Middle East Studies Products

  • The Mongols in Iran

    Qutb Al-Din Shirazi's Akhbar-i-Moghulan

    By George Lane

    This is an annotated, paraphrased translation of a thirteenth century historical chronicle penned, though not necessarily authored, by a widely respected Persian scholar of the Iranian Ilkhanate (1258-1335), Quṭb al-Dīn Shīrāzī (d.1311).…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

  • Art and Cultural Production in the Gulf Cooperation Council

    Edited by Suzi Mirgani

    State-driven investments in art and cultural production in the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are an important part of the search for longer-term alternatives to the longer-term unsustainability of the hydrocarbon-based economic development model. They also are an element in the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 

  • Transition in Afghanistan

    Hope, Despair and the Limits of Statebuilding

    By William Maley

    This book, by one of the leading authorities on the subject, presents a deep analysis of the very difficult current situation in Afghanistan. Covering a wide range of important subjects including state-building, democracy, war, the rule of law and international relations, the book draws out two…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • The Israeli Path to Neoliberalism

    The State, Continuity and Change

    By Arie Krampf

    In recent years, Israel has deeply and quickly transformed from a self-perceived social-democratic regime into a privatized and liberalized "Start-Up Nation" and a highly divided society. This transition to neoliberalism has been coupled with the adoption of a hawkish and isolationist foreign…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Economies

  • Trajectories of Conflict and Peace

    Jerusalem and Belfast Since 1994

    By Scott A Bollens

    Creating peace for a city’s intimate enemies is harder than making war. This book is about the trajectories of urban conflict and peace in the politically polarized cities of Jerusalem and Belfast since 1994 – how sometimes there has been hopeful change while at other times debilitating stasis and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-15 
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Arab-American Aesthetics

    Literature, Material Culture, Film and Theatre

    Edited by Therí A. Pickens

    Arab American Aesthetics enlists a wide range of voices to explore, if not tentatively define, what could constitute Arab American aesthetics in literature, material culture, film, and theatre. This book seeks to unsettle current conversations within Arab American Studies that neglect aesthetics as…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge Studies on Middle Eastern Diasporas

  • Russia's Middle East Policy

    From Lenin to Putin

    By Alexey Vasiliev

    This extraordinary book charts the development of Russia’s relations with the Middle East from the Russian Revolution of 1917 to the present. It covers both high and low points – the closeness to Nasser’s Egypt, followed by reversal; the successful invasion of Afghanistan which later turned into a…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Psychological War Trauma and Society

    Like a hidden wound

    By Irit Keynan

    This book explores the psychological trauma affecting soldiers and civilians who have encountered the violence of war or terrorism, arguing that the enigmas surrounding war trauma are rooted in culture, collective memory and social norms. Focusing primarily on a large-scale sociological study in…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 

  • The Afghan-Central Asia Borderland

    The State and Local Leaders

    By Suzanne Levi-Sanchez

    Based on extensive, long-term fieldwork in the borderlands of Afghan and Tajik Badakhshan, this book explores the importance of local leaders and local identity groups for the stability of a state’s borders, and ultimately for the stability of the state itself. It shows how the implantation of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Central Asian Studies

  • Colloquial Hebrew

    2nd Edition

    By Zippi Lyttleton

    Colloquial Hebrew is easy to use and completely up-to-date. Specially written by experienced teachers for self-study and class use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Hebrew. No prior knowledge of the language is required. What makes Colloquial Hebrew your best…

    Audio CD – 2018-01-01 
    Colloquial Series

  • Arabic Media Dictionary

    By Mustapha Lahlali

    The Arabic Media Dictionary is designed to equip students with translations of terms from Arabic into English. Covering Arabic language mass media, this dictionary enables easy reference of media terminologies and phrases, and the acquisition of a wide range of terms related to different media…

    Paperback – 2018-01-01 

  • The Rise and Fall of Global Microcredit

    Development, debt and disillusion

    Edited by Milford Bateman, Stephanie Blankenburg, Richard Kozul-Wright

    In the mid-1980s the international development community helped launch in Bangladesh what was to quickly become one of the most popular poverty reduction policies of all time. Microcredit, the system of disbursing tiny micro-loans to the poor to help them to establish their own…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge Critical Development Studies

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