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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • 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 
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    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 
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    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
    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 
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    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
    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 
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    Routledge Library Editions North Africa

  • Political Conflict and Exclusion in Jerusalem

    The Provision of Education and Social Services

    By Rawan Nuseibeh

    The political conflict over the city of Jerusalem has resulted in the breach of Palestinian Jerusalemites’ civil, political and social rights. While Israel claims sovereignty over East Jerusalem, it neglects to provide adequate services to the Palestinian residents of the city. The Israeli…

    Hardback – 2015-11-04 
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    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • 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 – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Continuity and change before and after the Arab uprisings

    Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt

    Edited by Paola Rivetti, Rosita Di Peri

    The Arab uprisings of 2011 have sparked much scholarly discussion with regards to democratisation, the resilience of authoritarian rule, mobilisation patterns, and the relationship between secularism and Islam, all under the assumption that politics has changed for good in North Africa and the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-17 
    Routledge

  • Global and Local in Algeria and Morocco

    The World, The State and the Village

    Edited by James McDougall, Robert P. Parks

    This book brings together contributors across the disciplines to examine the local, national, regional and global processes that have shaped Maghribi societies, economies and politics since the colonial period. Focusing equally on the local shape of global processes and on the broader significance…

    Hardback – 2015-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Higher Education Revolutions in the Gulf

    Globalization and Institutional Viability

    By Fatima Badry, John Willoughby

    Over the past quarter century, the people of the Arabian Peninsula have witnessed a revolutionary transformation in higher education. In 1990, there were fewer than ten public universities that offered their Arabic-language curricula in sex-segregated settings to national citizens only. In 2015,…

    Hardback – 2015-09-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

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