Middle East Studies: Middle East History

  • India and Turkey: Past Connections, Contemporary Debates book cover

    India and Turkey

    Past Connections, Contemporary 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. Using the inter-cultural dialogue signaled by such contacts as a starting point, this book builds on the historical…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Cultures of Voting in Pre-modern Europe book cover

    Cultures of Voting in Pre-modern Europe

    Edited by Serena Ferente, Lovro Kunčević, Miles Pattenden

    Cultures of Voting in Pre-modern Europe examines the norms and practices of collective decision-making across pre-modern European history, east and west, and their influence in shaping both intra- and inter-communal relationships. Bringing together the work of twenty specialist contributors, this…

    Paperback – 2017-12-26 
    Routledge

  • Britain and State Formation in Arabia 1962–1971: From Aden to Abu Dhabi book cover

    Britain and State Formation in Arabia 1962–1971

    From Aden to Abu Dhabi

    Edited by Clive Jones

    Half a century ago, Britain abandoned Aden, its last colonial outpost in the Arab world as its attempt to establish a new polity foundered amid a rising tide of Arab nationalism, tribal infighting and anti-colonial sentiment that eventually gave rise to the establishment of South Yemen. Yet just…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • The Arab–Israeli Conflict, 1956–1975: From Violent Conflict to a Peace Process book cover

    The Arab–Israeli Conflict, 1956–1975

    From Violent Conflict to a Peace Process

    By Moshe Gat

    The Arab–Israeli Conflict, 1956–1975 contains a collection of articles that examine select issues between the end of the Suez Campaign in November 1956 and the Sinai II, or Interim Agreement, signed by Israel and Egypt in September 1975. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the struggle…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • Palestinians in Jerusalem and Jaffa, 1948: A Tale of Two Cities book cover

    Palestinians in Jerusalem and Jaffa, 1948

    A Tale of Two Cities

    By Itamar Radai

    Between November 1947 and May 1948 war between the Palestinian Arab community and the Jewish community encompassed Palestine, with Jerusalem and Jaffa becoming focal points in the conflict due to their centrality, size and symbolic importance. Palestinians in Jerusalem and Jaffa, 1948 examines…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • Britain and the Cyprus Crisis of 1974: Conflict, Colonialism and the Politics of Remembrance in Greek Cypriot Society book cover

    Britain and the Cyprus Crisis of 1974

    Conflict, Colonialism and the Politics of Remembrance in Greek Cypriot Society

    By John Burke

    This book examines the ideological and socio-political discourses shaping the remembrance and representation of Britain and the Cyprus conflict of 1974 within Greek Cypriot society. By combining the official to the popular, and drawing on an extensive range of oral history interviews, this…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • A History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict book cover

    A History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    8th Edition

    By Ian J. Bickerton, Carla L. Klausner

    Comprehensive and analytical, A History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict presents a balanced and impartial overview of this centuries-old struggle. The authors examine the issues and themes that have characterized and defined the conflict over the course of its history, bringing the coverage up to date…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge

  • The Cid and His Spain book cover

    The Cid and His Spain

    By Ramón Menéndez Pidal

    This study of El Cid, first published in English in 1934, is by the leading authority on the medieval history and literature of Spain. The Cid occupies a unique position among national heroes. Others such as King Arthur and Roland are but shadowy figures in the historical record, but El Cid is very…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Muslim Spain

  • The Muslim Conquest and Settlement of North Africa and Spain book cover

    The Muslim Conquest and Settlement of North Africa and Spain

    By Abdulwahid Dhanun Taha

    In the seventh and eighth centuries, the Muslim Arabs conquered large areas of North Africa and then, with the help of their former adversaries in North Africa, the Berbers, gained a decisive victory over the Visigoths in Spain. This book, first published in 1989 and based on Arabic and other…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Muslim Spain

  • The Zohar in Moslem and Christian Spain book cover

    The Zohar in Moslem and Christian Spain

    By Ariel Bension

    ‘The Zohar’ was compiled and composed in Spain in the thirteenth century, and exerted a powerful influence on Jewish life in medieval ghettoes. In this book, first published in 1932, Dr Bension was the first scholar to deal with the influence on Jewish mysticism of certain characteristics which…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Muslim Spain

  • The Middle East and North Africa 2018 book cover

    The Middle East and North Africa 2018

    64th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Now in its sixty-fourth edition, this title continues to provide the most up-to-date geopolitical and economic information for this important world area. Key Features: - covers the Middle East and North Africa from Algeria to Yemen - includes topical contributions from acknowledged experts on…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    The Middle East and North Africa

  • Ibrahim of Egypt (RLE Egypt) book cover

    Ibrahim of Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    By Pierre Crabitès

    The name and fame of Muhammad Ali, the Founder of Modern Egypt, are well known. His vivid personality has appealed to many writers, who have concentrated the limelight on him. Some of them have allowed Muhammad Ali’s son, Ibrahim, to appear on the stage, but they have assigned him a more or less…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

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