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  • The Redeployment of State Power in the Southern Mediterranean: Implications of Neoliberal Reforms for Local Governance book cover

    The Redeployment of State Power in the Southern Mediterranean

    Implications of Neoliberal Reforms for Local Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sylvia I. Bergh

    The effects of neoliberal economic reforms in the Southern Mediterranean are now widely regarded as a main underlying cause of the Arab uprisings. An often neglected dimension is that of the reforms’ implications for local governance. The contributions to this edited volume examine how state power…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
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  • The Sudan: Unity and Diversity in a Multicultural State book cover

    The Sudan

    Unity and Diversity in a Multicultural State, 1st Edition

    By John Obert Voll, Sarah Potts Voll

    Little known in the United States and Western Europe, the Sudan is nevertheless a country of major importance in international affairs. This analytic introduction to the modern Sudan, first published in 1985, provides a summary of the basic dynamics of the country’s political, social, cultural, and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sudan

  • Sudan: State, Capital and Transformation book cover

    Sudan

    State, Capital and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Barnett, Abbas Abdelkarim

    By the mid-1980s, Sudan’s economy, society and political framework were on the point of disintegration. Civil war was exacerbating the effects of an already major famine. An unpopular government was resorting to ever more extreme measures in order to remain in power. The imposition of a…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sudan

  • Kingdoms of the Sudan book cover

    Kingdoms of the Sudan

    1st Edition

    By R.S. O'Fahey, J.L. Spaulding

    This book, first published in 1974, is a study of the two states which dominated the northern and western regions of Sudan from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century: the Funj kingdom of Sinnār and the Keira sultanate of Dār Fūr. Until now the history of these two states has been neglected in…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sudan

  • The Winning of the Sudan book cover

    The Winning of the Sudan

    1st Edition

    By Pierre Crabitès

    First published in 1934, The Winning of the Sudan details the British conquest of the country following the fall of Khartoum and the death of General Gordon. The campaign culminated in the Battle of Omdurman and the Anglo-Egyptian domination of Sudan that lasted until 1956.…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sudan

  • Gordon: The Sudan and Slavery book cover

    Gordon

    The Sudan and Slavery, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Crabitès

    The critics of Charles George Gordon accused him of vacillation and of instability of character. His supporters refused to admit that he was inconstant; they took the position that it was the Gladstone Cabinet which manifested a spirit of indecision that was fraught with terrible consequences.…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sudan

  • Unfinished Places: The Politics of (Re)making Cairo’s Old Quarters book cover

    Unfinished Places: The Politics of (Re)making Cairo’s Old Quarters

    1st Edition

    By Gehan Selim

    The Emerging Politics of (Re) making Cairo's Old Quarters examines postcolonial planning practices that aimed to modernise Cairo’s urban spaces. The author examines the expanding field of postcolonial urbanism by linking the state’s political ideologies and systems of governance with methods of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
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  • The Islamic Villa in Early Medieval Iberia: Architecture and Court Culture in Umayyad Córdoba book cover

    The Islamic Villa in Early Medieval Iberia

    Architecture and Court Culture in Umayyad Córdoba, 1st Edition

    By Glaire D. Anderson

    Exploring the aristocratic villas and court culture of Córdoba, during its 'golden age' under the reign of the Umayyad dynasty (r. 756-1031 AD), this study illuminates a key facet of the secular architecture of the court and its relationship to the well-known Umayyad luxury arts. Based on textual…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
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  • Arab Periodicals and Serials: A Subject Bibliography book cover

    Arab Periodicals and Serials

    A Subject Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad M. Aman

    This bibliography, first published in 1979, is a guide to serials and periodicals in Arabic, English, French and other European languages published in the Arab countries or in the Western hemisphere. Arab serials and periodicals are considered primary sources of information on subject matters…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Language & Literature of the Middle East

  • Ibn al-Haytham's On the Configuration of the World book cover

    Ibn al-Haytham's On the Configuration of the World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Y. Tzvi Langermann

    The chief argument of this book, first published in 1990, is that Ibn al-Haytham's On the Configuration of the World is a non-technical expose of basic astronomical teachings: it was written in particular for those whose main interests were in the areas of philosophy and natural science and who,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Language & Literature of the Middle East

  • Arabic Military Dictionary: English-Arabic, Arabic-English book cover

    Arabic Military Dictionary

    English-Arabic, Arabic-English, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ernest Kay

    With some 7000 entries in each language, this dictionary, first published in 1986, gives clear and comprehensive coverage of all vocabulary areas connected with defence, for military personnel and for anyone who is directly or indirectly involved in military technology. Areas covered extend…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Language & Literature of the Middle East

  • The Arabic Language Today book cover

    The Arabic Language Today

    1st Edition

    By A.F.L. Beeston

    This book, first published in 1970, provides a description of the standard Arabic language used today as the universal means of written communication throughout the Arab world and in formal spoken communication (vernaculars differ both from each other and from the standard language). The principal…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Language & Literature of the Middle East

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