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By Moshe Gammer

The reports during this quantity originated from a world convention on 'Community, id and the kingdom' held at Tel Aviv college in 2001. the 1st chapters research even if modernisation, Westernisation and democratisation are exact, and no matter if democracy is hooked up to a definite, particular form of social constitution. The 3rd examines similarities within the political, monetary and social improvement of 'Second international' and 'Third international' international locations, whereas the fourth discusses the connection among legal and 'normal' constructions in Russian society. next chapters specialise in nationalism, utilizing case reports from Argentina, Syria and Morocco, at the 'Ulama and nationwide activities within the center East, on Islamic nationalism in Iran and at the discourse among pan-Africanism and Islam. the ultimate chapters learn the consequences on tribal politics of the exploitation of oil in Abu Dhabi, and the issues of the Kurds in northern Iraq.

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M. Bondarenko, Teoriii tsivilizatsii i dinamika istoricheskogo protsessa v dokolonial’noi Tropicheskoi Afrike [A Theory of Civilizations and the Dynamics of the Historical Process in Precolonial Tropical Africa], Moscow, 1997, pp. 13–14; D. M. Bondarenko, ‘‘‘Homologous Series” of Social Evolution’, in: M. Butovskaia, A. Korotayev and O. Khristoforova, eds, Sociobiology of Ritual and Group Identity: A Homology of Animal and Human Behaviour. Concepts of Humans and Behaviour Patterns in the Cultures of the East and the West: Interdisciplinary Approach, Moscow, 1998, p.

21. See note 11 above. 22. 044. 23. Note that even in the Islamic world the Christian Church imposed monogamy within the Christian communities in the most rigid way: ‘The Moslems were astonished mainly by the fact that the female slaves in the Christian and Jewish houses were not at the sexual disposal of the houses’ heads … The cause of this was that the Christian regulation in the East considered the liaison of a man with his female slave as lechery which should have been expiated by formal penance … The Caliph Al-Mansur once sent to his physician Georgios three beautiful Greek female slaves and 3,000 gold coins.

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