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  • SPACE IN MODERN EGYPTIAN FICTION
    YASMINE RAMADAN
    In 1960s Egypt a group of writers exploded onto the literary scene, transforming the aesthetic landscape. Space in Modern Egyptian Fiction explores how this literary generation presents a marked shift in the representation of rural, urban, and exilic space, reflecting a disappointment with the project of the postcolonial nation-state in Egypt. Combining a sociological approach ...
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    115,00 €

  • TURKEY'S NECROPOLITICAL LABORATORY
    BANU BARGU
    u003cpu003eThis book makes a strong case that Turkey's regime and its vicissitudes are dependent on a necropolitical undercurrent. Building on the insights of critical and contemporary theory, the essays address the multiple ways in which lives are brought into the fold of power. Once there, they are subjected to mechanisms of death and destruction, and to modalities of infrast...
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    120,00 €

  • MODERN ISLAMIC AUTHORITY AND SOCIAL CHANGE, VOLUME 1
    MASOODA BANO
    At the turn of the twenty-first century, scholarship and policy debate on Islam and Muslim societies has come to focus primarily on Islam's ability to make young Muslims gravitate towards anti-modernity movements. Many attribute Islamic militancy, as well as the general socio-economic and political stagnation experienced in some Muslim societies, to Islamic theological or legal...
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    45,00 €

  • MODERN ISLAMIC AUTHORITY AND SOCIAL CHANGE, VOLUME 2
    MASOODA BANO
    At the turn of the twenty-first century, scholarship and policy debate on Islam and Muslim societies has come to focus primarily on Islam's ability to make young Muslims gravitate towards anti-modernity movements. Many attribute Islamic militancy, as well as the general socio-economic and political stagnation experienced in some Muslim societies, to Islamic theological or legal...
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    35,00 €

  • HOW INFORMATION WARFARE SHAPED THE ARAB SPRING
    NATHANIEL GREENBERG
    On January 28 2011 WikiLeaks released documents from a cache of US State Department cables stolen the previous year. The Daily Telegraphin London published one of the memos with an article headlined 'Egypt protests: America's secret backing for rebel leaders behind uprising'. The effect of the revelation was immediate, helping set in motion an aggressive counter-narrative to th...
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    42,00 €

  • BLOGGING FROM EGYPT. DIGITAL LITERATURE, 2005-2016
    TERESA PEPE
    Six years before the Egyptian revolution of January 2011, many young Egyptians had resorted to blogging as a means of self-expression and literary creativity. This resulted in the emergence of a new literary genre: the autofictional blog. Such blogs are explored here as forms of digitalliterature, combining literary analysis and interviews with the authors. The blogs analysed g...
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    105,00 €

  • THE RISE OF ISLAMIC POLITICAL MOVEMENTS AND PARTIES
    ESEN KIRDIS
    Although regarded as a single community of Islamists, Islamic political movements utilise vastly different means to pursue their goals. This book examines why some Islamic movements facing the same socio-political structures pursue different political paths, while their counterparts in diverse contexts make similar political choices. Based on qualitative fieldwork involving per...
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    95,00 €

  • THE WORLD OF IMAGE IN ISLAMIC PHILOSOPHY
    L. W. C. VAN LIT
    One of the most controversial issues that divided Islamic philosophers and theologians during the Middle Ages was whether human beings would have a spiritual or bodily existence after death. The idea of a world of image was conceived as a solution, suggesting that there exists a world of non-physical (imagined) bodies, beyond our earthly existence. This world may be reached in ...
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    40,00 €

  • DEMOCRATISATION IN THE MAGHREB
    J. N. C. HILL
    The past few years have been a period of unprecedented political upheaval for the Maghreb. A protest which began in a provincial city in one of North Africa's quieter corners quickly engulfed the entire region. Presidents of decades standing were swept from office on waves of public discontent while their counterparts elsewhere nervously tried to calm the mob. In several places...
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    30,00 €

  • BYZANTINE MILITARY TACTICS IN SYRIA AND MESOPOTAMIA IN THE TENTH CENTURY
    GEORGIOS THEOTOKIS
    This book examines the strategies and military tactics of the Byzantines and their enemies in Eastern Anatolia, Syria and in Upper Mesopotamia in the tenth century. This period of conflict is difficult to define: it was too inactive to be called a 'war' but too active to be called a 'cold war'. Nevertheless, it was a 'war', even if it lacked the numerous pitched battles or prot...
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    115,00 €

  • POLITICAL PARTIES IN THE ARAB WORLD
    FRANCESCO CAVATORTA / LISE STORM
    The Middle East is a region notorious for political systems traditionally built around absolutist monarchs and military-dependent presidents. What is the role of political parties in such a context? How do they support or undermine such authoritarian forms of rule? What part have they played in the survival and transformation of political systems after the Arab uprisings? What ...
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    42,00 €

  • ADVANCED MEDIA ARABIC
    LAHLALI, EL MUSTAPHA
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    37,00 €35,15 €