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Title North Africa, Islam, and the Mediterranean world : from the Almoravids to the Algerian War / edited by Julia Clancy-Smith
Published London ; Portland, Or. : Frank Cass, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (202 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Cass series--history and society in the Islamic world, 1466-9390
Cass series--history and society in the Islamic world. 1466-9390
Contents Liminal states : Morocco and the Iberian frontier between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries / Amira K. Bennison -- Trading through Islam : the interconnections of Sijilmasa, Ghana and the Almoravid movement / James A. Miller -- Re-thinking the Almoravids, re-thinking Ibn Khaldun / Ronald A. Messier -- Maghribis in the Mashriq during the modern period : representations of the other within the world of Islam / Mohamed El Mansour -- The Mahalla : the origins of Beylical sovereignty in Ottoman Tunisia during the early modern period / Dalenda Larguèche -- The city and the sea : evolving forms of Mediterranean cosmopolitanism in Tunis, 1700-1881 / Abdelhamid Larguèche -- The Mediterranean before colonialism : fragments from the life of ʻAli bin ʻUthman al-Hammi in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries / Edmund Burke III -- The 1907 Mauchamp Affair and the French civilizing mission in Morocco / Jonathan G. Katz -- Decolonising 'French universalism' : reconsidering the impact of the Algerian War on French intellectuals / James D. Le Sueur
Summary Long regarded as the preserve of French scholars and Francophone audiences due to its significance to France's colonial empire, North Africa is increasingly recognized for its own singular importance as a crossover region. Situated where Islamic, Mediterranean, African, and European histories intersect, the Maghrib has long acted as a cultural conduit, mediator and broker. From the medieval era, when the oasis of Sijilmasa in the Moroccan wilderness funnelled caravan loads of gold into international networks, through the 16th century when two superpowers, the Ottomans and the Spanish Hapsburgs
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Africa, North -- History -- 1517-1882.
Africa, North -- History -- 1882-
Africa, North -- History -- 647-1517.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung
Tunis (1998)
Form Electronic book
Author Clancy-Smith, Julia Ann.
ISBN 1135312060