E-books: Middle East Studies

  • Debating the Iran-Iraq War in Contemporary Iran book cover

    Debating the Iran-Iraq War in Contemporary Iran

    1st Edition

    Edited by Narges Bajoghli, Amir Moosavi

    The Iran-Iraq War (1980–1988) is a cornerstone of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s existence. It entrenched the newly established regime and provided the means for its consolidation of power in the country following the 1979 Revolution. Officially recognized as the "War of Sacred Defense", the…

    eBook – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Iran in the International System: Between Great Powers and Great Ideas book cover

    Iran in the International System

    Between Great Powers and Great Ideas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heinz Gärtner, Mitra Shahmoradi

    Drawing on Iran’s history and its relations with great powers and regional neighbours, this book addresses the question of how much continuity and/or change there is in Iranian international relations since the Iranian revolution. Iran has often been at the centre of the political debate on both…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Israel Under Netanyahu: Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy book cover

    Israel Under Netanyahu

    Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert O. Freedman

    Examining Benjamin Netanyahu’s more than a decade-long period as Israel’s Prime Minister, this important book evaluates the domestic politics and foreign policy of Israel from 2009-2019. This comprehensive study assesses Israel’s main political parties, highlights the special position in Israel of…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Afghanistan: Politics and Economics in a Globalising State book cover

    Afghanistan

    Politics and Economics in a Globalising State, 1st Edition

    By Niamatullah Ibrahimi, William Maley

    This book offers an overview of the formation of the Afghan state and of the politics, economic challenges and international relations of contemporary Afghanistan. It opens with an account of some of the key features that make Afghanistan unique and proceeds to discuss how the Afghan state…

    eBook – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    The Contemporary Middle East

  • Corruption and Informal Practices in the Middle East and North Africa book cover

    Corruption and Informal Practices in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ina Kubbe, Aiysha Varraich

    This book investigates the pervasive problem of corruption across the Middle East and North Africa. Drawing on the specifics of the local context, the book explores how corruption in the region is actuated through informal practices that coexist and work in parallel to formal institutions. When…

    eBook – 2019-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Corruption and Anti-Corruption Studies

  • The Arab Uprisings and Malaysia’s Islamist Movements: Influence, Impact and Lessons book cover

    The Arab Uprisings and Malaysia’s Islamist Movements

    Influence, Impact and Lessons, 1st Edition

    By Mohd Irwan Syazli Saidin

    This book examines the attitude of Malaysia’s Islamist movements – The Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party (PAS); The National Trust Party (AMANAH); The Muslim Youth Movement of Malaysia (ABIM) and the Malaysian Muslim Solidarity Front (ISMA) – towards the Arab Uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa…

    eBook – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • The US, Israel, and Egypt: Diplomacy in the Shadow of Attrition, 1969-70 book cover

    The US, Israel, and Egypt

    Diplomacy in the Shadow of Attrition, 1969-70, 1st Edition

    By Yehuda U. Blanga

    This book deals with the diplomatic triangle of Israel, the United States, and Egypt during the War of Attrition along the Suez Canal in 1969–1970. Considering the Egyptian president’s political positions and outlooks on the Arab-Israeli conflict and the pan-Arab sphere, relations with the United…

    eBook – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • The Politics of Algeria: Domestic Issues and International Relations book cover

    The Politics of Algeria

    Domestic Issues and International Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yahia H. Zoubir

    This book brings together Algerian-based scholars and Algerians in the diaspora to address the many, salient issues facing Algeria, the largest country in Africa and the Middle East. Until February 22, 2019, Algeria looked like the beacon of stability in the region, for the authoritarian regime…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge

  • A Dictionary of Arabic and Islamic Proverbs book cover

    A Dictionary of Arabic and Islamic Proverbs

    1st Edition

    By Paul Lunde, Justin Wintle

    One of the quickest ways to understand a people or a culture is to learn their proverbs. This anthology, first published in 1984, compiles in dictionary form proverbs from the Islamic world, particularly the Middle East and North Africa. The Arabs were the first to gather and annotate their own…

    eBook – 2019-11-14
    Routledge

  • Islamic Movements in India: Moderation and its Discontents book cover

    Islamic Movements in India

    Moderation and its Discontents, 1st Edition

    By Arndt-Walter Emmerich

    This book analyses the emerging trend of Muslim-minority politics in India and illustrates that a fundamental shift has occurred over the last 20 years from an identity-dominated, self-serving and inward-looking approach by Muslim community leaders, Islamic authorities and social activists that…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • The Routledge Handbook to the Middle East and North African State and States System book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to the Middle East and North African State and States System

    1st Edition

    Edited by Raymond Hinnebusch, Jasmine K. Gani

    Conflict and instability are built into the very fabric of the Middle East and North African (MENA) state and states system; yet both states and states system have displayed remarkable resilience. How can we explain this? This handbook explores the main debates, theoretical approaches and…

    eBook – 2019-11-08
    Routledge

  • Disputed Territories and International Criminal Law: Israeli Settlements and the International Criminal Court book cover

    Disputed Territories and International Criminal Law

    Israeli Settlements and the International Criminal Court, 1st Edition

    By Simon McKenzie

    It has been over 50 years since the beginning of the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian Territories. It is estimated that there are over 600,000 Israeli settlers living in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, and they are supported, protected, and maintained by the Israeli state. This book…

    eBook – 2019-11-08
    Routledge

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