• Islamists of the Maghreb book cover

    Islamists of the Maghreb

    By Jeffry R Halverson, Nathaniel Greenberg

    In 2011, the Maghreb occupied a prominent place in world headlines when Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia, became the birthplace of the so-called Arab Spring. Events in Tunisia sparked huge and sometimes violent uprisings. Longstanding dictatorships fell in their wake. The ensuing democratic reforms resulted in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
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    Routledge Studies in Political Islam

  • Awhad al-Din Kirmani and the Controversy of the Sufi Gaze book cover

    Awhad al-Din Kirmani and the Controversy of the Sufi Gaze

    By Lloyd Ridgeon

    Awḥad al-Dīn Kirmānī (d. 1238) was one of the greatest and most colourful Persian Sufis of the medieval period; he was celebrated in his own lifetime by a large number of like-minded followers and other Sufi masters. And yet his form of Sufism was the subject of much discussion within the Islamic…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27 
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    Routledge Sufi Series

  • Routledge Handbook on Early Islam book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Early Islam

    Edited by Herbert Berg

    The formative period of Islam remains highly contested. From the beginning of modern scholarship on this formative period, scholars have questioned traditional Muslim accounts on early Islam. The scholarly fixation is mirrored by sectarian groups and movements within Islam, most of which trace…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14 
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  • Routledge Library Editions: Persia book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

    Edited by Various

    RLE: Persia is a Routledge Library Editions set that reissues five out-of-print classics that examine the history and culture of this key country in the Middle East. Two titles consist of close readings of Persian poems, and by extension are examinations of the country’s wider literature. Two…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Persia

  • Routledge Handbook on Christian–Muslim Relations book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Christian–Muslim Relations

    Edited by David Thomas

    The matter of Christian–Muslim relations cannot be ignored these days. While the term itself may not appear all that often, relations between the two faiths and their reciprocal perceptions are undeniable influences behind many current conflicts, declarations of mutual recognition and peace…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
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  • The Hejaz Railway and the Muslim Pilgrimage: A Case of Ottoman Political Propaganda book cover

    The Hejaz Railway and the Muslim Pilgrimage

    A Case of Ottoman Political Propaganda

    By Jacob M. Landau

    This book, first published in 1971, details the Muhammad ‘Ārif manuscript which propagates the project of the Hejaz railway connecting Damascus with Medina and Mecca. The project has been seen as a specific, dramatic example of the phenomenon of growing Arab nationalism during the early years of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • Kemalist Turkey and the Middle East book cover

    Kemalist Turkey and the Middle East

    By Carl Krueger

    This book, first published in 1932, conducts a thorough survey of the modern state of Turkey as it stood in the period between the wars. The author, an expert on the country, endeavoured to present a critical account of Turkey, and examines nationalism, the politics and economics of the young…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • New Approaches to State and Peasant in Ottoman History book cover

    New Approaches to State and Peasant in Ottoman History

    Edited by Halil Berktay, Suraiya Faroqhi

    Debates on the world historical place of the Ottoman Empire in the last few decades have been conducted mainly in Turkey, but increasingly concepts have been introduced into the conversation from the study of European, Chinese and Central Asian history. This book, first published in 1992, examines…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • Political Parties and Democracy in Turkey book cover

    Political Parties and Democracy in Turkey

    Edited by Jacob M. Landau, Metin Heper

    Since the establishment in 1945 of a constitutional democracy, political parties have figured prominently in Turkish politics. This book, first published in 1991, examines the role they have played. Key features of the political culture of the Turkish republic have created dilemmas for multi-party…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • Radical Politics in Modern Turkey book cover

    Radical Politics in Modern Turkey

    By Jacob M. Landau

    The fact that the active and organized involvement of radical movements in Turkish politics is a recent development renders its investigation difficult. To be meaningful, the terms ‘Left’, ‘Right’ and ‘Islamist’ have to relate to specific situations, and against a background of freedom of action.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • Tantawi Jawhari and the Qur'an: Tafsir and Social Concerns in the Twentieth Century book cover

    Tantawi Jawhari and the Qur'an

    Tafsir and Social Concerns in the Twentieth Century

    By Majid Daneshgar

    Shaykh Ṭanṭāwī Jawharī was an Egyptian exegete known for having produced a scientific interpretation of the Qurʾān. A pioneering scholar in terms of familiarising the people of his time with many previously neglected matters regarding Islam and science, his publications shocked the Cairo…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
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    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

  • Islamism and Cultural Expression in the Arab World book cover

    Islamism and Cultural Expression in the Arab World

    Edited by Abir Hamdar, Lindsey Moore

    Whereas most studies of Islamism focus on politics and religious ideology, this book analyses the ways in which Islamism in the Arab world is defined, reflected, transmitted and contested in a variety of creative and other cultural forms. It covers a range of contexts of production and reception,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
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    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

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