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Formation of the Modern State
Formation of the Modern State (February 1992)
The Ottoman Empire, Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries
Rifa'at 'Ali Abou-El-Haj - Author

"This work will raise hackles, generate debate, make people think hard. The work starts with a succinct statement of a series of historiographic dilemmas which afflict Ottoman scholarship. It proceeds with often lucid and sometimes inspired proposals for analytical avenues aimed at resolving those dilemmas." -- Palmira Brummett, University of Tennessee
"This book presents a broad scheme for studying the Middle East. It has the virtue of stimu...(Read More)
The Origins of the Ottoman Empire
The Origins of the Ottoman Empire (January 1992)
Gary Leiser - Editor/translator
M. Fuad Koprulu - Author

Gives the first broad comprehensive account—political, religious, social, and economic—of the Turkish history of Anatolia in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, and outlines the major factors that led to the rise of the Ottomans.

"The translation of Koprulu's seminal work into English is long overdue and sorely needed in the classroom. It is, therefore, a pleasure to see it translated most competently. Leiser's pr...(Read More)
Politics in Palestine
Politics in Palestine (September 1991)
Arab Factionalism and Social Disintegration, 1939-1948
Issa Khalaf - Author

This book presents a coherent picture of the origins of the Palestinian problem. The author offers an analysis of factionalism in Arab society, with a detailed examination of the social and political history of the Palestinian Arabs between 1939 and 1948. Khalaf weaves together the socio-economic, sociological, political, and politico-military dimensions that have led to social disintegration. He focuses on the role of the urban elite in perpetua...(Read More)
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