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  • The Cid and His Spain

    By Ramón Menéndez Pidal

    This study of El Cid, first published in English in 1934, is by the leading authority on the medieval history and literature of Spain. The Cid occupies a unique position among national heroes. Others such as King Arthur and Roland are but shadowy figures in the historical record, but El Cid is very…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Muslim Spain

  • The Muslim Conquest and Settlement of North Africa and Spain

    By Abdulwahid Dhanun Taha

    In the seventh and eighth centuries, the Muslim Arabs conquered large areas of North Africa and then, with the help of their former adversaries in North Africa, the Berbers, gained a decisive victory over the Visigoths in Spain. This book, first published in 1989 and based on Arabic and other…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Muslim Spain

  • The Zohar in Moslem and Christian Spain

    By Ariel Bension

    ‘The Zohar’ was compiled and composed in Spain in the thirteenth century, and exerted a powerful influence on Jewish life in medieval ghettoes. In this book, first published in 1932, Dr Bension was the first scholar to deal with the influence on Jewish mysticism of certain characteristics which…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Muslim Spain

  • The Struggle for Influence in the Middle East

    The Arab Uprisings and Foreign Assistance

    Edited by Federica Bicchi, Benoit Challand, Steven Heydemann

    This collection of research papers explores the impact of the Arab uprisings on the politics and political economy of foreign aid provision in the MENA region. Contributions focus on the foreign assistance policies and strategies of key donors (United States, Europe, Gulf countries and Turkey), and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
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    Routledge Studies in Mediterranean Politics

  • A History of the Muslim World to 1750

    The Making of a Civilization, 2nd Edition

    By Vernon O Egger

    A History of the Muslim World to 1750 traces the development of Islamic civilization from the career of the Prophet Muhammad to the mid-eighteenth century. Encompassing a wide range of significant events within the period, its coverage includes the creation of the Dar al-Islam (the territory ruled…

    Paperback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge

  • The Middle East and North Africa 2018

    64th Edition

    Edited by Europa Publications

    Now in its sixty-fourth edition, this title continues to provide the most up-to-date geopolitical and economic information for this important world area. Key Features: - covers the Middle East and North Africa from Algeria to Yemen - includes topical contributions from acknowledged experts on…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
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    The Europa Regional Surveys of the World

  • Narrating Postcolonial Arab Nations

    Egypt, Algeria, Lebanon, Palestine

    By Lindsey Moore

    This book argues for the foundational and ongoing importance of the Arab world to postcolonial studies, challenging the marginality of Arab literary and theoretical contexts in the field to date and historicizing the 'Arab Spring' and its aftermath. Countering an emphasis in postcolonial studies on…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures

  • A Genealogy of Islamic Feminism

    Patterns and Change in Indonesia

    By Etin Anwar

    This book offers a new insight on the intersection between Islam and feminism and the impact it has on Muslim women’s self-narratives of equality from its early encounter during colonialism to its emergence in the 1990s in Indonesia. The book explores the debates over the changing relationship…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
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    Islamic Studies Series

  • Exit from Democracy

    Illiberal governance in Turkey and beyond

    Edited by Kerem Öktem, Karabekir Akkoyunlu

    Democratic government is facing unprecedented challenges at a global scale. Yet, Turkey's descent into conflict, crisis and autocracy is exceptional. Only a few years ago, the country was praised as a successful Muslim-majority democracy and a promising example of sustainable growth. In Turkey’s…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
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  • On Liberty

    Jewish Philosophical Perspectives

    By Daniel H. Frank

    The communitarian critic of liberalism argues that the socio-political context is fundamental to any understanding of the individual as such. This debate is advanced by particularising it to the experience of Jews in the modern world. Essays focus on the variety of views of the relationships…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Iranian Intellectuals

    1997–2007

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    Previously published as a special issue of British Journal of Middle East Studies, this volume focuses on leading figures within Iran between 1997-2007 and their visions and works that are related to Iranian society. A cross section of opinion is investigated, including the clerical (‘Ali Khameneh…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Sufi Political Thought

    By Milad Milani

    Sufism is generally perceived as being spiritually focused and about the development of the self. However, Sufi orders have been involved historically as important civic and political actors in the Muslim world, having participated extensively in inter-faith dialogue, and political challenges to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

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