Taylor & Francis India: Middle East Culture

  • Modern Literature in the Near and Middle East, 1850-1970 book cover

    Modern Literature in the Near and Middle East, 1850-1970

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Ostle

    Enormous political and social changes brought about by modernization have naturally found expression in the literatures of the Near and Middle East. The contributors to this book, first published in 1991, trace the development of modern literary sensibility, in Turkish, Arabic, Persian and modern…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Language & Literature of the Middle East

  • Ardā Wirāz Nāmag: The Iranian 'Divina Commedia' book cover

    Ardā Wirāz Nāmag

    The Iranian 'Divina Commedia', 1st Edition

    By Fereydun Vahman

    Ardā Wirāz Nāmag or the Book of the Righteous Wirāz is an outstanding example of Iranian apocalyptic literature. It is in the Middle Persian (Pahlavi) language and was written probably during the later period of the Sasanian dynasty (AD 226-650). The Zoroastrian priests chose a man called…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Language & Literature of the Middle East

  • Iranian Classical Music: The Discourses and Practice of Creativity book cover

    Iranian Classical Music

    The Discourses and Practice of Creativity, 1st Edition

    By Laudan Nooshin

    Questions of creativity, and particularly the processes which underlie creative performance or ’improvisation’, form some of the central areas of interest in current musicology. Yet the predominant discourses on which musicological thought in this area are based have rarely been challenged. In this…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • The Crusades and Visual Culture book cover

    The Crusades and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Lapina, April Jehan Morris, Laura J Whatley, Susanna A. Throop

    The crusades, whether realized or merely planned, had a profound impact on medieval and early modern societies. Numerous scholars in the fields of history and literature have explored the influence of crusading ideas, values, aspirations and anxieties in both the Latin States and Europe. However,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge

  • Sehrengiz, Urban Rituals and Deviant Sufi Mysticism in Ottoman Istanbul book cover

    Sehrengiz, Urban Rituals and Deviant Sufi Mysticism in Ottoman Istanbul

    1st Edition

    By B. Deniz Çalis-Kural

    Şehrengiz is an Ottoman genre of poetry written in honor of various cities and provincial towns of the Ottoman Empire from the early sixteenth century to the early eighteenth century. This book examines the urban culture of Ottoman Istanbul through Şehrengiz, as the Ottoman space culture and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Israeli Identity: Between Orient and Occident book cover

    Israeli Identity

    Between Orient and Occident, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Tal

    For many years before and after the establishment of the state of Israel, the belief that Israel is a western state remained unchallenged. This belief was founded on the predominantly western composition of the pre-statehood Jewish community known as the Yishuv. The relatively homogenous membership…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

  • The Emerging Middle East-East Asia Nexus book cover

    The Emerging Middle East-East Asia Nexus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anoushiravan Ehteshami, Yukiko Miyagi

    As the economies of East Asia grow ever stronger, their need for energy resources increases, which in turn compels closer relations with the countries of the Middle East. This book examines the developing relations between the countries of East Asia, especially China and Japan, with the countries…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • The Afghan-Central Asia Borderland: The State and Local Leaders book cover

    The Afghan-Central Asia Borderland

    The State and Local Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Suzanne Levi-Sanchez

    Based on extensive, long-term fieldwork in the borderlands of Afghan and Tajik Badakhshan, this book explores the importance of local leaders and local identity groups for the stability of a state’s borders, and ultimately for the stability of the state itself. It shows how the implantation of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • The Historiography of Persian Architecture book cover

    The Historiography of Persian Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour

    Historiography is the study of the methodology of writing history, the development of the discipline of history, and the changing interpretations of historical events in the works of individual historians. Exploring the historiography of Persian art and architecture requires a closer look at a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • The City in the Muslim World: Depictions by Western Travel Writers book cover

    The City in the Muslim World

    Depictions by Western Travel Writers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour, Nilay Ozlu

    Presenting a critical, yet innovative, perspective on the cultural interactions between the "East" and the "West", this book questions the role of travel in the production of knowledge and in the construction of the idea of the "Islamic city". This volume brings together authors from various…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Domesticity and Consumer Culture in Iran: Interior Revolutions of the Modern Era book cover

    Domesticity and Consumer Culture in Iran

    Interior Revolutions of the Modern Era, 1st Edition

    By Pamela Karimi

    Examining Iran’s recent history through the double lens of domesticity and consumer culture, Domesticity and Consumer Culture in Iran demonstrates that a significant component of the modernization process in Iran advanced beyond political and public spheres. On the cusp of Iran’s entry into…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Education in Afghanistan: Developments, Influences and Legacies Since 1901 book cover

    Education in Afghanistan

    Developments, Influences and Legacies Since 1901, 1st Edition

    By Yahia Baiza

    A comprehensive and up to date study of the history of education in Afghanistan since 1901, this book demonstrates how modern education emerged and charts its fluctuating process of development, regression and destruction. Combining historical and contemporary analysis of key international and&…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

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