E-books: Middle East Geography

  • The Southern Sudan: The Problem of National Integration book cover

    The Southern Sudan

    The Problem of National Integration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dunstan M. Wai

    Published in 1973: This thoroughgoing collection of informed and incisive essay brings together for the first time between the covers of a single volume a very wide spectrum of views on one of the key conflicts in Africa today. The problems underlying the whole situation are discussed from…

    eBook – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Israel’s Mediterranean Gas: Domestic Governance, Economic Impact, and Strategic Implications book cover

    Israel’s Mediterranean Gas

    Domestic Governance, Economic Impact, and Strategic Implications, 1st Edition

    By Sujata Ashwarya

    This book examines the internal and external implications of Israel’s natural gas discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean. The nation’s changed status from being an importer of coal and oil to that of an exporter of natural gas has consequences not only for the energy sector but also for the…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge India

  • The Routledge Handbook of Turkish Politics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Turkish Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alpaslan Özerdem, Matthew Whiting

    The Routledge Handbook of Turkish Politics pulls together contributions from many of the world’s leading scholars on different aspects of Turkey. Turkey today  is going through possibly the most turbulent period in its history, with major consequences both nationally and internationally. The…

    eBook – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • Arab Spring and Peripheries: A Decentring Research Agenda book cover

    Arab Spring and Peripheries

    A Decentring Research Agenda, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniela Huber, Lorenzo Kamel

    The emerging literature on the so-called ‘Arab Spring’ has largely focused on the evolution of the uprisings in cities and power centres. In order to reach a more diversified and inner understanding of the ‘Arab Spring’, this edited book examines how peripheries have reacted and contributed to the…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Mediterranean Politics

  • Tourism in Iran: Challenges, Development and Issues book cover

    Tourism in Iran

    Challenges, Development and Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Siamak Seyfi, C. Michael Hall

    Iran has long been regarded as an international pariah state in some parts of the international community. However, its negative image in many countries disguises its history of tourism and rich cultural and natural heritage. Following the July 2015 nuclear deal and the reduction in sanctions, Iran…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • A Concise History of the Middle East book cover

    A Concise History of the Middle East

    12th Edition

    By Arthur Goldschmidt Jr., Ibrahim Al-Marashi

    A Concise History of the Middle East provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of this turbulent region. Spanning from pre-Islam to the present day, it explores the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture, the influence of the West, modernization efforts in the Middle East, the…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    Routledge

  • Cities and Metaphors: Beyond Imaginaries of Islamic Urban Space book cover

    Cities and Metaphors

    Beyond Imaginaries of Islamic Urban Space, 1st Edition

    By Somaiyeh Falahat

    Introducing a new concept of urban space, Cities and Metaphors encourages a theoretical realignment of how the city is experienced, thought and discussed. In the context of ‘Islamic city’ studies, relying on reasoning and rational thinking has reduced descriptive, vivid features of the urban space…

    eBook – 2018-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Urbanization in Israel book cover

    Urbanization in Israel

    1st Edition

    By Elisha Efrat

    Originally published in 1984, Urbanization in Israel describes the urban geography of Israel, and analyses the development of urban settlements from the beginning of the 21st century. The book places special emphasis on the period since Israeli statehood and describes urbanization from a geographic…

    eBook – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urbanization

  • International Tourism Development and the Gulf Cooperation Council States: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    International Tourism Development and the Gulf Cooperation Council States

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcus L. Stephenson, Ala Al-Hamarneh

    This book examines the challenges facing the development of tourism in the six member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC): Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This region, which largely comprises the Arabian Peninsula, possesses some of the…

    eBook – 2017-07-14
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Women in Agriculture in the Middle East book cover

    Women in Agriculture in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pnina Motzafi-Haller

    Based on a collaborative research project - an exciting fruit of the region's peace process - this book provides an in-depth examination and comparison of women's participation in agricultural production in four Middle-Eastern countries: Egypt, Jordan, Palestine and Israel. Each of the country…

    eBook – 2017-03-02
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Rural Policy and Planning

  • Architecture and Utopia: The Israeli Experiment book cover

    Architecture and Utopia

    The Israeli Experiment, 1st Edition

    By Michael Chyutin

    There are more than 450 Moshavim settlements and about 270 kibbutzim in Israel. While there is a range of communal and cooperative kibbutz movements, all with slight ideological differences, they are all collective rural communities, based on an ideal to create a social utopian settlement. Placing…

    eBook – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Design and the Built Environment

  • Unfinished Places: The Politics of (Re)making Cairo’s Old Quarters book cover

    Unfinished Places: The Politics of (Re)making Cairo’s Old Quarters

    1st Edition

    By Gehan Selim

    The Emerging Politics of (Re) making Cairo's Old Quarters examines postcolonial planning practices that aimed to modernise Cairo’s urban spaces. The author examines the expanding field of postcolonial urbanism by linking the state’s political ideologies and systems of governance with methods of…

    eBook – 2016-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

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