Middle East Politics Products

  • Order and Insecurity in Germany and Turkey

    Military Cultures of the 1930s

    By Emre Sencer

    This book examines processes of military, political and cultural transformation from the perspective of officers in two countries: Germany and Turkey in the 1930s. The national fates of both countries interlocked during the Great War years and their close alliance dictated their…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Arab Nationalism

    The Politics of History and Culture in the Modern Middle East

    By Peter Wien

    Arab nationalism has been one of the dominant ideologies in the Middle East and North Africa since the early twentieth century. However, a clear definition of Arab nationalism, even as a subject of scholarly inquiry, does not yet exist. ‘Arab Nationalism’ sheds light on cultural expressions of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 

  • Track Two Diplomacy and Jerusalem

    The Jerusalem Old City Initiative

    Edited by Tom Najem, Michael James Molloy, Michael Dougall Bell, John Bell

    ‘Track Two Diplomacy and Jerusalem’ is the first in a series of three books which collectively present the work of the Jerusalem Old City Initiative, or JOCI, a major Canadian-led Track Two diplomatic effort, undertaken between 2003 and 2014. JOCI’s raison d’être was to find sustainable governance…

    Paperback – 2016-12-01 
    UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

  • Amman: Petrodollars, identity, and contemporary megaprojects

    By Majd Musa

    Amman has been undergoing dramatic physical transformations at the architectural and urban scales, which are influenced by interrelated global, regional, national, and local forces. This book investigates the influences of petrodollar flows from the Gulf states to Amman on the city’s built…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Informal Power in the Greater Middle East

    Hidden Geographies

    Edited by Luca Anceschi, Gennaro Gervasio, Andrea Teti

    Over the last decade or so, academic and non-academic observers have focussed mainly, if not exclusively on the institutions and places of formal power in the Greater Middle East, depicting politics in the region as a small area limited to local authoritarian rulers. In contrast, this book aims to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

  • Dancing in Damascus

    Creativity, Resilience, and the Syrian Revolution

    By Miriam Cooke

    On March 17, 2011, many Syrians rose up against the authoritarian Asad regime that had ruled them with an iron fist for forty years. Initial successes were quickly quashed, and the revolution seemed to devolve into a civil war pitting the government against its citizens and extremist mercenaries.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25 

  • Islam and the State

    By P. J. Vatikiotis

    Examining the theoretical problems which arose when the modern European ideology of nationalism was adopted by Muslim societies organized into formally modern states, this book, first published in 1987, also deals with the practical difficulties arising from the doctrinal incompatibility between…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • Islam and the Third Universal Theory

    The Religious Thought of Mu'ammar al-Qadhdhafi

    By Mahmoud M. Ayoub

    This volume, first published in 1987, was the first to examine in depth the religious thought of Colonel Mu’ammar al-Qadhdhafi and its central place in his political, social and economic theories. The work is based on sources inaccessible except in the original Arabic. While drawn from Islamic…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11 
    Routledge Library Editions: Islam, State and Society

  • Routledge Handbook on Human Rights and the Middle East and North Africa

    Edited by Anthony Chase

    Recent events such as ‘Iran’s Green Revolution’ and the ‘Arab Uprisings’ have exploded notions that human rights are irrelevant to Middle Eastern and North African politics. Increasingly seen as a global concern, human rights are at the fulcrum of the region’s on-the-ground politics, transnational…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09 

  • The Arab-Israeli Conflict

    3rd Edition

    By Kirsten E. Schulze

    In this concise yet comprehensive survey, Kirsten E. Schulze analyzes the causes, course and consequences of the Arab–Israeli conflict, exploring the particular dynamics of this conflict and the numerous attempts at its resolution. Covering pivotal events ranging from the creation of the State of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 
    Seminar Studies

  • Routledge Library Editions: History of the Middle East

    By Various

    This multi-volume set of reissued classics brings together a collection of titles that touch on many key aspects of the history of the Middle East. From the early explorers of Arabia to the 1979 revolution in Iran, via histories of places as varied as the UAE and Zanzibar, the analysis of Nazi…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge Library Editions History of the Middle East

  • The Gulf States and Oman

    By Christine Osborne

    The discovery of oil brought enormous change to the Gulf. It transformed the simple fishing and grazing economies of the Gulf states into some of the wealthiest countries in the world. This book, first published in 1977, examines the impact of oil and oil wealth on the Gulf states. It describes the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge Library Editions History of the Middle East

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