Law, Personalities, and Politics of the Middle East: Essays in Honor of Majid Khadduri, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Law, Personalities, and Politics of the Middle East

Essays in Honor of Majid Khadduri, 1st Edition

Edited by James Piscatori

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286 pages

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Description

This book is a tribute to Majid Khadduri and focuses on the three principal fields of his own work: Islamic and international law; ideas and personalities in the Arab world; and politics and diplomacy in the Middle East.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- The Life and Work of Majid Khadduri -- Curriculum Vitae -- Islamic and International Law -- Islamic Law and the Challenge of Modern Times* -- The Legal Status of Jerusalem -- Saudi Arabia, Culture Change, and the International Legal Order -- Ideas and Personalities in the Arab World -- Ameen Rihani and the Hijaz-Najd Conflict: An Abortive Peace Mission -- Arab Nationalism and the Idealist Politician: The Career of Sulayman al-Baruni -- The Intellectual Origins and Ideas of the Ahali Group -- Politics and Diplomacy in the Middle East -- The Communist Movements in the Arab World -- The Gilan Soviet Revolution, 1920–1921 -- The 1820 Expedition to the Gulf and the Decline of British Commercial Shipping: The Paradox of the Cost of Security -- Also from The Middle East Institute …

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL059000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Middle Eastern
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies