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  • Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

    Edited by Various

    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan brings together some key works in the study of this strategically vital country. Widely regarded as a rare country of calm in a turbulent region, these classic titles provide an essential reference to the in-depth study of Jordan and its particular status in the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • Modern Jordan

    By Judge Gerald Sparrow

    This book, first published in 1961, covers the whole range of the Hashemite kingdom, its king, its government, the people, the land, industry, the armed forces and the rich history of the country. The aim of this book is to present a living picture of a live and virile people linked by language,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • On Both Banks of the Jordan

    A Political Biography of Wasfi al-Tall

    By Asher Susser

    To a large extent the history of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has been shaped by the interaction between Jordan and Palestine and between Jordanians and Palestinians. This book, first published in 1994, discusses this relationship during one of its most critical phases, through the prism of the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • The Palestinian Refugees in Jordan 1948-1957

    By Avi Plascov

    There is perhaps no aspect of the Arab-Israeli conflict that is more complex and more emotionally charged than the problem of the Palestinian refugees. The atmosphere surrounding the discussion has led to confusion, so that the facts have become unclear and the problems more difficult to treat.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • Politics and the Military in Jordan

    A Study of the Arab Legion, 1921-1957

    By P.J. Vatikiotis

    Amidst the turmoil in the Middle East, Jordan has presented a striking example of relative stability, and in this study, first published in 1967, Professor Vatikiotis sets out to show just how far Jordan’s stability depends on its army. The Jordan Arab Army, for long better known as the Arab Legion…

    Hardback – 2017-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • Constructing Nationalism in Iran

    From the Qajars to the Islamic Republic

    Edited by Meir Litvak

    Nationalism has played an important role in the cultural and intellectual discourse of modernity that emerged in Iran from the late nineteenth century to the present, promoting new formulations of collective identity and advocating a new and more active role for the broad strata of the public in…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500

    Edited by Renana Bartal, Neta Bodner, Bianca Kuhnel

    Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500, focuses on the unique ways that natural materials carry the spirit of place. Since early Christianity, wood, earth, water and stone were taken from loca sancta to signify them elsewhere. Academic discourse has…

    Hardback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • The Erasure of Arab Political Identity

    Colonialism and Violence

    By Salam Hawa

    This book explores the long history of the evolution of Arab political identity, which predates the time of the Prophet Muhammad and is characterized by tolerance, compassion, generosity, hospitality, self-control, correct behaviour, equality and consensus. The author argues that present-day…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Arab and Regional Politics in the Middle East

    By P.J. Vatikiotis

    Thee main themes are explored in this book, first published in 1984: the first is the problem of religion and politics as a major and long-standing preoccupation of Middle-easterners or Arab Muslims themselves; the second is that of the conflict-ridden inter-Arab and regional politics, approached…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge

  • The Arabian Peninsula

    Society and Politics

    Edited by Derek Hopwood

    Although the Arabian Peninsula is the heartland of Islam and of the Arab world, for decades it did not receive the attention it deserves from scholars and writers. The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and the Middle East Centre of St Antony’s College, Oxford, jointly…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

  • Soviet Strategy in the Middle East

    Edited by George W. Breslauer

    Few regions of the world are as politically turbulent as the Middle East, and nowhere is the potential for superpower conflict greater. How does the Soviet Union view the Middle east conflict? Can the USSR play a constructive role in the peace process? In this volume, first published in 1990, these…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

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