Kinship, and Gender in the Bekaa Valley

Fertile Bonds: Bedouin Class, Kinship, and Gender in the Bekaa Valley

Suzanne E. Joseph

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044613
eISBN:
9780813046389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044613.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The gulf in birth and death rates between rich and poor countries is well documented, but little is actually known about demographic disparities between local class or status groups within most ... More

The Generalship of MuhammadBattles and Campaigns of the Prophet of Allah

The Generalship of Muhammad: Battles and Campaigns of the Prophet of Allah

Russ Rodgers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037660
eISBN:
9780813043104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037660.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the burning deserts of Arabia came an insurgency that would later conquer the Sasanid Persian Empire and overrun large portions of Byzantine territory. But before this could happen, the important ... More

Girls of the FactoryA Year with the Garment Workers of Morocco

Girls of the Factory: A Year with the Garment Workers of Morocco

M. Laetitia Cairoli

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035611
eISBN:
9780813039206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035611.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In Morocco today, the idea of female laborers is generally frowned upon. Yet despite this, many women are beginning to find work in factories. The author of this book spent a year in the ancient city ... More

An Incurable PastNasser's Egypt Then and Now

An Incurable Past: Nasser's Egypt Then and Now

Meriam N. Belli

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044040
eISBN:
9780813046235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044040.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book is a history of vernacular experiences of the 1950s and 1960s in Egypt. It focuses on schooling, conflict, and spirituality and discusses the political and cultural legacy of the Nasser ... More

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