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Author Aharoni, Reuven

Title The Pasha's Bedouin : Tribes and State in the Egypt of Mehemet Ali, 1805-1848
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2007


Description 1 online resource (286 pages)
Series Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History
Routledge studies in Middle Eastern history.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Note on transliteration, dates and references; Introduction; Part I: Historical and social perspectives; 1 Tribal history in outline; 2 Tribal society and the tribal elite: Approaches and concepts; 3 Territoriality and identity; 4 The economic world of the Egyptian bedouin; 5 A trinity of competition and cooperation: 'Mamluks', bedouin and fellahin in the Egyptian society; Part II: Governing the state; 6 Tribe and state in Egypt: Coexistence in conflict; 7 Office-holders; 8 Military service: The Pasha's bedouin; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography
General indexIndex of names and tribal groupings
Summary Providing a new perspective on tribal life in Egypt under Mehmet Ali's rule, this book looks at the social and conceptual aspects of the Bedouin tribes during this period
Notes Print version record
Subject Bedouins -- Egypt -- History -- 19th century
Bedouins -- Political activity -- Egypt
Muḥammad Alī Bāshā -- Governor of Egypt -- 1769-1849
Ethnic relations.
SUBJECT Egypt -- Ethnic relations
Subject Egypt.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780203007235