Histories of the Middle East : studies in Middle Eastern society, economy and law in honor of A.L. Udovitch

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Full title: Histories of the Middle East : studies in Middle Eastern society, economy and law in honor of A.L. Udovitch / edited by Roxani Eleni Margariti, Adam Sabra, Petra M. Sijpesteijn.
Other authors: Margariti, Roxani Eleni, 1969-
Sabra, Adam Abdelhamid, 1968-
Sijpesteijn, Petra.
Udovitch, Abraham L.
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • "There are 'ulama', and then there are 'ulama" : minor religious institutions and minor religious functionaries in medieval Cairo / Jonathan P. Berkey
  • The Arabian silent trade : profit and nobility in the "markets of the 'Arabs'" / Michael Bonner
  • Ringing church bells in Afsid Tunis : religious concessions to Christian fondacos in the later thirteenth century / Olivia Remie Constable
  • An overview of the slaves' juridical status at sea in Romano-Byzantine, and Islamic laws / Hassan S. Khalilieh
  • Maritime cityscapes : lessons from real and imagined topographies of western Indian Ocean ports / Roxani Eleni Margariti
  • Demonizing zenobia : the legend of al-Zabba" in Islamic sources / David S. Powers
  • The view from the south : the maps of the book of curiosities and the commercial revolution of the eleventh century / Yossef Rapoport
  • From artisan to courtier : sufism and social mobility in fifteenth-century Egypt / Adam Sabra
  • Mini-dramas by the water : on irrigation rights and disputes in fifteenth-century Damascus / Boaz Shoshan
  • Army economics : an early papyrus letter related to 'ata' payments / Petra M. Sijpesteijn.