Middle East Studies Products

  • Bedouin and ‘Abbāsid Cultural Identities

    The Arabic Majnūn Laylā Story, 1st Edition

    By Ruqayya Yasmine Khan

    This literary-historical book draws out and sheds light upon the mechanisms of "the ideological work" that the Arabic Majnūn Laylā story performed for ‘Abbāsid urbanite, imperial audiences in the wake of the disappearance of the "Bedouin cosmos." The study focuses upon the processes of…

    Hardback – 2019-10-23
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Migration and Colonialism in Late Second Millennium BCE Levant and Its Environs

    The Making of a New World, 1st Edition

    By Pekka Pitkänen

    This book examines migration and colonialism in the ancient Near East in the late second millennium BCE, with a focus on the Levant. It explores how the area was shaped by these movements of people, especially in forming the new Iron Age societies. The book utilises recent sociological studies on…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Refugee Encounters at the Turkish-Syrian Border

    Antakya at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Şule Can

    The Turkish-Syrian borderlands host almost half of the Syrian refugees, with an estimated 1.5 million people arriving in the area following the outbreak of the Syrian civil war. This book investigates the ongoing negotiations of ethnicity, religion and state at the border, as refugees struggle to…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Borderlands Studies

  • The Early Muslim Conquest of Syria

    An English Translation of al-Azdī’s Futūḥ al-Shām, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hamada Hassanein

    This book narrates the battles, conquests and diplomatic activities of the early Muslim fighters in Syria and Iraq vis-à-vis their Byzantine and Sasansian counterparts. It is the first English translation of one of the earliest Arabic sources on the early Muslim expansion entitled Futūḥ al-Shām (…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Islamic Conversation

    Sohbet and Ethics in Contemporary Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Smita Tewari Jassal

    The book evaluates on-going ethical conversations to learn how emotional communication is received, teachings are internalized, and a religious world-view is brought to life. Exploring how religious values saturate people’s consciousness to induce subtle shifts in moral and ethical…

    Hardback – 2019-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Constitutional Law, Religion and Equal Liberty

    The Impact of Desecularization, 1st Edition

    By Azin Tadjdini

    During the 20th century many countries embarked on a process of constitutional secularization by which the role of religion gradually became limited. Yet, by the late 20th century, and increasingly following the end of the Cold War, this development began to be challenged. This book examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Constitutional Law

  • Muslim Women and Gender Justice

    Concepts, Sources, and Histories, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dina El Omari, Juliane Hammer, Mouhanad Khorchide

    This volume brings together the work of a group of Islamic studies scholars from across the globe. They discuss how past and present Muslim women have participated in the struggle for gender justice in Muslim communities and around the world. The essays demonstrate a diversity of methodological…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Islamic Studies Series

  • Business Ethics in Islam

    1st Edition

    By Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri

    Islamic Business Finance is based on strong ethical regulations as suggested by Islamic Literature, such as the Quran and the Traditions of the Prophet of Islam, and could be considered as a subclass of the wider subject of ethical standards in business. This book highlights the basic principles of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Islamic Business and Finance Series

  • Tracing Asylum Journeys

    Transnational Mobility of Non-European Refugees to Canada via Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Ugur Yildiz

    This book explores the asylum journey of non-European asylum applicants who seek asylum in Turkey before resettling in Canada with the aid of the Canadian government’s assisted resettlement programme. Based on ethnographic research among Syrian, Afghan, Eritrean, Ethiopian, Iraqi, Iranian, Somali,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Persian Calligraphy

    A Corpus Study of Letterforms, 1st Edition

    By Mahdiyeh Meidani

    This book is an exploratory adventure to defamiliarize calligraphy, especially Persian Nastaliq calligraphic letterforms, and to look beyond the tradition that has always considered calligraphy as pursuant to and subordinate to linguistic practices. Calligraphy can be considered a visual…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Iranian Studies

  • The Growth of Islamic Finance and Banking

    Innovation, Governance and Risk Mitigation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri, M. Ishaq Bhatti

    This book covers the recent literature concerning Islamic banking and finance (IBF), focuses on the history of IBF since its inception and introduces the latest innovative concepts and practices in the field. The authors cover important topics such as the role of ownership, Shari`ah compliance and…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Islamic Business and Finance Series

  • The Mobility of People and Things in the Early Modern Mediterranean

    The Art of Travel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth A. Fraser

    For centuries artists, diplomats, and merchants served as cultural intermediaries in the Mediterranean. Stationed in port cities and other entrepôts of the Mediterranean, these go-betweens forged intercultural connections even as they negotiated and sometimes promoted cultural misunderstandings.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

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