Taylor & Francis India: Middle East Anthropology

  • The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey: Political Violence, Fear and Pain book cover

    The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey

    Political Violence, Fear and Pain, 1st Edition

    By Ramazan Aras

    The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey examines political violence, the politics of fear and the Kurdish experience of pain through an analysis of life stories, personal narratives and testimonies of Kurdish subjects in contemporary Turkey. It traces the physical and psychological impacts of the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-24 

  • The Thousand and One Borders of Iran: Travel and Identity book cover

    The Thousand and One Borders of Iran

    Travel and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Fariba Adelkhah

    A country marked by controversy, Iran’s social, cultural and political dynamics are too often reduced to a few misleading clichés. Islamism is widely considered to shape all social relations in Iranian society and, while Iranian society is indeed Islamic, this term’s multiple meanings in everyday…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Minority Politics in the Middle East and North Africa: The Prospects for Transformative Change book cover

    Minority Politics in the Middle East and North Africa

    The Prospects for Transformative Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Will Kymlicka, Eva Pföstl

    Projects of democratic reform in the Middle East and North Africa have said little about the place of minorities and minority rights in their vision of reform, implying that these issues are best deferred to some indefinite future. While many people describe the Arab Spring as a ‘battle for…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Ethnic and Racial Studies

  • Routledge Revivals: Oriental Essays (1960): Portraits of Seven Scholars book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Oriental Essays (1960)

    Portraits of Seven Scholars, 1st Edition

    By A. J. Arberry

    First published in 1960, this work describes the lives and labours of six great scholars - Simon Ockley, Sir William Jones, E. W. Lane, E. H. Palmer, E.G. Browne and R. A Nicholson. These men were devoted to building a bridge between the peoples and cultures of Europe and Asia. To these…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06
    Routledge Revivals: Selected Works of A. J. Arberry

  • Salafi Ritual Purity: In the Presence of God book cover

    Salafi Ritual Purity

    In the Presence of God, 1st Edition

    By Richard Gauvain

    Since 9/11, Salafism has attracted a great deal of attention from the world’s media, which predominantly focuses on its potential for revolutionary violence. Salafism remains poorly understood both in Western media, where it is now the focus of considerable debate, and in Western academia, where…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Nomads in Postrevolutionary Iran: The Qashqa'i in an Era of Change book cover

    Nomads in Postrevolutionary Iran

    The Qashqa'i in an Era of Change, 1st Edition

    By Lois Beck

    Examining the rapid transition in Iran from a modernizing, westernizing, secularizing monarchy (1941-79) to a hard-line, conservative, clergy-run Islamic republic (1979-), this book focuses on the ways this process has impacted the Qashqa’i—a rural, nomadic, tribally organized, Turkish-speaking,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Iranian Studies

  • Turkish-Greek Relations: Rapprochement, Civil Society and the Politics of Friendship book cover

    Turkish-Greek Relations

    Rapprochement, Civil Society and the Politics of Friendship, 1st Edition

    By Leonidas Karakatsanis

    Turkish-Greek relations are marked by a long trajectory of enmity and tension. This book sets out to explore the ‘other side’ of that history, focusing on initiatives that have promoted contact between the two societies and encouraged rapprochement. Presenting a new critical re-description of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge Advances in Mediterranean Studies

  • New Light on the Most Ancient East book cover

    New Light on the Most Ancient East

    1st Edition

    By V. Gordon Childe

    This book offers a detailed survey on major archaeological discoveries in the Near and Middle East. This classic account focuses on the findings in three great centers of ancient civilization: Egypt, Sumer, and the Indus valley. Professor Childe discusses the excavation of the three cities of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Arab of the Desert Pbdirect: A Glimpse into Badawin life in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia book cover

    The Arab of the Desert Pbdirect

    A Glimpse into Badawin life in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, 1st Edition

    By H.R.P. Dickson

    This book provides information about the customs and people of Kuwait and Sau'di Arabia. It reveals all aspects of the lives of the nomadic desert Arabs, from social systems to marriage and children, from faith to food, sandstorms, warfare and hunting.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28

  • The Cohesion of Saudi Arabia Pbdirect: Evolution of Political Identity book cover

    The Cohesion of Saudi Arabia Pbdirect

    Evolution of Political Identity, 1st Edition

    By Christine Moss Helms

    This book focuses on the physical delineation of Saudi Arabia as a nation-state: the purposes and actual decision making of the mandate powers in boundary delimitation, the effect of fixed borders on indigenous populations, and the response of Arab leaders to the new political environment.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28

  • Saudi Arabia Pbdirect: MERI Report book cover

    Saudi Arabia Pbdirect

    MERI Report, 1st Edition

    By Middle East Research Institute

    This book shows the report by middle east research institute on UAE, its political and economic environment. It is divided into four parts: background of the report, political analysis of the country, an analysis of economic aspects, and an appendix in which detailed figures and tables are provided.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28

  • Saudi Arabia 2000 Pbdirect: A Strategy for Growth book cover

    Saudi Arabia 2000 Pbdirect

    A Strategy for Growth, 1st Edition

    By Jean Paul Cleron

    This book is concerned with the economic aspects of Saudi Arabian development. It analyzes the structure of the Saudi Arabian economy and gives a detailed description of the simulation model. The book presents and comments on the results of the model.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28

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