Middle East Studies


Hager El Hadidi 

Zar is both a possessing spirit and a set of reconciliation rites between the spirits and their human hosts: living in a parallel yet invisible world, the capricious spirits manifest their anger by causing ailments for their hosts, which require ritual reconciliation, a private sacrificial rite practiced routinely by the afflicted devotees...

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Zar Spirit Possession, Music, and Healing Rituals in Egypt Hager El Hadidi
ISBN 9789774166976
The Oslo Accords A Critical Assessment Edited by Petter Bauck
Mohammed Omer
Foreword by Desmond Tutu
Foreword by Össur Skarphéðinsson
ISBN 9789774167706

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Islamic Law and Civil Code The Law of Property in Egypt Richard A. Debs
with forewords by Ridwan Al Sayyid
Frank E. Vogel
ISBN 9789774164255
Islamism in the Shadow of al-Qaeda François Burgat
Translated by Patrick Hutchinson
ISBN 9789774162749
Jerusalem without God Portrait of a Cruel City Paola Caridi
ISBN 9789774168185
Judges and Political Reform in Egypt Edited by Nathalie Bernard-Maugiron
ISBN 9789774167010
Khul‘ Divorce in Egypt Public Debates, Judicial Practices, and Everyday Life Nadia Sonneveld
ISBN 9789774164842
Khul-Khaal Five Egyptian Women Tell Their Stories Nayra Atiya
Foreword by Andrea B. Rugh
Photography by Asma el-Bakry
ISBN 9789774240287
Law as a Tool for Empowering Women within Marital Relations: A Case Study of Paternity Lawsuits in Cairo Papers Vol. 31, No. 2 Hind Ahmed Zaki
ISBN 9789774165085
Liberation Square Inside the Egyptian Revolution and the Rebirth of a Nation Ashraf Khalil
ISBN 9789774165580
Life as Politics How Ordinary People Change the Middle East Asef Bayat
ISBN 9789774166303
Mapping Arab Women’s Movements A Century of Transformations from Within Edited by Pernille Arenfeldt
Nawar Al-Hassan Golley
ISBN 9789774164989
Marginality and Exclusion in Egypt Edited by Ray Bush
Habib Ayeb
ISBN 9789774165771
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