Middle East Studies: Political Islam

  • Voice of the Muslim Brotherhood: Da'wa, Discourse and Political Communication book cover

    Voice of the Muslim Brotherhood

    Da'wa, Discourse and Political Communication

    By Noha Mellor

    In the wake of the January 25 revolution, and the coup that followed in 2013, Egyptian bookstores recorded a significant increase in demand for books by and about the Muslim Brotherhood. However, despite the burgeoning literature on the Brotherhood, knowledge about the movement is still rather…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge

  • Sufism and Politics in Morocco: Activism and Dissent book cover

    Sufism and Politics in Morocco

    Activism and Dissent

    By Abdelilah Bouasria

    Presenting a political history and sociology of Moroccan Sufism from colonialism to the modern day, this book studies the Sufi model of Master and Disciple in relation to social and political life, comparing the different eras of acquiescent versus dissident Sufism. This comparative fieldwork…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • Algeria and France: From Colonialism to Cooperation book cover

    Algeria and France

    From Colonialism to Cooperation

    By Dorothy Pickles

    Beginning as a small, seemingly insignificant rebellion in 1954, the Algerian struggle for independence assumed such proportions that it strangled France’s foreign policy, threatened her international relations, poisoned the political atmosphere, and toppled one government after another. In this…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • Contemporary North Africa: Issues of Development and Integration book cover

    Contemporary North Africa

    Issues of Development and Integration

    Edited by Halim Barakat

    This book by a group of international scholars, both Arab and Western, was first published in 1985, and considers the state of contemporary North Africa and its position both in the Arab world and within wider international affairs. It examines the cultural and historical contexts which have shaped…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • The Last Arab Jews: The Communities of Jerba, Tunisia book cover

    The Last Arab Jews

    The Communities of Jerba, Tunisia

    By Abraham L. Udovitch, Lucette Valensi, Jacques Perez

    The once numerous and vital Jewish communities of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia have disappeared, succumbing during the past century to the assimilating temptations of French culture, or, more recently, to the pressures of migration. Only the two communities of the island of Jerba still remain. Only…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • North Africa: Nation, State, and Region book cover

    North Africa

    Nation, State, and Region

    Edited by George Joffé

    North Africa differs from the Middle East in several significant ways. It was subject to a uniform colonial experience as part of the French empire; its populations are far more culturally homogeneous than those of the Middle East; and, since the Reconquista, it has always been far more susceptible…

    Paperback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

  • Constructing Nationalism in Iran: From the Qajars to the Islamic Republic book cover

    Constructing Nationalism in Iran

    From the Qajars to the Islamic Republic

    Edited by Meir Litvak

    Nationalism has played an important role in the cultural and intellectual discourse of modernity that emerged in Iran from the late nineteenth century to the present, promoting new formulations of collective identity and advocating a new and more active role for the broad strata of the public in…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • The Erasure of Arab Political Identity: Colonialism and Violence book cover

    The Erasure of Arab Political Identity

    Colonialism and Violence

    By Salam Hawa

    This book explores the long history of the evolution of Arab political identity, which predates the time of the Prophet Muhammad and is characterized by tolerance, compassion, generosity, hospitality, self-control, correct behaviour, equality and consensus. The author argues that present-day…

    Hardback – 2017-01-23
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Arab and Regional Politics in the Middle East book cover

    Arab and Regional Politics in the Middle East

    By P.J. Vatikiotis

    Thee main themes are explored in this book, first published in 1984: the first is the problem of religion and politics as a major and long-standing preoccupation of Middle-easterners or Arab Muslims themselves; the second is that of the conflict-ridden inter-Arab and regional politics, approached…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge

  • Muslim Education in the 21st Century: Asian perspectives book cover

    Muslim Education in the 21st Century

    Asian perspectives

    Edited by Sa’eda Buang, Phyllis Ghim-Lian Chew

    Muslim Education in the 21st Century reinvestigates the current state of affairs in Muslim education in Asia whilst at the same time paying special attention to Muslim schools’ perception of educational changes and the reasons for such changes. It highlights and explores the important question of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

  • The Arabian Peninsula: Society and Politics book cover

    The Arabian Peninsula

    Society and Politics

    Edited by Derek Hopwood

    Although the Arabian Peninsula is the heartland of Islam and of the Arab world, for decades it did not receive the attention it deserves from scholars and writers. The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and the Middle East Centre of St Antony’s College, Oxford, jointly…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

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