Struggle and Survival in the Modern Middle East (Society & Culture in the Modern Middle East)

Struggle and Survival in the Modern Middle East (Society & Culture in the Modern Middle East)

By: Edmund Burke (author)Hardback

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Middle Eastern societies and ordinary people's lives, Edmund Burke, III. Part 1 Precolonial lives: Assaf - a peasant of Mount Lebanon, Akram F. Khater and Antoine F. Khater; Yishaq Ben Ya'is Halewi - a Moroccan reformer, Daniel Schroeter; Shemisgul - a circassian slave in mid-nineteenth-century Cairo, Ehud R. Toledano; journeymen textile weavers in nineteenth-century Damascus - a collective biography, Sherry Vatter; Ahmad - a Kuwaiti pearl diver, Nels Johnson; Mohand N'Hamoucha - Middle atlas berber, Edmund Burke, III; Ramadam al-Suwayhli - hero of the Libyan resistance, Lisa Anderson; Bibi Maryam - a Bakhtiyari tribal woman, Julie Oehler. Part 2 Colonial lives: the Shaykh and his daughter - coping in colonial Algeria, Julia Clancy-Smith; Izz al-Din al-Qassam - preacher and "Mujahid", Abdullah Schleifer; Abu Ali al-Kilawi - a Damascus "Qabaday", Philip S. Khoury; M'hamed Ali - Tunisian labour organizer, Eqbal Ahmad and Stuart Schaar; Muhammad El Merid - the man who became "Qaid", David Seddon; Hagob Hagobian - an Armenian truck driver in Iran, David N. Yaghoubian; Naji - an Iraqi country doctor, Sami Zubaida; Muhammad Ameur - a Tunisian comrade, Kenneth Brown. Part 3 Contemporary lives: Migdim - Egyptian Bedouin matriarch, Lila Abu-Lughod; Amir Agha - an Iranian worker, Fakhreddin Azimi; Rostam - Qashqa'i rebel, Lois Beck; an Iranian village boyhood, Mehdi Abedi and Michael M.J. Fischer; Gulab - an Afghan schoolteacher, Ashraf Ghani; Sumaya - a Lebanese housemaid, Leila Fawaz; Abu Jamal - A Palestinian urban villages, Joost Hiltermann; Haddou - a Moroccan migrant worker, David McMurray.

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  • ISBN13: 9781850436058
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9781850436058
  • ISBN10: 1850436053

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