Taylor & Francis India: Middle East Culture

  • Leisure and Cultural Change in Israeli Society book cover

    Leisure and Cultural Change in Israeli Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tali Hayosh, Elie Cohen-Gewerc, Gilad Padva

    Providing an inclusive, yet multi-layered perspective on leisure cultures in dynamic hegemonic, subcultural, and countercultural communities, this volume investigates the disciplinary and interdisciplinary aspects of leisure studies in the age of mass migration, nationalism, cultural wars, and…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

  • The Arab Business Code book cover

    The Arab Business Code

    1st Edition

    By Judith Hornok

    The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are some of the richest and most dynamic emerging markets in the world. But it’s a tough market! International companies must think seriously if they want to do business there – the barriers can be numerous and difficult. But the opportunities are…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge

  • New Horizons in Qur'anic Linguistics: A Syntactic, Semantic and Stylistic Analysis book cover

    New Horizons in Qur'anic Linguistics

    A Syntactic, Semantic and Stylistic Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    New Horizons in Qur'anic Linguistics provides a panoramic insight into the Qur'anic landscape fenced by innate syntactic, semantic and stylistic landmarks where context and meaning have closed ranks to impact morphological form in order to achieve variegated illocutionary forces. It provides a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Persian Language, Literature and Culture: New Leaves, Fresh Looks book cover

    Persian Language, Literature and Culture

    New Leaves, Fresh Looks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kamran Talattof

    Critical approaches to the study of topics related to Persian literature and Iranian culture have evolved in recent decades. The essays included in this volume collectively demonstrate the most recent creative approaches to the study of the Persian language, literature, and culture, and the way…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Histories of Egyptology: Interdisciplinary Measures book cover

    Histories of Egyptology

    Interdisciplinary Measures, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Carruthers

    Histories of Egyptology are increasingly of interest: to Egyptologists, archaeologists, historians, and others. Yet, particularly as Egypt undergoes a contested process of political redefinition, how do we write these histories, and what (or who) are they for?  This volume addresses a variety of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Classical Mathematics from Al-Khwarizmi to Descartes book cover

    Classical Mathematics from Al-Khwarizmi to Descartes

    1st Edition

    By Roshdi Rashed

    This book follows the development of classical mathematics and the relation between work done in the Arab and Islamic worlds and that undertaken by the likes of Descartes and Fermat.‘Early modern,’ mathematics is a term widely used to refer to the mathematics which developed in the West during the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Founding Figures and Commentators in Arabic Mathematics: A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 1 book cover

    Founding Figures and Commentators in Arabic Mathematics

    A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Roshdi Rashed

    Edited by Nader El-Bizri

    In this unique insight into the history and philosophy of mathematics and science in the mediaeval Arab world, the eminent scholar Roshdi Rashed illuminates the various historical, textual and epistemic threads that underpinned the history of Arabic mathematical and scientific knowledge up to the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    The Contemporary Middle East

  • Bedouin and ‘Abbāsid Cultural Identities: The Arabic Majnūn Laylā Story book cover

    Bedouin and ‘Abbāsid Cultural Identities

    The Arabic Majnūn Laylā Story, 1st Edition

    By Ruqayya Yasmine Khan

    This literary-historical book draws out and sheds light upon the mechanisms of "the ideological work" that the Arabic Majnūn Laylā story performed for ‘Abbāsid urbanite, imperial audiences in the wake of the disappearance of the "Bedouin cosmos." The study focuses upon the processes of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-23
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Refugee Encounters at the Turkish-Syrian Border: Antakya at the Crossroads book cover

    Refugee Encounters at the Turkish-Syrian Border

    Antakya at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Şule Can

    The Turkish-Syrian borderlands host almost half of the Syrian refugees, with an estimated 1.5 million people arriving in the area following the outbreak of the Syrian civil war. This book investigates the ongoing negotiations of ethnicity, religion and state at the border, as refugees struggle to…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • Persian Calligraphy: A Corpus Study of Letterforms book cover

    Persian Calligraphy

    A Corpus Study of Letterforms, 1st Edition

    By Mahdiyeh Meidani

    This book is an exploratory adventure to defamiliarize calligraphy, especially Persian Nastaliq calligraphic letterforms, and to look beyond the tradition that has always considered calligraphy as pursuant to and subordinate to linguistic practices. Calligraphy can be considered a visual…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

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