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  • Mobility and Migration in Film and Moving Image Art

    Cinema Beyond Europe

    By Nilgün Bayraktar

    This book examines the historical and contemporary tensions around mobility and identity in Europe in relation to experimental moving image practices in contemporary art and cinema. Drawing on theories of migrant and diasporic cinema, projected image art, and mobility studies, Bayraktar provides…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge

  • The Muslim Brotherhood

    The Arab Spring and its Future Face

    By Beverley Milton-Edwards

    The Muslim Brotherhood is the most significant and enduring Sunni Islamist organization of the contemporary era. Its roots lie in the Middle East but it has grown into both a local and global movement, with its well-placed branches reacting effectively to take the opportunities for power and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Iranian Music and Popular Entertainment

    From Motrebi to Losanjelesi and Beyond

    By GJ Breyley, Sasan Fatemi

    The word motreb finds its roots in the Arabic verb taraba, meaning ‘to make happy.’ Originally denoting all musicians in Iran, motrebi came to be associated, pejoratively, with the cheerful vulgarity of the lowbrow entertainer. In Iranian Music and Popular Entertainment, GJ Breyley and Sasan…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
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    Iranian Studies

  • Israel's Colonial Project in Palestine

    Brutal Pursuit

    By Elia Zureik

    Colonialism has three foundational concerns - violence, territory, and population control - all of which rest on racialist discourse and practice. Placing the Zionist project in Israel/Palestine within the context of settler colonialism reveals strategies and goals behind the region’s rules of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02 
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    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • Palestinians in Jerusalem and Jaffa, 1948

    A Tale of Two Cities

    By Itamar Radai

    Between November 1947 and May 1948 war between the Palestinian Arab community and the Jewish community encompassed Palestine, with Jerusalem and Jaffa becoming focal points in the conflict due to their centrality, size and symbolic importance. Palestinians in Jerusalem and Jaffa, 1948 examines…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
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    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • Cinema in Muslim Societies

    Edited by Ali Nobil Ahmad

    This book collates a comprehensive range of fascinating essays by leading authors on film from across the Muslim world. Responding to political and theoretical misconceptions about Islam and Muslim culture, it covers North African, Arab and Asian cinemas in a rich series of industry histories,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Islamic Banking in Pakistan

    Shariah-Compliant Finance and the Quest to make Pakistan more Islamic

    By Feisal Khan

    Islamic Banking and Finance (IBF) has become a growing force over the past three decades, with Pakistan being one of the IBF pioneers by converting to an ‘interest-free’ banking system in 1985. However, since independence in 1947, there has been continual tension over Pakistan’s essential character…

    Hardback – 2015-11-25 
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    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Women of the Middle East

    Edited by Fatma Muge Gocek

    Hardback – 2015-11-25 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

    By Various

    This set collects together a range of titles that together examine a broad spectrum of North African topics. A book on Algeria studies the independence movement as it assumed the responsibilities of power, another examines the process of decolonisation in Algeria. Other titles focus on development…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
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    Routledge Library Editions North Africa

  • Algeria

    The Revolution Institutionalized

    By John P. Entelis

    After over a century of intensive colonial rule and nearly eight years of revolutionary warfare, Algeria emerged in a state of total economic decrepitude and political backwardness. Yet in the two decades following independence in 1962 the country achieved a remarkable degree of political stability…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
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    Routledge Library Editions North Africa

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions North Africa

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