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Title Views from the edge : essays in honor of Richard W. Bulliet / Neguin Yavari, Lawrence G. Potter, Jean-Marc Ran Oppenheim, editors.

Published New York ; Chichester [England] : Columbia University Press for the Middle East Institute, Columbia University, [2004]


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 UniM Bail  909.09767 VIEW    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxxviii, 346 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Doing It: Richard W. Bulliet and Islamic Studies / Fred Donner ix -- Richard W. Bulliet: Personal Observations / Leila Fawaz xix -- Richard W. Bulliet: Bibliography xxi -- Essays -- Trading Diaspora, State Building and the Idea of National Interest / Ina Baghdiantz-McCabe 3 -- Palestinian and Jordanian Views of the Balfour Declaration / Alexander Bligh 19 -- Standards of Living in East and West: England and Egypt Before and After the Black Death / Stuart J. Borsch 27 -- Ancient Iranian Ideas in a Modern Context: Aspects of Royal Legitimacy Under Muhammad Riza Shah Pahlavi / Jamsheed K. Choksy 45 -- A Note on Biblical Narrative and ̀Abbasid History / Tayeb El-Hibri 63 -- Historical Patterns of Higher Education for Women in Morocco Since Independence / Patricia C. Gloster-Coates 70 -- ̀Arib al-Ma'muniya: A Third/Ninth Century ̀Abbasid Courtesan / Matthew S. Gordon 86 -- Ideas of Amir Shakib Arslan Before and After the Collapse of the Ottoman Empire / Mahmoud Haddad 101 -- City Administration in Hafez's Shiraz / John Limbert 116 -- From Artistic Endeavor to Economic Enterprise; Horsemanship from the 18th to the 20th Centuries / Jean-Marc Ran Oppenheim 141 -- Capturing Imagination: The Buja and Medieval Islamic mappa mundi / Karen C. Pinto 154 -- Herat Under the Karts: Social and Political Forces / Lawrence G. Potter 184 -- Khurasan and the Crises of Legitimacy: A Comparative Historiographical Perspective / Parvaneh Pourshariati 208 -- Women in the Sectarian Politics of Lebanon / Sofia Saada 230 -- Islam, Italy's Internal Frontier / Ariel Salzmann 240 -- Rise of the Ottoman Empire: The Black Death in Medieval Anatolia and its Impact on Turkish Civilization / Uli Schamiloglu 255 -- "The Tomb of the Twelfth Imam" and Other Tales of Crime / Reeva Spector Simon 280 -- Islam on the Eighteenth-Century Stage: Voltaire's Mahomet Crosses the Atlantic / Denise A. Spellberg 291 -- Gendered Edge of Islam / Elizabeth Thompson 304 -- Polysemous Texts and Reductionist Readings: Women and Heresy in the Siyar al-Muluk / Neguin Yavari 322.
Other author Bulliet, Richard W.
Yavari, Neguin.
Potter, Lawrence G.
Oppenheim, Jean-Marc Ran.
Subject Islamic countries -- Civilization.
Islamic countries -- History.
Islamic countries -- Historiography.
ISBN 023113472X (cloth : alk. paper)