E-books: Middle East Studies

  • The Making of the Modern Chinese State: 1600–1950 book cover

    The Making of the Modern Chinese State

    1600–1950, 1st Edition

    By Huaiyin Li

    The Making of the Modern Chinese State: 1600–1950 offers an historical analysis of the formation of the modern Chinese state from the seventeenth century to the mid-twentieth centuries, providing refreshing and provocative interpretations on almost every major issue regarding the rise of modern…

    eBook – 2019-08-13

  • Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science book cover

    Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science

    1st Edition

    By Roshdi Rashed

    The Arabic contribution is fundamental to the history of science, mathematics and technology, but until now no single publication has offered an up-to-date synthesis of knowledge in this area. In three fully-illustrated volumes the Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science documents the history…

    eBook – 2019-08-08

  • The World Of Israel Weissbrem: Between The Times And

    The World Of Israel Weissbrem

    Between The Times And ""the Lottery And The Inheritance"", 1st Edition

    By Israel Weissbrem, Susan M Mchale, Ann C Crouter, Alan Crown

    Translation is an art as taxing as any of the fine arts practiced by humankind. The translator is caught between the need to render the original in a readable and polished version of the target language and the obligation not to depart too far from the original, which might have fine nuances not…

    eBook – 2019-08-08

  • The Christian Theological Tradition book cover

    The Christian Theological Tradition

    4th Edition

    Edited by Mark McInroy, Michael J. Hollerich

    The fourth edition of The Christian Theological Tradition provides students with essential theological knowledge of key persons and events of the Bible and the Christian faith, and of Christianity's multifaceted encounter with Western culture. Historically arranged, the textbook addresses major…

    eBook – 2019-07-26

  • The West Bank Data Base 1987 Report: Demographic, Economic, Legal, Social And Political Developments In The West Bank book cover

    The West Bank Data Base 1987 Report

    Demographic, Economic, Legal, Social And Political Developments In The West Bank, 1st Edition

    By Meron Benvenisti

    This report is the survey compiled by the West Bank Data Base Project, during its five years of operation from 1982 to 1987. It draws heavily upon the retrieval system of the West Bank Data Base Project located in Jerusalem, which is in the public domain.…

    eBook – 2019-07-23

  • The West Bank Handbook: A Political Lexicon book cover

    The West Bank Handbook

    A Political Lexicon, 1st Edition

    By Meron Benvenisti, Ziad Abu-Zayad, Danny Rubinstein, Danny Rubenstein

    This book discusses social, institutional, legal, cultural and political topics relating to the West Bank to demystify the treatment of the highly contentious subject. It is based on the author's experience of what people want to know when they approach the West Bank Data Project for information.…

    eBook – 2019-07-23

  • 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

  • The Skull Beneath The Skin: Africa After The Cold War book cover

    The Skull Beneath The Skin

    Africa After The Cold War, 1st Edition

    By Mark Huband

    In The Skull Beneath the Skin: Africa After the Cold War award-winning journalist Mark Huband argues that foreign involvement in Africa has been the single most destructive element in the continent's history. He argues that the catastrophes that have erupted since the end of the Cold War are a…

    eBook – 2019-05-20

  • Turkey Between East And West: New Challenges For A Rising Regional Power book cover

    Turkey Between East And West

    New Challenges For A Rising Regional Power, 1st Edition

    By Vojtech Mastny

    Linked by ethnic and religious affinities to two post-Cold War crisis areas—the former Soviet Union and Yugoslavia—Turkey is positioned to play an influential role in the promotion of regional economic cooperation and in taking new approaches to security. In this book, experts from Turkey, Europe,…

    eBook – 2019-05-20

  • 1979: The Year That Shaped The Modern Middle East book cover


    The Year That Shaped The Modern Middle East, 1st Edition

    By David W. Lesch

    The Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the continuing US-Iraqi confrontation, the changing political dynamics in Iran, recent Pakistani-Indian hostilities and Osama bin Laden-all of these have one important common denominator: Significant strands of their origins can be traced to the tumultuous…

    eBook – 2019-05-20

  • Saudi Arabia: Guarding The Desert Kingdom book cover

    Saudi Arabia

    Guarding The Desert Kingdom, 1st Edition

    By Anthony H Cordesman

    With this multivolume study, Anthony H. Cordesman once again proves that he is a leading authority on the affairs of the Middle Eastern states. Cordesman led this comprehensive net assessment of the political, economic, energy, security (both internal and external), and military trends in each of…

    eBook – 2019-05-20

  • Walls Built On Sand: Migration, Exclusion, And Society In Kuwait book cover

    Walls Built On Sand

    Migration, Exclusion, And Society In Kuwait, 1st Edition

    By Anh Nga Longva

    When Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990, the sight of tens of thousands of non-Kuwaiti Arabs, Indians, East Asians, and Westerners fleeing or trapped under occupation made the outside world suddenly aware of a singular fact of Kuwaiti society-that Kuwaitis are an absolute minority in their own country.…

    eBook – 2019-05-20

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