Taylor & Francis India: Middle East Culture

  • Participation Culture in the Gulf: Networks, Politics and Identity book cover

    Participation Culture in the Gulf

    Networks, Politics and Identity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nele Lenze, Charlotte Schriwer

    This book examines the civil–social interactions which have shaped and continue to influence the political and social development of modern Gulf societies. It analyses the influence of public and private social spaces, such as sports arenas and dawawin as well as developments in the legal and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • New Perspectives on India and Turkey: Connections and Debates book cover

    New Perspectives on India and Turkey

    Connections and Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Smita Tewari Jassal, Halil Turan

    India and Turkey, Asia Minor and the Subcontinent of Hindustan, and the Ottomans and Mughals have had shared histories of contact, engagement, and dialogue over the centuries. Much of northern India was under the control of rulers from Central Asia since at least the thirteenth century. Startling…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Arab American Aesthetics: Literature, Material Culture, Film, and Theatre book cover

    Arab American Aesthetics

    Literature, Material Culture, Film, and Theatre, 1st Edition

    Edited by Therí A. Pickens

    Arab American Aesthetics enlists a wide range of voices to explore, if not tentatively define, what could constitute Arab American aesthetics in literature, material culture, film, and theatre. This book seeks to unsettle current conversations within Arab American Studies that neglect aesthetics as…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Middle Eastern Diasporas

  • Colour and Light in Ancient and Medieval Art book cover

    Colour and Light in Ancient and Medieval Art

    1st Edition

    By Chloë N. Duckworth, Anne E. Sassin

    The myriad ways in which colour and light have been adapted and applied in the art, architecture, and material culture of past societies is the focus of this interdisciplinary volume. Light and colour’s iconographic, economic, and socio-cultural implications are considered by established and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • New Horizons in Qur'anic Linguistics: A Syntactic, Semantic and Stylistic Analysis book cover

    New Horizons in Qur'anic Linguistics

    A Syntactic, Semantic and Stylistic Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    New Horizons in Qur'anic Linguistics provides a panoramic insight into the Qur'anic landscape fenced by innate syntactic, semantic and stylistic landmarks where context and meaning have closed ranks to impact morphological form in order to achieve variegated illocutionary forces. It provides a…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Constructing Nationalism in Iran: From the Qajars to the Islamic Republic book cover

    Constructing Nationalism in Iran

    From the Qajars to the Islamic Republic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meir Litvak

    Nationalism has played an important role in the cultural and intellectual discourse of modernity that emerged in Iran from the late nineteenth century to the present, promoting new formulations of collective identity and advocating a new and more active role for the broad strata of the public in…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500 book cover

    Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500

    1st Edition

    Edited by Renana Bartal, Neta Bodner, Bianca Kuhnel

    Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500, focuses on the unique ways that natural materials carry the spirit of place. Since early Christianity, wood, earth, water and stone were taken from loca sancta to signify them elsewhere. Academic discourse has…

    Hardback – 2017-04-21
    Routledge

  • The Erasure of Arab Political Identity: Colonialism and Violence book cover

    The Erasure of Arab Political Identity

    Colonialism and Violence, 1st Edition

    By Salam Hawa

    This book explores the long history of the evolution of Arab political identity, which predates the time of the Prophet Muhammad and is characterized by tolerance, compassion, generosity, hospitality, self-control, correct behaviour, equality and consensus. The author argues that present-day…

    Hardback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500-Present book cover

    Rethinking Place in South Asian and Islamic Art, 1500-Present

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah S. Hutton, Rebecca M. Brown

    Place plays a fundamental role in the structuring of the discipline of Art History. And yet, place also limits the questions art historians can ask and impairs analysis of objects and locations in the interstices of established, ossified categories. The chapters in this interdisciplinary volume…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan: The Ethnographer’s Tale book cover

    War, Exile and the Music of Afghanistan

    The Ethnographer’s Tale, 1st Edition

    By John Baily

    In the 1970s John Baily conducted extensive ethnomusicological research in Afghanistan, principally in the city of Herat but also in Kabul. Then, with Taraki’s coup in 1978, came conflict, war, and the dispersal of many musicians to locations far and wide. This new publication is the culmination of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music 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…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Representing the Nation: Heritage, Museums, National Narratives, and Identity in the Arab Gulf States book cover

    Representing the Nation

    Heritage, Museums, National Narratives, and Identity in the Arab Gulf States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Erskine-Loftus, Mariam Ibrahim Al-Mulla, Victoria Hightower

    The 1970s saw the emergence and subsequent proliferation across the Arabian Peninsula of ‘national museums’, institutions aimed at creating social cohesion and affiliation to the state within a disparate population. Representing the Nation examines the wide-ranging use of exhibitionary forms of…

    Hardback – 2016-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

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