Middle East Studies Products

  • Contemporary Approaches to the Qurʾan and its Interpretation in Iran

    1st Edition

    By Ali Akbar, Abdullah Saeed

    This book sets out how contemporary Iranian scholars have approached the Qurʾān during recent decades. It particularly aims to explore the contributions of scholars that have emerged in the post 1979-revolution era, outlining their primary interpretive methods and foundational theories regarding…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Contemporary Thought in the Islamic World

  • Routledge Handbook of Queer Development Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Corinne L. Mason

    Around the world lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer individuals are subjected to violence and intimidation based on their real or perceived sexuality, gender identity or expression. With those most at risk of human rights violations often living in areas of low economic development,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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

  • The Turkic Peoples in Medieval Arabic Writings

    1st Edition

    By Yehoshua Frenkel

    Translating a collection of the most important descriptions of the Turks found in medieval Arabic texts into English, this book aims at delineating the coming of the Turkic people in the eleventh century, their military successes in Iran and Iraq, and the emergence of the sultanate. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-10-12
    Routledge

  • 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 “Resource Curse” in the Persian Gulf

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mehran Kamrava

    The "Resource Curse" in the Persian Gulf systematically address the little studied notion of a "resource curse" in relation to the Persian Gulf by examining the historical causes and genesis of the phenomenon and its consequences in a variety of areas, including human development, infrastructural…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • The Jews of the Middle East and North Africa

    The Impact of World War II, 1st Edition

    By Reeva Spector Simon

    Incorporating published and archival material, this volume fills an important gap in the history of the Jewish experience during World War II, describing how the war affected Jews living along the southern rim of the Mediterranean and the Levant, from Morocco to Iran. Surviving the Nazi slaughter…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge

  • The Early Muslim Conquest of Syria

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

    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

  • Israeli Institutions at the Crossroads

    1st Edition

    Edited by Raphael Cohen-Almagor

    This is a fascinating collection of essays about Israeli society and its institutions. It is written by practitioners who have experience and understanding, who are equipped with the insight and knowledge, and who bore responsibility while serving the public in the various institutions. Among the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • Aziyade

    1st Edition

    By Loti

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

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