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Matt Goldish

essentially a messianic movement. 1 What, however, about the early modern period—a time of radical new religious possibilities, increased exposure of traditions to each other (both conceptually and geographically), and what David Ruderman has called “mingled identities”? 2 Were there more numerous border

Mayte Green-Mercado

Introduction: An Apocalyptic Turn in Early Modern Studies? Beliefs in the End Times are at the heart of early modern Muslim, Christian, and Jewish thought. Evolving in all three faiths as a multifaceted practice—at once social, intellectual, and political—these beliefs constituted a

Alan Mikhail

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI: 10.1163/156852010X529132 Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient 53 (2010) 621-652 Animals as Property in Early Modern Ottoman Egypt Alan Mikhail * Abstract Through an examination of the role of domesticated animals as

Relli Shechter

MARKET WELFARE IN THE EARLY - MODERN OTTOMAN ECONOMY — A HISTORIOGRAPHIC OVERVIEW WITH MANY QUESTIONS BY RELLI SHECHTER* Abstract In early-modern Ottoman economy the notion of market welfare proposed here meant a sys- tem that partially sti fl ed competition and e ffi ciency for the sake of

Astrid Meier and Tariq Tell

the early modern history of the Arab East 3 should include environmental perspectives in their inquiries. 4 It is certainly not in order to replicate the crude environmental or ecological determinism of the first decades of the twentieth century, when some prominent scholars held the view that the

Gürer Karagedikli

Introduction In early modern Ottoman cities, it was common practice for Christian, Jewish and Muslim inhabitants to reside among their own kind in various neighbourhoods, both close to or far from their places of worship. Local authorities defined people’s physical space in a city in

Faisal Chaudhry

with these well-established concerns, while doing so across some of the more frequently encountered lines of division that usually fragment inquiry. The articles we present bridge not only the divide between the pre-colonial (or early modern) and the colonial (or nineteenth-century modern), but also a

Jack Goldstone

Territories: Mapping the Early Modern World (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press). Christie, Jan Wisseman 1998 ÒJavanese Markets and the Asian sea Trade Boom of the Tenth to Thirteenth Centuries A.D.Ó JESHO 41.3: 344-381. Cook, Westin 1994 The Hundred YearsÕ War for Morocco: Gunpowder and the Military

John Richards

WARRIORS AND THE STATE IN EARLY MODERN INDIA BY JOHN F. RICHARDS* Abstract This essay argues for reconsideration and greater scholarly attention to the insights of Prof. Dirk Kolff as expressed in his 1989 book, Naukar, Rajput and Sepoy and in later writings. Kolff described a fl uid, pervasive

Marcia Yonemoto

-1-929280-63-6 (pbk.). $60.00 (hbk.) / $24.00 (pbk.). P.F. KORNICKI, Mara PATESSIO, and G.G. ROWLEY eds., The Female as Subject: Reading and Writing in Early Modern Japan . Michigan Monograph Series in Japanese Studies 70. Ann Arbor: Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan, 2010. x + 279 pp. ISBN: 978