Middle East Studies: Middle East Politics

  • The Great War in the Middle East: A Clash of Empires book cover

    The Great War in the Middle East

    A Clash of Empires

    Edited by Robert Johnson, James E. Kitchen

    Traditionally, in general studies of the First World War, the Middle East is an arena of combat that has been portrayed in romanticised terms, in stark contrast to the mud, blood and presumed futility of the Western Front. Battles fought in Egypt, Palestine, Mesopotamia and Arabia offered a…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • State-Building in the West Bank: The Palestinian Authority book cover

    State-Building in the West Bank

    The Palestinian Authority

    By Michelle Pace, Somdeep Sen

    The book examines the seeming paradox of the Palestinian Authority engaging in the process of state building, without a state, and explores the everyday lives of those in the occupied territory who have to live with this situation.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • The Iran Agenda Today: US Policy and Middle East Crisis in a New Era book cover

    The Iran Agenda Today

    US Policy and Middle East Crisis in a New Era

    By Reese Erlich

    Based on frequent, first-hand reporting in Iran and the United States, The Iran Agenda Today explores the turbulent recent history between the two countries and reveals how it has led to a misguided showdown over nuclear technology. Foreign correspondent Reese Erlich notes that all the major US…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Minorities in the Middle East book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Minorities in the Middle East

    Edited by Paul S Rowe

    The Routledge Handbook of Minorities in the Middle East gathers a diverse team of international scholars, each of whom provides unique expertise into the status and prospects of minority populations in the region. The dramatic events of the past decade, from the Arab Spring protests to the rise of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05 
    Routledge

  • The Three Principles of Mulla Sadra: Divine Gnosis, Self-Realisation and the Dangers of Pseudo-Knowledge in Islam book cover

    The Three Principles of Mulla Sadra

    Divine Gnosis, Self-Realisation and the Dangers of Pseudo-Knowledge in Islam

    By Colin Turner

    This is the first translation into English of Seh Asl (Three Principles) by the important sixteenth century thinker Mulla Sadra. It contains a detailed introduction by Colin Turner that contextualizes the work and a footnoted commentary on the text itself. Also included is an epilogue and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Understanding Israel: Political, Societal and Security Challenges book cover

    Understanding Israel

    Political, Societal and Security Challenges

    Edited by Joel Peters, Rob Geist Pinfold

    The State of Israel is an unlikely powerhouse in a troubled region. Since 1948, Israel has retained its status as a democratic state without interruption. An investor-friendly environment and skilled workforce has led to a thriving economy, whilst the Israel Defence Forces are one of the most…

    Paperback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge

  • The Religionization of Israeli Society book cover

    The Religionization of Israeli Society

    By Yoav Peled, Horit Herman Peled

    During Israel's military operation in Gaza in the summer of 2014 the commanding officer of the Givati infantry brigade, Col. Ofer Vinter, called upon his troops to fight "the terrorists who defame the God of Israel". This unprecedented call for religious war by a senior IDF commander caused an…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Palestinian Culture and the Nakba: Bearing Witness book cover

    Palestinian Culture and the Nakba

    Bearing Witness

    By Hania A. M. Nashef

    The Nakba not only resulted in the loss of the homeland, but also caused the dispersal and ruin of entire Palestinian communities. Even though the term Nakba refers to a singular historic event, the consequence of 1948 has symptomatically become part of Palestinian identity, and the element that…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

  • EU Democracy Promotion and Governmentality: Turkey and Beyond book cover

    EU Democracy Promotion and Governmentality

    Turkey and Beyond

    By Hanna L. Muehlenhoff

    The EU’s civil society policies have to be seen in the context of the EU, which was founded to achieve peace in Europe and overcome ideological struggles and to increase economic growth. Sympathising with the argument that the EU and its policies are strongly constituted by (neo-)liberal…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Media and Politics in the Southern Mediterranean: Transition in Tunisia, Morocco and Turkey book cover

    Media and Politics in the Southern Mediterranean

    Transition in Tunisia, Morocco and Turkey

    Edited by Roxane Farmanfarmaian

    This book provides a comparative study of government media instrumentalisation, women in TV talk shows and online surveillance. It explores the ways media and politics intersect and how this is impacting societies across the southern Mediterranean.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    History and Society in the Islamic World

  • A Concise History of the Middle East book cover

    A Concise History of the Middle East

    12th Edition

    By Arthur Goldschmidt Jr, Ibrahim Al-Marashi

    A Concise History of the Middle East provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of this turbulent region. Spanning from pre-Islam to the present day, it explores the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture, the influence on the West, modernization efforts in the Middle East, the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Participation Culture in the Gulf: Networks, Politics and Identity book cover

    Participation Culture in the Gulf

    Networks, Politics and Identity

    Edited by Nele Lenze, Charlotte Schriwer

    This book examines the civil-social interactions which have shaped and continue to influence the political and social development of modern Gulf societies. It analyses the influence of public and private social spaces, such as sports arenas and dawawin as well as developments in the legal and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

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