Middle East Studies: Middle East Culture

  • Routledge Library Editions: Persia book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

    Edited by Various

    RLE: Persia is a Routledge Library Editions set that reissues five out-of-print classics that examine the history and culture of this key country in the Middle East. Two titles consist of close readings of Persian poems, and by extension are examinations of the country’s wider literature. Two…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • A Persian Sufi Poem: Vocabulary and Terminology: Concordance, frequency word-list, statistical survey, Arabic loan-words and Sufi-religious terminology in ?ari¯q-ut-ta?qi¯q (A.H. 744) book cover

    A Persian Sufi Poem

    Vocabulary and Terminology: Concordance, frequency word-list, statistical survey, Arabic loan-words and Sufi-religious terminology in ?ari¯q-ut-ta?qi¯q (A.H. 744)

    By Bo Utas

    This book, first published in 1978, treats methods of describing the total and special vocabularies of a given text and demonstrates a procedure of description of the vocabulary of the Sufi Mathnavi poem Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq, composed in the middle of the fourteenth century. The book gives a complete…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • 'Omar Khayya´m: The Persian Text with Paraphrase, and the First and Fourth Editions of Fitzgerald's Translation book cover

    'Omar Khayya´m

    The Persian Text with Paraphrase, and the First and Fourth Editions of Fitzgerald's Translation

    By E.H. Rodwell

    This book, first published in 1931, shows in a simple, sound and lucid manner how the genius of two poets (Omar Khayyam and FitzGerald) brought together by the genius of an Orientalist (Professor Cowell) culminated in a very strange, very beautiful and profound English poem. This book is concerned…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • A History of Persian Navigation book cover

    A History of Persian Navigation

    By Hadi Hasan

    This book, first published in 1928, is based on Chinese, Persian and Arabic sources, and provides the first scholarly account of the history of Persian maritime exploration.…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Baghdad During the Abbasid Caliphate: From Contemporary Arabic and Persian Sources book cover

    Baghdad During the Abbasid Caliphate

    From Contemporary Arabic and Persian Sources

    By G. Le Strange

    The history of Baghdad as a metropolis coincides with the history of the rise and fall of the Abbasid Caliphs. In this volume, first published in 1900 and written by a recognized authority in the field, the history of the city and of the Abbasid dynasty are closely interwoven so that, from a…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • The Persian Sufis book cover

    The Persian Sufis

    By Cyprian Rice

    The author was first introduced to Persian studies when, as a ‘Student Interpreter’ in the Levant Consular Service, he studied Arabic, Persian and Turkish. He realized the value of Persian thought in any attempt to draw East and West together. This book, first published in 1964, is the product of…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • The Jews of the Yemen, 1800-1914 book cover

    The Jews of the Yemen, 1800-1914

    By Yehuda Nini

    In the nineteenth century, the political independence and stability of the Yemen were undermined by outside forces. The Wahabite movement, British naval imperialism and the expansion of the Ottoman Empire all contributed to the decline of the country. The upheavals of the period are the framework…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Gulf

  • Bedouin of Northern Arabia: Traditions of the Al-?hafir book cover

    Bedouin of Northern Arabia

    Traditions of the Al-?hafir

    By Bruce Ingham

    This is an absorbing and authentic account, first published in 1986, of the history and traditional way of life of the Al-Dhafir bedouins of north-eastern Arabia, based on a study of their traditions, Arabic historical annals and the reports of western travellers over the past two hundred years.…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Society of the Middle East

  • The Republic of Lebanon: Nation in Jeopardy book cover

    The Republic of Lebanon

    Nation in Jeopardy

    By David C. Gordon

    Torn by civil war, its major city in shambles, and occupied by foreign peacekeeping forces as well as foreign armies, the Republic of Lebanon in the 1980s was struggling to regroup, rebuild and resolve its problems under new leadership. In this analytical survey, first published in 1983, Professor…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Society of the Middle East

  • Studies in the Arab Theater and Cinema book cover

    Studies in the Arab Theater and Cinema

    By Jacob M. Landau

    The Arab theatre and cinema are among the most neglected subjects in the studies of Oriental literature and research into the history of theatre. This book, written by the acclaimed scholar Jacob M. Landau and first published in 1958, is a survey of the development of the Arab theatre and cinema as…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Society of the Middle East

  • Dawn Over Oman book cover

    Dawn Over Oman

    By Pauline Searle

    Oman is one of the most beautiful and popular countries in the Middle East, yet a few years ago it was one of the world’s backwaters where visitors were discouraged. The turning point came with the takeover of power by Sultan Qaboos bin Said in 1970. This book, first published in 1979, takes the…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Society of the Middle East

  • Kuwait: the Transformation of an Oil State book cover

    Kuwait: the Transformation of an Oil State

    By Jill Crystal

    Kuwait, unlike most of its neighbours, has a well-established national identity and a long history as a nation, dating back to the eighteenth century. In this book, first published in 1992, Dr. Jill Crystal focuses on two recurring themes in Kuwaiti history: one, the preservation of a sense of…

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