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We are ImazighenThe Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture

We are Imazighen: The Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture

Fazia Aïtel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813049397
eISBN:
9780813050164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049397.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

We Are Imazighen: The Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture is about the emergence of Berber identity, specifically that of the Kabyles, within the ... 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 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

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

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

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

War and State Building in the Middle East

War and State Building in the Middle East

Rolf Schwarz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037929
eISBN:
9780813042138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037929.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book addresses the strengths and weaknesses of the authoritarian-regime governments commonly found in the Middle East, particularly among oil-rich countries. In this region, war has interacted ... 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

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

Struggling for a Just PeaceIsraeli and Palestinian Activism in the Second Intifada

Struggling for a Just Peace: Israeli and Palestinian Activism in the Second Intifada

Maia Carter Hallward

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036526
eISBN:
9780813041797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036526.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Beginning in 2004, after the mainstream peace movement collapsed due in part to the outbreak of the second intifada, the author of this book, Maia Hallward, spent most of a year observing the work of ... More

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