Taylor & Francis India: Middle East Culture

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2013-01-31
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2012-12-20
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethnomusicology

  • Women and Knowledge in the Mediterranean book cover

    Women and Knowledge in the Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fatima Sadiqi

    Women in the Mediterranean have helped constitute new meanings of knowledge whilst simultaneously providing a wealth of material that is now part of the knowledge archive of the area. The inception of types of knowledge that differ from the conventional necessitates a re-definition of the concept…

    Hardback – 2012-11-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Mediterranean Studies

  • The Making of the Arab Intellectual: Empire, Public Sphere and the Colonial Coordinates of Selfhood book cover

    The Making of the Arab Intellectual

    Empire, Public Sphere and the Colonial Coordinates of Selfhood, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dyala Hamzah

    In the wake of the Ottoman Empire’s nineteenth-century reforms, as guilds waned and new professions emerged, the scholarly ‘estate’ underwent social differentiation. Some found employment in the state’s new institutions as translators, teachers and editors, whilst others resisted civil servant…

    Hardback – 2012-11-08
    Routledge
    SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

  • Shbahoth – Songs of Praise in the Babylonian Jewish Tradition: From Baghdad to Bombay and London book cover

    Shbahoth – Songs of Praise in the Babylonian Jewish Tradition

    From Baghdad to Bombay and London, 1st Edition

    By Sara Manasseh

    Sara Manasseh brings a significant, but less widely-known, Jewish repertoire and tradition to the attention of both the Jewish community (Ashkenazi, Sephardi, Oriental) and the wider global community. The book showcases thirty-one songs and includes English translations, complete Hebrew texts,…

    Hardback – 2012-10-25
    Routledge
    SOAS Studies in Music Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Turkish Metal: Music, Meaning, and Morality in a Muslim Society book cover

    Turkish Metal

    Music, Meaning, and Morality in a Muslim Society, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Hecker

    Turkish Metal journeys deep into the heart of the Turkish heavy metal scene, uncovering the emergence, evolution, and especially the social implications of this controversial musical genre in a Muslim society. The book applies an ethnographic approach in order to study social and cultural change in…

    Hardback – 2012-07-28
    Routledge
    Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series

  • Early Orientalism: Imagined Islam and the Notion of Sublime Power book cover

    Early Orientalism

    Imagined Islam and the Notion of Sublime Power, 1st Edition

    By Ivan Kalmar

    The history of western notions about Islam is of obvious scholarly as well as popular interest today. This book investigates Christian images of the Muslim Middle East, focusing on the period from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, when the nature of divine as well as human power was under…

    Hardback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • City of Knowledge in Twentieth Century Iran: Shiraz, History and Poetry book cover

    City of Knowledge in Twentieth Century Iran

    Shiraz, History and Poetry, 1st Edition

    By Setrag Manoukian

    This book presents a cultural history of modern Iran from the point of view of Shiraz, a city famous for its poetry and its traditions of scholarship. Exploring the relationship among history, poetry and politics, the book analyses how Shiraz came to be defined as the country’s cultural capital,…

    Hardback – 2011-10-26
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Founding Figures and Commentators in Arabic Mathematics: A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 1 book cover

    Founding Figures and Commentators in Arabic Mathematics

    A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Roshdi Rashed

    Edited by Nader El-Bizri

    In this unique insight into the history and philosophy of mathematics and science in the mediaeval Arab world, the eminent scholar Roshdi Rashed illuminates the various historical, textual and epistemic threads that underpinned the history of Arabic mathematical and scientific knowledge up to the…

    Hardback – 2011-10-06
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Muslims and the New Media: Historical and Contemporary Debates book cover

    Muslims and the New Media

    Historical and Contemporary Debates, 1st Edition

    By Göran Larsson

    Scholars from an extensive range of academic disciplines have focused on Islam in cyberspace and the media, but there are few historical studies that have outlined how Muslim 'ulama' have discussed and debated the introduction and impact of these new media. Muslims and the New Media explores how…

    Hardback – 2011-09-23
    Routledge

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