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sources for the Saharo-Sahelian sector of Africa, that lying south of the Maghrib, Libya and Egypt and stretching from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the Red Sea in the east.“ Lit.: Triaud & Kaye, (bilād al-) Sūdān in EI2; Kennedy & Kennedy, Coordinates, 1987, S. 83 al-Sūs al-Aq.sā [2UMq ;?*] B,25

In: Volkstümliche Astronomie im islamischen Mittelalter

context and paving the way for an exploration of their encounter with European culture. He was among the first scholars in the 1970s and 1980s to explore the Nahḍa (cultural renaissance) that took place in the Arab Middle East during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The Nahḍa was an

In: Cultural Pearls from the East: In Memory of Shmuel Moreh (1932-2017)

–157; ‘Publicaties van Pauline Lunsingh Scheurleer’, pp. 158–163. Bhatia, Tej K. & Kazuhiko Machida. The Oldest Grammar of Hindust ¯ an¯ı. Contact, Communication and Colonial Legacy . Research Institute for Languages and Cul- tures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo, 2008. Three Volumes

In: Indo-Iranian Journal

, polygamy, forced marriages and child brides. Different contexts, however, have different foci due to the specific and localised nature of their problems. Therefore, some of the issues confronted by women of the Middle East and North Africa, like the removal of the face-veil, are not issues faced by Muslim

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In: Handbook of Islamic Sects and Movements

s t e r i t y . 1 London, School o f Oriental and African Studies NICHOLAS SIMS-WILLIAMS NOTE 1 One small linguistic quibble is best relegated to a footnote: Yazdi bdmerd "so-and-so" cannot be from *ndmerd (p. 95 n. 3). I. Gershevitch (apud M. Schwartz, Studies in the Texts of the Sogdian Christians

In: Indo-Iranian Journal

.” Middle East Report, no. 200 (July): 7–10. doi:10.2307/3013260. 218 BIBLIOGRAPHY Bucholtz, Mary, and Kira Hall. 2005. “Identity and Interaction: A Sociocultural Lin- guistic Approach.” Discourse Studies 7 (4-5): 585–614. doi:10.1177/1461445605054407. Butler, Judith. 1993. “Critically Queer.” In Bodies

In: Managing Invisibility

seem to have belonged to a new trend in north-east Africa. 87 Although their provenance cannot currently be macroscopically confirmed, faceted Sassanian stone beads are known to have been arriving in north-east Africa in the Late Roman and later periods, which is evidenced by the presence of so

In: Stories of Globalisation: The Red Sea and the Persian Gulf from Late Prehistory to Early Modernity

efforts to reduce hunger, the prevalence of undernourishment is still very high in Southern Asia, closely followed by sub-Saharan Africa and Eastern Asia. Food insecurity or malnutrition is an important constraint to economic and social development of a country. Undernourishment leaves people vulnerable

In: African and Asian Studies

with different statuses. 26 Focusing on group identifications rather than personal identities makes the approach particularly suitable for analyzing intergroup relations in collective, and often agonistic, cultures such as those in the ancient Near East and Mediterranean. 27 An undeniable

In: Religious Identities in Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages

This book examines the relations between generations and protests in the Middle East, North Africa ( mena ) and the Mediterranean. Most of the work on recent protests in these regions insists on the newness of their expressive forms but leave unexplored the various links that exist between them and

In: Protests and Generations: Legacies and Emergences in the Middle East, North Africa and the Mediterranean