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  • Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity: A Comparative Study of Jalal al-Din Rumi and Meister Eckhart book cover

    Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity

    A Comparative Study of Jalal al-Din Rumi and Meister Eckhart, 1st Edition

    By Saeed Zarrabi-Zadeh

    Practical Mysticism in Islam and Christianity offers a comparative study of the works of the Sufi-poet Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-1273) and the practical teachings of the German Dominican, Meister Eckhart (c1260-1327/8). Rumi has remained an influential figure in Islamic mystical discourse since the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

  • A Gendered Approach to the Syrian Refugee Crisis book cover

    A Gendered Approach to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Freedman, Zeynep Kivilcim, Nurcan Özgür Baklacıoğlu

    The refugee crisis that began in 2015 has seen thousands of refugees attempting to reach Europe, principally from Syria. The dangers and difficulties of this journey have been highlighted in the media, as have the political disagreements within Europe over the way to deal with the problem. However,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • A History of Persian Navigation book cover

    A History of Persian Navigation

    1st Edition

    By Hadi Hasan

    This book, first published in 1928, is based on Chinese, Persian and Arabic sources, and provides the first scholarly account of the history of Persian maritime exploration.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • 'Omar Khayyám: The Persian Text with Paraphrase, and the First and Fourth Editions of Fitzgerald's Translation book cover

    'Omar Khayyám

    The Persian Text with Paraphrase, and the First and Fourth Editions of Fitzgerald's Translation, 1st Edition

    By E.H. Rodwell

    This book, first published in 1931, shows in a simple, sound and lucid manner how the genius of two poets (Omar Khayyam and FitzGerald) brought together by the genius of an Orientalist (Professor Cowell) culminated in a very strange, very beautiful and profound English poem. This book is concerned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Turkish National Identity and Its Outsiders: Memories of State Violence in Dersim book cover

    Turkish National Identity and Its Outsiders

    Memories of State Violence in Dersim, 1st Edition

    By Ozlem Goner

    This book examines the ways in which states and nations are constructed and legitimated through defining and managing outsiders. Focusing on Turkey and the municipality of Dersim – a region that has historically combined different outsider identities, including Armenian, Kurdish, and Alevi…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Islamic World View book cover

    Islamic World View

    1st Edition

    By Choudhury

    The quest for a systematic unity of the universe in all of its manifestations is a common topic in Western thought.  In this book the author shows what Islam can bring to this field of human enquiry.  Defining a paradigm of Islamic political economy and world systems, he presents a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Revisiting Moroccan Migrations book cover

    Revisiting Moroccan Migrations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammed Berriane, Hein De Haas, Katharina Natter

    Over the 20th century, Morocco has become one of the world’s major emigration countries. But since 2000, growing immigration and settlement of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and Europe confronts Morocco with an entirely new set of social, cultural, political and legal issues.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • The Erasure of Arab Political Identity: Colonialism and Violence book cover

    The Erasure of Arab Political Identity

    Colonialism and Violence, 1st Edition

    By Salam Hawa

    This book explores the long history of the evolution of Arab political identity, which predates the time of the Prophet Muhammad and is characterized by tolerance, compassion, generosity, hospitality, self-control, correct behaviour, equality and consensus. The author argues that present-day…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Immigrant Labour in Kuwait book cover

    Immigrant Labour in Kuwait

    1st Edition

    By Abdulrasool Al-Moosa, Keith Mclachlan

    Kuwait has among the highest levels of personal incomes in the Middle East and the best oil reserves to production ratios of all the exporting states. Its good material fortune is offset by its political precariousness engendered by Kuwaiti nationals forming a minority and a heavy dependency on…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • A New Look at Kuwait book cover

    A New Look at Kuwait

    1st Edition

    By Zahra Freeth

    This book, first published in 1972, describes a Kuwait normally hidden to the eyes of visitors. The author draws upon a vast experience of the country, from both before and after the discovery of oil, and analyses the changes to the physical appearance of the city as well as the changes to the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • Kuwait: Prospect and Reality book cover

    Kuwait: Prospect and Reality

    1st Edition

    By H.V.F. Winstone, Zahra Freeth

    For many the story of this small Arabian state begins and ends with the wealth that has accrued from its vast oil deposits. But the real fascination of Kuwait lies in its geological and archaeological history; in its long struggle for survival among powerful neighbours; in its ambitious plans for…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • The Oil Economy of Kuwait book cover

    The Oil Economy of Kuwait

    1st Edition

    By Y.S.F. Al-Sabah

    The economy of Kuwait is almost wholly dependent on oil. Such dependence on a depletable resource invariably stores up problems for the future, and in the case of Kuwait, these problems are aggravated by the unusually large proportion of skilled immigrant labour in the country. Dr Al-Sabah’s…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

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