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The reluctant spouse and the illegitimate slave : marriage, household formation, and demographic behaviour amongst Malian Tamesheq from the Niger Delta and the Gourma
This study analyzed the role of marriage patterns in accounting for fertility levels and differentials among 2 populations of nomadic Twareg pastoralists (Delta Twareg and Gourma Twareg) and aExpand
Egyptian Society Under Ottoman Rule, 1517-1798
Michael Winter's book presents a panoramic view of Ottoman Egypt from the overthrow of the Mamluk Sultanate in 1517 to Bonaparte's invasion of 1798 and the beginning of Egypt's modern period. DrawingExpand
Society and Religion in Early Ottoman Egypt: Studies in the Writings of Abd al-Wahhab al-Sharani
The sixteenth century was a watershed in Egyptian history. After being the center of powerful Islamic empires for centuries, Egypt was conquered in 1517 and made an outlying province of the OttomanExpand
The Mamluks in Egyptian and Syrian politics and society
Preface .. ix List of Abbreviations .. xi List of Illustrations .. xiii Introduction .. xv Part One: The Formative Stage of the Mamluk Sultanate 1. Doors that Open Meanings: Baybars's Red Mosque atExpand
Chapter Five. Ottoman Qāḍīs in DAMASCUS IN THE 16TH–18TH centuries
This chapter examines the chief Ottoman qādīs of Damascus. It is based mainly on the chronicles and biographical dictionaries of contemporary Damascene ʿulamāʾ , all of whom were thoroughly familiarExpand
Misguided Morality: Catholic Moral Teaching in the Contemporary Church
Faith as the foundation of morality How to keep going - hope The mainstream - charity Get religion into politics Justice in the world Justice in the Church Obedience or subservience Truthfulness IsExpand
Ottoman Egypt, 1525–1609
The period 1525–1609 covers approximately the first third of the history of Ottoman Egypt, and has distinct characteristics. It starts with the pacification of the country after the suppression ofExpand
Book Reviews (MSR II, 1998)
Can Mamluk history be popular history? For some historians, no more damning praise could be bestowed than to have one's work labeled "popular." Yet, to judge from his other works (Haroun al-Rachid etExpand