Middle East History Products

  • Syria in World War I

    Politics, Economy and Society

    Edited by M Talha Cicek

    The First World War quickly escalated from a European war into a global conflict that would cause fundamental changes in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Its end signalled the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire, which had controlled most of the Arab Middle East. Over the wartime…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 
    SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

  • Iran and Russian Imperialism

    The Ideal Anarchists, 1800-1914

    By Moritz Deutschmann

    Rather than a centralized state, Iran in the nineteenth century was a delicate balance between tribal groups, urban merchant communities, religious elites, and an autocratic monarchy. While Russia gained an increasingly dominant political role in Iran over the course of this century, Russian…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Iranian Studies

  • The Global History of the Balfour Declaration

    Declared Nation

    By Maryanne A. Rhett

    This book examines the development and issuance of the Balfour Declaration, the document that set the stage for the creation of the state of Israel, within its global setting. The heart of the book demonstrates that the Declaration developed and contributed to a juncture in a global dialogue about…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Palestinians in Jerusalem and Jaffa, 1948

    A Tale of Two Cities

    By Itamar Radai

    Between November 1947 and May 1948 war between the Palestinian Arab community and the Jewish community encompassed Palestine, with Jerusalem and Jaffa becoming focal points in the conflict due to their centrality, size and symbolic importance. Palestinians in Jerusalem and Jaffa, 1948 examines…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • Britain's Moment in Palestine

    Retrospect and Perspectives, 1917-1948

    By Michael J Cohen

    In 1917, the British issued the Balfour Declaration for military and strategic reasons. This book analyses why and how the British took on the Palestine Mandate. It explores how their interests and policies changed during its course and why they evacuated the country in 1948. During the first…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02 
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • Routledge Library Editions: North Africa

    By Various

    This set collects together a range of titles that together examine a broad spectrum of North African topics. A book on Algeria studies the independence movement as it assumed the responsibilities of power, another examines the process of decolonisation in Algeria. Other titles focus on development…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge Library Editions North Africa

  • Algeria

    The Revolution Institutionalized

    By John P. Entelis

    After over a century of intensive colonial rule and nearly eight years of revolutionary warfare, Algeria emerged in a state of total economic decrepitude and political backwardness. Yet in the two decades following independence in 1962 the country achieved a remarkable degree of political stability…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge Library Editions North Africa

  • Algeria and France

    From Colonialism to Cooperation

    By Dorothy Pickles

    Beginning as a small, seemingly insignificant rebellion in 1954, the Algerian struggle for independence assumed such proportions that it strangled France’s foreign policy, threatened her international relations, poisoned the political atmosphere, and toppled one government after another. In this…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge Library Editions North Africa

  • Contemporary North Africa

    Issues of Development and Integration

    Edited by Halim Barakat

    This book by a group of international scholars, both Arab and Western, was first published in 1985, and considers the state of contemporary North Africa and its position both in the Arab world and within wider international affairs. It examines the cultural and historical contexts which have shaped…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge Library Editions North Africa

  • The Last Arab Jews

    The Communities of Jerba, Tunisia

    By Abraham L. Udovitch, Lucette Valensi, Jacques Perez

    The once numerous and vital Jewish communities of Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia have disappeared, succumbing during the past century to the assimilating temptations of French culture, or, more recently, to the pressures of migration. Only the two communities of the island of Jerba still remain. Only…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge Library Editions North Africa

  • North Africa

    Nation, State, and Region

    Edited by George Joffé

    North Africa differs from the Middle East in several significant ways. It was subject to a uniform colonial experience as part of the French empire; its populations are far more culturally homogeneous than those of the Middle East; and, since the Reconquista, it has always been far more susceptible…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge Library Editions North Africa

  • The Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates

    The Islamic Near East from the Sixth to the Eleventh Century, 3rd Edition

    By Hugh Kennedy

    The Prophet and the Age of Caliphates is an accessible history of the Near East from c.600-1050AD, the period in which Islamic society was formed. Beginning with the life of Muhammad and the birth of Islam, Hugh Kennedy goes on to explore the great Arab conquests of the seventh century and the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10 
    A History of the Near East

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