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  • Kemalist Turkey and the Middle East book cover

    Kemalist Turkey and the Middle East

    1st Edition

    By Carl Krueger

    This book, first published in 1932, conducts a thorough survey of the modern state of Turkey as it stood in the period between the wars. The author, an expert on the country, endeavoured to present a critical account of Turkey, and examines nationalism, the politics and economics of the young…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
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    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • New Approaches to State and Peasant in Ottoman History book cover

    New Approaches to State and Peasant in Ottoman History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Halil Berktay, Suraiya Faroqhi

    Debates on the world historical place of the Ottoman Empire in the last few decades have been conducted mainly in Turkey, but increasingly concepts have been introduced into the conversation from the study of European, Chinese and Central Asian history. This book, first published in 1992, examines…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
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    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • Political Parties and Democracy in Turkey book cover

    Political Parties and Democracy in Turkey

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jacob M. Landau, Metin Heper

    Since the establishment in 1945 of a constitutional democracy, political parties have figured prominently in Turkish politics. This book, first published in 1991, examines the role they have played. Key features of the political culture of the Turkish republic have created dilemmas for multi-party…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
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    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • Radical Politics in Modern Turkey book cover

    Radical Politics in Modern Turkey

    1st Edition

    By Jacob M. Landau

    The fact that the active and organized involvement of radical movements in Turkish politics is a recent development renders its investigation difficult. To be meaningful, the terms ‘Left’, ‘Right’ and ‘Islamist’ have to relate to specific situations, and against a background of freedom of action.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
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    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • The Middle East: A Geographical Study, Second Edition book cover

    The Middle East

    A Geographical Study, Second Edition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Beaumont, G.H. Blake, J. Malcolm Wagstaff

    This book, first published in 1976 and in this second edition in 1988, combines an examination of the political, cultural and economic geography of the Middle East with a detailed study of the region’s landscape features, natural resources, environmental conditions and ecological evolution. The…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
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    Routledge Library Editions: Society of the Middle East

  • The Turk and Islam in the Western Eye, 1450–1750: Visual Imagery before Orientalism book cover

    The Turk and Islam in the Western Eye, 1450–1750

    Visual Imagery before Orientalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by James G. Harper

    Unprecedented in its range - extending from Venice to the New World and from the Holy Roman Empire to the Ottoman Empire - this collection probes the place that the Ottoman Turks occupied in the Western imaginaire, and the ways in which this occupation expressed itself in the visual arts.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07
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    Transculturalisms, 1400-1700

  • Intellectual dynamics in the Middle East and North Africa book cover

    Intellectual dynamics in the Middle East and North Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ewan Stein

    More than three years after the beginning of the wave of Arab uprisings, an understanding of the role of intellectuals in political change across the region has never been more important. This timely volume on Intellectuals in the Modern Middle East combines geographical and chronological breadth…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
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  • Iranian Culture: Representation and Identity book cover

    Iranian Culture

    Representation and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Nasrin Rahimieh

    Throughout modern Iranian history, culture has served as a means of imposing unity and cohesion onto society. The Pahlavi monarchs used it to project an image of Iran as an ancient civilisation, re-emerging as an equal to Western nations, while the revolutionaries deployed it to remake the country…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
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    Iranian Studies

  • The Last Arab Jews: The Communities of Jerba, Tunisia book cover

    The Last Arab Jews

    The Communities of Jerba, Tunisia, 1st Edition

    By Abraham L. Udovitch, Lucette Valensi, Jacques Perez

    The once numerous and vital Jewish communities of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia have disappeared, succumbing during the past century to the assimilating temptations of French culture, or, more recently, to the pressures of migration. Only the two communities of the island of Jerba still remain. Only…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14
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    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • Avicenna: His Life and Works book cover

    Avicenna

    His Life and Works, 1st Edition

    By Soheil M. Afnan

    This book, first published in 1958, examines the life and works of Avicenna, one of the most provocative figures in the history of thought in the East. It shows him in the right historical perspective, as the product of the impact of Greek thought on Islamic teachings against the background of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
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  • The Maqámát of Badí' al-Zamán al-Hamadhání: Translated From The Arabic With An Introduction and Notes Historical and Grammatical book cover

    The Maqámát of Badí' al-Zamán al-Hamadhání

    Translated From The Arabic With An Introduction and Notes Historical and Grammatical, 1st Edition

    By W.J. Prendergast

    The triple aim of Hamadhání in this work, first translated into English in 1915, appears to have been to amuse, to interest and to instruct; and this explains why, in spite of the inherent difficulty of a work of this kind composed primarily with a view to the rhetorical effect upon the learned and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
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  • Ibn Khaldûn's Philosophy of History: A Study in the Philosophic Foundation of the Science of Culture book cover

    Ibn Khaldûn's Philosophy of History

    A Study in the Philosophic Foundation of the Science of Culture, 1st Edition

    By Muhsin Mahdi

    This book, first published in 1957, is the study of 14th-century Arab historian Ibn Khaldun, who founded a special science to consider history and culture, based on the philosophy of Plato and Aristotle and their Muslim followers. In no other field has the revolt of modern Western thought against…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
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