E-books: Middle East Studies

  • British Cyprus and the Long Great War, 1914-1925: Empire, Loyalties and Democratic Deficit book cover

    British Cyprus and the Long Great War, 1914-1925

    Empire, Loyalties and Democratic Deficit, 1st Edition

    By Andrekos Varnava

    Most of the Cypriot population, especially the lower classes, remained loyal to the British cause during the Great War and the island contributed significantly to the First World War, with men and materials. The British acknowledged this yet failed to institute political and economic reforms once…

    eBook – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • The Social Impact of Sport: Cross-Cultural Perspectives book cover

    The Social Impact of Sport

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ramón Spaaij

    This book critically examines the ways in which sports contribute to, or inhibit, social well-being, the directions these changes take and the conditions necessary for sport to have beneficial outcomes. The themes addressed in the book demonstrate the diversity and versatility of the social impacts…

    eBook – 2019-06-17
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis: A Global Response book cover

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis

    A Global Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis provides academics and researchers interested in planning, urbanism and conflict studies with a multidisciplinary, international assessment of the reconstruction and foreign aid efforts in Afghanistan. The book draws together expert contributions from…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Iraq’s Oil and Gas Industry: The Legal and Contractual Framework book cover

    Iraq’s Oil and Gas Industry

    The Legal and Contractual Framework, 1st Edition

    By Janan Al-Asady

    Oil, an integral part of the contemporary global economy, is considered a driving force behind the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Hydrocarbon reserves in Iraq have a significant role to play in global supply, with oil revenue accounting for more than 90% of Iraqi government income. This book provides a…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge Research in Energy Law and Regulation

  • Middle East Politics: Changing Dynamics book cover

    Middle East Politics

    Changing Dynamics, 1st Edition

    By Mahmood Monshipouri

    Aimed at undergraduate-level courses, this brand-new textbook provides an overview of Middle Eastern politics, offering in-depth examination of the forces of stability, change, uncertainty, and progress in the region. Building on both historical and contemporary analysis, the chapters are timely,…

    eBook – 2019-06-11

  • Iraq In Transition: A Political, Economic, And Strategic Perspective book cover

    Iraq In Transition

    A Political, Economic, And Strategic Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Frederick W Axelgard

    After twenty-five years of thinly veiled hostility, U.S. relations with post-monarchial Iraq have warmed dramatically. Simultaneously, Iraq's sovereignty has become the keystone of Gulf stability, due to Iraq's military and economic resilience and to the rise of Khomeini's Iran and the waning of…

    eBook – 2019-06-06

  • International Terrorism In 1988 book cover

    International Terrorism In 1988

    1st Edition

    By Anat Kurz

    This report surveys international terrorism in 1988. It is the fifth annual survey of its kind published by the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies' Project on Low intensity Varfare. As in previous years' reports, the current survey contains statistical data that delineate various aspects of…

    eBook – 2019-06-06

  • Notes From The Minefield: United States Intervention In Lebanon And The Middle East, 1945-1958 book cover

    Notes From The Minefield

    United States Intervention In Lebanon And The Middle East, 1945-1958, 1st Edition

    By Irene L Gendzier

    Irene Gendzier's critically acclaimed, wide-reaching analysis of post-World War II U.S. policy in Lebanon posits that the politics of oil and pipelines figured far more significantly in U.S. relations with Lebanon than previously believed. In 1958 the United States sent thousands of troops to shore…

    eBook – 2019-06-06

  • Contemporary West Asia: Perspectives on Change and Continuity book cover

    Contemporary West Asia

    Perspectives on Change and Continuity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sujata Ashwarya, Mujib Alam

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the complexities of change and continuity in West Asia, its society, religion and politics. An overview of the region’s political, social and economic characteristics brought into sharper relief with the on-going turmoil in the region constitutes the…

    eBook – 2019-05-30

  • Conspiracy Theories in Turkey: Conspiracy Nation book cover

    Conspiracy Theories in Turkey

    Conspiracy Nation, 1st Edition

    By Doğan Gürpınar

    Conspiracy theories are no longer just a curiosity for afficionados but a politically salient theme in the age of Trump, Brexit and "fake news". One of the countries that has been entrapped in conspiratorial visions is Turkey, and this book is the first comprehensive survey in English of the…

    eBook – 2019-05-29
    Conspiracy Theories

  • 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 Revivals

  • Regime Change In Afghanistan: Foreign Intervention And The Politics Of Legitimacy book cover

    Regime Change In Afghanistan

    Foreign Intervention And The Politics Of Legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Amin Saikal, William Maley

    This book is a study of regime change in an underdeveloped country with a weak state and strong autonomous social organizations. Regime change is in many countries a traumatic and disruptive experience, but few countries have paid as high a cost to retain traditionally accepted relationships of…

    eBook – 2019-05-28

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