Middle East Studies: Middle East History

  • The Mobility of People and Things in the Early Modern Mediterranean: The Art of Travel book cover

    The Mobility of People and Things in the Early Modern Mediterranean

    The Art of Travel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth A. Fraser

    For centuries artists, diplomats, and merchants served as cultural intermediaries in the Mediterranean. Stationed in port cities and other entrepôts of the Mediterranean, these go-betweens forged intercultural connections even as they negotiated and sometimes promoted cultural misunderstandings.…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Agrippa II: The Last of the Herods book cover

    Agrippa II

    The Last of the Herods, 1st Edition

    By David Jacobson

    Agrippa II is the first comprehensive biography of the last descendant of Herod the Great to rule as a client king of Rome. Agrippa was the last king to assume responsibility for the management of the Temple in Jerusalem, and he ultimately saw its destruction in the Judaean-Roman War. This study…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Ancient Biographies

  • A New Critical Approach to the History of Palestine: Palestine History and Heritage Project 1 book cover

    A New Critical Approach to the History of Palestine

    Palestine History and Heritage Project 1, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ingrid Hjelm, Hamdan Taha, Ilan Pappe, Thomas L. Thompson

    A New Critical Approach to the History of Palestine offers a comprehensive, evidence-based history of Palestine with a critical use of recent historical, archaeological and anthropological methods. This history is not an exclusive history, but one that is ethnically and culturally inclusive, a…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Hebrew Popular Journalism: Birth and Development in Ottoman Palestine book cover

    Hebrew Popular Journalism

    Birth and Development in Ottoman Palestine, 1st Edition

    By Ouzi Elyada

    The book examines the birth, development, and mode of operation of the Hebrew popular press that progressed in Ottoman Palestine between 1884 and the eruption of World War I in 1914. The inquiry yields a profile of the printers, editors, and journalists, and examines the editors’ working patterns…

    Hardback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • Trade Unions and Arab Revolutions: Challenging the Regime in Egypt book cover

    Trade Unions and Arab Revolutions

    Challenging the Regime in Egypt, 1st Edition

    By Heba F. El-Shazli

    "We started the 2011 revolution and the rest of Egypt followed," say Egyptian workers with strong conviction and passion. Egyptian independent workers’ continuous claims of contention and protest repertoires were one of several main factors leading to the January 25, 2011 uprising. After thirty-two…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • Israel’s Mediterranean Gas: Domestic Governance, Economic Impact, and Strategic Implications book cover

    Israel’s Mediterranean Gas

    Domestic Governance, Economic Impact, and Strategic Implications, 1st Edition

    By Sujata Ashwarya

    This book examines the internal and external implications of Israel’s natural gas discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean. The nation’s changed status from being an importer of coal and oil to that of an exporter of natural gas has consequences not only for the energy sector but also for the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge India

  • Modernist Reformers in Islam, Hinduism and Confucianism, 1865-1935: Peripheral Geoculture in the Modern World-System book cover

    Modernist Reformers in Islam, Hinduism and Confucianism, 1865-1935

    Peripheral Geoculture in the Modern World-System, 1st Edition

    By Christian Lekon

    This volume presents a comparison of seven major religious reformers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: For Islam, Jamal ad-Din al-Afghani, Muhammad ‘Abduh and Muhammad Rashid Rida; for Hinduism, Dayananda Sarasvati and Swami Shraddhananda; for Confucianism, K’ang Yu-wei and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Sufism in Ottoman Egypt: Circulation, Renewal and Authority in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries book cover

    Sufism in Ottoman Egypt

    Circulation, Renewal and Authority in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Rachida Chih

    This book analyses the development of Sufism in Ottoman Egypt, during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Examining the cultural, socio-economic and political backdrop against which Sufism gained prominence, it looks at its influence in both the institutions for religious learning and popular…

    Hardback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Modern Iran since 1797: Reform and Revolution book cover

    Modern Iran since 1797

    Reform and Revolution, 3rd Edition

    By Ali Ansari

    Modern Iran since 1797 offers a comprehensive analysis of political, social and economic developments in Iran since the end of the eighteenth century. Spanning two centuries, the book provides historical context for Iran’s international relationships and its internal struggle to reconcile…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Turkish Politics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Turkish Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alpaslan Özerdem, Matthew Whiting

    The Routledge Handbook of Turkish Politics pulls together contributions from many of the world’s leading scholars on different aspects of Turkey. Turkey today  is going through possibly the most turbulent period in its history, with major consequences both nationally and internationally. The…

    Hardback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge

  • Britain and the Arab Gulf after Empire: Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates, 1971-1981 book cover

    Britain and the Arab Gulf after Empire

    Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates, 1971-1981, 1st Edition

    By Simon C. Smith

    Although Britain’s formal imperial role in the smaller, oil-rich Sheikhdoms of the Arab Gulf – Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates – ended in 1971, Britain continued to have a strong interest and continuing presence in the region. This book explores the nature of Britain’s role…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • Crusading and Masculinities book cover

    Crusading and Masculinities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Natasha R. Hodgson, Katherine J. Lewis, Matthew M. Mesley

    This volume presents the first substantial exploration of crusading and masculinity, focusing on the varied ways in which the symbiotic relationship between the two was made manifest in a range of medieval settings and sources, and to what ends. Ideas about masculinity formed an inherent part of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Crusades - Subsidia

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