Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 32 items for:

  • Middle East History x
Clear All

View:

Electrical PalestineCapital and Technology from Empire to Nation

Electrical Palestine: Capital and Technology from Empire to Nation

Fredrik Meiton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295889
eISBN:
9780520968486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295889.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Like electricity, political power travels through physical materials whose properties govern its flow. Electrical Palestine charts the construction of Palestine’s electric grid in the interwar period ... 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

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

States of SeparationTransfer, Partition, and the Making of the Modern Middle East

States of Separation: Transfer, Partition, and the Making of the Modern Middle East

Laura Robson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292154
eISBN:
9780520965669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292154.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In the interwar Eastern Mediterranean, European colonial modes of establishing land claims and controlling populations converged with a recent Ottoman past featuring desperate and violent efforts at ... 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

Sustaining ConflictApathy and Domination in Israel-Palestine

Sustaining Conflict: Apathy and Domination in Israel-Palestine

Katherine Natanel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520285255
eISBN:
9780520960794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285255.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In the wake of continuing violence in Israel-Palestine, Sustaining Conflict examines how occupation, colonization, and domination are maintained not only through social sanction and popular support ... More

Red SeaIn Search of Lost Space

Red Sea: In Search of Lost Space

Alexis Wick

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285910
eISBN:
9780520961265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285910.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The Red Sea has, from time immemorial, been one of the world's most navigated spaces, in the pursuit of trade, pilgrimage, and conquest. Yet this multidimensional history remains largely unrevealed ... 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

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

On TimeTechnology and Temporality in Modern Egypt

On Time: Technology and Temporality in Modern Egypt

On Barak

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276130
eISBN:
9780520956568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276130.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Westerners and non-Westerners alike tend to agree that the colonial and postcolonial worlds are characterized by “elastic” conceptions of time, whose origins are primordial. Such dispositions toward ... More

View: