Middle East Studies: Featured Books

6Featured Books

  • Routledge Handbook on Jerusalem book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Jerusalem

    1st Edition

    Edited by Suleiman A. Mourad, Naomi Koltun-Fromm, Bedross Der Matossian

    Few cities around the world transcend their physical boundaries the way Jerusalem does. As the spiritual capital of monotheism, Jerusalem has ancient roots and legacies that have imposed themselves on its inhabitants throughout the centuries. In modern times, and aside from all the religious…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Israeli Security book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Israeli Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart A. Cohen, Aharon Klieman

    The Routledge Handbook on Israeli Security provides an authoritative survey of both the historical roots of Israel’s national security concerns and their principal contemporary expressions. Following an introduction setting out its central themes, the Handbook comprises 27 independent chapters…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge

  • The Arab Gulf States and the West: Perceptions and Realities – Opportunities and Perils book cover

    The Arab Gulf States and the West

    Perceptions and Realities – Opportunities and Perils, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dania Koleilat Khatib, Marwa Maziad

    This book examines the changing image of the Arab Gulf States in the West. It addresses the question of perception in international relations and how the Arab States of the Gulf have pursued various endeavors to project themselves into Western imagination. The book chapters generate ideas on how…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

  • Understanding Israel: Political, Societal and Security Challenges book cover

    Understanding Israel

    Political, Societal and Security Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joel Peters, Rob Geist Pinfold

    The State of Israel is an unlikely powerhouse in a troubled region. Since 1948, Israel has retained its status as a democratic state without interruption. An investor-friendly environment and skilled workforce have led to a thriving economy, whilst the Israel Defense Forces are one of the most…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Minorities in the Middle East book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Minorities in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul S Rowe

    The Routledge Handbook of Minorities in the Middle East gathers a diverse team of international scholars, each of whom provides unique expertise into the status and prospects of minority populations in the region. The dramatic events of the past decade, from the Arab Spring protests to the rise of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Al-Ghazali and the Divine book cover

    Al-Ghazali and the Divine

    1st Edition

    By Massimo Campanini

    This book examines the philosophy of al-Ghazali, analysing his conception of God within Islamic theology. Seeking to contribute to the greater understanding of Muslim thought, it analyses his ‘orthodox’ theory, based on the notion that the spiritual struggle (jihad) and philosophical enquiry are…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Islamic Philosophy