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Ubi sumus? Quo vademus?

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Stephan Conermann(Hg.), Ubi sumus? Quo vademus? (2013), Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 37073 Göttingen, ISBN: 9783847001003

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  • BEGINN
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Table of Contents
  • Body
  • Stephan Conermann: Quo vadis, Mamlukology? (A German Perspective)
  • 1. Mamlukology (in Germany) – some general remarks
  • 2. Mamlukology as Cultural Studies
  • 3. One Possibility: Mamlukology as Historical Anthropology
  • 4. Summary and Conclusion
  • Literature
  • Thomas Bauer: Mamluk Literature as a Means of Communication
  • Pragmatic and literary communication
  • Dedication
  • Address
  • Address and response
  • Exchange
  • Intertextuality – simple and complex
  • Shared intertextuality
  • Cross Intertextuality
  • Paratexts
  • Combinations
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Caterina Bori: Theology, Politics, Society: the missing link. Studying Religion in the Mamluk Period
  • Defining the Problem
  • Overcoming Generalization: a refinement in the field
  • Theology, Politics, Society: the missing link
  • Some Examples
  • First Example
  • Second Example (and an open question)
  • Third Example
  • Theology and Ordinary People
  • Conclusions
  • Bibliography
  • Albrecht Fuess: Mamluk Politics
  • Introduction
  • Legitimacy of the Mamluks
  • Succession of sultans
  • Financial administration
  • Foreign policy
  • Military
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Syrinx von Hees: Mamlukology as Historical Anthropology
  • Thomas Herzog: Mamluk (Popular) Culture.
  • Konrad Hirschler: Studying Mamluk Historiography. From Source-Criticism to the Cultural Turn
  • Mapping the Field of Mamluk Historiography
  • Approaches and Debates
  • The Uses of Historiographical Texts
  • Biographical Dictionaries and Social/Cultural Histories
  • Biographical Dictionaries and the Archival Turn
  • Literature
  • Th. Emil Homerin: Sufism in Mamluk Studies: A Review of Scholarship in the Field
  • Literature
  • Carine Juvin: Mamluk Inscriptions
  • Illustrations
  • Bibliography
  • Paulina B. Lewicka: Did Ibn al-Ḥājj Copy from Cato? Reconsidering Aspects of Inter-Communal Antagonism of the Mamluk Period
  • Bibliography
  • Christian Müller: Mamluk Law: a reassessment
  • Did Mamluk Law Exist?
  • Legal Documents and fiqh-Norms in Mamluk qāḍī-Jurisdiction
  • Predictability of Law: valid and applied fiqh-rules
  • Mamluk Legal Literature and Practised fiqh-Rules
  • Islamic Law as Mamluk State Law?
  • Mamluk Legal Institutions
  • Bibliography
  • Lucian Reinfandt: Mamlūk Documentary Studies
  • Definitions
  • State of the art
  • Editions in collected volumes
  • Editions in articles
  • Studies on the basis of edited documents
  • Auxiliary tools
  • Trends and priorities
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Bethany J. Walker: What Can Archaeology Contribute to the New Mamlukology? Where Culture Studies and Social Theory Meet
  • What is “Mamluk Archaeology?
  • The Pioneers
  • The Field Today
  • What does Archaeology Have to Offer Mamlukology?
  • Tomorrow's Mamlukology – Archaeologically-Informed?
  • Illustrations
  • Literature
  • Torsten Wollina: Ibn Ṭawq’s Taʿlīq. An Ego-Document for Mamlūk Studies
  • Introduction
  • Ego-documents – self-testimonies or self-advertising?
  • Text and author
  • How to approach Identity?
  • Point of Reference I: The ʿulamāʾ
  • Point of reference II: The Neighbourhood
  • Point of Reference III: The Household
  • Conclusions
  • Literature

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