Taylor & Francis India: Middle East Culture

  • Dubai: Behind an Urban Spectacle book cover

    Dubai: Behind an Urban Spectacle

    1st Edition

    By Yasser Elsheshtawy

    Yasser Elsheshtawy explores Dubai’s history from its beginnings as a small fishing village to its place on the world stage today, using historical narratives, travel descriptions, novels and fictional accounts by local writers to bring colour to his history of the city’s urban development. With…

    Hardback – 2009-07-22
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • German Orientalism: The Study of the Middle East and Islam from 1800 to 1945 book cover

    German Orientalism

    The Study of the Middle East and Islam from 1800 to 1945, 1st Edition

    By Ursula Wokoeck

    During the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth, German universities were at the forefront of scholarship in Oriental studies. Drawing upon a comprehensive survey of thousands of German publications on the Middle East from this period, this book presents a detailed history of the…

    Hardback – 2009-04-20
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Comte de Gobineau and Orientalism: Selected Eastern Writings book cover

    Comte de Gobineau and Orientalism

    Selected Eastern Writings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Nash, Daniel O'Donoghue

    Though known to specialists, Comte de Gobineau’s vital if idiosyncratic contribution to Orientalism has only been accessible to the English reader through secondary sources. Especially important for its portrayal of an esoteric Sufi sect like the Ahl-i Haqq, and its vivid narrative of the Babi…

    Hardback – 2008-09-10
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Family in the Middle East: Ideational change in Egypt, Iran and Tunisia book cover

    Family in the Middle East

    Ideational change in Egypt, Iran and Tunisia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn M. Yount, Hoda Rashad

    This book examines, in comparative perspective, the different ideals about family and society and how they have impacted on real family life across a number of countries in the Middle East.…

    Hardback – 2008-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

  • The Evolving Arab City: Tradition, Modernity and Urban Development book cover

    The Evolving Arab City

    Tradition, Modernity and Urban Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yasser Elsheshtawy

    Today cities of the Arab world are subject to many of the same problems as other world cities, yet too often they are ignored in studies of urbanisation. This collection reveals the contrasts and similarities between older, traditional Arab cities and the newer oil-stimulated cities of the…

    Hardback – 2008-05-27
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Palestinian Political Prisoners: Identity and community book cover

    Palestinian Political Prisoners

    Identity and community, 1st Edition

    By Esmail Nashif

    Since the occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip in 1967, more than a quarter of the Palestinians have been imprisoned by Israel on political grounds. This is the first major study that examines the community of Palestinian political prisoners in the Israeli prison system. Esmail Nashif…

    Hardback – 2008-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • Egypt's Culture Wars: Politics and Practice book cover

    Egypt's Culture Wars

    Politics and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Samia Mehrez

    This ground-breaking work presents original research on cultural politics and battles in Egypt at the turn of the twenty first century. It deconstructs the boundaries between ‘high’ and ‘low’ culture drawing on conceptual tools in cultural studies, translation studies and gender studies to analyze…

    Hardback – 2008-04-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

  • Media, Culture and Society in Iran: Living with Globalization and the Islamic State book cover

    Media, Culture and Society in Iran

    Living with Globalization and the Islamic State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mehdi Semati

    By exploring topics such as the Internet, print press, advertising, satellite television, video, rock music, literature, cinema, gender, religious intellectuals, and secularism, this unique and wide-ranging volume explains Iran as a complex society that has successfully managed to negotiate and…

    Hardback – 2007-09-27
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Popular Culture and Nationalism in Lebanon: The Fairouz and Rahbani Nation book cover

    Popular Culture and Nationalism in Lebanon

    The Fairouz and Rahbani Nation, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Stone

    Based on an award-winning thesis, this volume is a pioneering study of musical theatre and popular culture and its relation to the production of identity in Lebanon in the second half of the twentieth century. In the aftermath of the departure of the French from Lebanon and the civil…

    Hardback – 2007-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures

  • The Baha'is of Iran: Socio-Historical Studies book cover

    The Baha'is of Iran

    Socio-Historical Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dominic Parviz Brookshaw, Seena B. Fazel

    The Baha’i community of Iran is the country’s largest non-Muslim religious minority. This collection of essays presents a comprehensive study of the social and historical development of the Baha’i community, and its role in shaping modern Iran. Central to this study is the pioneering character of…

    Hardback – 2007-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

  • Female Homosexuality in the Middle East: Histories and Representations book cover

    Female Homosexuality in the Middle East

    Histories and Representations, 1st Edition

    By Samar Habib

    This book, the first full-length study of its kind, dares to probe the biggest taboo in contemporary Arab culture with scholarly intent and integrity - female homosexuality. Habib argues that female homosexuality has a long history in Arabic literature and scholarship, beginning in the ninth…

    Hardback – 2007-07-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Arab Culture and the Novel: Genre, Identity and Agency in Egyptian Fiction book cover

    Arab Culture and the Novel

    Genre, Identity and Agency in Egyptian Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Muhammad Siddiq

    This book explores the complex relationship between the novel and identity in modern Arab culture against a backdrop of contemporary Egypt. It uses the example of the Egyptian novel to interrogate the root causes – religious, social, political, and psychological – of the lingering…

    Hardback – 2007-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures

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