Middle Eastern Studies Theses
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(University of St Andrews, 2022-06-16) - ThesisAbstract redacted
(University of St Andrews, 2020-07-30) - ThesisThis dissertation provides an in-depth historical analysis of the motivations and actions surrounding Iran’s foreign policy toward Afghanistan in the modern era. The need for this research stems from a significant gap ...
The iconography of the palace : court and court culture in Madînat al-Zahra during the 'golden' age of Umayyad al-Andalus (University of St Andrews, 2000-06-22) - ThesisThis thesis examines the Iconography of the Caliphal Palace of Madînat al-Zahra, and aims to provide an analysis of the inter-relationship between the physical fabric of the Palace, and of the ceremony and cultural ...
(University of St Andrews, 2019-12-04) - ThesisThis study investigates domestic slavery in Syrian and Egyptian society from the thirteenth century to the fifteenth century. It focuses on the agency of slaves in the context of master-slave relationships within households ...
(2019-06-27) - ThesisThis thesis studied the interaction of American Protestant missionaries with Iranians during the 1960s and 1970s. It focused on the missionary activities of four American Protestant groups: Presbyterians, Assemblies of ...