Posts Tagged: historiography

Review of Mansour Nasasra, Sophie Richter-Devroe, Sarab Abu-Rabia-Queder & Richard Ratcliffe (Eds), The Naqab Bedouin and Colonialism: New Perspectives

3May 16

Reviewed by Thayer Hastings

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Rethinking neo-Salafism through an Emerging Fiqh of Citizenship: The Changing Status of Minorities in the Discourse of Yusuf al-Qaradawi and the ‘School of the Middle Way’

29Oct 12

David H. Warren and Christine Gilmore

This quick study shows that while al-Qaradawi’s early work on the citizenship status of non-Muslims was neo-traditionalist in that it advocated retaining the dhimma system, he has since moved away from this position and is actively engaged in the process of developing an innovative and inclusive theory of “Islamic Citizenship” Continue reading →

Review of Baki Tezcan, The Second Ottoman Empire: Political and Social Transformation in the Early Modern World

30Apr 12

Reviewed by Abdurrahman Atçıl Continue reading →

Creating a New Historiography of the Persian Gulf: The Case of Qatar

15Jun 11

A review article by Peter C. Valenti

Texts reviewed:

Frederick F. Anscombe, The Ottoman Gulf: The Creation of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar (New York: Columbia University Press, 1997).

Zekeriya Kurşun, The Ottomans in Qatar: A History of Anglo-Ottoman Conflicts in the Persian Gulf (Istanbul: Isis Press, 2002).

Zekeriya Kurşun, Basra Körfezi’nde Osmanlı-İngiliz Çekişmesi: Katar’da Osmanlılar 1871-1916 (Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu Basımevi, 2004).

H. Rahman, The Emergence of Qatar: The Turbulent Years 1627-1916 (London: Kegan Paul, 2005) Continue reading →