Middle East Studies: Middle East History

  • The Muslim Reception of European Orientalism: Reversing the Gaze book cover

    The Muslim Reception of European Orientalism

    Reversing the Gaze

    Edited by Susannah Heschel, Umar Ryad

    Edward Said’s Orientalism, by Edward Said, now more than fifty years old, has to be one of the most frequently cited book among academics in a wide range of disciplines, and the most frequently assigned book to undergraduates at colleges. Among the common questions raised in response to Said’s…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Israel’s Path to Europe: The Negotiations for a Preferential Agreement, 1957–1975 book cover

    Israel’s Path to Europe

    The Negotiations for a Preferential Agreement, 1957–1975

    By Gadi Heimann, Lior Herman

    Relations between the new state of Israel and the European Union in the first twenty years of the Community’s existence were a major policy issue given the background of the Holocaust and the way the new nation was established. This book focuses on Israel-European Community relations from 1957 to…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Greeks without Greece: Local Homelands, National Belonging, and Transnational Histories amongst the Expatriated Greeks of Turkey book cover

    Greeks without Greece

    Local Homelands, National Belonging, and Transnational Histories amongst the Expatriated Greeks of Turkey

    By Huw Halstead

    Faced with discrimination in Turkey, most of the Greeks of Istanbul and Imbros left for Greece in the years 1955-80, where they received a rather lukewarm reception. This book explores the myriad ways in which these expatriates daily understood their contemporary difficulties through the lens of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Routledge Handbook on Jerusalem book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Jerusalem

    Edited by Suleiman A. Mourad, Bedross Der Matossian, Naomi Koltun-Fromm

    Few cities around the world transcend their physical boundaries the way Jerusalem does. As the spiritual capital of monotheism, Jerusalem has ancient roots and legacies that have imposed themselves on and accompanied its inhabitants throughout the centuries. In this respect, Jerusalem is a physical…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • On the Edge of the Empires: Northern Mesopotamia in the Roman Period book cover

    On the Edge of the Empires

    Northern Mesopotamia in the Roman Period

    By Rocco Palermo

    In antiquity, North Mesopotamia was the centre of the confrontation between different imperial entities. Rome, the Parthians, the Sasanians and the nomads of the region were all agents of a complex series of dynamics that impacted on the area: Rome found the most serious threat to its territorial…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Israel book cover

    Israel

    By Ilan Pappé

    Israel is not the only ‘new’ state around, but it is one of the few states whose legitimacy is still questioned, and its future affects the future of the Middle East as a whole and probably the stability of the international system all together. The reasons for this unique reality lies in its past…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    The Contemporary Middle East

  • The Mongols in Iran: Qutb Al-Din Shirazi's Akhbar-i-Moghulan book cover

    The Mongols in Iran

    Qutb Al-Din Shirazi's Akhbar-i-Moghulan

    By George Lane

    The polymath, Qutb al-Dīn Shīrāzī, operated at the heart of the Ilkhanate state (1258-1335) from its inception under Hulegu. He worked alongside the scientist and political adviser, Nasir al-Dīn Ṭūsī, who had the ear of the Ilkhans and all their chief ministers. The Mongols in Iran provides an…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

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

    Armenia and Imperial Decline

    The Yerevan Province, 1900-1914

    By George Bournoutian

    This book seeks, for the first time, to examine the demography and the social and economic conditions in the Yerevan Province during the first decade of the twentieth century, before the great changes that occurred during World War I and the seven decades of Soviet rule. Unlike in Tiflis and Baku,…

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

  • A History of the Muslim World since 1260: The Making of a Global Community book cover

    A History of the Muslim World since 1260

    The Making of a Global Community, 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 civilizations from the Mongols through to the present day. It offers students a balanced coverage of the Muslim world encompassing the region…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge

  • The Reign of Nebuchadnezzar I in History and Historical Memory book cover

    The Reign of Nebuchadnezzar I in History and Historical Memory

    By John P. Nielsen

    Nebuchadnezzar I (r. 1125-1104) was one of the more significant and successful kings to rule Babylonia in the intervening period between the demise of the Kassite Dynasty in the 12th century at the end of the Late Bronze Age, and the emergence of a new, independent Babylonian monarchy in the last…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • The History and Politics of the Bedouin: Reimagining Nomadism in Modern Palestine book cover

    The History and Politics of the Bedouin

    Reimagining Nomadism in Modern Palestine

    By Seraje Assi

    This book examines contending visions on nomadism in modern Palestine, with a special focus on the British Mandate period. Extending from the late Ottoman period to the founding of the State of Israel, it highlights both ruptures and continuities with the Ottoman past and the Israeli present, to…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

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