Middle East Studies Products

  • Arab Nationalism

    The Politics of History and Culture in the Modern Middle East

    By Peter Wien

    Arab nationalism has been one of the dominant ideologies in the Middle East and North Africa since the early twentieth century. However, a clear definition of Arab nationalism, even as a subject of scholarly inquiry, does not yet exist. ‘Arab Nationalism’ sheds light on cultural expressions of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Rome and Judaea

    International Law Relations, 162-100 BCE

    By Linda Zollschan

    Rome and Judaea explores the nature of Judaea’s first diplomatic mission to Rome during the Maccabean revolt: did it result in a sanctioned treaty or was it founded instead on amity? This book breaks new ground in this debate by bringing to light the "Roman-Jewish Friendship tablet," a newly…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • American Exceptionalism Reconsidered

    US Foreign Policy, Human Rights, and World Order

    By David P. Forsythe, Patrice C. McMahon

    Is the US really exceptional in terms of its willingness to take universal human rights seriously? According to the rhetoric of American political leaders, the United States has a unique and lasting commitment to human rights principles and to a liberal world order centered on rule of law and human…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Arabic Geometrical Methods and the Philosophy of Mathematics

    A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 5

    Edited by Roshdi Rashed

    This volume provides a unique primary source on the history and philosophy of mathematics and science from the mediaeval Arab world. It also includes extensive commentary from one of world’s foremost authorities.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Track Two Diplomacy and Jerusalem

    The Jerusalem Old City Initiative

    Edited by Tom Najem, Michael James Molloy, Michael Dougall Bell, John Bell

    ‘Track Two Diplomacy and Jerusalem’ is the first in a series of three books which collectively present the work of the Jerusalem Old City Initiative, or JOCI, a major Canadian-led Track Two diplomatic effort, undertaken between 2003 and 2014. JOCI’s raison d’être was to find sustainable governance…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

  • Amman: Petrodollars, identity, and contemporary megaprojects

    By Majd Musa

    Amman has been undergoing dramatic physical transformations at the architectural and urban scales, which are influenced by interrelated global, regional, national, and local forces. This book investigates the influences of petrodollar flows from the Gulf states to Amman on the city’s built…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Turkish-Russian Relations

    Competition and Cooperation in Eurasia

    By Fatma Asl Kelkitli

    Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, relations between Turkey, a NATO member state, and Russia improved rapidly. The two countries started to rank among each other's largest trading partners, Russia became Turkey's largest provider of energy and many Turkish companies began to operate in…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Selections from Subh al-A'sha by al-Qalqashandi

    Egypt: Centers of Government and Regulations of the Kingdom, From Early Islam to the Mamluks

    Edited by Tarek Galal Abdelhamid, Heba Altoudy

    ?ub? al-A‘sha by al-Qalqashandi is a chancery clerk manual completed in 1412AD. For the first time, sections on Fatimid and Mamluk Egypt has been translated into English to shine new light on the medieval period and making it a vital source of information. The text provides valuable insight into…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Medieval Translations

  • War and State Formation in Syria

    Cemal Pasha's Governorate During World War I, 1914-1917

    By M. Talha Cicek

    During the First World War, Cemal Pasha attempted to establish direct control over Syrian and thereby reaffirm Ottoman authority there through various policies of control, including the abolishment of local intermediaries. Elaborating on these Ottoman policies of control, this book assesses Cemal…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • Informal Power in the Greater Middle East

    Hidden Geographies

    Edited by Luca Anceschi, Gennaro Gervasio, Andrea Teti

    Over the last decade or so, academic and non-academic observers have focussed mainly, if not exclusively on the institutions and places of formal power in the Greater Middle East, depicting politics in the region as a small area limited to local authoritarian rulers. In contrast, this book aims to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • Dancing in Damascus

    Creativity, Resilience, and the Syrian Revolution

    By Miriam Cooke

    On March 17, 2011, many Syrians rose up against the authoritarian Asad regime that had ruled them with an iron fist for forty years. Initial successes were quickly quashed, and the revolution seemed to devolve into a civil war pitting the government against its citizens and extremist mercenaries.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge

  • Egypt and Syria in the Early Mamluk Period

    An Extract from Ibn Fa?l Allah Al-‘Umari's Masalik Al-Ab?ar Fi Mamalik Al-Am?ar

    By D.S. Richards

    Providing a modern English translation of a key selection of Ibn Fadl Allah al-`Umari’s Masalik al-absar, this book offers a rich description of Egypt and Syria under the Mamluks in the first half of the fourteenth-century A.D. It provides a fascinating snapshot of the physical and administrative…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24 
    Routledge

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