Across Legal Lines

Author: Jessica M. Marglin
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300225083
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Drawing on a broad range of archival documents, Marglin expands our understanding of contemporary relations between Jews and Muslims and changes the way we think about Jewish history, the Middle East, and the nature of legal pluralism.

The Music Libel Against The Jews

Author: Ruth HaCohen
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300177992
Size: 34.31 MB
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Ruth HaCohen focuses her study on a "musical libel"--a variation on the Passion story that recurs in various forms and cultures in which an innocent Christian boy is killed by a Jew in order to silence his "harmonious musicality.

Memories Of Absence

Author: Aomar Boum
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804788510
Size: 21.90 MB
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Memories of Absence investigates how four successive generations remember the lost Jewish community.

Religious Pluralism And Islamic Law

Author: Anver M. Emon
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191637742
Size: 61.35 MB
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This book addresses the problem of the concept of 'tolerance' for understanding the significance of the dhimmi rules that governed and regulated non-Muslim permanent residents in Islamic lands.

Black Morocco

Author: Chouki El Hamel
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110702577X
Size: 60.43 MB
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Chronicles the experiences, identity, agency and achievements of enslaved black people in Morocco from the sixteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth century.

Making Morocco

Author: Jonathan Wyrtzen
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 1501704249
Size: 68.75 MB
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Jonathan Wyrtzen demonstrates how, during the Protectorate period, interactions among a wide range of European and local actors indelibly politicized four key dimensions of Moroccan identity: religion, ethnicity, territory, and the role of ...

The Sense Of Sight In Rabbinic Culture

Author: Rachel Neis
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107292530
Size: 31.66 MB
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This book studies the significance of sight in rabbinic cultures across Palestine and Mesopotamia (approximately first to seventh centuries).

Among The Righteous

Author: Robert Satloff
Publisher: PublicAffairs
ISBN: 1586485342
Size: 61.64 MB
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The most surprising story of all is why, more than sixty years after the end of the war, so few people— Arab and Jew—want this story told.

Islamic Exceptionalism

Author: Shadi Hamid
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466866721
Size: 71.28 MB
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In Islamic Exceptionalism, Brookings Institution scholar and acclaimed author Shadi Hamid offers a novel and provocative argument on how Islam is, in fact, "exceptional" in how it relates to politics, with profound implications for how we ...

The Ornament Of The World

Author: Maria Rosa Menocal
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316092797
Size: 59.67 MB
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A brilliant and fascinating portrait of medieval Spain explores the golden age when Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived together in an atmosphere of tolerance. of photos. 3 maps.