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  • Middle East Politics and International Relations

    Crisis Zone

    By Shahram Akbarzadeh, Kylie Baxter

    The contemporary Middle East has been defined by political crises and conflict. The interplay of internal and external factors have set the region on a path of turmoil and crisis with devastating outcomes for its people. The absence of political accountability and representation, and policies…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge

  • What is Shi'i Islam?

    An Introduction

    By Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi, Christian Jambet

    For the public at large Shi’ism often implies a host of confused representations, suggesting more often than not obscurantism, intolerance, political violence and other ignominies running hot or cold in response to world events. In fact for many people, Shi’ism stands for "radical Islam", or –…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Persian and Shi'i Studies

  • A History of the Muslim World since 1260

    The Making of a Global Community, 2nd Edition

    By Vernon O Egger

    A History of the Muslim World since 1260 continues the narrative begun by A History of the Muslim World to 1750 by tracing the development of Muslim societies, institutions, and doctrines from the time of the Mongol conquests through to the present day. It offers students a balanced coverage of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge

  • Industrial Development in Africa

    Mapping Industrialization Pathways for a Leaping Leopard

    By Berhanu Abegaz

    Industrial Development in Africa critically synthesizes and reframes the debates on African industrial development in a capability-opportunity framework. It recasts the challenge in a broader comparative context of successive waves of catchup industrialization experiences in the European periphery,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-02
    Routledge

  • The Syrian Uprising

    Domestic Origins and Early Trajectory

    Edited by Raymond Hinnebusch, Omar Imady

    Most observers did not expect the Arab spring to spread to Syria, for a number of seemingly good reasons. Yet, with amazing rapidity, massive and unprecedented anti-regime mobilization took place, which put the regime very much on the defensive; what began as the Syrian Uprising in March 2011 has…

    Paperback – 2018-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge/ St. Andrews Syrian Studies Series

  • Islam and Development

    Exploring the Invisible Aid Economy

    By Matthew Clarke, David Tittensor

    The study of Islam since the advent of 9/11 has made a significant resurgence. However, much of the work produced since then has tended to focus on the movements that not only provide aid to their fellow Muslims, but also have political and at times violent agendas. This tendency has led to a…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Freedom of Speech and Islam

    Edited by Erich Kolig

    Freedom of speech and expression is considered in the West a high public good and an important social value, underpinned by legislative and ethical norms. Its importance is not shared to the same extent by conservative and devout Muslims, who read Islamic doctrines in ways seemingly incompatible…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Armenian Christianity Today

    Identity Politics and Popular Practice

    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

  • The Arab–Israeli Conflict, 1956–1975

    From Violent Conflict to a Peace Process

    By Moshe Gat

    The Arab–Israeli Conflict, 1956–1975 contains a collection of articles that examine select issues between the end of the Suez Campaign in November 1956 and the Sinai II, or Interim Agreement, signed by Israel and Egypt in September 1975. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the struggle…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

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