The Resource A global Middle East : mobility, materiality and culture in the modern age, 1880-1940, edited by Liat Kozma, Cyrus Schayech and Avner Wishnitzer

A global Middle East : mobility, materiality and culture in the modern age, 1880-1940, edited by Liat Kozma, Cyrus Schayech and Avner Wishnitzer

Label
A global Middle East : mobility, materiality and culture in the modern age, 1880-1940
Title
A global Middle East
Title remainder
mobility, materiality and culture in the modern age, 1880-1940
Statement of responsibility
edited by Liat Kozma, Cyrus Schayech and Avner Wishnitzer
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The start of the twentieth century ushered in a period of unprecedented change in the Middle East. These transformations, brought about by the emergence of the modern state system and an increasing interaction with a more globalized economy, irrevocably altered the political and social structures of the Middle East, even as the region itself left its mark on the processes of globalization themselves. As a result of these changes, there was an intensification in the movement of people, commodities and ideas across the globe: commercial activity, urban space, intellectual life, leisure culture,
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
956.02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS57
LC item number
.G56 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Library of Middle East history
Series volume
50
Label
A global Middle East : mobility, materiality and culture in the modern age, 1880-1940, edited by Liat Kozma, Cyrus Schayech and Avner Wishnitzer
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations ; Acknowledgements ; List of Contributors ; Introduction Liat Kozma, Cyrus Schayegh and Avner Wishnitzer; Global networks, local networking; 1. On scales and spaces: Reading Gottlieb Schumacher's The Jaulân (1888) Cyrus Schayegh; 2. The Emir and the sea: The rise and fall of 'Abdullāhi Muhammad b. 'Alī Abdaššakūr, Harär's last emir (1885-1887) Avishai Ben-Dror; People on the move; 3. Education and mobility: Universities in Cairo between competition and standardisation 1900-1950 Valeska Huber
  • 4. International migration and sex work in early twentieth-century Cairo Francesca Biancani5. Jews on the move during the late Ottoman period: Trends and some problems Yaron Ben-Naeh; A short piece; 6. Global migration into late Ottoman Jaffa as reflected in the Arab-Palestinian newspaper Filastīn (1911-1913) Evelin Dierauff; Objects and related practices on the move; 7. Papers for going, papers for staying: Identification and subject formation in the Eastern Mediterranean Will Hanley; 8. Travelling substances and their human carriers: Hashish-trafficking in Mandatory Palestine Haggai Ram
  • 9. On the diffusion of 'small' western technologies and consumer goods in the Middle East during the era of the first modern globalization Uri M. KupferschmidtA short piece; 10. Bees on camels: Technologies of movement in late Ottoman Palestine Tamar Novick; Ideas on the move; 11. Re-imagining Islam in the period of the first modern globalization: Muhammad 'Abduh and his Theology of Unity Johann Buessow; 12. New practices: Arab printing, publishing and mass reading Ami Ayalon; Short pieces; 13. The movement of feminist ideas: The case of Kadinlar Dünyasi Elife Biçer-Deveci
Control code
ocn900851696
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 377 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857725110
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
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2048369
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not applicable
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.b3412424x
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)900851696
  • pebcs0857725114

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