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Fall 2001 / Spring 2002

Fall 2001 / Spring 2002 (Vol. IX No. 2 / Vol. X No. 1)

Table of Contents


  1. The "Whirling Dervish" vs. "The Universal:" Discourses of Culture and Power in Israel
    by Lital Levy
  2. Where Have All the Families Gone? Egyptian Literary Texts of the 1990s
    by Samia Mehrez

Special Section: Succession in the Arab World

  1. Succession, Legitimacy, and Regime Stability in Jordan
    by Oliver Schlumberger and Andre Bank
  2. The President, the Son, and the Military: The Question of Succession in Egypt
    by Muhammad Abdul Aziz and Youssef Hussein

Book Reviews

  1. The Breakdown of the State in Lebanon
    by Farid El-Khazen
    reviewed by As'ad Abukhalil
  2. The Experimental Arabic Novel: Postcolonial Literary Modernism in the Levant
    by Stefan G. Meyer
    reviewed by Sinan Antoon
  3. Beyond Colonialism and Nationalism in the Maghrib: History, Culture, and Politics
    Edited by Ali Abdullatif Ahmida
    reviewed by John Barger
  4. A Taste of Thyme: Culinary Cultures of the Middle East
    Edited by Sami Zubaida and Richard Tapper
    reviewed by Amahl Bishara
  5. A Matter of Fate: The Concept of Fate in the Arab World as Reflected in Modern Arabic Literature
    by Dalya Cohen-Mor
    reviewed by Ariel M Blumenthal
  6. The Berbers and the Islamic State: The Marinid Experience in Pre-Protectorate Morocco
    by Maya Shatzmiller
    reviewed by Hussein Fancy
  7. The Politics of Interventionism in Ottoman Lebanon, 1830-1861
    by Caesar E. Farah
    reviewed by Timothy J. Fitzgerald
  8. Discourses on Gender/Gendered Discourses in the Middle East
    Edited by Boaz Shoshan
    reviewed by Hanan Kholoussy
  9. Turks, Moors, and Englishmen in the Age of Discovery
    by Nabil Matar
    reviewed by Abdelhamid Lotfi
  10. Israel and the Politics of Jewish Identity: The Secular-Religious Issue
    by Asher Cohen and Bernard Susser
    reviewed by Hadar Makov-Hasson
  11. Colonial Effects: The Making of National Identity in Jordan
    by Joseph Massad
    reviewed by Shana Minkin
  12. The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World
    by Avi Shlaim
    reviewed by Husam A. Mohamad
  13. The War for Palestine: Rewriting the History of 1948
    Edited by Eugene L. Rogan and Avi Shlaim
    reviewed by Nicholas E. Roberts
  14. Cairo
    by Andre Raymond
    reviewed by Paul Sedra
  15. Reinterpreting Islamic Historiography: Harun al-Rashid and the Narrative of the Abbasid Caliphate
    by Tayeb el-Hibri
    reviewed by Abed El-Rahman Tayyara
  16. The Middle East Water Question: Hydropolitics and the Global Economy
    by Tony Allan
    reviewed by Ariella Vraneski Review Essays
  17. Citizenship, Gender, and the State
    reviewed by Ozlem Atlan
  18. Islam and Modernity
    reviewed by Muhammad Haron

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