Middle East Studies Products

  • The Reign of Nebuchadnezzar I in History and Historical Memory

    1st Edition

    By John P. Nielsen

    Nebuchadnezzar I (r. 1125-1104) was one of the more significant and successful kings to rule Babylonia in the intervening period between the demise of the Kassite Dynasty in the 12th century at the end of the Late Bronze Age, and the emergence of a new, independent Babylonian monarchy in the last…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Cities and Metaphors

    Beyond Imaginaries of Islamic Urban Space, 1st Edition

    By Somaiyeh Falahat

    Introducing a new concept of urban space, Cities and Metaphors encourages a theoretical realignment of how the city is experienced, thought and discussed. In the context of ‘Islamic city’ studies, relying on reasoning and rational thinking has reduced descriptive, vivid features of the urban space…

    Hardback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Muslims, Identity, and American Politics

    1st Edition

    By Brian Calfano

    Calfano provides an examination of the pressures faced by Muslims, often considered political and social outsiders in western nations, especially in the United States. Identity is a complex concept, especially when considering the role that group attachments play in affecting how one sees her/his…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16

  • Transition in Afghanistan

    Hope, Despair and the Limits of Statebuilding, 1st Edition

    By William Maley

    This book, by one of the most experienced authorities on the subject, presents a deep analysis of the very difficult current situation in Afghanistan. Covering a wide range of important subjects including state-building, democracy, war, the rule of law, and international relations, the book draws…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • US Foreign Policy in the Middle East

    From American Missionaries to the Islamic State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey F. Gresh, Tugrul Keskin

    The dawn of the Cold War marked a new stage of complex U.S. foreign policy involvement in the Middle East. More recently, globalization and the region’s ongoing conflicts and political violence have led to the U.S. being more politically, economically, and militarily enmeshed – for better or…

    Hardback – 2018-04-13
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Guns, Culture and Moors

    Racial Perceptions, Cultural Impact and the Moroccan Participation in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), 1st Edition

    By Ali Al Tuma

    The history of the Moroccan troops in the Spanish Civil War (1936–1939) is the story of an encounter between two culturally and ethnically different people, and the attempts by both sides, Moroccan and Spanish, to take control of this contact. This book shows to what extent colonials could…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12
    Routledge/Canada Blanch Studies on Contemporary Spain

  • The History and Politics of the Bedouin

    Reimagining Nomadism in Modern Palestine, 1st Edition

    By Seraje Assi

    This book examines contending visions on nomadism in modern Palestine, with a special focus on the British Mandate period. Extending from the late Ottoman period to the founding of the State of Israel, it highlights both ruptures and continuities with the Ottoman past and the Israeli present, to…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12
    Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

  • A Genealogy of Islamic Feminism

    Pattern and Change in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Etin Anwar

    A Genealogy of Islamic Feminism offers a new insight on the changing relationship between Islam and feminism from the colonial era in the 1900s to the early 1990s in Indonesia. The book juxtaposes both colonial and postcolonial sites to show the changes and the patterns of the encounters between…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Islamic Macroeconomics

    A Model for Efficient Government, Stability and Full Employment, 1st Edition

    By Raja M. Almarzoqi, Walid Mansour, Noureddine Krichene

    Islamic Macroeconomics proposes an Islamic model that offers significant prospects for economic growth and durable macroeconomic stability, and which is immune to the defects of the economic models prevailing both in developed and developing countries. An Islamic model advocates a limited…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
    Islamic Business and Finance Series

  • Applied Family Law in Islamic Courts

    Shari’a Courts in Gaza, 1st Edition

    By Nahda Shehada

    Written from an ethnographic perspective, this book investigates the socio-legal aspects of Islamic jurisprudence in Gaza-Palestine. It examines the way judges, lawyers and litigants operate with respect to the law and with each other, particularly given their different positions in the power…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Islamic Law in Context

  • Avicenna's Al-Shifā'

    Oriental Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Sari Nusseibeh

    This book deals with the philosophy of Ibn Sina - Avicenna as he was known in the Latin West- a Persian Muslim who lived in the eleventh century, considered one of the most important figures in the history of philosophy. Although much has been written about Avicenna, and especially about his…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge Studies in Islamic Philosophy

  • Russia's Middle East Policy

    From Lenin to Putin, 1st Edition

    By Alexey Vasiliev

    This extraordinary book charts the development of Russia’s relations with the Middle East from the Russian Revolution of 1917 to the present. It covers both high and low points – the closeness to Nasser’s Egypt, followed by reversal; the successful invasion of Afghanistan which later turned into a…

    Hardback – 2018-03-21
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

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