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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
In the wake of the Ottoman Empire?s nineteenth-century reforms, as guilds waned and new professions emerged, the scholarly ?estate? underwent social differentiation. Some found employment in the state?s new institutions as translators, teachers and editors, whilst others resisted civil servant status. Gradually, the scholar morphed into the public... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 191.00
Military-political conflict?and the resulting factionalism, shifts in leadership, and divergent belief systems?has been a constant and crucial part of the Islamic world. In order to fully grasp the cultural, social, or political aspects of Islam in the modern world, it is necessary to comprehend the rich tapestry of Islamic history from pre-Islamic... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
Bangladesh is the most densely populated nation in the world. Bangladesh's landscape is dominated by the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers and often experiences massive floods during the monsoon season. This work offers practical information for those seeking to learn more about this country's rich history and dramatic climate. more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1998; US$ 29.25
Quelle est la représentation que le monde arabe se fait de l'Occident? En retraçant les principaux événements historiques ayant eu un impact décisif sur cette perception, en identifiant le moment historique où l'on a pris conscience de l'existence de l'Occident et en relatant les phénomènes d'idéalisation... more...
- Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 23.95
In a "spontaneous-combustion theory" of war crimes, Jeremy Morlock and 11 other soldiers were charged with having murdered 3 Afghans, as if they just spontaneously did monstrous things. But in an extraordinary court-martial the Defense showed that in fact the atrocities originated in a failure of leadership and a dysfunctional brigade climate.... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 35.54
Im Dezember 2001 wurde auf dem deutschen Petersberg ein ehrgeiziges Ziel gefasst: Afghanistan sollte befriedet, neu aufgebaut und demokratisiert werden. Doch zwischen dem Sturz der Taliban Ende 2001 und dem angekündigten Strategiewechsel des amerikanischen Präsidenten Obama im Dezember 2009 liegen rund acht erfolglose Jahre Krieg und Wiederaufbau am... more...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 10.99
The key to understanding the Arab world - today and in the future - lies in unlocking its past. John McHugo unfolds centuries of political, social and intellectual development, from the Roman Empire right up to the present day. Taking the reader beyond the headlines, McHugo presents a series of turning points in Arab history: the mission of the Prophet... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 0.00
The aim of this volume is to investigate the topic of Substance and Attribute. The way leading to this aim is a dialogue between Islamic and Western Philosophy. Our project is motivated by the observation that the historical roots of Islamic and of Western Philosophy are very similar. Thus some of the articles in this volume are dedicated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95
The kaleidoscopic political changes during the years covered by this volume include the rise and fall of the Crusader states, the expansion of the Mongol empire, the rise of the Mamluk sultanate and of its ultimate conquerors, the Ottomans. To all of these Professor Holt is a clear and skilful guide. He principally utilises, and to some extent reinterprets,... more...