Middle East Studies: Middle East Politics

  • 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 
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    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 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Kuwait

  • The Oil Economy of Kuwait book cover

    The Oil Economy of Kuwait

    By Y.S.F. Al-Sabah

    The economy of Kuwait is almost wholly dependent on oil. Such dependence on a depletable resource invariably stores up problems for the future, and in the case of Kuwait, these problems are aggravated by the unusually large proportion of skilled immigrant labour in the country. Dr Al-Sabah’s…

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

  • A History of Persian Navigation book cover

    A History of Persian Navigation

    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 – 2019-01-15 
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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

    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 – 2019-01-15 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Kuwait City Parks: A Critical Review of their Design, Facilities, Programs and Management book cover

    Kuwait City Parks

    A Critical Review of their Design, Facilities, Programs and Management

    By Subhi Abdullah Al-Mutawa

    The purpose of this study, first published in 1985, was to investigate the management practices of the Kuwait City Park System and the relationship of these practices to user satisfaction. The decision making process affecting the parks had been fragmented between three agencies, and this created…

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

  • The Manpower Problem in Kuwait book cover

    The Manpower Problem in Kuwait

    By Shamlan Y. Alessa

    The period since the Second World War saw a spectacular transformation of the Kuwaiti economy, making it one of the world’s major oil states with one of the highest per capita incomes. This rapid transformation, however, has brought with it attendant problems. This book, first published in 1981,…

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

  • 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 – 2019-01-11 
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    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Arabs at Home and in the World: Human Rights, Gender Politics, and Identity book cover

    Arabs at Home and in the World

    Human Rights, Gender Politics, and Identity

    Edited by Karla McKanders

    This volume brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from the United States, Middle East, and North Africa, to discuss and critically analyze the intersection of gender and human rights laws as applied to individuals of Arab descent. It seeks to raise consciousness at the intersection…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
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    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Iranian Intellectuals: 1997–2007 book cover

    Iranian Intellectuals

    1997–2007

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    Previously published as a special issue of British Journal of Middle East Studies, this volume focuses on leading figures within Iran between 1997-2007 and their visions and works that are related to Iranian society. A cross section of opinion is investigated, including the clerical (‘Ali Khameneh…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
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