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  • Western Strategic Interests in Saudi Arabia Pbdirect book cover

    Western Strategic Interests in Saudi Arabia Pbdirect

    1st Edition

    By Anthony H. Cordesman

    This book analyses the interrelations between Western and Saudi strategic concerns and argues that pressure from the Israeli lobby within US domestic politics must not be allowed to interfere within the proper provisioning of the Saudi armed forces, especially the air force.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28
    Routledge

  • The Courtyard House: From Cultural Reference to Universal Relevance book cover

    The Courtyard House

    From Cultural Reference to Universal Relevance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nasser O. Rabbat

    The courtyard house is one of the most enduring architectural forms, transcending regional, historical and cultural boundaries. Its balance of simple appropriate construction, environmental control and social and familial structures continues to engage architects and architectural historians. That…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23
    Routledge

  • Everyday Arab Identity: The Daily Reproduction of the Arab World book cover

    Everyday Arab Identity

    The Daily Reproduction of the Arab World, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Phillips

    Whether through government propaganda or popular transnational satellite television channels, Arab citizens encounter a discourse that reinforces a sense of belonging to their own state and a broader Arab world on a daily basis. Looking through the lens of nationalism theory, this book examines how…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Music in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity book cover

    Music in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity

    1st Edition

    By John Arthur Smith

    In Music in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity, John Arthur Smith presents the first full-length study of music among the ancient Israelites, the ancient Jews and the early Christians in the Mediterranean lands during the period from 1000 BCE to 400 CE. He considers the physical, religious and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • The Ma'luf in Contemporary Libya: An Arab Andalusian Musical Tradition book cover

    The Ma'luf in Contemporary Libya

    An Arab Andalusian Musical Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Philip Ciantar

    The musical tradition of Ma'luf is believed to have come to North Africa with Muslim and Jewish refugees escaping the Christian reconquista of Spain between the tenth and seventeenth centuries. Although this Arab Andalusian music tradition has been studied in other parts of the region, until now,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • Architecture and Pilgrimage, 1000-1500: Southern Europe and Beyond book cover

    Architecture and Pilgrimage, 1000-1500

    Southern Europe and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Davies, Deborah Howard, Wendy Pullan

    Although there is an obvious association between pilgrimage and place, relatively little research has centred directly on the role of architecture. Architecture and Pilgrimage, 1000-1500: Southern Europe and Beyond synthesizes the work of a distinguished international group of scholars. It takes a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Fictions of the Sea: Critical Perspectives on the Ocean in British Literature and Culture book cover

    Fictions of the Sea

    Critical Perspectives on the Ocean in British Literature and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bernhard Klein

    This timely collection brings together twelve original essays on the cultural meaning of the sea in British literature and history, from early modern times to the present. Interdisciplinary in conception, it charts metaphorical and material links between the idea of the sea in the cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Music and the Play of Power in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia book cover

    Music and the Play of Power in the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laudan Nooshin

    What is it about the history, geographical position and cultures of the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia that has made music such a potent and powerful agent? This volume presents the first direct look at the complex relationship between music and power across a range of musical genres…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • Alaturka: Style in Turkish Music (1923–1938) book cover

    Alaturka: Style in Turkish Music (1923–1938)

    1st Edition

    By John Morgan O'Connell

    The early-Republican era (1923-1938) was a major period of musical and cultural change in Turkey. Alaturka: Style in Turkish Music is a study of the significance of style in Turkish music and, in particular, the polemical debate about an eastern style of Turkish music (called, alaturka) that…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • Music, Culture and Identity in the Muslim World: Performance, Politics and Piety book cover

    Music, Culture and Identity in the Muslim World

    Performance, Politics and Piety, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kamal Salhi

    In contrast to many books on Islam that focus on political rhetoric and activism, this book explores Islam's extraordinarily rich cultural and artistic diversity, showing how sound, music and bodily performance offer a window onto the subtleties and humanity of Islamic religious experience. …

    Paperback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

  • Anti-Veiling Campaigns in the Muslim World: Gender, Modernism and the Politics of Dress book cover

    Anti-Veiling Campaigns in the Muslim World

    Gender, Modernism and the Politics of Dress, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Cronin

    In recent years bitter controversies have erupted across Europe and the Middle East about women’s veiling, and especially their wearing of the face-veil or niqab. Yet the deeper issues contained within these controversies – secularism versus religious belief, individual freedom versus social or…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • The Soviet Union and Syria book cover

    The Soviet Union and Syria

    1st Edition

    By Efraim Karsh

    This Chatham House Paper examines the nature of Soviet relations with Syria, assessing the commitments made and the gains reaped by Moscow and Damascus in the economic, military and political spheres. After discussing Soviet interests in the region in general and with regard to Syria in particular,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syria

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