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The Culture of IslamChanging Aspects of Contemporary Muslim Life

The Culture of Islam: Changing Aspects of Contemporary Muslim Life

Lawrence Rosen

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226726137
eISBN:
9780226726144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226726144.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book illuminates key aspects of Muslim life and how central tenets of that life are being challenged and culturally refashioned. Through a series of poignant tales—from the struggle by a group ... More

Healing the Land and the NationMalaria and the Zionist Project in Palestine, 1920-1947

Healing the Land and the Nation: Malaria and the Zionist Project in Palestine, 1920-1947

Sandra M. Sufian

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226779355
eISBN:
9780226779386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226779386.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book traces the relationships between disease, hygiene, politics, geography, and nationalism in British Mandatory Palestine between the world wars. Taking up the case of malaria control in ... More

Reading Clocks, Alla TurcaTime and Society in the Late Ottoman Empire

Reading Clocks, Alla Turca: Time and Society in the Late Ottoman Empire

Avner Wishnitzer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226257723
eISBN:
9780226257860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226257860.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The way the Ottomans used clocks down to the end of the nineteenth century conformed to the inner logic of their temporal culture and did not disturb its coherence. However, this fabric of practice ... More

Under Osman's TreeThe Ottoman Empire, Egypt, and Environmental History

Under Osman's Tree: The Ottoman Empire, Egypt, and Environmental History

Alan Mikhail

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226427171
eISBN:
9780226427201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226427201.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book is an argument for Middle East environmental history. Focusing on the Ottoman Empire—the longest-lasting and most important political power in the Middle East over the last millennium—and ... More

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