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Cole, Juan Ricardo

Works: 91 works in 372 publications in 6 languages and 14,260 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biographies  Romance fiction  Textbooks  Literature  Short stories  Historical television programs  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Composer, Other, Creator, 070
Classifications: PJ7826.I2, 303.4821767073
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Most widely held works about Juan Ricardo Cole
Most widely held works by Juan Ricardo Cole
Colonialism and revolution in the Middle East : social and cultural origins of Egypt's 'Urabi movement by Juan Ricardo Cole( )

35 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 3,915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book Juan R.I. Cole challenges traditional elite-centered conceptions of the conflict that led to the British occupation of Egypt in September 1882. For a year before the British intervened, Egypt's viceregal government and the country's influential European community had been locked in a struggle with the nationalist supporters of General Ahmad al-'Urabi. Although most Western observers still see the 'Urabi movement as a "revolt" of junior military officers
Engaging the Muslim world by Juan Ricardo Cole( Book )

27 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Cole disentangles the key foreign policy issues that America is grappling with today, from our dependence on Middle East petroleum to the promotion of Islamophobia by the American right, and delivers his informed advice on the best way forward. His ability to take the Muslim perspective into account when looking at East-West relations make his insights well-rounded and prescient as he suggests a course of action on fundamental issues like religion, oil, war, and peace. With substantive recommendations for the administration on how to move forward in key countries such as Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iran, this book reveals how we can repair the damage of the disastrous foreign policy of the last eight years and forge ahead on a path of peace and prosperity.--From publisher description
The ayatollahs and democracy in Iraq by Juan Ricardo Cole( )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Dutch and held by 1,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Arabs : how the millennial generation is changing the Middle East by Juan Ricardo Cole( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The renowned blogger and Middle East expert Juan Cole illuminates the role of today's Arab youth--who they are, what they want, and how they will affect world politics. Beginning in January 2011, the revolutionary wave of demonstrations and protests, riots, and civil wars that comprised what many call 'the Arab Spring' shook the world. These upheavals were spearheaded by youth movements, and yet the crucial role they played is relatively unknown. Middle East expert Juan Cole is here to share their stories. For three decades, Cole has sought to put the relationship of the West and the Muslim world in historical context. In The New Arabs he outlines the history that led to the dramatic changes in the region, and explores how a new generation of men and women are using innovative notions of personal rights to challenge the authoritarianism, corruption, and stagnation that had afflicted their societies. Not all big cohorts of teenagers and twenty-somethings necessarily produce movements centered on their identity as youth, with a generational set of organizations, symbols, and demands rooted at least partially in the distinctive problems besetting people of their age. The Arab Millennials did. And, in a provocative and optimistic argument about the future of the Arab world, The New Arabs shows just how they did it"--Provided by publisher
Napoleon's Egypt : invading the Middle East by Juan Ricardo Cole( Book )

35 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the occupation of Egypt by Napoleon and his army, describing how misunderstandings and miscalculations on both sides led to the failure of the ill-fated French attempt to bring liberty and the rule of law to the country
Sacred space and holy war : the politics, culture and history of Shi'ite Islam by Juan Ricardo Cole( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this text, Juan Cole examines Shi'i Islam as a world religion that has faced modernity on its own terms. He explores the little known history of Shi'i communities as far afield as the Persian Gulf and India
Shi'ism and social protest by Juan Ricardo Cole( Book )

13 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents an overview of Shi'i political activism in the countries where it has been most significant--from Iran and Lebanon to Saudi Arabia and Egypt. The contributors present up-to-date information on the factors involved in Shi'ism's recent movement away from quietism and toward an active involvement in politics. They also discuss how Shi'i political activism will affect the struggle in and for Lebanon; the Iran-Iraq war; Soviet attitudes toward Afghanistan and Iran; and U.S. policies toward the Middle East
Roots of North Indian Shīʻism in Iran and Iraq : religion and state in Awadh, 1722-1859 by Juan Ricardo Cole( )

19 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this pioneering study of the Twelver Shi'i branch of Islam prevalent in Iraq and Iran, J.R.I. Cole traces the influence of Shi'i rule on the development of religious communalism and conflict in the North Indian State of Awadh (Oudh). He also examines the relationship of the Shi'i clergy to the state and the clerical reaction to British imperialism and capitalism. Based on research in rare manuscripts and in archives, the book reveals that the Shi'i clergy advocated policies that caused resentment among Sunnis and Hindus, thereby promoting religious communalism and setting the stage for modern communal conflict. The Shi'i learned men took government posts in support of Awadh's Shi'i nawabs and shahs Awadh state support, in turn, helped transform Shi'ism from a persecuted "sect" to a dominant, if still minority, religious establishment. Sociologically, the book draws attention to the specific role of the state in defining "sect" and "church." It also argues the importance of class divisions within the Shi'i community, showing that the dominant clerical ideology was often not accepted by the laboring strata. Cole's study supports the view that Muslim communalism in Northern India had genuine historical roots and was not simply an elite strategy of modern Muslim politicians. Contrary to the arguments of some writers and to the image projected by Iran's current ayatullahs, he claims that most Shi'i clergy did not play a role of opposition to the state
Ayatollahs and democracy in contemporary Iraq by Juan Ricardo Cole( )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seminal analysis of the most recent developments in Iraqi Shiism
Modernity and the millennium : the genesis of the Baha'i faith in the nineteenth-century Middle East by Juan Ricardo Cole( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Modernity and the Millennium is the first book to chart responses in the Muslim Middle East to modernity through an examination of the evolution of the Baha'i faith - a millenarian movement led by the nineteenth-century Iranian prophet Baha'u'llah ("the Glory of God"). This volume illuminates the complexity and ambiguity that characterized the changing relationship of Baha'u'llah and his followers to modernity. The insights presented here illuminate not only the genesis of a new world-religion but also important facets of Middle Eastern - particularly Iranian - social and cultural shifts in the nineteenth century." "Drawing on the work of Habermas, Giddens, Touraine, and Turner, among others, Juan R.I. Cole considers some of the ways in which Middle Eastern society was affected by five developments central to modernity: the lessening entanglement of the state with religion, the move from absolutism to democracy, the rise of sovereign nation-states, the advent of nationalism, and the women's movement. He explores the Baha'i response to religious toleration, democracy, and greater rights for women and their "utopian realist" critique of nationalism, militant Jacobin secularization, industrialized warfare, genocide, oppression of the poor and working classes, and xenophobia."--Jacket
Muhammad : prophet of peace amid the clash of empires by Juan Ricardo Cole( Book )

