Middle East Studies: Middle East Politics

  • 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)

    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

    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

    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

  • Post-conflict transition in Lebanon: The disappeared of the civil war book cover

    Post-conflict transition in Lebanon

    The disappeared of the civil war

    By Lyna Comaty

    This book will sell primarily to university libraries and other academic institutions and be read by upper level undergraduates and postgraduates with an interest in Middle East studies, anthropology, political sociology and human rights.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
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    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

  • Regional Security in the Middle East: A Critical Perspective 2nd Edition book cover

    Regional Security in the Middle East

    A Critical Perspective 2nd Edition

    By Pinar Bilgin

    In this new and fully revised edition Pinar Bilgin provides an accessible yet critical analysis of regional security in the Middle East. Using a non-realist approach, the author offers a comprehensive study of pasts, presents and futures of security in the region. The book distinguishes itself from…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
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  • 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 – 2019-03-01 
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    Interventions

  • Home States and Homeland Politics: Interactions between the Turkish State and its Emigrants in France and the United States book cover

    Home States and Homeland Politics

    Interactions between the Turkish State and its Emigrants in France and the United States

    By Damla Bayraktar Aksel

    Hardback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Politics in Developing Countries book cover

    Politics in Developing Countries

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Politics in Developing Countries provides a clear and reader-friendly introduction to the key factors and themes that shape political processes in developing countries. Achieving development outcomes such as reducing poverty and inequality is only possible through efficient governance, well-planned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-01-23 
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    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Immigrant Labour in Kuwait book cover

    Immigrant Labour in Kuwait

    By Abdulrasool Al-Moosa, Keith Mclachlan

    Kuwait has among the highest levels of personal incomes in the Middle East and the best oil reserves to production ratios of all the exporting states. Its good material fortune is offset by its political precariousness engendered by Kuwaiti nationals forming a minority and a heavy dependency on…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • A New Look at Kuwait book cover

    A New Look at Kuwait

    By Zahra Freeth

    This book, first published in 1972, describes a Kuwait normally hidden to the eyes of visitors. The author draws upon a vast experience of the country, from both before and after the discovery of oil, and analyses the changes to the physical appearance of the city as well as the changes to the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • Kuwait: Prospect and Reality book cover

    Kuwait: Prospect and Reality

    By H.V.F. Winstone, Zahra Freeth

    For many the story of this small Arabian state begins and ends with the wealth that has accrued from its vast oil deposits. But the real fascination of Kuwait lies in its geological and archaeological history; in its long struggle for survival among powerful neighbours; in its ambitious plans for…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

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