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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

Destroying YemenWhat Chaos in Arabia Tells Us about the World

Destroying Yemen: What Chaos in Arabia Tells Us about the World

Isa Blumi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520296138
eISBN:
9780520968783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296138.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The objective of Destroying Yemen is to put South Arabia within a framework of analysis that permits new ways to explore the global transformations driven by “liberalism and market economics” during ... 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

Good ArabsThe Israeli Security Agencies and the Israeli Arabs, 1948-1967

Good Arabs: The Israeli Security Agencies and the Israeli Arabs, 1948-1967

Hillel Cohen

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257672
eISBN:
9780520944886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257672.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Based on the reading of top-secret files of the Israeli police and the prime minister's office, this book exposes the full extent of the crucial, and, until now, willfully hidden history of ... More

Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

Great War and the Remaking of Palestine

Salim Tamari

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520291256
eISBN:
9780520965102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291256.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This rich history of Palestine in the last decade of the Ottoman Empire reveals the nation emerging as a cultural entity engaged in a vibrant intellectual, political, and social exchange of ideas and ... More

Imagined EmpiresA History of Revolt in Egypt

Imagined Empires: A History of Revolt in Egypt

Zeinab Abul-Magd

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520275522
eISBN:
9780520956537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275522.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Through a microhistory of Qina, a small province in Upper Egypt, this book investigates the history of five world empires that assumed hegemony in this province over the last five hundred years. It ... More

Israel's Occupation

Israel's Occupation

Neve Gordon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255302
eISBN:
9780520942363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255302.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This history of Israel's occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip allows us to see beyond the smoke screen of politics in order to make sense of the dramatic changes that have developed on the ... More

Land of Blue HelmetsThe United Nations and the Arab World

Land of Blue Helmets: The United Nations and the Arab World

Karim Makdisi and Vijay Prashad (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520286931
eISBN:
9780520961982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286931.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Born in 1945, the United Nations (UN) came to life in the Arab world. It was there that the UN dealt with early diplomatic challenges that helped shape its institutions such as peacekeeping and ... More

The Life and Times of the Shah

The Life and Times of the Shah

Gholam RezaAfkhami

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This biography is an insider's account of the life and times of Mohammad Reza Shah, who ruled from 1941 to 1979 as the last Iranian monarch. The book takes advantage of unparalleled access to a large ... More

Living with ColonialismNationalism and Culture in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan

Living with Colonialism: Nationalism and Culture in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan

Heather Sharkey

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235588
eISBN:
9780520929364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235588.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Histories written in the aftermath of empire have often featured conquerors and peasant rebels but have said little about the vast staffs of locally recruited clerks, technicians, teachers, and ... More

May Her Likes Be MultipliedBiography and Gender Politics in Egypt

May Her Likes Be Multiplied: Biography and Gender Politics in Egypt

Marilyn Booth

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224193
eISBN:
9780520925212
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224193.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book reveals the Arabic tradition of life-writing in an entirely new light. Though biography had long been male authored, in the late nineteenth century, short sketches by and about women began ... More

Morality TalesLaw and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab

Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab

Leslie Peirce

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228900
eISBN:
9780520926974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228900.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book delves into the life of a sixteenth-century Middle Eastern community, bringing to light the ways that women and men used their local law court to solve personal, family, and community ... More

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