15 editions published between 2018 and 2020 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A ... history that brings to life the fascinating and complex world of the Prophet, Muhammad is the story of how peace is the rule and not the exception for one of the world's most practiced religions."--Jacket
Comparing Muslim societies : knowledge and the state in a world civilization( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirit brides by Kahlil Gibran( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of three short stories in which Kahlil Gibran portrays his belief in the overwhelming power of love in human nature. In 'The Ash of Centuries and the Immortal Flame', Gibran describes a love that unites souls beyond time and social restrictions. 'Marta al-Baniyah' expresses Gibran's views on the exploitation of women and the poor. He then makes a cutting commentary on the contrast between the ecclesiastical hierarchy and the simplicity of the teachings of Jesus in his final story, 'Yuhanna the Madman'
The broken wings by Kahlil Gibran( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the doomed love affair between a young man and a married woman
Global connections : politics, exchange, and social life in world history by John H Coatsworth( Book )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first textbook to present world history via social history, drawing on social science methods and research. This interdisciplinary, comprehensive, and comparative textbook is authored by distinguished scholars and experienced teachers, and offers expert scholarship on global history that is ideal for undergraduate students. Volume 2 takes us from the early modern period to speculation about the world in 2050, visiting diverse civilizations, nation-states, ecologies, and people along the journey through time and place. The book pays particular attention to the ways in which ordinary people lived through the great changes of their times, and how everyday experience connects to great political events and the commercial exchanges of an interconnected world. With 75 maps, 65 illustrations, timelines, boxes, and primary source extracts, the book enables students to use historical material and social science methodologies to analyze the events of the past, present, and future
Napoleon's Egypt : invading the Middle East by Juan Ricardo Cole( Recording )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juan Cole tells the story of Napoleon's invasion of Egypt in 1798. Revealing Napoleon's reasons for leading the expedition against Egypt and showcasing the young general's fascinating views of the Orient, Cole delves into the psychology of both the military titan and his entourage. He paints a multifaceted portrait of the daily travails of the soldiers in Napoleon's army, including how they imagined Egypt, how their expectations differed from what they found, and how they grappled with military challenges in a foreign land. Cole explains how Napoleon's invasion--the first modern attempt to conquer the Arab world--invented and crystallized the rhetoric of liberal imperialism
The vision : reflections on the way of the soul by Kahlil Gibran( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of the "truth", Gibran could find no single religious tradition which completely revealed its intention. Thus he wove together insights from Eastern Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, American Transcendentalism, and the folklore of his native Lebanon to create his own universal "Anthem of Humanity"--Which is this superb selection
Miracles and metaphors by Abū al-Faḍl Gulpāyigānī( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters and essays, 1886-1913 by Abū al-Faḍl Gulpāyigānī( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saddam Hussein & the nerve gas atrocity( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Iraqi city of Halabja on March 16th, 1988, thousands would unknowingly face a hellish death. The man responsible for this unspeakable horror was notorious Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. In an act of brutality he unleashed a massive chemical weapons attack designed to wipe out an entire city of innocent civilians
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Engaging the Muslim world
Engaging the Muslim worldThe ayatollahs and democracy in IraqThe new Arabs : how the millennial generation is changing the Middle EastNapoleon's Egypt : invading the Middle EastSacred space and holy war : the politics, culture and history of Shi'ite IslamShi'ism and social protestAyatollahs and democracy in contemporary IraqModernity and the millennium : the genesis of the Baha'i faith in the nineteenth-century Middle East
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Cole, J.R.I.

Cole J. R. I. 1952-....

Cole, J. R. I.‏ (Juan Ricardo)

Cole, J. R. I. (Juan Ricardo I.)

Cole, J. R. I. (Juan Ricardo I.), 1952-

Cole, John Ricardo I. 1952-

Cole, Juan.

Cole Juan 1952-....

Cole, Juan R.‏

Cole, Juan R. 1952-

Cole, Juan R. I. 1952-

Cole, Juan R.‏ (Juan Ricardo)

Cole, Juan Ricardo

Cole, Juan Ricardo I.

Cole, Juan Ricardo I. 1952-

Cole, Juan Ricardo Irfan

Cole, Juan Richardo Irfan

Cole, Juan Richardo Irfan 1952-

Juan Cole accademico statunitense

Juan Cole Amerikaans historicus

Juan Cole scoláire Meiriceánach

Juan Cole US-amerikanischer Historiker

Juan Ricardo‏ Cole

Коул, Хуан

جوان كول، 1952-

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English (250)

French (7)

German (5)

Dutch (2)

Turkish (1)

Arabic (1)