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Tribes and state formation in the Middle East

Author: Philip S Khoury; Joseph Kostiner; Massachusetts Institute of Technology.; Harvard University.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©1990.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Tribes and state formation in the Middle East.
Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©1990
(DLC) 90035640
(OCoLC)21408394
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip S Khoury; Joseph Kostiner; Massachusetts Institute of Technology.; Harvard University.
ISBN: 9780520910317 0520910311 0585247749 9780585247748
OCLC Number: 44956569
Notes: Rev. papers from the Conference on Tribes and State Formation in the Middle East sponsored by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, held in Cambridge, Mass., in Nov. 1987.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 351 pages) : map
Contents: Foreword / Roy P. Mottahdeh --
In memory of Malcolm Kerr / Albert Hourani --
Introduction : tribes and the complexities of state formation in the Middle East / Philip S. Khoury and Joseph Kostiner --
Historical, anthropological, methodological, and comparative perspectives. Tribes and state formation in Islamic history / Ira M. Lapidus --
Anthropologists, historians, and tribespeople on tribe and state formation in the Middle East / Richard Tapper --
Anthropological theories of tribe and state formation in the Middle East : ideology and the semiotics of power / Steven C. Caton --
Tribalism and the state in the Middle East / Ernest Gellner --
The simultaneity of the unsimultaneous : old tribes and imposed nation-states in the modern Middle East / Bassam Tibi --
Tribe and state relations : the inner Asian perspective / Thomas J. Barfield --
Middle Eastern case studies. Tribes and the state in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Iran / Lois Beck --
Transforming dualitites : tribe and state formation in Saudi Arabia / Joseph Kostiner --
Imams and tribes : the writing and acting of history in Upper Yemen / Paul Dresch --
Tribe and state : Libyan anomalies / Lisa Anderson --
Conclusion : Tribes and states in Islamic history / Albert Hourani.
Responsibility: edited by Philip S. Khoury and Joseph Kostiner.

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