Taylor & Francis India: Middle East Culture

  • Food, Development, and Politics in the Middle East book cover

    Food, Development, and Politics in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    By Marvin G. Weinbaum

    As the reality of a food deficit emerged in the Middle East, rural society and the agricultural sector – once viewed as peripheral to national development – swiftly rose up the policy agendas of nearly every Middle East country. This book, first published in 1982, looks at the complex…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Arab State book cover

    The Arab State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Giacomo Luciani

    It has often been argued that Arab states are arbitrary political creations, lacking historical or present legitimacy. This book, first published in 1990, provides a different picture of ‘the Arab state’, drawing on historical, economic, philosophical and sociological perspectives to give a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Middle East and the Western Alliance book cover

    The Middle East and the Western Alliance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Steven L. Spiegel

    This volume, first published in 1982, provides a comprehensive analysis of the problems affecting the interests of the Western Alliance (the North Americans, the Europeans and the Japanese), the Middle East states, and the Soviet Union. The authors, all internationally recognized experts in their…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Lebanon: The Fragmented Nation book cover

    Lebanon

    The Fragmented Nation, 1st Edition

    By David C. Gordon

    Even up to the eve of the civil war, some observers saw the Lebanese system as essentially stable, and exhibiting some of the virtues of liberty and pluralism which had been commended by the French traveller de Volney a century before. But for others its structure was so seriously flawed as to be…

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  • The Politics of Arab Integration book cover

    The Politics of Arab Integration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Giacomo Luciani, Ghassan Salamé

    This volume, first published in 1988, is the result of a major research project, the most important inquiry into the fundamental political structure of the Arab world. It is often argued that Arab states are arbitrary political creations that lack historical or present legitimacy and are unable to…

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  • The USSR and the Muslim World: Issues in Domestic and Foreign Policy book cover

    The USSR and the Muslim World

    Issues in Domestic and Foreign Policy, 1st Edition

    By Yaacov Ro'i

    The large and rapidly increasing Muslim population of the USSR put an immense strain on the Soviet political system, dominated as it is by Russians. The problems were not confined to internal tensions between ethnic groups but extend also to relations with neighbouring Muslim states, as the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Rentier State book cover

    The Rentier State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hazem Beblawi, Giacomo Luciani

    This volume, first published in 1987, is devoted to a discussion of interrelations of the economic base with the cultural, social and political structures, and of its impact on the state. The ‘rentier states’ of the Middle East, which derive of substantial part of their revenue from foreign sources…

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  • The Red Sea Region: Local Actors and the Superpowers book cover

    The Red Sea Region

    Local Actors and the Superpowers, 1st Edition

    By Roberto Aliboni

    Since the late 1970s the Red Sea has become extremely important both in international politics and regional affairs. This situation came about because of the growing Soviet presence in the Horn of Africa and Saudi efforts to have the Red Sea treated as an ‘Arab Lake’. This book, first published in…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Beyond Coercion: Durability of the Arab State book cover

    Beyond Coercion

    Durability of the Arab State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adeed I. Dawisha, I. William Zartman

    This book explores the origins, foundations, impact and stability of Arab states. It analyses the process of stabilisation amongst the Arab states, a process that has contradicted all predictions of impending disintegration and political collapse.…

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  • Parliaments and Parties in Egypt book cover

    Parliaments and Parties in Egypt

    1st Edition

    By Jacob M. Landau

    Egypt was the first Arabic-speaking country to throw off the yoke of Turkish rule, with an attendant growth in European influence. The impact of the West was most obvious in the political-constitutional field, with the gradual adoption of Western patterns of government and political life. This book…

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    Routledge

  • Revolution in the Middle East book cover

    Revolution in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by P.J. Vatikiotis

    What does revolution mean in the Middle East? Can the Middle East experience be compared with revolution in China, Latin America and East Europe? These questions are the focus of this book, first published in 1972, which examines the revolutionary significance of the major economic, social and…

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  • China's Foreign Policy in the Arab World, 1955-75: Three Case Studies book cover

    China's Foreign Policy in the Arab World, 1955-75

    Three Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Hashim S.H. Behbehani

    China’s foreign policy in the Arab world is important because it reflects China’s general foreign policy. In this study, first published in 1981, the author draws upon a wealth of previously unpublished and inaccessible material to analyse Chinese attitudes in three cases: the two Arab liberation…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
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