Taylor & Francis India: Middle East Studies

  • Jewish Centers and Peripheries: Europe Between America and Israel Fifty Years After World War II book cover

    Jewish Centers and Peripheries

    Europe Between America and Israel Fifty Years After World War II, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Troen

    After World War II, the center of gravity for world Jewry moved outside Europe. In the aftermath of the Holocaust, large-scale emigration and postwar assimilation resulted in a disheartening contraction of European Jewry, with the notable exception of France. Today, Europe's Jews number only 17…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Palestine: A Twice-Promised Land? book cover

    Palestine: A Twice-Promised Land?

    1st Edition

    By Isaiah Friedman

    In this book, Isaiah Friedman examines one of the most complex problems that bedeviled Middle East politics in the interwar period, one that still remains controversial. The prevailing view is that during World War I the British government made conflicting commitments to the Arabs, to the French,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Max Weber and Islam book cover

    Max Weber and Islam

    1st Edition

    By Wolfgang Schluchter

    Max Weber and Islam is a major effort by Islamic-studies specialists to reexamine and appraise Max Weber's perspectives on Islam and its historical development. Eight specialists on Islam and two sociologists explore many dimensions of Weber's comments on Islam, along with Weber's conceptual…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Military, State, and Society in Israel: Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Military, State, and Society in Israel

    Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raymond Horricks, Eyal Ben-Ari

    There have been many books on the place of war, security, or military service in Israeli society. The Military, State, and Society in Israel makes contributions to the debate-theoretical, empirical, and polemical-that are related to the Israeli case and to wider debates about the place of war and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Military Aspects of the Israeli-Arab Conflict book cover

    Military Aspects of the Israeli-Arab Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Louis Williams

    The Arab-Israeli conflict is fraught with political complexity. It entails long-standing, entrenched views on the part of all the participants, direct and indirect, and is heavily charged with emotion. It is a subject of great political and military actuality. The Middle East is fast becoming a…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Iraq: Threat and Response book cover

    Iraq

    Threat and Response, 1st Edition

    By Gerhard Beestermoeller

    This volume of essays about the ongoing crisis concerning Iraq is written from the perspective of the "thoughtful opposition." German and American scholars from diverse backgrounds--moral theology, policy analysis, political science, Middle Eastern history--all criticize, albeit sometimes for…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Miniatures: Views of Islamic and Middle Eastern Politics book cover

    Miniatures

    Views of Islamic and Middle Eastern Politics, 1st Edition

    By Charlotte Gower Chapman, Daniel Pipes

    The volatility of Muslim and Middle Eastern politics has made these interrelated topics an overriding preoccupation of world and especially U.S. politics. Perhaps no region of the world has ever so dominated the American public discourse as the Middle East does today. As Daniel Pipes shows, this…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Armenian Christianity Today: Identity Politics and Popular Practice book cover

    Armenian Christianity Today

    Identity Politics and Popular Practice, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Agadjanian

    Armenian Christianity Today examines contemporary religious life and the social, political, and cultural functions of religion in the post-Soviet Republic of Armenia and in the Armenian Diaspora worldwide. Scholars from a range of countries and disciplines explore current trends and everyday…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Foreign Correspondents and International Newsgathering: The Role of Fixers book cover

    Foreign Correspondents and International Newsgathering

    The Role of Fixers, 1st Edition

    By Colleen Murrell

    This book reveals that 'fixers'—local experts on whom foreign correspondents rely—play a much more significant role in international television newsgathering than has been documented or understood. Murrell explores the frames though which international reporting has traditionally been analysed and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

  • Sehrengiz, Urban Rituals and Deviant Sufi Mysticism in Ottoman Istanbul book cover

    Sehrengiz, Urban Rituals and Deviant Sufi Mysticism in Ottoman Istanbul

    1st Edition

    By B. Deniz Çalis-Kural

    Şehrengiz is an Ottoman genre of poetry written in honor of various cities and provincial towns of the Ottoman Empire from the early sixteenth century to the early eighteenth century. This book examines the urban culture of Ottoman Istanbul through Şehrengiz, as the Ottoman space culture and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge

  • Jewish Survival: The Identity Problem at the Close of the 20th Century book cover

    Jewish Survival

    The Identity Problem at the Close of the 20th Century, 1st Edition

    By Ernest Krausz

    These essays address Jewish identity, Jewish survival, and Jewish continuity. The authors account for and analyze trends in Jewish identification and the reciprocal effects of the relationship between the Diaspora and Israel at the end of the twentieth century.Jewish identification in contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-01-29
    Routledge

  • Swiss Banks and Jewish Souls book cover

    Swiss Banks and Jewish Souls

    1st Edition

    By Gregg Rickman

    With the release of hundreds of damaging documents, a dark side of Switzerland's democracy has been unveiled. Switzerland is now seen as a nation of greedy bankers, collaborators with the Nazis, and robbers of the wealth of the victims of the Holocaust. Swiss Banks and Jewish Souls is a powerfully…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge

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