Middle East Studies: Middle East History

  • Armenia and Imperial Decline: The Yerevan Province, 1900-1914 book cover

    Armenia and Imperial Decline

    The Yerevan Province, 1900-1914

    By George Bournoutian

    Unlike in Tiflis and Baku, the Armenian inhabitants of the Yerevan Province were overwhelmingly peasants. They did not play a major role in the political, intellectual or economic life of the South Caucasus. This book seeks, for the first time, to examine the demography and the social and economic…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Armenian Studies

  • A History of the Muslim World since 1260 book cover

    A History of the Muslim World since 1260

    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 – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge

  • Israel book cover

    Israel

    By Ilan Pappé

    Israel is one of the few states in the world whose modern, indeed, contemporary history, is still contested and highly charged. This book seeks to update analysis of the political history, contemporary politics, economics and foreign policy of the region. Firstly providing a political chronology…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    The Contemporary Middle East

  • Debating the Iran-Iraq War in Contemporary Iran book cover

    Debating the Iran-Iraq War in Contemporary Iran

    Edited by Narges Bajoghli, Amir Moosavi

    The Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988) is a cornerstone of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s existence. It entrenched the newly established regime and provided the means for its consolidation of power in the country following the 1979 Revolution. Officially recognized as the "War of Sacred Defense" the Iranian…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge

  • The Islamic Law on Land Tax and Rent: The Peasants' Loss of Property Rights as Interpreted in the Hanafite Legal Literature of the Mamluk and Ottoman Periods book cover

    The Islamic Law on Land Tax and Rent

    The Peasants' Loss of Property Rights as Interpreted in the Hanafite Legal Literature of the Mamluk and Ottoman Periods

    By Baber Johansen

    This book, first published in 1988, argues that a close inspection of the development of Hanafite law in the Mamluk and Ottoman periods reveals changes in legal doctrine which were not restricted to civil transactions but also concerned the public law. It focuses in particular on the interrelated…

    Paperback – 2018-04-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • Islam and the Third Universal Theory: The Religious Thought of Mu'ammar al-Qadhdhafi book cover

    Islam and the Third Universal Theory

    The Religious Thought of Mu'ammar al-Qadhdhafi

    By Mahmoud M. Ayoub

    This volume, first published in 1987, was the first to examine in depth the religious thought of Colonel Mu’ammar al-Qadhdhafi and its central place in his political, social and economic theories. The work is based on sources inaccessible except in the original Arabic. While drawn from Islamic…

    Paperback – 2018-04-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • Russia's Middle East Policy: From Lenin to Putin book cover

    Russia's Middle East Policy

    From Lenin to Putin

    By Alexey Vasiliev

    This extraordinary book charts the development of Russia’s relations with the Middle East from the Russian Revolution of 1917 to the present. It covers both high and low points – the closeness to Nasser’s Egypt, followed by reversal; the successful invasion of Afghanistan which later turned into a…

    Hardback – 2018-04-08 
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • The Sudan: Unity and Diversity in a Multicultural State book cover

    The Sudan

    Unity and Diversity in a Multicultural State

    By John Obert Voll, Sarah Potts Voll

    Little known in the United States and Western Europe, the Sudan is nevertheless a country of major importance in international affairs. This analytic introduction to the modern Sudan, first published in 1985, provides a summary of the basic dynamics of the country’s political, social, cultural, and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sudan

  • Sudan: State, Capital and Transformation book cover

    Sudan

    State, Capital and Transformation

    By the mid-1980s, Sudan’s economy, society and political framework were on the point of disintegration. Civil war was exacerbating the effects of an already major famine. An unpopular government was resorting to ever more extreme measures in order to remain in power. The imposition of a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sudan

  • Kingdoms of the Sudan book cover

    Kingdoms of the Sudan

    This book, first published in 1974, is a study of the two states which dominated the northern and western regions of Sudan from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century: the Funj kingdom of Sinnār and the Keira sultanate of Dār Fūr. Until now the history of these two states has been neglected in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sudan

  • The Winning of the Sudan book cover

    The Winning of the Sudan

    By Pierre Crabitès

    First published in 1934, The Winning of the Sudan details the British conquest of the country following the fall of Khartoum and the death of General Gordon. The campaign culminated in the Battle of Omdurman and the Anglo-Egyptian domination of Sudan that lasted until 1956.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sudan

  • Gordon: The Sudan and Slavery book cover

    Gordon

    The Sudan and Slavery

    By Pierre Crabitès

    The critics of Charles George Gordon accused him of vacillation and of instability of character. His supporters refused to admit that he was inconstant; they took the position that it was the Gladstone Cabinet which manifested a spirit of indecision that was fraught with terrible consequences.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sudan

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