Middle East Studies Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Khaled Abou El Fadl, Ahmad Atif Ahmad

    This handbook is a detailed reference source comprising of original articles covering the origins, history, theory and practice of Islamic law. The handbook starts out by dealing with the question of what type of law is Islamic law and includes a critical analysis of the pedagogical approaches to…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18 
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  • Routledge Handbook of International Relations in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shahram Akbarzadeh

    This handbook book examines the regional and international dynamics of the Middle East. It challenges the state society dichotomy to make sense of decision making and behaviour by ruling regimes. The 28 chapters include the world’s leading scholars of the Middle East and International Relations (IR…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Elites and Arab Politics

    New Perspectives on Popular Protest, 1st Edition

    By Ian Kelly

    This book explores elite behaviour in authoritarian systems and proposes an explanation for why elites withdraw their support for the incumbent when faced with popular uprisings.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • The Making of Modern China

    Geopolitics, Finance, and Identity in State-Rebuilding, 1600-1950, 1st Edition

    By Huaiyin Li

    The Birth of the Chinese Leviathan explains the formation of the modern Chinese state, from the mid-17th century to the mid-20th century. It offers refreshing and provocative interpretations in every chapter on almost every major issue regarding the rise of modern China.  The book asks why today’s…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
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  • Britain and the Arab Gulf after Empire

    Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, 1971-1981, 1st Edition

    By Simon C. Smith

    Although Britain’s formal imperial role in the smaller, oil-rich sheikdoms of the Arab Gulf – Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates – ended in 1971, Britain continued to have a strong interest and continuing presence in the region. This book explores the nature of Britain’s role after…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • The Routledge Handbook of Turkish Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alpaslan Özerdem, Matthew Whiting

    The Routledge Handbook of Turkish Politics pulls together contributions from many of the world’s leading scholars on different aspects of Turkey. Its scope is widely comprehensive, covering all aspects of both formal and informal politics, highlighting how it is necessary to grasp the interlinkages…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Fintech in Islamic Finance

    1st Edition

    Edited by S. Nazim Ali, Umar A. Oseni

    The book examines Fintech in Islamic finance from both theoretical and practical perspectives, including relevant cases studies. While building on the existing theories on Fintech and its applications in specific sectors of the Islamic financial services industry with the emergence of regulatory…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
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  • The Ottoman Empire in the Tanzimat Era

    Provincial Perspectives from Ankara to Edirne, 1st Edition

    By Yonca Köksal Özyaşar

    This book is a new history of the Ottoman Empire’s Tanzimat reforms in the provinces of Edirne and Ankara. It studies variation across the two provinces and the crucial role of local intermediaries such as notables, tribal leaders and merchants who at times undermined the power of the state but in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

  • Modern Iran since 1797

    Reform and Revolution, 3rd Edition

    By Ali Ansari

    Modern Iran since 1797 offers a comprehensive analysis of political, social and economic developments in Iran since the beginning of the nineteenth century. Spanning two centuries, the book provides historical context for recent developments in and the complex nature of Iran’s international…

    Paperback – 2019-03-18 
    Routledge

  • 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), 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

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