Middle East Culture Products

  • Iranian Intellectuals


    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 – 2018-11-30 

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    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…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    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.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    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…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • Palestinian Culture and the Nakba

    Bearing Witness

    By Hania A. M. Nashef

    The Nakba not only resulted in the loss of the homeland, but also caused the dispersal and ruin of entire Palestinian communities. Even though the term Nakba refers to a singular historic event, the consequence of 1948 has symptomatically become part of Palestinian identity, and the element that…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

  • The Arab Gulf States and the West

    Perception and Realities - Opportunities and Perils

    Edited by Dania Koleilat Khatib, Marwa Maziad

    This book examines the relations and image of the Arab Gulf states in the West. It addresses the question of Perception in International Relations and how the Arab States of the Gulf have pursued various endeavours to project themselves into the West. The book chapters generate ideas on how…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17 
    UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

  • 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 its inhabitants throughout the centuries. In modern times, and aside from all the religious…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11 

  • Orientalism, Eroticism and Modern Visuality in Global Cultures

    Edited by Joan DelPlato, Julie Codell

    In Orientalism, Eroticism and Modern Visuality in Global Cultures scholars look afresh at representations of nineteenth-century ’oriental’ bodies, inquiring deeply into their erotic dimensions, tracing their global dissemination at cross-cultural intersections of the visual and the political.…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 

  • A Concise History of the Middle East

    12th Edition

    By Arthur Goldschmidt Jr, Ibrahim Al-Marashi

    A Concise History of the Middle East provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of this turbulent region. Spanning from pre-Islam to the present day, it explores the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture, the influence on the West, modernization efforts in the Middle East, the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-29 

  • Participation Culture in the Gulf

    Networks, Politics and Identity

    Edited by Nele Lenze, Charlotte Schriwer

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

    Hardback – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Baghdad: An Urban History through the Lens of Literature

    By Iman Al-Attar

    In recent years, Baghdad has been viewed as a battleground for political conflicts; this interpretation has heavily influenced writings on the city. This book moves away from these perspectives to present an interdisciplinary exploration into the urban history of Baghdad through the lens of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-10 
    Built Environment City Studies

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