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After Gaddafi

Frederic Wehrey.

in The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Middle-Eastern and North African History

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: African History; Middle Eastern History. 7408 words.

The course of the 2011 Libyan revolution, international intervention, and the regime’s application of armed force created new forms of sub-state affiliation and mobilization. International...

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The Arab Uprisings of 2011 in Historical Perspective

John Chalcraft.

in The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Middle-Eastern and North African History

P ublished online January 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; African History. 10266 words.

This chapter aims to place the Arab uprisings of 2011 in historical perspective, addressing questions of change and continuity by comparing and contrasting these uprisings with previous...

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Arab Youth

Linda Herrera and Abdelrahman Mansour.

in The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Middle-Eastern and North African History

P ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; African History. 7884 words.

This chapter examines Arab youth from within the historic backdrop of the Arab uprisings that engulfed more than half of the Arab states. Millions of people, the overwhelming majority of...

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Burton, Sir Richard Francis (1821–1890), explorer and author

Jason Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Asian History; Literature; Middle Eastern History; African History. 6442 words.

Burton, Sir Richard Francis (1821–1890), explorer and author, was the son of Colonel Joseph Netterville Burton and Martha Beckwith, daughter and coheir of Richard Baker of Barham House,...

Contemporary Israel/Palestine

Shourideh C. Molavi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Middle-Eastern and North African History

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; African History. 12242 words.

This chapter provides an intellectual and political guide to further our understanding of the ongoing Israel/Palestine conflict and how power, violence, exclusion, and the law shape its...

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Environmental History of the Middle East and North Africa

Elizabeth Williams.

in The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Middle-Eastern and North African History

P ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; African History; Environmental History. 9996 words.

While humans have been interacting with and reshaping environments for millennia, the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries have witnessed a shift in the scale of our...

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Toward New Approaches to the Anthropology of Islamic Movements

Sherine Hafez.

in The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Middle-Eastern and North African History

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; African History. 5104 words.

With the widening rift between secular and religious groups in Muslim majority countries, “Islamism” continues to be reified as a separate entity from “secularism,” thus uprooting it from...

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A War over the People

Ryme Seferdjeli.

in The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Middle-Eastern and North African History

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; African History. 10223 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the Algerian War of Independence. The first part looks at the colonial period and at the origins of the Algerian nationalist movement. The second part...

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