Middle East Studies: Middle East Anthropology

  • Jews of Turkey: Migration, Culture and Memory book cover

    Jews of Turkey

    Migration, Culture and Memory

    By Süleyman Şanlı

    Jews of Turkey: Migration, Culture and Memory explores the culture of Jews, who immigrated from East Turkey to Israel. The study reveals the cultural values of their communities, way of life, beliefs and traditions in the multicultural and multi-religious environment that was the East of Turkey.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Introducing the Anthropology of Islam book cover

    Introducing the Anthropology of Islam

    By Jens Kreinath

    This introduction presents an anthropological approach to the study of Islam. It focuses on the main tenets of the religion and considers the various aspects of social and cultural life practiced among Muslims. In concentrating on the five pillars of Islam, Jens Kreinath shows ritual practice to be…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Identity and Marginality in India: Afghan Sikh and Hindu Migrants book cover

    Identity and Marginality in India

    Afghan Sikh and Hindu Migrants

    By Anwesha Ghosh

    ‘Lala Hindu’ is a term used by ethnic Afghans to denote the religious minorities, the Sikhs and Hindus of Afghanistan, while living in the country. Indians often use the term ‘Afghani log’ to indicate the Afghans living in India. This book is a study of the displaced Afghan migrant population in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Routledge Revivals: Oriental Essays (1960): Portraits of Seven Scholars book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Oriental Essays (1960)

    Portraits of Seven Scholars

    By A. J. Arberry

    First published in 1960, this work describes the lives and labours of six great scholars - Simon Ockley, Sir William Jones, E. W. Lane, E. H. Palmer, E.G. Browne and R. A Nicholson. These men were devoted to building a bridge between the peoples and cultures of Europe and Asia. To these…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Selected Works of A. J. Arberry

  • New Perspectives on India and Turkey: Connections and Debates book cover

    New Perspectives on India and Turkey

    Connections and Debates

    Edited by Smita Tewari Jassal, Halil Turan

    India and Turkey, Asia Minor and the Subcontinent of Hindustan, and the Ottomans and Mughals have had shared histories of contact, engagement, and dialogue over the centuries. Much of northern India was under the control of rulers from Central Asia since at least the thirteenth century. Startling…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Salafi Ritual Purity: In the Presence of God book cover

    Salafi Ritual Purity

    In the Presence of God

    By Richard Gauvain

    Since 9/11, Salafism has attracted a great deal of attention from the world’s media, which predominantly focuses on its potential for revolutionary violence. Salafism remains poorly understood both in Western media, where it is now the focus of considerable debate, and in Western academia, where…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Nomads in Postrevolutionary Iran: The Qashqa'i in an Era of Change book cover

    Nomads in Postrevolutionary Iran

    The Qashqa'i in an Era of Change

    By Lois Beck

    Examining the rapid transition in Iran from a modernizing, westernizing, secularizing monarchy (1941-79) to a hard-line, conservative, clergy-run Islamic republic (1979-), this book focuses on the ways this process has impacted the Qashqa’i—a rural, nomadic, tribally organized, Turkish-speaking,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Turkish-Greek Relations: Rapprochement, Civil Society and the Politics of Friendship book cover

    Turkish-Greek Relations

    Rapprochement, Civil Society and the Politics of Friendship

    By Leonidas Karakatsanis

    Turkish-Greek relations are marked by a long trajectory of enmity and tension. This book sets out to explore the ‘other side’ of that history, focusing on initiatives that have promoted contact between the two societies and encouraged rapprochement. Presenting a new critical re-description of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Mediterranean Studies

  • New Light on the Most Ancient East book cover

    New Light on the Most Ancient East

    By V. Gordon Childe

    This book offers a detailed survey on major archaeological discoveries in the Near and Middle East. This classic account focuses on the findings in three great centers of ancient civilization: Egypt, Sumer, and the Indus valley. Professor Childe discusses the excavation of the three cities of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

  • The Arab of the Desert Pbdirect: A Glimpse into Badawin life in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia book cover

    The Arab of the Desert Pbdirect

    A Glimpse into Badawin life in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia

    By H.R.P. Dickson

    Paperback – 2016-09-28
    Routledge

  • The Cohesion of Saudi Arabia Pbdirect: Evolution of Political Identity book cover

    The Cohesion of Saudi Arabia Pbdirect

    Evolution of Political Identity

    By Christine Moss Helms

    Paperback – 2016-09-28
    Routledge

  • Saudi Arabia Pbdirect: MERI Report book cover

    Saudi Arabia Pbdirect

    MERI Report

    By Middle East Research Institute

    Paperback – 2016-09-28
    Routledge

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