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ArmeniaPortraits of Survival and Hope

Armenia: Portraits of Survival and Hope

Donald Miller

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234925
eISBN:
9780520929142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234925.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

A remarkable view of how geopolitics affects ordinary people, this book documents the lives of Armenians in the last two decades. Based on intimate interviews with 300 Armenians, it brings together ... More

Army of ShadowsPalestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917-1948

Army of Shadows: Palestinian Collaboration with Zionism, 1917-1948

Hillel Cohen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252219
eISBN:
9780520933989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252219.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Inspired by stories he heard in the West Bank as a child, the author of this biook uncovers here a hidden history central to the narrative of the Israel-Palestine conflict but for the most part ... More

Bread from StonesThe Middle East and the Making of Modern Humanitarianism

Bread from Stones: The Middle East and the Making of Modern Humanitarianism

Keith David Watenpaugh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520279308
eISBN:
9780520960800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279308.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Bread from Stones explores how modern humanitarianism evolved in the face of the historical experience of mass violence, starvation, human trafficking, and the displacement of millions in the early ... More

Coffins on Our ShouldersThe Experience of the Palestinian Citizens of Israel

Coffins on Our Shoulders: The Experience of the Palestinian Citizens of Israel

Dan Rabinowitz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244412
eISBN:
9780520938960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244412.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This historical and political analysis of the Arab-Israeli conflict combines the unique perspectives of two prominent segments of the Middle Eastern puzzle: Israeli Jews and the Palestinian citizens ... More

Courting ConflictThe Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza

Courting Conflict: The Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza

Lisa Hajjar

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241930
eISBN:
9780520937987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241930.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Israel's military court system, a centerpiece of Israel's apparatus of control in the West Bank and Gaza since 1967, has prosecuted hundreds of thousands of Palestinians. This book provides a rare ... More

The Culture of SectarianismCommunity, History, and Violence in Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Lebanon

The Culture of Sectarianism: Community, History, and Violence in Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Lebanon

Ussama Makdisi

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520218451
eISBN:
9780520922792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520218451.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Focusing on Ottoman Lebanon, this book shows how sectarianism was a manifestation of modernity that transcended the physical boundaries of a particular country. It challenges those who have viewed ... More

The Eastern Mediterranean and the Making of Global Radicalism, 1860-1914

The Eastern Mediterranean and the Making of Global Radicalism, 1860-1914

Ilham Khuri-Makdisi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262010
eISBN:
9780520945463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262010.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book establishes the existence of a special radical trajectory spanning four continents and linking Beirut, Cairo, and Alexandria between 1860 and 1914. The author shows that socialist and ... More

The Ethnographic StateFrance and the Invention of Moroccan Islam

The Ethnographic State: France and the Invention of Moroccan Islam

Edmund III Burke

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520273818
eISBN:
9780520957992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273818.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Alone among Muslim countries, Morocco is known for its national form of Islam, “Moroccan Islam.” This book argues that Moroccan Islam is far from timeless, that the discourse on Moroccan Islam was ... More

From the Indian Ocean to the MediterraneanThe Global Trade Networks of Armenian Merchants from New Julfa

From the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean: The Global Trade Networks of Armenian Merchants from New Julfa

Sebouh DavidAslanian

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266872
eISBN:
9780520947573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266872.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Drawing on a rich trove of documents, including correspondence not seen for 300 years, this study explores the emergence and growth of a remarkable global trade network operated by Armenian silk ... More

Gatekeepers of the Arab PastHistorians and History Writing in Twentieth-Century Egypt

Gatekeepers of the Arab Past: Historians and History Writing in Twentieth-Century Egypt

Yoav Di-Capua

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257320
eISBN:
9780520944817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257320.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This study illuminates the Egyptian experience of modernity by critically analyzing the foremost medium through which it was articulated: history. This comprehensive analysis of a Middle Eastern ... More

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