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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Mandating the Mahjar

Stacy D. Fahrenthold.

in Between the Ottomans and the Entente

June 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9067 words.

This chapter analyzes Lebanon’s census of 1921 and argues that the French Mandate counted emigrants to bolster the confessional system it was building in Greater Lebanon (Grand Liban). As...

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The Mahjar of the Young Turks, 1908–1916

Stacy D. Fahrenthold.

in Between the Ottomans and the Entente

June 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 11055 words.

This chapter examines the Ottoman Empire’s rediscovery of the Syrian mahjar after the Young Turk Revolution of 1908. The revolution toppled the Hamidian states and brought the...

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Chemical Warfare in Yemen

Asher Orkaby.

in Beyond the Arab Cold War

September 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 9313 words.

Nasser’s “long-breath strategy” from 1966 through the end of 1967 was focused on maintaining the security of the strategic triangle while using fewer troops. Instead, an intensive bombing...

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British Imperialism and ‘the Tribal Question’

Robert S. G. Fletcher.

February 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Asian History. 336 pages.

This book reconstructs the history of Britain’s presence in the deserts of the interwar Middle East, making the case for its significance to scholars of imperialism and of the region’s...

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Between the Ottomans and the Entente

Stacy D. Fahrenthold.

June 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Asian History; Modern History (1700 to 1945). 240 pages.

Between the Ottomans and the Entente is the first social history of the First World War written from the perspective of the Arab diasporas in the United States, Brazil, and...

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