Middle East Studies Products

  • Turkey Between East And West

    New Challenges For A Rising Regional Power, 1st Edition

    By Vojtech Mastny, R. Craig Nation

    As a rising regional power in the critical borderland between Europe and Asia, Turkey has been more challenged than its neighbors by the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the break-up of Yugoslavia. A secular Muslim nation with a history of involvement in European affairs and some with Western…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Islamic Fundamentalism

    1st Edition

    By Abdel Salam Sidahmed, Anoushiravan Ehteshami

    The phenomenon of political Islam continues to dominate the political and social map of the Arab world, with the increasingly open struggle between ruling elites and Islamists becoming the main source of political instability in many states. This volume offers an in-depth analysis of the rise of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Iraq

    Sanctions And Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Anthony H Cordesman, Ahmed S. Hashim

    This volume provides analysis of the state of Iraq's security and of current Western policy toward the country in the wake of the Gulf War. It also examines the political, economic, and security impact of sanctions, Iraq's future role as an oil exporter, the U.S. policy of ?dual containment? in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, And The Uae

    Challenges Of Security, 1st Edition

    By Anthony H Cordesman

    This volume examines the changing economic and internal security challenges faced by the Gulf countries and the problems they face with Iran, Iraq, and other Gulf states. The special military and security needs of Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates are analyzed here in detail, as…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • The Making of the Modern Chinese State

    1600–1950, 1st Edition

    By Huaiyin Li

    The Making of the Modern Chinese State: 1600–1950 offers an historical analysis of the formation of the modern Chinese state from the seventeenth century to the mid-twentieth centuries, providing refreshing and provocative interpretations on almost every major issue regarding the rise of modern…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • The West Bank

    History, Politics, Society, And Economy, 1st Edition

    By Ian Lustick, Donald Peretz, Emile A Nakhleh, Vivian Bull

    First published in 1986. This study of the West Bank was originally undertaken for the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C., under the terms of its contract with the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency. The study was compiled from a series of draft working papers. Covering The Late Ottoman period…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Making Peace With The Plo

    The Rabin Government's Road To The Oslo Accord, 1st Edition

    By David Makovsky

    After decades of branding Yasser Arafat an arch-terrorist, Israel has embraced the PLO leader as a partner for peace. In this study of one of the most extraordinary examples of secret diplomacy in the second half of the twentieth century, David Makovsky, diplomatic correspondent for the Jerusalem…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Merchants And Faith

    Muslim Commerce And Culture In The Indian Ocean, 1st Edition

    By Patricia A Risso

    The intersection of Islamic history and Indian Ocean history is vast but inadequately explored. It is essential to understanding how and why Islam influenced Asia and to determining the extent to which maritime success affected the mostly land-based Muslim political powers. This area of research…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Mohammed VI's Strategies for Moroccan Economic Development

    1st Edition

    By Eve Sandberg, Seth Binder

    This book analyzes the economic development choices initiated by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI since he ascended the throne in 1999 and situates those choices in the political economy development literature. Examining the policies enacted by the King, the authors argue that over the past twenty years…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Political Parties in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Siavush Randjbar-Daemi, Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi, Lauren Banko

    This comprehensive collection addresses the important question of political parties in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Written by historians, political scientists, and sociologists of the region, the book provides a pertinent analytical framework to understand the often complex and…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge

  • Kuwait

    Recovery And Security After The Gulf War, 1st Edition

    By Anthony H Cordesman

    With the thoroughness that this recently spotlighted nation requires, this volume examines Kuwait's internal and external security situation after the turbulent days of the Gulf War and investigates continued Western involvement in its safekeeping. It also examines Kuwait's changing role as an…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge

  • Hizb ut-Tahrir and the Caliphate

    Why the Group is Still Appealing to Muslims in the West, 1st Edition

    By Elisa Orofino

    Investigating the appeal of the group Hizb ut-Tahrir (HT), the study expands on why non-violent radical forms of Islam still attract segments of Muslim communities in the West. Being one of the few comprehensive studies on HT, this book discusses how this Islamist group advocate for the caliphate…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Islam

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