Middle East Studies: Middle East Society

  • 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

  • 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

  • Islamic Law and Society in Iran: A Social History of Qajar Tehran book cover

    Islamic Law and Society in Iran

    A Social History of Qajar Tehran

    By Nobuaki Kondo

    The relationship between Islamic law and society is an important issue in Iran under the Islamic Republic. Although Islamic law was a pivotal element in the traditional Iranian society, no comprehensive research has been made until today. This is because modern reformers emphasized the lack of rule…

    Paperback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Ibrahim of Egypt (RLE Egypt) book cover

    Ibrahim of Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    By Pierre Crabitès

    The name and fame of Muhammad Ali, the Founder of Modern Egypt, are well known. His vivid personality has appealed to many writers, who have concentrated the limelight on him. Some of them have allowed Muhammad Ali’s son, Ibrahim, to appear on the stage, but they have assigned him a more or less…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

  • Sons of Ishmael (RLE Egypt): A Study of the Egyptian Bedouin book cover

    Sons of Ishmael (RLE Egypt)

    A Study of the Egyptian Bedouin

    By G.W. Murray

    Merely to inhabit a desert demands much skill, craft, experience and travel. For the numerous nomadic tribes of Africa and the Middle East, living ancestors of the Egyptians, Jews and Arabs, Egypt is their meeting ground. The author, with twenty-five years of accumulated knowledge, here sets out to…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

  • The Transformation of Egypt (RLE Egypt) book cover

    The Transformation of Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    By Mark N. Cooper

    The assassination of Sadat brings to an end another era in Egyptian history. This book examines the crucial issues in the transformation of Egypt in the period between the death of Nasser and the murder of Sadat. Focusing on the upheavals in the Egyptian political and economic structure over the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

  • Egypt Since the Revolution (RLE Egypt) book cover

    Egypt Since the Revolution (RLE Egypt)

    Edited by P.J. Vatikiotis

    As the leaders of a revolutionary, nationalist regime, the Egyptian Free Officers who came to power following the 1952 Revolution committed themselves to the attainment of goals associated with modernization, namely rapid economic development based on State planning and industrialization and the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

  • Religion and Civil Society in the Arab World: In the Vortex of Globalization and Tradition book cover

    Religion and Civil Society in the Arab World

    In the Vortex of Globalization and Tradition

    Edited by Tania Haddad, Elie Al Hindy

    This book examines the links between civil society, religion and politics in the Middle East and North Africa region. The essays in the volume explore the role of religion in shaping and changing the public sphere in regions that are developing and/or in conflict. It also discusses how these…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge India
    Ethics, Human Rights and Global Political Thought

  • The Gulf States and Oman book cover

    The Gulf States and Oman

    By Christine Osborne

    The discovery of oil brought enormous change to the Gulf. It transformed the simple fishing and grazing economies of the Gulf states into some of the wealthiest countries in the world. This book, first published in 1977, examines the impact of oil and oil wealth on the Gulf states. It describes the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of the Middle East

  • A History of the Arab State of Zanzibar book cover

    A History of the Arab State of Zanzibar

    By Norman R. Bennett

    During the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries the fertile islands of Zanzibar and Pemba became of central importance to East Africa’s growing contact with the international economy as the ruling dynasty encouraged trade in cloves, slaves and ivory. This book, first published in 1978,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of the Middle East

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