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Cholera, Pilgrimage, and International Politics of Sanitation: The Quarantine Station on the Island of Kamaran

Gülden Sariyildiz

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Oya Dağlar Macar

Oya Dağlar Macar is Associate Professor of History in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Istanbul Commerce University, where she currently teaches. Previously, she was a post­doctoral fellow at Fort Hays State University (Hays, KS) and visiting scholar at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Brookline, MA). Her research focuses on twentieth­century Ottoman political and medical history. Along with several articles and book chapters, she is the author of War, Epidemics, and Medicine in the Ottoman Empire: From the Balkan Wars through the Great War (1912-1918) (2008) and Balkan Savaşları’nda Salgın Hastalıklar ve Sağlık Hizmetleri (Epidemic Diseases and Health Services during the Balkan Wars (1912­1918)) (2009), as well as co­author of Rus Ordusu Türkiye’de (Russian Army in Turkey) (2010). She holds a PhD from Boğazici University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Plague and Contagion in the Islamic Mediterranean : New Histories of Disease in Ottoman Society

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...This essay, originally written in Turkish, has been translated and revised for publication by Nükhet Varlık.THIS CHAPTER WILL focus on Kamaran quarantine station in the context of the late nineteenthand early twentieth­century international...

Chinese Porcelain and the Material Taxonomies of Medieval Rabbinic Law: Encounters with Disruptive Substances in Twelfth-Century Yemen

Elizabeth Lambourn

Elizabeth Lambourn is Reader in South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies at De Montfort University in Leicester, UK. Her research is particularly focused on the identification and study of new material archives and on Indian Ocean materialities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman

Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman is Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and Law, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, and Affiliated Associate Professor of Islamic Studies and History, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a social, economic, and legal historian of the medieval Islamic world. His current project examines Jewish urbanization under the early Abbasids and subsequent Jewish migration to the emerging communities of the Islamic Mediterranean. His 2014 book, The Business of Identity (Stanford University Press) was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award. He also served as one of the editors of The Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World (Brill, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Legal Encounters on the Medieval Globe

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...This article focuses on a set of legal questions about ṣīnī vessels (literally, “Chinese” vessels) sent from the Jewish community in Aden to Fustat (Old Cairo) in the mid-1130s CE and now preserved among the Cairo Geniza holdings...

Tales of the ‘Other’

David Waines

David Waines is Emeritus Professor of Islamic Studies at Lancaster University. He wrote the bestselling textbook 'An Introduction to Islam', now in its second edition, and edited a volume entitled 'Patterns of Everyday Life' in the Formation of the Classical Islamic World series. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Odyssey of Ibn Battuta : Uncommon Tales of a Medieval Adventurer

I.B.Tauris, 2010

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...In previous chapters we have explored themes that highlight the narrative of Ibn Battuta’s travels. The rather cumbersome title of The Travels, we recall, was Gift to Those Who Contemplate the Wonders of Cities and the Marvels...