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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

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

Worldview, the Orichas, and SanteríaAfrica to Cuba and Beyond

Worldview, the Orichas, and Santería: Africa to Cuba and Beyond

Mercedes Cros Sandoval

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030203
eISBN:
9780813039565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030203.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introduction to the Afro-Cuban religion called Santería explores how it emerged and developed in Cuba out of transplanted Yoruba beliefs, and continues to spread and adjust to changing times and ... More

Yo Soy NegroBlackness in Peru

Yo Soy Negro: Blackness in Peru

Tanya Marie Golash-Boza

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035741
eISBN:
9780813038490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035741.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book addresses what it means to be black in Peru. Based on extensive ethnographic work in the country and informed by more than 80 interviews with Peruvians of African descent, this study ... More

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