Middle East Studies: Key Textbooks

7Key Textbooks

  • Government and Politics of the Contemporary Middle East

    Continuity and change, 2nd Edition

    By Jacqueline S. Ismael, Tareq Y. Ismael, Glenn Perry

    This exciting new edition of the successful textbook for students of Middle Eastern politics provides a highly relevant and comprehensive introduction to the complexities of a region in constant flux. Combining a thematic framework for examining patterns of politics with individual chapters…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge

  • Atlas of Islamic History

    By Peter Sluglett, Andrew Currie

    This Atlas provides the main outlines of Islamic history from the immediate pre-Islamic period until the end of 1920, that is, before most parts of the Muslim world became sovereign nation states. Each map is accompanied by a text that contextualises, explains, and expands upon the map, and are…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge

  • An Atlas of Middle Eastern Affairs

    2nd Edition

    By Ewan W. Anderson, Liam D. Anderson

    This revised and updated version of An Atlas of Middle Eastern Affairs provides accessible, concisely written entries on the most important current issues in the Middle East, combining maps with their geopolitical background. Offering a clear context for analysis of key concerns, it includes…

    Paperback – 2013-09-10
    Routledge

  • The Middle East Today

    Political, Geographical and Cultural Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Dona J. Stewart

    The new edition of The Middle East Today provides an accessible and comprehensive introductory textbook for undergraduate students of Middle East Studies, Middle East politics and geography. This updated and revised edition features a host of pedagogical features to assist students with their…

    Paperback – 2012-10-31
    Routledge

  • A History of Social Justice and Political Power in the Middle East

    The Circle of Justice From Mesopotamia to Globalization

    By Linda T. Darling

    From ancient Mesopotamia into the 20th century, "the Circle of Justice" as a concept has pervaded Middle Eastern political thought and underpinned the exercise of power in the Middle East. The Circle of Justice depicts graphically how a government’s justice toward the population generates political…

    Paperback – 2012-10-29
    Routledge

  • Economic Development in the Middle East, 2nd edition

    By Rodney Wilson

    By examining economic development in the Middle East in the aftermath of the Arab Spring, this textbook introduces undergraduate and postgraduate students to the most pressing and topical economic issues in the contemporary Middle East. With comprehensive coverage of the entire region, the author…

    Paperback – 2012-09-13
    Routledge

  • Turkish Foreign Policy since 1774

    3rd Edition

    By William Hale

    This revised and updated version of William Hale’s Turkish Foreign Policy 1774-2000 offers a comprehensive and analytical survey of Turkish foreign policy since the last quarter of the eighteenth century, when the Turks’ relations with the rest of the world entered their most critical phase. In…

    Paperback – 2012-08-23
    Routledge