A global Middle East: mobility, materiality and culture in the modern age, 1880-1940

Publication infos:
London, I.B. Tauris, 2015
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Number of pages:
xiii, 377 p.
Library of Middle East history ; 50
Part I: Global Networks, Local Networking. 1. Reading Gottlieb Schumacher's The Jaulan (1888) / Cyrus Schayegh. 2. The Emir and the Sea: The Rise and Fall of 'Abdullahi Muhammad b. 'Ali Abdashakur, Harar's Last Emir / Avishai Ben Dror. Part II: People on the Move. 3. Educational Mobility and Globalization: Universities in Cairo between Competition and Standardisation 1900-1950 / Valeska Huber. 4. Urban change, migration and sex work in early nineteenth century Cairo / Francesca Biancani. 5. Jews on the Move during the Late Ottoman Period / Yaron Ben Naeh. 6. Global Migration into Late Ottoman Jaffa as reflected in the Arab-Palestinian newspaper Filastin (1911-13) / Evi Dierauff. Part III: Objects and Related Practices on the Move. 7. Papers for Going, Papers for Staying: Identification and Documentation in the East Mediterranean / Will Hanley. 8. Travelling Substances, Travelling Meanings: Hashish-Related Activities and Attitudes in Mandatory Palestine / Haggai Ram. 9. On the Diffusion of 'Small' Western Technologies in the Middle East During the Era of the First Modern Globalization / Uri Kupferschmidt. 10. Bees on Camels: Technologies of Movement in Late Ottoman Palestine / Tamar Novick. 11. Muhammad 'Abduh and His World: Re-imagining Islam in the Period of the First Modern Globalization / Johann Busseow. 12. New practices: Arab Printing, Publishing and Mass Reading / Ami Ayalon. 13. The Movement of Feminist Ideas: The Case of Kadinlar Dünyast / Elife Bicher-Deveci. 14. Globalization and the Creation of Imagined Communities of Islam / Joachim Langer
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956 HEIA 112013

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