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Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... STATE-BUILDING AND POLITICAL CONSTRUCTION IN THE YEMEN ARAB REPUBLIC, 1962-1977 • Robert Burrowes Modern state-building and political construction came late to North Yemen. On the...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... IDEOLOGY VERSUS PRAGMATISM IN SOUTH YEMEN, 1968-1986 • Manfred Wenner The protected, deepwater port of Aden was considered vital to the trade and political interests of the British Empire, which...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... Chapter 3 shows how the Southern Revolution in Yemen reconstituted public spaces, gendered subjectivities, and gendered practices. Revolution squares all over Aden became sites of organizing, street-corner universities, and havens of embodied forms of care and comfort. As the Southern Revolution...
Published: 21 April 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376439-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7643-9
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... of, 278, Abdul Majid, Sultan, 386 282-86; South Yemen and, 267, Abha, 65, 67 27 1 Abrishami, Maryam, 255 Aflaq, Mishil, 471 n.31 Abu Dhabi, Yemen Arab Republic Afshar dynasty, sacral connotations and,231 of kingship·in...
Published: 25 February 1988
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... Kevorkian Cen• ter for Near Eastern Studies at New York University and is engaged in con• sulting and writing on political affairs. Along with publishing major articles in such journals as World Politics, the Middle East Journal, and the Journal of Conflict Resolution, he is the author of The Yemen Arab...
Published: 01 January 1994
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9624-6
..., Azerbaijan 2, Folkmusic," New Grove Dictionary oj Music and Musicians (1978); "Azerbaijan, musical instruments," New Grove Dictionary oj Musical Instruments (1984); and a 16mm color documentary film, "About the Jews of Yemen, a Vanishing Culture" (1986). Arthur R. Sprague (1931-68) was...
Published: 25 February 1988
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... VERSUS PRAGMATISM IN SOUTH YEMEN, 1968-1986 • Manfred Wenner The protected, deepwater port of Aden was considered vital to the trade and political interests of the British Empire, which took con• trol of it in...
Published: 25 March 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9134-0
... research on deportation in Somalia and in Yemen was supported by the Social Science Research Council, the American Institute for Yemeni Studies, the Princeton Council on Regional Studies, and the Princeton Graduate School. Steve Caton and David Buch­ man gave me useful advice and necessary...
Published: 25 February 1988
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
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By Mimi Thi Nguyen
Published: 01 September 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9184-5
...-expansive state powers to under- write the aggressive prosecution of a permanent war. Indeed, withdrawal from Iraq underwrote the intensification of the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Yemen, including airstrikes and targeted assas- sinations. (We might set...
Published: 25 March 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9134-0
.... She was previously a postgraduate research fellow at the Council on Middle East Studies at Yale University and has also taught anthropology at Middlebury College. She has conducted ethnographic research in Somalia and Yemen and formerly worked as a field administrator for the International...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386766-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8676-6
... countries, like Iraq, Jews occupied positions of wealth and polit• ical power that put them well above the average person. In Yemen, on the other hand, many Jews were quite poor.49 Mob attacks on Jewish quarters took place in several Arab coun• tries in 1947 after the General Assembly vote on...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... Saudi-Yemeni nego• tiations, leading to the Treaty of Tayif in 1934. Imam Yahya of Yemen, even though bested in combat, sought to upstage his victorious fellow monarch, and perhaps embarrass him, by insisting upon protocol prece• dence for the religious title of imam over that of...
Published: 24 August 2011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9461-7
... fails in Indonesia. 1966 A Soviet spacecraft makes a landing on the moon. Another one crashes onto the surface of the planet Venus. 1967 South Yemen becomes a Communist country. 1968 The Brezhnev Doctrine justifies invasion of states attempting to...
Published: 10 February 2010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9269-9
... or who would come over for holiday meals. I have fond memories as a junior high school student of peppering Emi from Nigeria, Ahmed from Yemen, and Young from South Korea with endless questions. The bigger questions, however, came in high school, where the only diversity in an otherwise lily...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
... upon the sea. I saw in one day, while I was on the Coromandel Coast, a hundred of his ships, both small and great, which had just arrived. There were in the port eight ships belonging to the Sultan of the country and destined to make the voyage to Yemen. The sovereign gave orders to make...
Published: 26 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387961-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8796-1
... necessitated by the subliminal privileging of a Zionist vantage point. Studies of the Jews of Yemen, for example, tend to highlight their ‘‘clear separation’’ from Muslims, their ‘‘remoteness’’ and ‘‘isolation’’ ‘‘amidst Arab tribesman’’ but cut o√ from other Jewish communities and from...
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-050
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... banks of the Ilissus to the mouths of the Ganges: on your left are the beautiful and celebrated provinces of Iran or Persia, the unmeasured, and perhaps unmeasurable deserts of Arabia, and the once flour- ishing kingdom of Yemen, with the pleasant isles that the Arabs have subdued or...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386766-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8676-6
... States said that General Assembly rec• ommendations have only "moral force!,61 Britain told the Security Council it would not implement partition so long as Arab or Jewish authorities objected.62 Syria,63 Egypt,64 Saudi Arabia,65 Yemen, 66 Pakistan,67 and Iraq68 told the council they did not...