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Fall 2005 / Spring 2006

Fall 2005 / Spring 2006 (Vol. XIII No. 2 / Vol. XIV No. 1)

Table of Contents


  1. Writings on Disability in Islam: The 16th-Century Polemic on Ibn Fahd's al-Nukat al-Ziraf
    by Mohammad M. I. Ghaly
  2. Suburbia and Modernization: Community Building and America's Post-World War II Encounter with the Arab Middle East
    by Nathan Citino
  3. Strategies of Power Consolidation in Syria Under Bashar al-Asad: Modernizing Control Over Resources
    by Carmen Becker
  4. Muslim Politics Under Occupation: The Association of Muslim Scholars and the Politics of Resistance in Iraq
    by Roel Meijer

Book Reviews

  1. Birds of Amber
    by Ibrahim Abdel Meduid
    reviewed by Hanaa Arafat
  2. A Time Between Ashes and Roses
    by Adonis
    reviewed by Robin Creswell
  3. Nationalist Voices in Jordan: The Street and the State
    by Betty S. Anderson
    reviewed by Corbett Elena
  4. Granada: A Novel
    by Radwa 'Ashour
    reviewed by Maria Constanza Guzman
  5. Opening the Gates: An Anthology of Arab American Feminist Writing (second edition)
    Edited by Morgot Badran
    reviewed by Elizabeth Holt
  6. Al-Hajiz: Shazaya Riwaya. Al-Kitab al-Awwal: Wajd fo Bilad al- Hawajiz
    by Azmi Bishara
    reviewed by Nader K. Uthman
  7. The Politics of the Governed: Reflections on Popular Politics in Most of the World
    by Partha Chatterjee
    reviewed by Munir Fakher
  8. Occupied By Memory: The Intifada Generation and the Palestinian State of Emergency
    by John Collins
    reviewed by Noah Haiduc-Dale
  9. Transcending Borders: Arabs, Politics, Trade, and Islam in Southeast Asia
    Edited by Huub de
    reviewed by Nurfadzilah Yahaya
  10. Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History
    by Norman G. Finkelstein
    reviewed by Amahl Bishara
  11. Minorities in the Ottoman Empire
    Edited by Molly Greene
    reviewed by Isa Blumi
  12. The Colonial Present
    by Derek Gregory
    reviewed by Anjali Kamat
  13. In Praise of Books: A Cultural History of Cairo's Middle Class, Sixteenth to the Eighteenth Century
    by Nelly Hanna
    reviewed by James E. Baldwin
  14. Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire
    by Michael Hardt
    reviewed by Ayca Cubukcu
  15. Jews and Muslims in Lower Yemen: A Study in Protection and Restraint, 1918-1949
    by Isaac Hollinder
    reviewed by Ari Ariel
  16. Contending Visions of the Middle East: The History and Politics of Orientalism
    by Zachary Lockman
    reviewed by Bruce Robbins
  17. Between Warrior Brother and Veiled Sister: Islamic Fundamentalism and the Politics of Patriarchy in Iran
    by Minoo Moallem
    reviewed by Mitra Rastegar
  18. Nurturing the Nation: The Family Politics of Modernizing, Colonizing, and Liberating Egypt
    by Lisa Pollard
    reviewed by Wilson Chacko Jacob
  19. Marriage, Money, and Divorce in Medieval Islamic Society
    by Yossef Rapoport
    reviewed by Irfana Hashmi
  20. My Life Is A Weapon: A Modern History of Suicide Bombing
    by Christoph Reuter
    reviewed by Joseph Shahadi
  21. Ibn Sa'oud of Saudi Arabia
    by Amin Rihani
    reviewed by Peter C. Velenti
  22. The Performance of Human Rights in Morocco
    by Susan Slymovics
    reviewed by Mikaela Rogozen-Soltar
  23. The Elite Nation?
    by Jennifer Derr
  24. Truth and Lies at Guantanamo Bay
    by Lisa Lynch
  25. Imperialist Debts: Iraq and the Nation-Building Debate
    by Jennifer R. Ridha
  26. Understanding the Durability of Authoritarianism in the Middle East
    by Sean L. Yonn
  27. The Politics of Presentation
    reviewed by Nada Shabout
  28. Uncovering the Arab World: Photography and Self-Representation
    reviewed by Murtaza Vali
  29. Blow Up
    reviewed by Anthony Alessandrini

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