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Although seemingly straightforward in its telling of events from the opening of the Parliament in alte 1908 to the re-capture of constitutional government in early 1913, this book is built upon a premise that is fundamentally different from previous studies. Whereas previous studies dealt with ...
Edited by Frederick De Jong and Bernd Radtke
This collection of papers provides a comprehensive survey of controversies and polemics concerning Islamic mysticism from the formative period of Islam till the present. It adds substantially to our knowledge of the history of Islamic mysticism, and of present-day anti-Sufi fundamentalist ...
Shīr Muḥammad Mīrāb Mūnis and Muḥammad Rizā Mīrāb Āgahī. Translated from Chaghatay and annotated by Yuri Bregel
An extensively annotated translation from Chaghatay of one of the most important Central Asian historical works, a valuable source for the study of Central Asian history, written in Khiva in the early 19th century.
John O. Hunwick
Al-Sa‘dī's Ta’rīkh Al-Sūdān is a major source for the history of Timbuktu and the Songhay empire. This first English translation includes abundant annotation, and is followed by English translations of several other contemporary texts. This publication has also been published in paperback, ...
This translation of the Arabic Funj Chronicle gives an account of the history of the Nilotic Sudan from 910/1504-5 to 1288/1871 with increasing detail from the mid-twelfth-century, especially the period of Turco-Egyptian rule.
This pioneering work, dealing with Islamic theories and practices of breastfeeding, provides a unique point of view on the lives of women and children, on family structure, and on marriage strategies in premodern as well as contemporary Muslim societies.
This in-depth analysis of French trade in Istanbul in the eighteenth century deals extensively with the nature and mechanisms of this trade, Ottoman monetary and financial history, bills of exchange, Ottoman traders and guilds, and Ottoman economic integration with Europe.
This source publication of the unique series of the Ottoman-Polish treaties provides fascinating information on the political relations of the Porte with its northern neighbor, as well as on the Christian-Muslim contacts in early modern Eastern Europe.
Nur Bilge Criss
This book is a contribution to the theme of change and continuity from the Ottoman Empire to the Turkish Republic, as well as an analysis of means of resistance to foreign occupation.
Richard van Leeuwen
This study presents a new approach to the phenomenon of Muslim pious foundations, or waqfs, focussing on the evolution of the institution in the urban context and the elaboration of the legal framework to accommodate the urban system of control. Taking Damascus as an example, it is shown how the ...
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