Histories of city and state in the Persian Gulf : Manama since 1800

@inproceedings{Fuccaro2012HistoriesOC,
  title={Histories of city and state in the Persian Gulf : Manama since 1800},
  author={Nelida Fuccaro},
  year={2012}
}
List of abbreviations List of maps Acknowledgements Note on transliteration and terminology Glossary List of abbreviations Introduction 1. Indigenous state traditions and the dialectics of urbanisation in Bahrain, 1602-1923 2. The making of Gulf port towns before oil 3. Ordering space, politics and community in Manama, 1880s-1919 4. Restructuring city and state: the municipality and local government 5. 'Disorder', political sociability and the evolution of the urban public sphere 6. City and… 

The Forever Frontier of Urbanism: Historicizing Persian Gulf Cities

In recent years, Persian Gulf cities have become symbols of the most spectacular forms of the ‘globalization of urbanization’. Current scholarship has sought to situate these cities in transnational

The New Arab Urban: Test Beds, Work-arounds, and the Limits of Enacted Cities

Cities of the Persian Gulf have been stereotypically depicted as exceptional and futuristic. Against such celebrations, Orientalist claims stress socio–political backwardness and inequalities, as

The vernacular architecture of Doha, Qatar

SUMMARY: The urban history of the Gulf states has been largely neglected, with historical studies of Qatar focusing on its political and economic development. This article presents an overview of the

A chronological exploration of the evolution of housing typologies in Gulf cities

This paper traces the evolution of housing typologies in four major cities in the Gulf region, namely Doha, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Manama. The study reviews the formation and historical events in the

Indian Migration and Diaspora in the Persian Gulf, 1820–1947: An Inquiry into the British Imperial Context

This article deals with the Indian migratory and diasporic aspects in the Gulf countries with special reference to the British imperial context. Basing itself upon an interdisciplinary approach, it

On not being Dubai: infrastructures of urban cultural policy in Istanbul & Beirut

  • R. Centner
  • Sociology
    International Journal of Cultural Policy
  • 2020
ABSTRACT This paper compares how Istanbul and Beirut both attempt to underline their cultural and developmental uniqueness today in contrast to a metonymic menace – Dubai, standing in for spectacular

A History of Jeddah

Known as the ‘Gate to Mecca’ or ‘Bride of the Red Sea’, Jeddah has been a gateway for pilgrims travelling to Mecca and Medina and a station for international trade routes between the Indian Ocean and

Was There a Bahraini Genocide? Sovereignty and State-Sponsored Sectarian Violence in 1920s Bahrain

Abstract This article explores state-sponsored sectarian violence in 1920s Bahrain and the key characteristics that violence shares with contemporary, sociological definitions of genocide, the most

Introduction: Histories of Oil and Urban Modernity in the Middle East

the Middle East Studies Association of North America, San Diego, CA, 18 – 21 November 2010. I wish to thank all contributors to this collective effort for their outstanding teamwork, and Peter

At the Crossroads of Empire and Nation-State: Partition, gold smuggling, and port cities in the western Indian Ocean

Abstract This article investigates gold smuggling in the twentieth-century western Indian Ocean. It illustrates how gold, condemned as a ‘barbarous relic’ by international monetary economists and
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 112 REFERENCES

Urban Notables and Arab Nationalism: The Politics of Damascus 1860-1920

List of maps Note on transcription Preface Introduction 1. The political configuration of Damascus in 1860 2. The consolidation of leadership in Damascus after 1860 3. Damascus notables and the rise

Tribes, Government, and History in Yemen

List of plates List of figures List of tables Transliteration Introductory The language of honour Tribes and collective action Estates of Society within the tribal peace Sayyid history and

The Municipal Council of Tunis, 1858–1870: A Study in Urban Institutional Change

  • W. Cleveland
  • History
    International Journal of Middle East Studies
  • 1978
Throughout the nineteenth century, the cities on the southern and eastern shores of the Mediterranean, Tunis, Alexandria, Beirut, Smyrna, and Istanbul among them, experienced an influx of foreign

Ethnicity and the city: the Kurdish quarter of Damascus between Ottoman and French rule, c. 1724–1946

This article concentrates on the Kurdish quarter of Damascus and investigates the relationship between communal/ethnic identity, spatial organization and the socio-political structures of the city.

Syrian Urban Politics in Transition: The Quarters of Damascus During The French Mandate

  • P. Khoury
  • History
    International Journal of Middle East Studies
  • 1984
For urban politics in Syria, the interwar years were pivotal. The country was in a transitional phase, uncomfortably suspended between four centuries of Ottoman rule and national independence.

Understanding the urban history of Bahrain

This article engages in a "reconstruction" of the urban history of Bahrain in order to underline the important links between the creation and transformation of urban space and the definition of a

Rulers, Townsmen and Bazaars: North Indian Society in the Age of British Expansion, 1770-1870

This path-breaking work on the social and economic history of colonial India traces the evolution of north Indian towns and merchant communities from the decline of Mughal dominion to the

The Ottoman Gulf: The Creation of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar, 1870-1914

Book synopsis: What caused the decline of the Ottoman empire in the Persian Gulf? Why has history credited only London, not Istanbul, with bringing about the birth of the modern Gulf States? Using

Transnational connections and the Arab Gulf

Introduction: Localizing the Transnational and Transnationalizing the Local Part 1: Historical Reflections on Gulf Transnationalism 1. An Anational Society Eastern Arabia in the Ottoman Period 2.

The End of Empire in the Middle East: Britain's Relinquishment of Power in her Last Three Arab Dependencies

List of illustrations Foreword Sir Anthony Parsons Preface List of abbreviations Introduction 1. The regional consequences of World War II 2. The Sudan episode 3. The South West Arabian episode 4.
...