Harvard Middle Eastern and Islamic Review, Volume 3.1/2

Volume 3, Number 1/2, 1996

From the Editor, iii


Contemporary Issues

Can Oslo Survive?, 1
Everett Mendelsohn


The Imam as Dandy: The Case of Musa Sadr, 20
H.E. Chehabi


Jihād and Cross-Cultural Encounter in Muslim Sicily, 42
William Granara

Mongol or Persian: The Government of Īlkhānid Iran, 62
D.O. Morgan


Learning in the First Century of the Madrasah in Baghdad: A Reconsideration of the Social Significance of Institutionalization, 77
Daphna Ephrat


Ibn al-Rūmī’s Ethics of Patronage, 104
Beatrice Gruendler

Book Reviews

Meron Benvenisti
Intimate Enemies: Jews and Arabs in a Shared Land, 161
Sara Roy

Jacob M. Landau
The Arab Minority in Israel, 1967-1991: Political Aspects
, 164 
L.H. Pasons

Shabtai Teveth
Ben-Gurion’s Spy: The Story of the Political Scandal that Shaped Modern Israel
, 166
Barak Kalfuss

Nancy Elizabeth Gallagher
Egypt’s Other Wars: Epidemics and the Politics of Public Health
, 172
Roger Owen

Heinz Halm
The Fatimids and their Traditions of Learning
, 173
C. Edmund Bosworth

Shams C. Inati
Ibn Sīnā and Mysticism. Remarks and Admonitions: part four
, 175
Robert Wisnovsky

Richard N. Frye
The Heritage of Central Asia
, 178
Richard Foltz

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