Middle East Studies: Middle East History

  • Law and the Arab-Israeli Conflict: The Trials of Palestine book cover

    Law and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    The Trials of Palestine, 1st Edition

    By Steven Zipperstein

    This book examines how all three parties – Arab, Jewish and British – used the law and the legal process during the Mandate years in an attempt to vindicate their positions and gain leverage against each other. By exploring how the Arabs, Jews and British used legal arguments and legal procedures…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge

  • The British Mandate in Palestine: A Centenary Volume, 1920-2020 book cover

    The British Mandate in Palestine

    A Centenary Volume, 1920-2020, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J Cohen

    The British Mandate over Palestine began just 100 years ago, in July 1920, when Sir Herbert Samuel, the first British High Commissioner to Palestine, took his seat at Government House, Jerusalem. The chapters analyze a wide cross-section of the conflicting issues, social, political and strategical…

    Hardback – 2020-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • The Iraqi Kurds and the Cold War: Regional Politics, 1958-1975 book cover

    The Iraqi Kurds and the Cold War

    Regional Politics, 1958-1975, 1st Edition

    By Hawraman Ali

    Examining the effects of the Cold War and regional politics on the Iraqi Kurds between 1958-1975, this study demonstrates how regional and international powers sought to exploit the Iraqi Kurds in their quest for statehood. The research draws on a plethora of British and American archival documents…

    Hardback – 2020-02-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Egyptian Art book cover

    Egyptian Art

    1st Edition

    By Jean Capart

    Edited by Warren R. Dawson

    Originally published in 1923, this book provides an exploration of Egyptian art. Drawing on environmental factors of the Egyptian region, architecture, history and Egyptian society, Capart also provides an insight into the psyche of the Egyptian artist.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Arab Lands under Ottoman Rule: 1516–1800 book cover

    The Arab Lands under Ottoman Rule

    1516–1800, 2nd Edition

    By Jane Hathaway

    The Arab Lands under Ottoman Rule assesses the effects of Ottoman rule on the Arab Lands of Egypt, Greater Syria, Iraq and Yemen between 1516 and 1800. Drawing attention to the important history of these regions, the book challenges outmoded perceptions of this period as a demoralizing prelude to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    A History of the Near East

  • Afghanistan: Politics and Economics in a Globalising State book cover

    Afghanistan

    Politics and Economics in a Globalising State, 1st Edition

    By Niamatullah Ibrahimi, William Maley

    This book offers an overview of the formation of the Afghan state and of the politics, economic challenges and international relations of contemporary Afghanistan. It opens with an account of some of the key features that make Afghanistan unique and proceeds to discuss how the Afghan state…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    The Contemporary Middle East

  • Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean book cover

    Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean

    1st Edition

    By Erica Ferg

    Geography, Religion, Gods, and Saints in the Eastern Mediterranean explores the influence of geography on religion and highlights a largely unknown story of religious history in the Eastern Mediterranean. In the Levant, agricultural communities of Jews, Christians, and Muslims jointly venerated…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • The US, Israel and Egypt: Diplomacy in the Shadow of Attrition, 1969-70 book cover

    The US, Israel and Egypt

    Diplomacy in the Shadow of Attrition, 1969-70, 1st Edition

    By Yehuda U. Blanga

    This book deals with the diplomatic triangle of Israel, the United States, and Egypt during the War of Attrition along the Suez Canal in 1969–1970. Considering the Egyptian president’s political positions and outlooks on the Arab-Israeli conflict and the pan-Arab sphere, relations with the United…

    Hardback – 2019-12-04 
    Routledge
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • The British Army in Palestine and the 1948 War: Containment, Withdrawal and Evacuation book cover

    The British Army in Palestine and the 1948 War

    Containment, Withdrawal and Evacuation, 1st Edition

    By Alon Kadish

    Following the end of the Second World War the main mission of the British Army in Palestine was to contain Jewish attacks and illegal immigration while the fate of the Mandate was being decided. This book is a record of the British Army during the final year and its impact on the course and outcome…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26 
    Routledge
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • The Routledge Handbook to the Middle East and North African State and States System book cover

    The Routledge Handbook to the Middle East and North African State and States System

    1st Edition

    Edited by Raymond Hinnebusch, Jasmine K. Gani

    Conflict and instability are built into the very fabric of the Middle East and North African (MENA) state and states system; yet both states and states system have displayed remarkable resilience. How can we explain this? This handbook explores the main debates, theoretical approaches and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Bedouin and ‘Abbāsid Cultural Identities: The Arabic Majnūn Laylā Story book cover

    Bedouin and ‘Abbāsid Cultural Identities

    The Arabic Majnūn Laylā Story, 1st Edition

    By Ruqayya Yasmine Khan

    This literary-historical book draws out and sheds light upon the mechanisms of "the ideological work" that the Arabic Majnūn Laylā story performed for ‘Abbāsid urbanite, imperial audiences in the wake of the disappearance of the "Bedouin cosmos." The study focuses upon the processes of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • The Middle East and North Africa 2020 book cover

    The Middle East and North Africa 2020

    66th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Now in its sixty-sixth 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 – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    The Middle East and North Africa

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