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Red Sea citizens : cosmopolitan society and cultural change in Massawa / Jonathan Miran.

By: Miran, Jonathan
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2009.Description: xvi, 380 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780253353122; 9780253220790 (pbk)DDC classification: 963.5
Contents:
Introduction: Facing the land, facing the sea -- Making a region between the sea and the mountain: Nā'ib autonomy and dominance, to the 1850s -- On camels and boats: spaces, structures, and circuits of production and exchange -- Connecting sea and land: merchants, brokers, and the anatomy of a Red Sea port town -- "A sacred Muslim island": Sufis, holy men, and town Islam in Massawa and the interior -- "Being Massawan": citizenship, family, and urban authority -- Conclusion: constructing and deconstructing a Red Sea Society.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Facing the land, facing the sea -- Making a region between the sea and the mountain: Nā'ib autonomy and dominance, to the 1850s -- On camels and boats: spaces, structures, and circuits of production and exchange -- Connecting sea and land: merchants, brokers, and the anatomy of a Red Sea port town -- "A sacred Muslim island": Sufis, holy men, and town Islam in Massawa and the interior -- "Being Massawan": citizenship, family, and urban authority -- Conclusion: constructing and deconstructing a Red Sea Society.

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