Middle East Studies: Middle East Linguistics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Arabic Sociolinguistics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Arabic Sociolinguistics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Enam Al-Wer, Uri Horesh

    The Routledge Handbook of Arabic Sociolinguistics comprises 21 chapters encompassing various aspects in the study of Arabic dialects within their sociolinguistic context. This is a novel volume, which not only includes the traditional topics in variationist sociolinguistics, but also links the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
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    Routledge Language Handbooks

  • 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 
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    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 
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    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 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • A History of Persian Navigation book cover

    A History of Persian Navigation

    1st Edition

    By Hadi Hasan

    This book, first published in 1928, is based on Chinese, Persian and Arabic sources, and provides the first scholarly account of the history of Persian maritime exploration.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
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    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • 'Omar Khayyám: The Persian Text with Paraphrase, and the First and Fourth Editions of Fitzgerald's Translation book cover

    'Omar Khayyám

    The Persian Text with Paraphrase, and the First and Fourth Editions of Fitzgerald's Translation, 1st Edition

    By E.H. Rodwell

    This book, first published in 1931, shows in a simple, sound and lucid manner how the genius of two poets (Omar Khayyam and FitzGerald) brought together by the genius of an Orientalist (Professor Cowell) culminated in a very strange, very beautiful and profound English poem. This book is concerned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
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    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Text Linguistics of Qur'anic Discourse: An Analysis book cover

    Text Linguistics of Qur'anic Discourse

    An Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    Text Linguistics of Qur'anic Discourse is an in-depth investigation of the fabric of Qur'anic Discourse. It unravels the texture of the macro Qur'anic text; its cohesion and coherence systems; the notions of intertextuality, semantic relatedness, and thematic sequentiality; the macro textual…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
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    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Routledge Revivals: The Romance of the Rubáiyát (1959) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Romance of the Rubáiyát (1959)

    1st Edition

    By A. J. Arberry

    First published in 1959, this reprint of the first edition of Edward FitzGerald’s translation of the Rubáiyát is accompanied by an introduction and notes by A J Arberry, one of Britain’s most distinguished Orientalist scholars. The Rubáiyát is a selection of poems written in Persian attributed to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06
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    Routledge Revivals: Selected Works of A. J. Arberry

  • Routledge Revivals: The Seven Odes (1957): The First Chapter in Arabic Literature book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Seven Odes (1957)

    The First Chapter in Arabic Literature, 1st Edition

    By A. J. Arberry

    These seven poems, translated by A. J. Arberry in 1957, are the most famous survivors of a vast mass of poetry produced in the Arabian Desert in the sixth century. Arberry’s introduction explains to the reader what was known about the poems and how they came to be preserved and distributed over…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06
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    Routledge Revivals: Selected Works of A. J. Arberry

  • Arab Periodicals and Serials: A Subject Bibliography book cover

    Arab Periodicals and Serials

    A Subject Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad M. Aman

    This bibliography, first published in 1979, is a guide to serials and periodicals in Arabic, English, French and other European languages published in the Arab countries or in the Western hemisphere. Arab serials and periodicals are considered primary sources of information on subject matters…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Language & Literature of the Middle East

  • Ibn al-Haytham's On the Configuration of the World book cover

    Ibn al-Haytham's On the Configuration of the World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Y. Tzvi Langermann

    The chief argument of this book, first published in 1990, is that Ibn al-Haytham's On the Configuration of the World is a non-technical expose of basic astronomical teachings: it was written in particular for those whose main interests were in the areas of philosophy and natural science and who,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Language & Literature of the Middle East

  • Arabic Military Dictionary: English-Arabic, Arabic-English book cover

    Arabic Military Dictionary

    English-Arabic, Arabic-English, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ernest Kay

    With some 7000 entries in each language, this dictionary, first published in 1986, gives clear and comprehensive coverage of all vocabulary areas connected with defence, for military personnel and for anyone who is directly or indirectly involved in military technology. Areas covered extend…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Language & Literature of the Middle East

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