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Political Literacy and the Politics of Eloquence: Ottoman Scribal Community in the Seventeenth Century
In 1703, the chief scribe (reisü'l-küttab) Rami Mehmed Efendi (d. 1708) was appointed as the grand vizier in the Ottoman Empire. In scholarship, Rami Mehmed epitomizes the transition in the political cadres from the people ...
The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-1968
The deposition of Imam Muhammad al-Badr in September 1962 was the culmination of a Yemeni nationalist movement that began in the 1940s with numerous failed attempts to overthrow the traditional religious legal order. Prior ...
A History of Money in Palestine: From the 1900s to the Present
How does the condition of statelessness, which is usually thought of as a political problem, affect the economic and monetary lives of ordinary people?