Taylor & Francis India: Middle East Studies

  • Exit from Democracy: Illiberal Governance in Turkey and Beyond book cover

    Exit from Democracy

    Illiberal Governance in Turkey and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kerem Öktem, Karabekir Akkoyunlu

    Democratic government is facing unprecedented challenges at a global scale. Yet, Turkey's descent into conflict, crisis and autocracy is exceptional. Only a few years ago, the country was praised as a successful Muslim-majority democracy and a promising example of sustainable growth. In Turkey’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Britain and State Formation in Arabia 1962�1971: From Aden to Abu Dhabi book cover

    Britain and State Formation in Arabia 1962�1971

    From Aden to Abu Dhabi, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clive Jones

    Half a century ago, Britain abandoned Aden, its last colonial outpost in the Arab world as itsattempt to establish a new polity foundered amid a rising tide of Arab nationalism, tribalinfighting and anti-colonial sentiment that eventually gave rise to the establishment ofSouth Yemen. Yet just over…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Arabic Idioms: A Corpus Based Study book cover

    Arabic Idioms

    A Corpus Based Study, 1st Edition

    By Ashraf Abdou

    Idioms represent a fascinating linguistic phenomenon that has captured the attention of many linguists for decades. This corpus-based study of idioms in Modern Standard Arabic sheds light on their intricate nature, establishes the major patterns of their linguistic behaviour, and provides…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Islamic Development in Palestine: A Comparative Study book cover

    Islamic Development in Palestine

    A Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Royle

    This book assesses the capabilities of an Islamic approach in aiding self-organisation by examining the case of the occupied Palestinian territories in conjunction with a comparative analysis of four other nations. Three main mechanisms of Islamic development are explored; finance,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Ibn al-Haytham's Geometrical Methods and the Philosophy of Mathematics: A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 5 book cover

    Ibn al-Haytham's Geometrical Methods and the Philosophy of Mathematics

    A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 5, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roshdi Rashed

    This fifth volume of A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics is complemented by four preceding volumes which focused on the main chapters of classical mathematics: infinitesimal geometry, theory of conics and its applications, spherical geometry, mathematical astronomy, etc.This book includes…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Kurdish Politics in Turkey: From the PKK to the KCK book cover

    Kurdish Politics in Turkey

    From the PKK to the KCK, 1st Edition

    By Seevan Saeed

    In the aftermath of the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, the Kurds were promised their own state. However, several factors meant that this dream never became a reality, and the land of the Kurds was divided. Amid a sense of a loss of identity, the Kurds started to fight for their social and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Diasporic Social Mobilization and Political Participation during the Arab Uprisings book cover

    Diasporic Social Mobilization and Political Participation during the Arab Uprisings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Beaugrand, Vincent Geisser

    The Arab protest movements of 2010-2011 gave momentum and inspiration to unprecedented political mobilisations of migrants of Arab origin, whether first generation, second generation, or more, in Europe, North and South-America. This book analyses the essential yet understudied role of Arab…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Islamism and Social Movements in North Africa, the Sahel and Beyond: Transregional and Local Perspectives book cover

    Islamism and Social Movements in North Africa, the Sahel and Beyond

    Transregional and Local Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aurelie Campana, Cédric Jourde

    As North African, Middle Eastern, and Sahelian societies adapt to the post-Arab Spring era and the rise of violence across the area, various groups find in Islam an answer to the challenges of the era. This book explores how Islamist social movements, Sufi brotherhoods, and Jihadi armed groups, in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Gnostic Apocalypse and Islam: Qur'an, Exegesis, Messianism and the Literary Origins of the Babi Religion book cover

    Gnostic Apocalypse and Islam

    Qur'an, Exegesis, Messianism and the Literary Origins of the Babi Religion, 1st Edition

    By Todd Lawson

    Of the several works on the rise and development of the Babi movement, especially those dealing with the life and work of its founder, Sayyid Ali Muhammad Shirazi, few deal directly with the compelling and complex web of mysticism, theology and philosophy found in his earliest compositions. This…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Founding Figures and Commentators in Arabic Mathematics: A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 1 book cover

    Founding Figures and Commentators in Arabic Mathematics

    A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Roshdi Rashed

    Edited by Nader El-Bizri

    In this unique insight into the history and philosophy of mathematics and science in the mediaeval Arab world, the eminent scholar Roshdi Rashed illuminates the various historical, textual and epistemic threads that underpinned the history of Arabic mathematical and scientific knowledge up to the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Israel's Military Operations in Gaza: Telegenic Lawfare and Warfare book cover

    Israel's Military Operations in Gaza

    Telegenic Lawfare and Warfare, 1st Edition

    By Marouf Hasian Jr

    Civilians in Gaza and Israel are caught up in complex, violent situations that have overstepped conventional battle lines. Both sides of the conflict have found ways to legitimate the use of violence, and continually swap accusations of violations of domestic and international humanitarian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Persian Authorship and Canonicity in Late Mughal Delhi: Building an Ark book cover

    Persian Authorship and Canonicity in Late Mughal Delhi

    Building an Ark, 1st Edition

    By Prashant Keshavmurthy

    Writing in the eighteenth century, the Persian-language litterateurs of late Mughal Delhi were aware that they could no longer take for granted the relations of Persian with Islamic imperial power, relations that had enabled Persian literary life to flourish in India since the tenth century…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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