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A Confiscated MemoryWadi Salib and Haifa's Lost Heritage

A Confiscated Memory: Wadi Salib and Haifa's Lost Heritage

Yfaat Weiss

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152266
eISBN:
9780231526265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152266.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book tells the story of an Arab neighborhood in Haifa that later acquired iconic status in Israeli memory. In the summer of 1959, Jewish immigrants from Morocco rioted against local and national ... More

Conflict, Conquest, and ConversionTwo Thousand Years of Christian Missions in the Middle East

Conflict, Conquest, and Conversion: Two Thousand Years of Christian Missions in the Middle East

Reeva Spector Simon and Eleanor Tejirian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231138659
eISBN:
9780231511094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231138659.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book surveys two thousand years of the Christian missionary enterprise in the Middle East within the context of the region's political evolution. Its broad, rich narrative follows Christian ... More

The Emergence of Iranian NationalismRace and the Politics of Dislocation

The Emergence of Iranian Nationalism: Race and the Politics of Dislocation

Reza Zia-Ebrahimi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231175760
eISBN:
9780231541114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175760.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Reza Zia-Ebrahimi revisits the work of Fathʿali Akhundzadeh and Mirza Aqa Khan Kermani, two Qajar-era intellectuals who founded modern Iranian nationalism. In their efforts to make sense of a ... More

The Making of SalafismIslamic Reform in the Twentieth Century

The Making of Salafism: Islamic Reform in the Twentieth Century

Henri Lauzière

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231175500
eISBN:
9780231540179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231175500.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Some Islamic scholars hold that Salafism is an innovative and rationalist effort at Islamic reform that emerged in the late nineteenth century but gradually disappeared in the mid twentieth. Others ... More

Palestinians in SyriaNakba Memories of Shattered Communities

Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities

Anaheed. Al-Hardan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231176361
eISBN:
9780231541220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176361.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

One hundred thousand Palestinians fled to Syria after being expelled from Palestine upon the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948. Integrating into Syrian society over time, their experience ... More

Sectarian Politics in the GulfFrom the Iraq War to the Arab Uprisings

Sectarian Politics in the Gulf: From the Iraq War to the Arab Uprisings

Frederic Wehrey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165129
eISBN:
9780231536103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165129.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Beginning with the 2003 invasion of Iraq and concluding with the aftermath of the 2011 Arab uprisings, this book investigates the roots of the Shi'a–Sunni divide now dominating the Persian Gulf's ... More

Under SiegePLO Decisionmaking During the 1982 War

Under Siege: PLO Decisionmaking During the 1982 War

Rashid Khalidi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166690
eISBN:
9780231535953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166690.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book is a firsthand account of the 1982 Lebanon War and the complex negotiations for the evacuation of the P.L.O. from Beirut. Utilizing unconventional sources and interviews with key officials ... More

Voices from IraqA People's History, 2003-2009

Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Mark Kukis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Featuring the testimony of close to seventy Iraqis from all walks of life, this book builds a chronological history unmatched for its insight and revelations. Here is a history of the war in Iraq as ... More

Women in IraqPast Meets Present

Women in Iraq: Past Meets Present

Noga Efrati

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158145
eISBN:
9780231530248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158145.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book outlines the first social and political history of women in Iraq during the periods of British occupation and the British-backed Hashemite monarchy (1917–1958). It traces the harsh and ... More

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