Middle East Culture Products

  • 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 – 2017-03-16 
    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

  • 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 – 2016-12-15 
    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 – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • United States Foreign Policy and the Middle East/North Africa

    A Bibliography of Twentieth-Century Research

    By Sanford R. Silverburg, Bernard Reich

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Middle Eastern Themes

    Papers in History and Politics

    By Jacob M. Landau

    This volume, first published in 1973, brings together a wide range of Professor Landau’s work on recent Middle Eastern history and politics, reflecting the breadth of the author’s concern and research. The first section deals with aspects of political organisation in the Middle East, largely Egypt,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Arabs and the West

    By Clare Hollingworth

    This volume by acclaimed war reporter Clare Hollingworth , first published in 1952, surveys the politics of an area which has produced, and is likely to produce, more wars that it can consume locally. After a historical opening, about the general situation during and after the war, the author…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Electoral Politics in the Middle East

    Issues, Voters and Elites

    Edited by Jacob M. Landau, Ergun Özbudun, Frank Tachau

    Comparative political study of the Middle East got off to a late start. Unlike any previous studies in comparative politics, this book, first published in 1980, represents an important methodological advance in that it proceeds by themes rather than by countries, and uniquely focuses on three major…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Yemen

    Politics and Historical Background

    Edited by B.R. Pridham

    First published in 1984, this volume examines the then-two Yemens, North and South, and their strategic importance in the Middle East. South Yemen, formerly Aden, was a Marxist country controlling the entrance to the Red Sea. North Yemen contained rival tribal factions and was a buffer country…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Food, Development, and Politics in the Middle East

    By Marvin G. Weinbaum

    As the reality of a food deficit emerged in the Middle East, rural society and the agricultural sector – once viewed as peripheral to national development – swiftly rose up the policy agendas of nearly every Middle East country. This book, first published in 1982, looks at the complex…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • The Arab State

    Edited by Giacomo Luciani

    It has often been argued that Arab states are arbitrary political creations, lacking historical or present legitimacy. This book, first published in 1990, provides a different picture of ‘the Arab state’, drawing on historical, economic, philosophical and sociological perspectives to give a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

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