Middle East Studies: Middle East Politics

  • Middle East Politics: Changing Dynamics book cover

    Middle East Politics

    Changing Dynamics, 1st Edition

    By Mahmood Monshipouri

    This textbook provides an overview of Middle East politics, primarily for undergraduate students. It offers an in-depth look at the forces of stability, change, uncertainty, and progress in the region, while identifying their historical, cultural, political, socioeconomic.…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • U.S. Foreign Policy Towards Syria: Perceiving Syria book cover

    U.S. Foreign Policy Towards Syria

    Perceiving Syria, 1st Edition

    By Ahed Alhouis

    Since the war started in Syria, the Obama administration has been reluctant to intervene militarily but unhesitating in adopting an antagonistic attitude towards the Assad regime. In fact, for decades the U.S. foreign policy towards Syria has been characterised as confrontational, antagonistic and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Bordering the Middle East book cover

    Bordering the Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Meier

    This volume focuses on the influence that borders in the Middle East can have on actors’ identity building, as well as how local, national, or transnational actors re/define borders and boundaries. The Middle East is facing a political crisis, revealed by the Arab uprisings, that is affecting…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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, 1st Edition

    By Damla B. Aksel

    This book draws on the literatures of transnationalism and diaspora studies to explore the ways in which the policies of emigrant sending countries have an influence on how emigrants politically engage on issues related to their homelands. Drawing on over one hundred interviews with policy makers,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Syrian Foreign Policy: The Alliances of a Regional Power book cover

    Syrian Foreign Policy

    The Alliances of a Regional Power, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Belcastro

    Examining Syrian foreign policy during the Ba’th years from 1963 to 1989, this book traces the alliances of the Levantine country from a historical perspective and in the context of recent political developments. Syrian Foreign Policy analyses the pivotal alliances of Damascus using a theoretical…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge/ St. Andrews Syrian Studies Series

  • Post-Conflict Transition in Lebanon: The Disappeared of the Civil War book cover

    Post-Conflict Transition in Lebanon

    The Disappeared of the Civil War, 1st Edition

    By Lyna Comaty

    Addressing one of the most pressing issues of the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990) that is still unresolved almost thirty years later, this book adopts a political, sociological and anthropological approach to look at periods of transition from conflict to peace in Lebanon. Inducing a set of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

  • 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 – 2019-03-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • 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

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