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Author: Peter Sluglett
ISBN: 0813321395
Language: English
Pages: 250 pages
Category: Sociology
Publisher: Westview Press Inc (March 16, 1999)
Rating: 4.2
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Professor Peter Sluglett was Director of the Middle East Institute of the National University of Singapore.

Professor Peter Sluglett was Director of the Middle East Institute of the National University of Singapore. He taught Middle Eastern History at the University of Durham (1974-1994) and at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City (1994-2011), where he was Director of the University’s Middle East Center. Books by Peter Sluglett.

Cities of the Middle East and North. He published widely on the modern history of Iraq, including Iraq since 1958: from Revolution to D Professor Peter Sluglett was Director of the Middle East Institute of the National University of Singapore

Cities of the Middle East and North. He published widely on the modern history of Iraq, including Iraq since 1958: from Revolution to D Professor Peter Sluglett was Director of the Middle East Institute of the National University of Singapore. He published widely on the modern history of Iraq, including Iraq since 1958: from Revolution to Dictatorship, 3rd ed. (2001, with Marion Farouk-Sluglett), and Britain in Iraq: Contriving King and.

The great cities of the Middle East and North Africa have long attracted the attention and interest of historians. With the discovery and wider use over the last few decades of the Islamic court records and Ottoman administrative documents, our knowledge of Middle Eastern cities between the seventeenth and early twentieth centuries has vastly expanded. The authors effectively define and map out urban social history in the Middle East from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries, affording us a foundational volume that enriches our understanding of society in the late Ottoman and colonial periods.

The great cities of the Middle East and North Africa have long attracted the attention and interest of historians

The great cities of the Middle East and North Africa have long attracted the attention and interest of historians.

This study deploys public ethnography, social history, and nal discourse analysis. This article argues that there is a need to develop a ‘new’ economic and social history of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region that is based on exploiting novel sources of data, including (a) primary papyrological sources from the medieval period, (b) primary sources at the region's local archives and European (colonial) archives, and (c) primary sources from the ancient.

As Peter Sluglett points out in the introduction, the urban social history of the . Yet, as Hourcade cautions, Middle Eastern cities differ enormously between themselves.

With these ‘new’ resources at hand, historians have been able to fill in the gaps in periods for which historical knowledge was previously lacking. Historians studying the urban history of the Middle East must be well versed in both the local and the general.

Peter Sluglett is Director of the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore

Peter Sluglett is Director of the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore. A historian of the Arab provinces of the Ottoman Empire in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and of the modern states of Iraq, Lebanon and Syria, he has taught Middle Eastern history at the University of Durham, England, and at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City. In 2012–13 he was President of the Middle East Studies Association of North America. Andrew Currie is director of his own independent cartographic consultancy, Creative Viewpoint.

PETER SLUGLETT and EDMUND BURKE III. URBAN SOCIAL HISTORY is one of the most fruitful and exciting areas of enquiry in the contemporary historiography of the Middle East.

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