Middle East Studies: Middle East History

  • 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 – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • The Tihamah Gazetteer: The Southern Red Sea Coast of Arabia to AH923/AD1517 book cover

    The Tihamah Gazetteer

    The Southern Red Sea Coast of Arabia to AH923/AD1517, 1st Edition

    By Francine Stone

    From antiquity onwards, the lower Red Sea coast of Arabia (Tihamah) has generated a body of historical documentation which is difficult to interpret without a working knowledge of human geography of the region, its people and its place names. The Tihamah Gazetteer has been created to assist…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • 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 – 2019-05-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • 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. Its scope is widely comprehensive, covering all aspects of both formal and informal politics, highlighting how it is necessary to grasp the interlinkages…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    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 sheikdoms 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 after…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • 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 beginning of the nineteenth century. Spanning two centuries, the book provides historical context for recent developments in and the complex nature of Iran’s international…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge

  • A Persian Sufi Poem: Vocabulary and Terminology: Concordance, frequency word-list, statistical survey, Arabic loan-words and Sufi-religious terminology in Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq (A.H. 744) book cover

    A Persian Sufi Poem

    Vocabulary and Terminology: Concordance, frequency word-list, statistical survey, Arabic loan-words and Sufi-religious terminology in Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq (A.H. 744), 1st Edition

    By Bo Utas

    This book, first published in 1978, treats methods of describing the total and special vocabularies of a given text and demonstrates a procedure of description of the vocabulary of the Sufi Mathnavi poem Ṭarīq-ut-taḥqīq, composed in the middle of the fourteenth century. The book gives a complete…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Baghdad During the Abbasid Caliphate: From Contemporary Arabic and Persian Sources book cover

    Baghdad During the Abbasid Caliphate

    From Contemporary Arabic and Persian Sources, 1st Edition

    By G. Le Strange

    The history of Baghdad as a metropolis coincides with the history of the rise and fall of the Abbasid Caliphs. In this volume, first published in 1900 and written by a recognized authority in the field, the history of the city and of the Abbasid dynasty are closely interwoven so that, from a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • The Persian Sufis book cover

    The Persian Sufis

    1st Edition

    By Cyprian Rice

    The author was first introduced to Persian studies when, as a ‘Student Interpreter’ in the Levant Consular Service, he studied Arabic, Persian and Turkish. He realized the value of Persian thought in any attempt to draw East and West together. This book, first published in 1964, is the product of…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Israel in a Turbulent Region: Security and Foreign Policy book cover

    Israel in a Turbulent Region

    Security and Foreign Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tore T. Petersen

    This anthology examines and deconstructs what Israeli security looks like and how its various security identities have evolved both before the establishment of the state and in the years and decades since 1948. It casts light on how aspects of Israel’s foreign relations have been shaped as much by…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • On the Edge of the Empires: North Mesopotamia During the Roman Period (2nd – 4th c. CE) book cover

    On the Edge of the Empires

    North Mesopotamia During the Roman Period (2nd – 4th c. CE), 1st Edition

    By Rocco Palermo

    On the Edge of Empires explores the mixed culture of North Mesopotamia in the Roman period. This volatile region at the eastern edge of the Roman world became during the imperial period the theater of confrontation for multiple political entities: Rome, Parthia, Sasanian Persia. Roman presence is…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

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