Taylor & Francis India: Middle East Studies

  • Music and its Virtues in Islamic and Judaic Writings book cover

    Music and its Virtues in Islamic and Judaic Writings

    1st Edition

    By Amnon Shiloah

    A fascinating aspect of the study of music in medieval Islamic and Judaic writings is the broad and interdisciplinary nature of the works and treatises in which it is covered. In addition, such works verbalize an art that was transmitted orally and took shape spontaneously, typically with…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Early Islamic Art, 650–1100: Constructing the Study of Islamic Art, Volume I book cover

    Early Islamic Art, 650–1100

    Constructing the Study of Islamic Art, Volume I, 1st Edition

    By Oleg Grabar

    Early Islamic Art, 650-1100 is the first in a set of four volumes of studies by Oleg Grabar. Between them they bring together more than eighty articles, studies and essays, work spanning half a century. Each volume takes a particular section of the topic, the three subsequent volumes being entitled…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Power, Marginality, and the Body in Medieval Islam book cover

    Power, Marginality, and the Body in Medieval Islam

    1st Edition

    By Fedwa Malti-Douglas

    From rulers to uninvited guests, from women to thieves, from dreams to names, from blindness to torture - in a series of ground-breaking studies, Power, Marginality, and the Body in Medieval Islam explores the multi-layered and complex textual universe of medieval Islam. The power of the ruler sits…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Middle East book cover

    The Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by IISS

    Since at least 2001, the Middle East has been the focal point of American foreign policy and military strategy. The shock of 9/11 brought the US and its allies first into Afghanistan and then, via grim momentum and fraught logic, into Iraq. But the United States has of course been engaged in the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
    Routledge
    Critical Themes in Contemporary Security

  • Women of the Middle East book cover

    Women of the Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fatma Muge Gocek

    The academic study of women in the Middle East grew from traditional branches of learning such as history, anthropology, politics, and literary studies. More recently, it has incorporated cutting-edge areas of academic endeavour, including critical theory and new thinking on sexuality, labour,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge

  • The Military History of the Modern Middle East book cover

    The Military History of the Modern Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    No area of the world has been more involved in military matters during the last half century than has the Middle East. The region has seen seven Arab-Israeli wars; three wars involving Iraq and two more in Afghanistan; as well as civil wars in Lebanon, Libya, Algeria, Yemen, Syria, and among…

    Hardback – 2015-01-29
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

  • Islamic Political and Social Movements book cover

    Islamic Political and Social Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    The growing importance of Islam in the world coincides with the growing interest by scholars in understanding Islam as a religion and its political and social influences. The geographic scope of Islam goes far beyond the Middle East, ranging from the Far East to sub-Saharan Africa.There is a vast…

    Hardback – 2013-04-23
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Political Science

  • Security and Stability in the Middle East book cover

    Security and Stability in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    No region of the world has been more affected by the forces of instability and the factors of war and insecurity than has the Middle East. The area has seen more violence and conflict in the last three or four decades than all of the other world regions put together. Moreover, conflict in the area…

    Hardback – 2011-12-23
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

  • The Development of Islamic Law and Society in the Maghrib: Qadis, Muftis and Family Law book cover

    The Development of Islamic Law and Society in the Maghrib

    Qadis, Muftis and Family Law, 1st Edition

    By David S. Powers

    The first eleven essays in this collection treat the application of Islamic law in qadi courts in the Maghrib in the period between 1100 and 1500 CE. Based on preserved legal documents and the expert opinions of Muslim jurists (Muftis), the essays examine family law cases involving legal minority,…

    Hardback – 2011-10-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Politics of Modern Iran book cover

    Politics of Modern Iran

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ali M. Ansari

    A quarter of a century on from the revolution of 1979 there is an ongoing political struggle within Iran between traditionalists and modernists, with the ever-younger average age of the population playing a dynamic role. And on the international stage, the big issues remain Iran’s hostility towards…

    Hardback – 2011-02-28
    Routledge
    Critical Issues in Modern Politics

  • Islamic Law book cover

    Islamic Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Picken

    Islamic law is a legal tradition entrenched within a religious context; it is one of the most intriguing and fascinating areas of Islamic Studies. Many practitioners of Islam believe that their lives should be governed by a divinely revealed and sanctioned form of law that affects every aspect of…

    Hardback – 2010-10-21
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

  • The West and the Middle East book cover

    The West and the Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    Why is the Middle East the only part of the world which has drawn the West into wars in the last thirty years? With a sequence of events since 1945, including the Six-Day War, the Iranian revolution, the Iran-Iraq war, and the two Gulf wars, the Middle East has been the most important region of…

    Hardback – 2010-10-18
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Political Science

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