Middle East Anthropology Products

  • Post-Conflict Transition in Lebanon

    The Disappeared of the Civil War, 1st Edition

    By Lyna Comaty

    Addressing one of the most pressing issues of the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990) that is still unresolved almost 30 years later, this book adopts a political, sociological, and anthropological approach to look at periods of transition from conflict to peace in Lebanon. Inducing a set of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

  • Jews of Turkey

    Migration, Culture and Memory, 1st Edition

    By Süleyman Şanlı

    Jews of Turkey: Migration, Culture and Memory explores the culture of Jews who immigrated from East Turkey to Israel. The study reveals the cultural values of their communities, way of life, beliefs and traditions in the multicultural and multi-religious environment that was the East of Turkey.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Identity and Marginality in India

    Settlement Experience of Afghan Migrants, 1st Edition

    By Anwesha Ghosh

    Decades of conflict and war have forced millions of men, women and children to flee from their homes and seek refuge in other parts of the country or in foreign lands - Afghanistan is one such country. This book is a study of the displaced Afghan migrant population in India, in particular the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • New Perspectives on India and Turkey

    Connections and Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Smita Tewari Jassal, Halil Turan

    India and Turkey, Asia Minor and the Subcontinent of Hindustan, and the Ottomans and Mughals have had shared histories of contact, engagement, and dialogue over the centuries. Much of northern India was under the control of rulers from Central Asia since at least the thirteenth century. Startling…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • The Thousand and One Borders of Iran

    Travel and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Fariba Adelkhah

    A country marked by controversy, Iran’s social, cultural and political dynamics are too often reduced to a few misleading clichés. Islamism is widely considered to shape all social relations in Iranian society and, while Iranian society is indeed Islamic, this term’s multiple meanings in everyday…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Nomads in Postrevolutionary Iran

    The Qashqa'i in an Era of Change, 1st Edition

    By Lois Beck

    Examining the rapid transition in Iran from a modernizing, westernizing, secularizing monarchy (1941-79) to a hard-line, conservative, clergy-run Islamic republic (1979-), this book focuses on the ways this process has impacted the Qashqa’i—a rural, nomadic, tribally organized, Turkish-speaking,…

    Hardback – 2014-09-18
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • Turkish-Greek Relations

    Rapprochement, Civil Society and the Politics of Friendship, 1st Edition

    By Leonidas Karakatsanis

    Turkish-Greek relations are marked by a long trajectory of enmity and tension. This book sets out to explore the ‘other side’ of that history, focusing on initiatives that have promoted contact between the two societies and encouraged rapprochement. Presenting a new critical re-description of…

    Hardback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Mediterranean Studies

  • The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey

    Political Violence, Fear and Pain, 1st Edition

    By Ramazan Aras

    The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey examines political violence, the politics of fear and the Kurdish experience of pain through an analysis of life stories, personal narratives and testimonies of Kurdish subjects in contemporary Turkey. It traces the physical and psychological impacts of the…

    Hardback – 2013-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • The War in Darfur

    Reclaiming Sudanese History, 1st Edition

    By Anders Hastrup

    No other crisis in Africa has received as much attention in the West during the past 10 years as the war in Darfur, yet the underlying complexities of the war and the background to the crisis remains poorly understood by scholars, activists and aid workers. This anthropological study of the war in…

    Hardback – 2012-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

  • Salafi Ritual Purity

    In the Presence of God, 1st Edition

    By Richard Gauvain

    Since 9/11, Salafism has attracted a great deal of attention from the world’s media, which predominantly focuses on its potential for revolutionary violence. Salafism remains poorly understood both in Western media, where it is now the focus of considerable debate, and in Western academia, where…

    Hardback – 2012-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Memory and Conflict in Lebanon

    Remembering and Forgetting the Past, 1st Edition

    By Craig Larkin

    This book examines the legacy of Lebanon’s civil war and how the population, and the youth in particular, are dealing with their national past. Drawing on extensive qualitative research and social observation, the author explores the efforts of those who wish to remember, so as not to repeat past…

    Hardback – 2012-01-16
    Routledge
    Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics

  • The Moral Economy of the Madrasa

    Islam and Education Today, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keiko Sakurai, Fariba Adelkhah

    The revival of madrasas in the 1980s coincided with the rise of political Islam and soon became associated with the "clash of civilizations" between Islam and the West. This volume examines the rapid expansion of madrasas across Asia and the Middle East and analyses their role in society within…

    Hardback – 2011-03-04
    Routledge
    New Horizons in Islamic Studies

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