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The reinvention of jihād in twelfth-century al-Shām
(University of St Andrews, 2016-11-30) - Thesis
This thesis examines the reinvention of jihād ideology in twelfth‑century al‑Shām. In modern scholarship there is a tendency to speak of a revival of jihād in the twelfth century, but discussion of this revival has been ...
(University of St Andrews, 2016-06) - Thesis
'Let us run in love together' : Master Jordan of Saxony (d. 1237) and participation of women in the religious life of the Order of Preachers
(University of St Andrews, 2016-10-20) - Thesis
In this thesis I argue that Jordan of Saxony (d. 1237), Master of the Order of Preachers, fostered a culture of openness toward the participation of women in the religious life of the Dominican order. This is demonstrated, ...
Political travel across the ‘Iron Curtain’ and Communist youth identities in West Germany and Greece in the 1970s and 1980s
(2016-01-22) - Journal article
This article explores tours through the Iron Curtain arranged by West German and Greek pro-Soviet Communist youth groups, in an attempt to shed light on the transformation of European youth cultures beyond the ‘Americanisation’ ...
‘Keeping with contemporary times’: social tourism and West German youth hostel organizations, 1950s-1980s
(2016-06-17) - Journal article
This article examines the organizations that ran youth hostels in West Germany from the 1950s to 1989. It analyses whether they reconfigured their aims and practices against the backdrop of the cultural, social and political ...
Mīrkhwānd and Persian historiography
(2016-04-28) - Journal article
Pre-modern historians of the Persianate world have primarily been used by modern historians as sources of factual information and rarely to gain insight into the means, methods and world-views of the historians themselves. ...
Codzienność komunikacyjno-językowa na obszarze historycznego Górnego Śląska
(Narodowa Oficyna Śląska, 2016) - Book
Magna Carta, canon law and pastoral care : excommunication and the church's publication of the charter
(2016-11) - Journal article
This article argues that the church's strenuous efforts to publicize Magna Carta can only be fully understood when viewed in the context of canon law and pastoral care. The automatic sentence of excommunication that fell ...