Table of contents for The modern Middle East : a sourcebook for history / edited by Camron Michael Amin, Benjamin C. Fortna, and Elizabeth Frierson.

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List of illustrations xxi
Notes on contributors xxii
1. State and society 1
Introduction 1
1.1 A provincial treasurer reports, c.1674 3
Mark L. Stein
1.2 An Armenian account of the Ottoman siege of Erevan, 1724 7
George Bournoutian
1.3 Concord and harmony among Ottoman provincial governors: a grand vizier's advice and warning: Abdullah Paba, 1749 18
>From the Islamfiche project
1.4 Negotiating the power of the sultan: the Ottoman Sened-i Ittifak (Deed of Agreement), 1808 22
Ali Akyildiz and M. Bükrü Hanioclu
1.5 Creating new institutions: Clot Bey's organization of Egypt's first modern medical establishment, 1827-1837 31
Robert G. Landen
1.6 Observing Muhammad cAli Paba and his administration at work, 1843-1846 39
Paul Sedra
1.7 A manifesto for educational reform in Qajar Iran, 1859 43
Monica Ringer
1.8 Discipline in a late Ottoman provincial secondary school, 1903 48
Benjamin C. Fortna
1.9 An Armenian-Iranian promoted to Amir Tuman of the Persian Cossack Brigade: firman of Muhammad cAli Shah Qajar, 1908 53
David Yaghoubian
1.10 Wahhabi culama and the state in Saudi Arabia, 1927 57
Guido Steinberg
1.11 Crime and society in Iran: press and court transcripts, 1934 62
Cyrus Schayegh
1.12 A protest of the Jewish women workers of Palestine against the new municipal ordinance which deprives the women of Palestine of their civic rights, 1934 65
Ellen Fleischmann
1.13 The rise of mass doctrinal parties: the program of Hasan al-Banna and the Muslim Brotherhood, 1936 68
Robert G. Landen
1.14 Jamal 'Abd al-Nasir (Gamal Abd al-Nasser): from Egypt's Liberation, 1953 73
>From the Islamfiche project
1.15 The Program of the Bacath (Arab Socialist Resurrection) Party, 1963 85
Robert G. Landen
Selected bibliography 91
2. Press, media, and society 97
Introduction 97
2.1 'The Statement of Purpose' of an early official gazette in Qajar Iran, 1851 99
Camron Michael Amin
2.2 Nationalist imagery in Egypt's tabloid presses: a drawing from the Egyptian Papagallo, 1904 101
Indira Falk Gesink
2.3 The world of journalism, or the reasons for the establishment of the newspaper To'jjor, 1907 104
Adeeb Khalid
2.4 The aftermath of revolution in the Ottoman cartoon space, 1909-1910 108
Palmira Brummett
2.5 Seruan Azhar: a paper published by Southeast Asian students in Cairo, 1925 112
Michael Laffan
2.6 Journalism in Egypt in the 1920s and 1930s: from The Education of Salamah Musa, 1947 116
>From the Islamfiche project
2.7 Cartoon from the satirical Turkish weekly comic LeMan entitled 'Sözde Mini Öykü . . .' ('A So-Called Short Story'), 27 January 2001 127
Matthew Elliot
2.8 From the Internet magazine, The Iranian, 25 January 2002: a debate on the legacy of the Persepolis celebrations of 1971 132
Cyrus Kadivar and Jahanshah Javid
Selected bibliography 152
3. Gender and society 155
Introduction 155
3.1 A view of Indian Muslim womanhood from Hali's Majalis un-Nissa, 1874 157
Gail Minault
3.2 'Should a woman demand all the rights of a man?' From the Cairo periodical, Al-Hilal, 1894 174
Sarah Gualtieri
3.3 Two Ottoman officials on gender and class in early twentieth-century Nablus, 1916 178
Weldon C. Matthews
3.4 Excerpts from Antun al-Gamayyil's textbook, Al-Fatat wal-Bayt ('The Young Woman and the Home'), 1916 184
Mona Russell
3.5 The Turkish 'Modern Woman': two press articles, 1924 and 1926 191
Carole Woodall
3.6 Gender, morality, and state policy in modern Iran: a Ministry of Education memorandum, 1935 201
Camron Michael Amin
3.7 Interview of a deputation of the Arab Women's Committee in Jerusalem at Government House on Thursday, 24 March 1938 205
Ellen L. Fleischmann
3.8 Two views of women fighters during the Algerian War of National Liberation, 1957 214
Ryme Seferdjeli
Selected bibliography 221
4. Religion and society 225
Introduction 225
4.1 An intellectual biography of a religious scholar in Ottoman Damascus: from Ismacil al-Ajluni's (d. 1749) 'The Finest and Most Perfect of Men who are Connected by Chains of Transmission to all other Fine Men' 226
Steve Tamari
4.2 Three letters from Imam Shamil to his followers, 1834-1858 231
Ernest Tucker
4.3 Kemal Atatürk on the abolition of the Ottoman caliphate, 3 March 1924 233
Robert G. Landen
4.4 An appeal from the Iraq Minorities (non-Muslim) Rescue Committee, 1931 239
Nelida Fuccaro
4.5 From the Javid-namah of Muhammad Iqbal, 1932 244
>From the Islamfiche project
4.6 Reporting the news with an Islamic revivalist twist: excerpts from The Banner of Islam, 1946 262
Camron Michael Amin
4.7 The Committee for Public Morality in Saudi Arabia, 1957 268
Guido Steinberg
