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239 to German and Turkish publications. This, coupled with the author's work in East Africa, may account for the fact that the revised edition to be published under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs which was announced in 1951 has never appeared. Despite these

In: Die Welt des Islams

). A further article discusses the problem of a practicable conceptualisation of space and time in social and historical research (Reinfeld). A series of studies on the phenomenon of translocality in East Africa discussed in this article— coast and islands—tend to confirm the notion of “seascape”. e

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at the time in which Ottoman reformers, again, today marketed as the intellectual forefathers of Ottoman nationalism, were selling Ottoman sovereignty to the French and British, took to conducting missionary work in areas of imperial contest. Indeed, South Arabia, the East African ‘Swahili

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southerly courses were practiced along the coasts of East Africa, India, the Malay peninsula and Sumatra, i.e. in areas of monsoon navigation. In this whole region the use of magnetic needle in pre-European times is still contested. The Arabic sources describe boussole and compass but the geographic extent

In: Arabica

the Hijaz, Nejd and on the Arabian shore was still strongly in favor of ­slavery. 1 
 Slaves were imported to the Persian Gulf mainly from East Africa via the Omani ports of Sur and Muscat, as well as, in smaller numbers to the small Arabian ports of Sharjah, Dubai or Ras al-Khaimah. Direct slave

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1960: 62). 17 With a focus on those regions that have a long tradition of Islamic learning such as the Bil¸d as-S¢d¸n and the East African Coast. 18 I will not compare, thus, specific elements of religion or religious thought as such, but will look at the way in which elements of religion such as

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beneficial influence in Egypt". Anhang B behandelt das verwickelte Recht der "immigrant Muslim communities of East Africa (Indians, Baluchis, Persians and Arabs from all parts of Arabia)" und der viel weniger zahlreichen Einwanderer an der Westkuste. Die wichtigste Gesetzgebung auf den Gebieten der Ehe und

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, übers. u. hg. von V. Monteil, Collection Bilingue, Publiée par l'Institut Franco-Iranien avec le con- cours du Departement d'Iranologie, Teheran 1952, 40 S. 239 to German and Turkish publications. This, coupled with the author's work in East Africa, may account for the fact that the revised edition

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sans doute chiites, mais aussi des chafiites originaires du Hadramawt. L’excellent article de Mark Horton intitulé « Ibadis in East Africa : Archaeological and Historical Evidence », qui expose les découvertes les plus récentes, souligne bien combien la présence massive des ibadites aux xviii e et

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fame not only as an interpreter of the Koran but also as a chess 2 player and polit- ical activist. The combination of scholar, player and rebel is the more unusual since he was a freed black slave from East Africa. 3 Sa ’“ d b. ] ubayr was one of the most learned of the second generation Muslims. 4 As

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