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Title The urban social history of the Middle East, 1750-1950 / edited by Peter Sluglett
Published Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 321 pages)
Series Modern intellectual and political history of the Middle East
Modern intellectual and political history of the Middle East.
Contents Interdependent spaces : relations between the city and the countryside in the nineteenth century / Sarah D. Shields -- Political relations between city and state in the Middle East, 1700-1850 / Dina Rizk Khoury -- The economic organization of cities in Ottoman Syria / Abdul-Karim Rafeq -- Political relations between city and state in the colonial period / Leila Fawaz and Robert Ilbert -- The demography of cities and the expansion of urban space / Bernard Hourcade -- Moving out of place : minorities in Middle Eastern urban societies, 1800-1914 / Gudrun Krämer -- Urban social movements, 1750-1950 / Sami Zubaida
Summary "The authors effectively define and map out urban social history in the Middle East from the eighteenth to twentieth centuries, affording us a foundational volume that enriches our understanding of society in the late Ottoman and colonial periods."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Cities and towns -- Middle East -- History.
Urbanization -- Middle East -- History.
Middle East -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Sluglett, Peter.
ISBN 0815631944 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0815650639 (ebk.)
9780815631941 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780815650638 (ebk.)