4.8 Twelver Shicism and revolutionary Islam in Iran: from cAli Sharicati's, Approaches to the Understanding of Islam, 1968 273
>From the Islamfiche project
4.9 Israel at fifty: the cultural war in the pages of Ha'aretz and the Jerusalem Post, 1998 284
Danny Ben-Moshe
4.10 Osama bin Laden's use of history: an audiotape released in early 2004 292
Benjamin C. Fortna
Selected bibliography 299
5. Modern identities 303
Introduction 303
5.1 On justice towards peasants: from Rifacah Rafic al-Tahtawi's Paths of Egyptian Minds in the Delights of Modern Culture, 1869 305
Juan R. I. Cole
5.2 An official report on efforts to re-establish Ottoman control over Kuwait, 1870 311
Frederick Anscombe
5.3 Nationalism, Ottomanism, pluralism, humanism: extracts from the Sufi writing of Abu 'l-Huda al-Sayyadi, 1903. 314
Thomas Eich
5.4 Pan-asianism in the late Ottoman Empire, 1905-1912 320
Renée Worringer
5.5 Armenian and Iranian collaboration in the constitutional revolution: the agreement between Dashnakists and Majlis delegates, 1908 328
Houri Berberian
5.6 Excerpts from Üç Tarz-i Siyaset ('Three Kinds of Politics') by Akçuraoclu Yusuf, 1911 333
Barak Salmoni
5.7 Excerpts from Ahmet Acaoclu's The Turkish World, 1912-1913 344
A. Holly Shissler
5.8 Separdic Zionism in the Ottoman Empire: 'The Time is Here', Ha-Herut, 1 April 1914 350
Abigail Jacobson
5.9 Interview with Boubeddi Ben Ayyad, a Moroccan World War II veteran of the French Army, 1999 353
Moshe Gershovich
5.10 Iran and the National Front, a speech by Prime Minister Muhammad Mosaddeq, 27 September 1951 360
Robert G. Landen
5.11 Anwar al-Sadat's speech to the Israeli Knesset, 1977 368
>From the Islamfiche project
Selected bibliography 382
6. Views of the world 387
Introduction 387
6.1 Letters from Nader Shah to the Ottoman Court, 1736 388
Ernest Tucker
6.2 Ottoman-Iranian marriage and the Ottoman legal code in the nineteenth century 395
Karen M. Kern
6.3 The Journals of an Ottoman student in England, July 1829 to January 1830 401
Paul Sedra
6.4 The young Ottoman: Namik Kemal's 'Progress', 1872 406
Robert G. Landen
6.5 The West through the eyes of an Iranian Qajar monarch: Naser al-Din Shah's first trip to Europe, 1873 411
Robert G. Landen
6.6 The battle for British public opinion on Turkey and the Eastern Question: two documents, 1876 and 1904 416
Nazan Çiçek
6.7 Ismail Gaspirali and Tatar emigration from Russia to the Ottoman Empire, 1902-1903 428
Brian Glyn Williams
6.8 Conceptualizing modernity in late Ottoman times: Japan as a model nation, 1902-1913 432
Renée Worringer
6.9 The Ottoman home front, a German correspondent's remarks, 1917 441
Robert G. Landen
6.10 Muslim state participation in UN human rights debates, 1946-1966 444
Susan Waltz
6.11 The Lebanese community of Dearborn, Michigan, 1975-2000 456
Ronald R. Stockton
Selected bibliography 461
7. Redefining tradition 465
Introduction 465
7.1 A late Ottoman style of architectural poetry: Tevarih-i manzume, 1796 466
Shirine Hamadeh
7.2 Imams in the reformed army of Mahmud II: uniform regulations from Ottoman military archives, c.1827 471
Halil Erbay
7.3 Science in religious education: a fatwa from nineteenth-century Cairo 477
Indira Falk Gesink
7.4 A memorial to a young Assyrian refugee, 1922 482
Eden Naby
7.5 The Brigadier and the Imam: two commemorative poems from Iran, 1923 and 1989 485
Paul E. Losensky
7.6 Three poems on British involvement in Yemen, from the Yemeni press, 1937 492
Flagg Miller and Ulrike Freitag
7.7 Taha Husayn: revolt against tradition, from Al-Ayyam (The Days), 1939 501
>From the Islamfiche project
Selected bibliography 515
8. Economic change 517
Part 1: Economic data 519
Mike Twomey
Introduction 519
Statistical tables and comments 521
Selected bibliography 558
Part 2: The cultural impact of economic change 561
Introduction 561
8.1 The barber of Damascus: Ahmad Budayri al-Hallaq's chronicle of the year 1749 562
Steve Tamari
8.2 Six Ottoman documents on the power of guilds in the Balkans, 1760s 569
Frederick Anscombe
8.3 Economic change: Muhammad 'Ali's development schemes in Egypt and Syria, 1834 and 1837 575
Robert G. Landen
8.4 Financial imperialism and its relationship to development; the Ottoman Public Debt Administration, 1881-1925 586
Robert G. Landen
8.5 Development concessions, the D'Arcy Concession for Iranian oil, 29 May 1901 594
Robert G. Landen
8.6 Memento of a life, by Haj Muhammad Husayn Amin al-Zarb II, 1928 599
Shireen Mahdavi
8.7 The population as a national economic resource: an Iranian press article, 1937 623
Cyrus Schayegh
8.8 Diplomatic and court perspectives on the 'White Revolution' in Iran, 1958-1971 627
Ali M. Ansari
Selected bibliography 636
Glossary 638
Index of places 640
General index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Middle East -- History -- 1517-.