Taylor & Francis India: Middle East Studies

  • Dreams and Lives in Ottoman Istanbul: A Seventeenth-Century Biographer's Perspective book cover

    Dreams and Lives in Ottoman Istanbul

    A Seventeenth-Century Biographer's Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Asli Niyazioglu

    Dreams and Lives in Ottoman Istanbul explores biography writing and dream narratives in seventeenth-century Istanbul. It focuses on the prominent biographer ‘Aṭā’ī (d. 1637) and with his help shows how learned circles narrated dreams to assess their position in the Ottoman enterprise. This book…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • The Last of an Age: The Making and Unmaking of a Sixteenth-Century Ottoman Poet book cover

    The Last of an Age

    The Making and Unmaking of a Sixteenth-Century Ottoman Poet, 1st Edition

    By Sooyong Kim

    In The Last of an Age, Sooyong Kim explores the relationship betweensocial change and the development of an Ottoman literary canon in thecourse of the sixteenth century by examining the work and reception ofa popular poet, Zati (1471–1546). Kim argues that a newly emergentgroup of bureaucratic…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Zionism and Land Tenure in Mandate Palestine book cover

    Zionism and Land Tenure in Mandate Palestine

    1st Edition

    By Aida Essaid

    A fundamental aspect of the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis is the territorial dispute which began long before the State of Israel was established. Analysing the land tenure system in Palestine under the administration of the British Mandate, this book questions whether, and to what…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees: From Relief and Works to Human Development book cover

    UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees

    From Relief and Works to Human Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sari Hanafi, Leila Hilal, Lex Takkenberg

    Exploring the evolution of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), this book fills a lacuna in literature on the agency.UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees employs recent fieldwork in order to analyse challenges in programmes and service delivery,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Urbicide in Palestine: Spaces of Oppression and Resilience book cover

    Urbicide in Palestine

    Spaces of Oppression and Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Nurhan Abujidi

    Exploring the way urbicide is used to un/re-make Palestine, as well as how it is employed as a tool of spatial dispossession and control, this book examines contemporary political violence and destruction in the context of colonial projects in Palestine. The broader framework of the book is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Transitional Justice and Human Rights in Morocco: Negotiating the Years of Lead book cover

    Transitional Justice and Human Rights in Morocco

    Negotiating the Years of Lead, 1st Edition

    By Fadoua Loudiy

    This book examines the Moroccan experience of transitional justice, more specifically the negotiation of the legacy of the period commonly referred to as the Years of Lead. This period of Moroccan history roughly spans from the early 1960s to 1999 during which thousands of citizens were arbitrarily…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • The Naqab Bedouin and Colonialism: New Perspectives book cover

    The Naqab Bedouin and Colonialism

    New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mansour Nasasra, Sophie Richter-Devroe, Sarab Abu-Rabia-Queder, Richard Ratcliffe

    The Naqab Bedouin and Colonialism brings together new scholarship to challenge perceived paradigms, often dominated by orientalist, modernist or developmentalist assumptions on the Naqab Bedouin. The past decade has witnessed a change in both the wider knowledge production on, and political profile…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Ottoman Notables and Participatory Politics: Tanzimat Reform in Tokat, 1839-1876 book cover

    Ottoman Notables and Participatory Politics

    Tanzimat Reform in Tokat, 1839-1876, 1st Edition

    By John Bragg

    Focussing on events in the Anatolian town of Tokat during the final two decades of the great Ottoman legal and administrative reforms known as the Tanzimat (1839-76), this book applies elements of social networking theory to analyze and assess the establishment of local governments across the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Negotiating Political Power in Turkey: Breaking up the Party book cover

    Negotiating Political Power in Turkey

    Breaking up the Party, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elise Massicard, Nicole Watts

    This edited collection looks at how political parties in Turkey actually work, inside and out. Departing from traditional macro-level analyses, the book offers a new sociological approach to the study of political parties, treating them as non-unitary entities composed of many different groups and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Regime Stability in Saudi Arabia: The Challenge of Succession book cover

    Regime Stability in Saudi Arabia

    The Challenge of Succession, 1st Edition

    By Stig Stenslie

    This book examines the structure of political power amongst elites inside Saudi Arabia and how they might cope with the very serious challenge posed by succession. Presenting a new and refreshing theoretical approach that links elite integration with regime stability, the author shows that the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Politics of Memory: The Israeli Underground's Struggle for Inclusion in the National Pantheon and Military Commemoralization book cover

    Politics of Memory

    The Israeli Underground's Struggle for Inclusion in the National Pantheon and Military Commemoralization, 1st Edition

    By Udi Lebel

    This book illustrates how a dominant political party, the Mapai, under the leadership of P.M. David Ben-Gurion, chose to ‘hug,’ honor and commemorate ‘Her Fallen’ and ‘Her Bereaved Families,’ whilst simultaneously ignoring the fallen that were identified with the rival political party, Herut, led…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

  • Shi'i Theology in Iran: The Challenge of Religious Experience book cover

    Shi'i Theology in Iran

    The Challenge of Religious Experience, 1st Edition

    By Ori Goldberg

    Taking a theologically oriented method for engaging with historical and cultural phenomena, this book explores the challenge, offered by revolutionary Shi’i theology in Iran, to Western conventions on theology, revolution and religion’s role in the creation of identity.Offering a stringent critique…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 

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