Essays Tagged: "Islamic state"

Sagrajas: Gate to the Forgotten and Failed Crusades of the Reconquista A background, compare/contrast of military capabilities, and a major battle analysis of the Reconquista.

ed from Christendom control due to numerous invasions by the Moslems, and by the eighth century, an Islamic state existed well inland, with its main city of Cordoba becoming the largest western Europe ... iral caused an already shortage of military manpower and resources to such a minimal level that the Islamic lords of southern Iberia could not resist the temptation of further assaults--finally establ ...

(5 pages) 51 1 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Discussion on the Secularism of Turkey in it's politics, culture and international relations.

public of Turkey has a population around 67.3 million people, 99.8% of which are Muslim. Unlike its Islamic-state neighbors, the Republic of Turkey has gone to great lengths to secularize, and it has ... ith ecstasy." The ultimate goal was to make the language more Turkish and less Arabic, Persian, and Islamic: one that was more modern, practical and easier to learn. Turkey had taken a big step toward ...

(14 pages) 238 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

This essay is about the political framework of Islam. It talks about the basic principles and happenings in Islam's government.

based and the Prophet of Allah, in accordance with these principles, established a model system of Islamic life. Man, according to Islam, is the representative of Allah on earth, His vice-gerent; tha ... political theory will in fact be a caliphate under the sovereignty of Allah. Every individual in an Islamic society enjoys the rights and powers of the caliphate of Allah and in this respect all indiv ...

(2 pages) 101 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

ALBANIA-Listing characteristics from A to Z

among women.BELIEFWith 70 percent of its population Muslim, Albania is Europe's only predominantly Islamic state. Orthodox Christians, living mostly in southern Albania, make up 20 percent of the pop ... n Noli. Traditional dance is still widely practiced, especially in more remote villages. Because of Islamic influences, especially in the south, women and men often do not dance together in public.The ...

(13 pages) 110 3 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Four pages on Islam. (dubble spaced)and put into paragraph format (font 12)

years between his arrival in Medina and his death in ad 632, Muhammad laid the basis for the ideal Islamic state. A group of committed Muslims was established, and a community life was ordered accord ... . For the next several centuries logical and cultural figures flourished in the huge, multinational Islamic world, and Islam became the most influential civilization in the world. In the 7th and 8th c ...

(4 pages) 106 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Muslim-Christian Relations in the Philippines: Redefining the Conflict

lippines have once again been provoked into a confrontational stance with the problem over the Moro Islamic Liberation Front's (MILF) armed movement for an independent Islamic state in the South and t ... truction of a Muslim community (mostly Muslim professionals) in Manila, mosques, special schools on Islamic Studies, an Islamic Bank (Amanah Bank), and the Ministry for Muslim Affairs. Information cam ...

(23 pages) 67 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Political Islam in Indonesia.

In the 1940s and 1950s, the aspiration for an 'Islamic state' and constitutional recognition of Islamic law dominated Islamic politics. Yet in the ... ders and political parties in Indonesia have fought long and hard for the incorporation of Syariah (Islamic divine law) into the Indonesian Constitution. Movements were made to ensure that the state a ... Indonesian Constitution. Movements were made to ensure that the state and the constitution reflect Islamic aspirations of the Muslim majority in Indonesia, sparking debates about whether or not the J ...

(8 pages) 59 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

India vs. Pakistan.

Gandhi reluctantly agreed, and asked the British to have a separate Muslim state founded. Thus, the Islamic state of Pakistan was founded, along with its arch rival Hindu neighbor India. Many Muslims ... before conducting a test, but this time we were surprised."The missile tests were three days after Islamic militants supposably killed 24 Hindus in a village that is in part of India controlled Kashm ...

(20 pages) 120 0 3.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Final Plan/Compromise on Controlling WMDs: The approach of reformer is taken.

e the social democrats and seek for global governance and cooperation, i.e., give the terrorists an Islamic state in exchange for the nuclear weapons. By having mutual benefits for the terrorists and ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Ultimately, the Holy Koran is the only source of authority in Islam

ition to the Qur'an, the Sunnah of the Prophet, preserved in the hadiths, offers guidance on proper Islamic conduct. The approved practice of the community (ijma) is another source of authority, while ... t on issues not covered in the Qur'an. Additionally the Sharia is the body of laws which govern the Islamic state. While there are several sources of authority in Islam, the Qur'an is overwhelmingly t ...

