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  • 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)

    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

    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

    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

  • Contemporary Continental Philosophy: The New Scepticism book cover

    Contemporary Continental Philosophy

    The New Scepticism

    By Stuart Sim

    This title was first published in 2000.  Contemporary continental philosophy is a widely-used, but in many ways a highly problematic, term and its exact frame of reference is not always clear. In its more recent French manifestations in particular, it continues to arouse considerable…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • Questioning Derrida: With His Replies on Philosophy book cover

    Questioning Derrida

    With His Replies on Philosophy

    Edited by Michel Meyer

    This title was first published in 2001. Derrida's work testifies to the problematic state of contemporary thought. Questioning Derrida offers new explorations into Derrida's contribution to philosophy. Presenting contributions from prominent philosophers worldwide, this book explores many aspects…

    Paperback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Continental Philosophy

  • 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 
    Routledge
    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

  • Love, Desire and Melancholy: Inspired by Constance Maynard (1849-1935) book cover

    Love, Desire and Melancholy

    Inspired by Constance Maynard (1849-1935)

    Edited by Angharad Eyre, Jane Mackelworth, Elsa Richardson

    Originally inspired by the digitisation of the autobiographical writings of Constance Maynard, this volume considers women’s historical experience of sexuality through the frame of the history of emotions. Constance Maynard (1849-1935) rose to prominence as the first Mistress and Principal of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
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  • Writing Revolution in South Asia: History, Practice, Politics book cover

    Writing Revolution in South Asia

    History, Practice, Politics

    Edited by Kama Maclean, J. Daniel Elam, Christopher Moffat

    This comprehensive volume examines the relationship between revolutionary politics and the act of writing in modern South Asia. Its pages feature a diverse cast of characters: rebel poets and anxious legislators, party theoreticians and industrious archivists, nostalgic novelists, enterprising…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
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  • Communities of Individuals: Liberalism, Communitarianism and Sartre's Anarchism book cover

    Communities of Individuals

    Liberalism, Communitarianism and Sartre's Anarchism

    By Michael J. R. Cross

    This title was first published in 2001: This book examines the liberal-communitarian debate from a new perspective. Communitarians argue that liberal theory neglects the significance of communities for the lives of their members. An examination of that argument reveals that there are deficiencies…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
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  • Art, Politics and Civic Religion in Central Italy, 1261–1352: Essays by Postgraduate Students at the Courtauld Institute of Art book cover

    Art, Politics and Civic Religion in Central Italy, 1261–1352

    Essays by Postgraduate Students at the Courtauld Institute of Art

    By Beth Williamson

    Edited by Joanna Cannon

    This was first published in 2000:  Introduced by Joanna Cannon, this volume of essays by postgraduate students at the Courtauld Institute, University of London, explores some of the ways in which art was used to express, to celebrate, and to promote the political and religious aims and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Genre and Void (2003): Looking Back at Sartre and Beauvoir book cover

    Revival: Genre and Void (2003)

    Looking Back at Sartre and Beauvoir

    By Max Deutscher

    This book was first published in 2003: Developing a reading of some of Beauvoir's and Sartre's most influential writings in philosophy, Max Deutscher explores contemporary philosophy in the light of the phenomenological tradition within which Being and Nothingness and The Second Sex occurred as…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
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    Routledge Revivals

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