Middle East Culture Products

  • Routledge Handbook on Jerusalem

    Edited by Suleiman A. Mourad, Bedross Der Matossian, Naomi Koltun-Fromm

    Few cities around the world transcend their physical boundaries the way Jerusalem does. As the spiritual capital of monotheism, Jerusalem has ancient roots and legacies that have imposed themselves on and accompanied its inhabitants throughout the centuries. In this respect, Jerusalem is a physical…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Participation Culture in the Gulf

    Networks, Politics and Identity

    Edited by Nele Lenze, Charlotte Schriwer

    This book shows the civil social interactions that have shaped and continue to influence the political and social development of modern Gulf societies. It examines the influence of public and private social spaces, such as sports arenas and dawawin as well as current sociopolitical developments in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Iranian Intellectuals

    1997–2007

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    Previously published as a special issue of British Journal of Middle East Studies, this volume focuses on leading figures within Iran between 1997-2007 and their visions and works that are related to Iranian society. A cross section of opinion is investigated, including the clerical (‘Ali Khameneh…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Debating the Iran-Iraq War in Contemporary Iran

    Edited by Narges Bajoghli, Amir Moosavi

    The Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988) is a cornerstone of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s existence. It entrenched the newly established regime and provided the means for its consolidation of power in the country following the 1979 Revolution. Officially recognized as the "War of Sacred Defense" the Iranian…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge

  • The Caliphate

    By Thomas W. Arnold

    This title, first published in 1925, are based on a series of lectures delivered in the University of London. The chapters explore the nature of the caliphate, its origin and history, and the situation and trend of development in the early twentieth century. This title will be of interest to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • Islam at the Cross Roads

    A Brief Survey of the Present Position and Problems of the World of Islam

    By De Lacy Evans O'Leary

    This title, first published in 1923, examines the historical development of the Islamic faith from its origins through to its position in the early twentieth century. It also examines the historical reactions of Islam to the West, including the Babist Movement in the nineteenth century. This title…

    Paperback – 2018-04-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • Science, Technology and Development in the Muslim World

    By Ziauddin Sardar

    This book, first published in 1977, aims to present a Muslim view of development and highlights some of the related issues that were being debated in the Muslim world. The author outlines the parameters of the Muslim world as well as the Muslim world-view, and provides an analysis of science,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • Islam and the State

    By P. J. Vatikiotis

    Examining the theoretical problems which arose when the modern European ideology of nationalism was adopted by Muslim societies organized into formally modern states, this book, first published in 1987, also deals with the practical difficulties arising from the doctrinal incompatibility between…

    Paperback – 2018-04-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • The Islamic Law on Land Tax and Rent

    The Peasants' Loss of Property Rights as Interpreted in the Hanafite Legal Literature of the Mamluk and Ottoman Periods

    By Baber Johansen

    This book, first published in 1988, argues that a close inspection of the development of Hanafite law in the Mamluk and Ottoman periods reveals changes in legal doctrine which were not restricted to civil transactions but also concerned the public law. It focuses in particular on the interrelated…

    Paperback – 2018-04-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • Islam and the Third Universal Theory

    The Religious Thought of Mu'ammar al-Qadhdhafi

    By Mahmoud M. Ayoub

    This volume, first published in 1987, was the first to examine in depth the religious thought of Colonel Mu’ammar al-Qadhdhafi and its central place in his political, social and economic theories. The work is based on sources inaccessible except in the original Arabic. While drawn from Islamic…

    Paperback – 2018-04-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • The Sudan

    Unity and Diversity in a Multicultural State

    By John Obert Voll, Sarah Potts Voll

    Little known in the United States and Western Europe, the Sudan is nevertheless a country of major importance in international affairs. This analytic introduction to the modern Sudan, first published in 1985, provides a summary of the basic dynamics of the country’s political, social, cultural, and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sudan

  • Sudan

    State, Capital and Transformation

    By the mid-1980s, Sudan’s economy, society and political framework were on the point of disintegration. Civil war was exacerbating the effects of an already major famine. An unpopular government was resorting to ever more extreme measures in order to remain in power. The imposition of a…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sudan

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