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Subversives and Mavericks in the Muslim Mediterranean


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Preface (Edmund Burke III)Introduction: Trajectories of Subversives and Mavericks in the Muslim Mediterranean (Odile Moreau)Part I1. The Life of Boubeker El-Ghanjaoui: From a Cameleer to a Wealthy Notable in Precolonial Morocco, 1870-1905 (Khalid Ben-Srhir )2. Aref Taher Bey: An Ottoman Military Instructor Bridging the Maghreb and the Ottoman Mediterranean (Odile Moreau)3. Nazli Hanem, Kmar Bayya, and Khiriya Bin Ayyad: Three Women Living between Istanbul, Cairo, and Tunis in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century (Leila Blili)4. Servant, Officer, and Resistance Fighter: The Autobiography of Qa?id al-Raha al-Najim al-Akhsassi (1867/68-1964) (Wilfrid Rollman)5. Little Known Roots of Islamism: al-Kawakibi's Umm al-Qura (Sanaa Makhlouf)Part II6. Revisiting Networks and Narratives: Enver Pasha's Pan-Islamic and Pan-Turkic Quest (Suhnaz Yilmaz)7. Going to School: Women's Life Stories, Networks, and Education in Colonial North Africa, c. 1850-1962 (Julia Clancy-Smith)8. Mukhtar Al-Ayari, a Radical Tunisian in the 1920s and His Place in Labor History (Stuart Schaar)Index

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ODILE MOREAUMontpellier, FranceMoreau is an associate professor of history at the University of Montpellier in France and a researcher at the French National Research Center (CNRS), Institut des Mondes Africains (IMAF), Paris.STUART SCHAARRabat, MoroccoSchaar taught history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and at Brooklyn College (CUNY) for nearly forty years.


"Together, [Subversives and Mavericks in the Muslim Mediterranean's] essays highlight novel ways in which the members of colonised societies were able to oppose and subvert imperial power. They confirm that effective resistance could take any form and be mounted by anyone. It was not limited to dramatic acts or grand gestures."-- (12/27/2018)

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