(6 pages) 73 1 4.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

Islamic Fundamentalism

Islamic Fundamentalism is a religious ideology which advocates literalistic interpretations of the s ... erpretations of the sacred Islamic text, the Quran. This ideology is founded on the conviction that Islamic law, the sharia, is the only valid system for regulating human life; and the conviction that ... ulating human life; and the conviction that an ideal Muslim society can only be achieved through an Islamic state. Often glorified as martyrs, Islamic Fundamentalists are 'jihadists', holy warriors wh ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

India Vs Pakistan

Gandhi reluctantly agreed, and asked the British to have a separate Muslim state founded. Thus, the Islamic state of Pakistan was founded, along with its arch rival Hindu neighbor India. Many Muslims ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Iran-contra affair

nd gave rise to Ayatollah Khomeini. Khomeini led the Shiite clerics, whose goal was to establish an Islamic state. In July 1979, the Nicaraguan Revolution overthrew the dictator Somoza and replaced th ... rms for Hostages The Iranian end of the affair started with a series of clashes between the Islamic regime and the US, which lead to the capture of the American Embassy and hostages in Teheran ...

(6 pages) 40 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Islamic Civilization

he caliphate for Ali's son, Husayan.The murders of Ali and Husayan led to a permanent schism in the Islamic world.The majority of Muslims, known as the Sunni followed the teachings of Muhammad.The Shi ... c the official language, built roads, and established postal routes.Abbasids The Abbasids ruled the Islamic state from A.D. 750 to A.D. 1258 The Abbasid Empire reached its height under Caliph Harun al ...

(3 pages) 47 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Attention has been focused on the emergence of radical groups associated with Islam in Indonesia. Discuss if this is a new phenomenon in Indonesia.

y struggle. In the years after 1908, liberalism, nationalism, socialism and communism combined with Islamic influence gave rise to many political organisations and anti-colonial movements (Aspinall an ... e of Indonesian politics bringing with it death, destruction and deception in order to establish an Islamic state with Sharia as the state law. It is uncertain if these agendas were sincerely to estab ...

(10 pages) 26 0 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Cultural Context Of Rebellious Silence and Home Décor

otograph by Shirin Neshat, who is also the subject. In the work, Shirin Neshat's face is covered by Islamic calligraphy and is divided (left to right) by a rifle (assumedly but not necessarily held by ... slightly before it's revolution for Los Angeles to study art. Upon the revolution (into a strictly Islamic state), Neshat's parents, who planned to retire, were left without welfare and put on a minu ...

(3 pages) 25 0 4.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

ISIS Has Us Over A Barrel

s of oil.Right now, ISIS has a significant supply of oil after taking control of territories in the Islamic State. This has caused a shortage in supply of oil on the free market which has caused infla ... il, these issues can only become worse. If ISIS oil resources can be destroyed and reclaimed by the Islamic State, then prices of oil and gas will go down and ISIS will no longer be generating revenue ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Syrian Refugee Crisis- Student Resolution

enforce the extirpation of all chemical and biological weapons,Strongly recommends that G20 member states and willing MEDCs provide effective funding towards facilitating UN sanctioned official stabi ... focus on the basic humanitarian needs of each refugee such as food and water,Encourages all member states to work together to raise awareness of the current state in Syria through means such as but n ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Online Therapy Paper

nd how the online interaction works. This paper will also address how professional associations and state regulatory boards view online therapy, how security and ethical issues are related to online t ... The website does not discuss personal information or identify its therapists, but the website does state that all professionals that are used for therapy services are licensed professionals (E Mental ...

(7 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

constructing and naturalizing the middle east

e Middle East in nega- tive and particularistic contexts, such as terrorism, instability, violence, Islamic fun- damentalism, anti-Americanism, oppression of women, or oil wealth (Held  ... As this relatively new label gained popular- ity, it acquired negative connotations in relation to Islamic fundamentalism and the Iranian hostage crisis, the Lebanese civil war and the bombing of a U ...

(35 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History