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  • 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 – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

  • 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 – 2018-08-16 

  • 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 

  • 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 Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • 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 – 2018-06-04 

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 

  • Ibrahim of Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    By Pierre Crabitès

    The name and fame of Muhammad Ali, the Founder of Modern Egypt, are well known. His vivid personality has appealed to many writers, who have concentrated the limelight on him. Some of them have allowed Muhammad Ali’s son, Ibrahim, to appear on the stage, but they have assigned him a more or less…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

  • Sons of Ishmael (RLE Egypt)

    A Study of the Egyptian Bedouin

    By G.W. Murray

    Merely to inhabit a desert demands much skill, craft, experience and travel. For the numerous nomadic tribes of Africa and the Middle East, living ancestors of the Egyptians, Jews and Arabs, Egypt is their meeting ground. The author, with twenty-five years of accumulated knowledge, here sets out to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

  • The Transformation of Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    By Mark N. Cooper

    The assassination of Sadat brings to an end another era in Egyptian history. This book examines the crucial issues in the transformation of Egypt in the period between the death of Nasser and the murder of Sadat. Focusing on the upheavals in the Egyptian political and economic structure over the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

  • Egypt Since the Revolution (RLE Egypt)

    Edited by P.J. Vatikiotis

    As the leaders of a revolutionary, nationalist regime, the Egyptian Free Officers who came to power following the 1952 Revolution committed themselves to the attainment of goals associated with modernization, namely rapid economic development based on State planning and industrialization and the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

  • Iranian Music and Popular Entertainment

    From Motrebi to Losanjelesi and Beyond

    By GJ Breyley, Sasan Fatemi

    The word motreb finds its roots in the Arabic verb taraba, meaning ‘to make happy.’ Originally denoting all musicians in Iran, motrebi came to be associated, pejoratively, with the cheerful vulgarity of the lowbrow entertainer. In Iranian Music and Popular Entertainment, GJ Breyley and Sasan…

    Paperback – 2018-04-15
    Iranian Studies

  • 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 – 2018-04-10
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

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