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  • Syria 1945-1986: Politics and Society book cover

    Syria 1945-1986

    Politics and Society, 1st Edition

    By Derek Hopwood

    Syria has often lacked sympathetic observers. This book tries to interpret the country and its people in terms of how they see their own history and of what they are trying to achieve. More than a political or diplomatic history, it discusses the economy, society, education and culture to help the…

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

  • The Ba'th and the Creation of Modern Syria (RLE Syria) book cover

    The Ba'th and the Creation of Modern Syria (RLE Syria)

    1st Edition

    By David Roberts

    This book traces the development of modern Syria focusing on the contribution of the Ba’th party and Ba’thist ideology. It examines the roots of the Ba’th in the intellectual ferment of the 1940s and charts its growing influence on Syrian politics. Special attention is devoted to the crucial Sixth…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syria

  • Syria Under Assad: Domestic Constraints and Regional Risks book cover

    Syria Under Assad

    Domestic Constraints and Regional Risks, 1st Edition

    By Moshe Maoz, Avner Yaniv

    One of the most striking recent developments in the modern Middle East has been the transformation of Syria under Hafez al-Assad from a weak, vulnerable and internally divided state to a leading regional power. While this is increasingly acknowledged by observers of the Middle Eastern scene , the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Syria

  • Science and Religion in Mamluk Egypt: Ibn al-Nafis, Pulmonary Transit and Bodily Resurrection book cover

    Science and Religion in Mamluk Egypt

    Ibn al-Nafis, Pulmonary Transit and Bodily Resurrection, 1st Edition

    By Nahyan Fancy

    The discovery of the pulmonary transit of blood was a ground-breaking discovery in the history of the life sciences, and a prerequisite for William Harvey’s fully developed theory of blood circulation three centuries later. This book is the first attempt at understanding Ibn al-Nafīs’s anatomical…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Sport in the Middle East: Power, Politics, Ideology and Religion book cover

    Sport in the Middle East

    Power, Politics, Ideology and Religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fan Hong

    This collection provides interdisciplinary study of sport in the Middle East in the context of history, politics, policies, gender, religion, ideology and international relations. The chapters examine the role of the Pan-Arab Games in strengthening the bonds of Arab identity in Qatar, the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical Perspectives

  • Arab Cultural Studies: History, Politics and the Popular book cover

    Arab Cultural Studies

    History, Politics and the Popular, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anastasia Valassopoulos

    This book seeks to both showcase and further develop innovative research and debates on contemporary Arab cultural production. Popular culture in the form of cinema, popular music, literature, visual media and cyber-cultures, both local and imported, enjoy a central role in Arab cultural life, and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Local Music Scenes and Globalization: Transnational Platforms in Beirut book cover

    Local Music Scenes and Globalization

    Transnational Platforms in Beirut, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Burkhalter

    This book offers the first in-depth study of experimental and popular music scenes in Beirut, looking at musicians working towards a new understanding of musical creativity and music culture in a country that is dominated by mass-mediated pop music, and propaganda. Burkhalter studies the generation…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

  • Change and Development in the Middle East (Routledge Revivals): Essays in honour of W.B. Fisher book cover

    Change and Development in the Middle East (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays in honour of W.B. Fisher, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clarke I. John, Bowen-Jones Howard

    The Middle East is a region of great traditional diversity, which has been characterized by immense political, social and economic changes, still developing over thirty years after the title’s original publication. A group of oil-rich countries have achieved great political significance and some of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Religious Strife in Egypt (RLE Egypt): Crisis and Ideological Conflict in the Seventies book cover

    Religious Strife in Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    Crisis and Ideological Conflict in the Seventies, 1st Edition

    By Nadia Ramsis Farah

    This critical analysis investigates the causes that brought about one of the most tumultuous periods in modern Egyptian history – the clashes between the Muslims and Copts during the 1970s. A unique retrospective, it features probing interviews with Egyptian intellectuals, writers, political and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

  • Education in Egypt (RLE Egypt) book cover

    Education in Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    1st Edition

    By Judith Cochran

    Egyptian education is a central, social and economic force in the Middle East. For hundreds of years Al Azhar University has been the centre of Islamic thinking and education. More recently Egypt became the leader in secular education as Mohammed Ali established the first medical, veterinarian,…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

  • Egypt from Nasser to Mubarak (RLE Egypt): A Flawed Revolution book cover

    Egypt from Nasser to Mubarak (RLE Egypt)

    A Flawed Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Anthony McDermott

    Ever since Nasser overthrew Prince Farouk in 1952, Egypt has held a special, leading position within the Arab world. It is now facing major problems, the most serious of which are the growing strength of the Muslim fundamentalists, continuing population growth and external debt problems. Together,…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

  • Egypt, 1798-1952 (RLE Egypt): Her Advance Towards a Modern Identity book cover

    Egypt, 1798-1952 (RLE Egypt)

    Her Advance Towards a Modern Identity, 1st Edition

    By J.C.B. Richmond

    Egypt was the first of the Arab-speaking Muslim countries to come into close contact with modern European states. The experience was not a particularly happy one. It resulted in political and economic subjugation and in the breakdown of her traditional culture and society: but it led also to her…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

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