Middle East Studies Products

  • The Iraqi Kurds and the Cold War

    Regional Politics, 1958-1975, 1st Edition

    By Hawraman Ali

    Examining the effects of the Cold War and regional politics on the Iraqi Kurds between 1958-1975, this study demonstrates how regional and international powers sought to exploit the Iraqi Kurds in their quest for statehood. The research draws on a plethora of British and American archival documents…

    Hardback – 2020-03-05 
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

  • Analytic Philosophy and Avicenna

    Knowing the Unknown, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad Azadpur

    This work engages in a constructive, yet subtle, dialogue with the nuanced accounts of sensory intentionality and empirical knowledge offered by the Islamic philosopher, Avicenna. This discourse has two main objectives: 1) providing an interpretation of Avicenna’s epistemology that avoids reading…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge Studies in Islamic Philosophy

  • The Arab Business Code

    1st Edition

    By Judith Hornok

    The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are some of the richest and most dynamic emerging markets in the world. But it’s a tough market! International companies must think seriously if they want to do business there – the barriers can be numerous and difficult. But the opportunities are…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 

  • Art, Awakening, and Modernity in the Middle East

    The Arab Nude, 1st Edition

    Edited by Octavian Esanu

    This edited scholarly volume offers a perspective on the history of the genre of the nude in the Middle East and includes contributions written by scholars from several disciplines (art history, history, anthropology). Each chapter provides a distinct perspective on the early days of the fine arts…

    Paperback – 2020-03-02 
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Sufism and the Perfect Human

    From Ibn ‘Arabī to al-Jīlī, 1st Edition

    By Fitzroy Morrissey

    Studying the history of the notion of the ‘Perfect Human’ (al-insān al-kāmil), this book investigates a key idea in the history of Sufism. First discussed by Ibn ‘Arabī and later treated in greater depth by al-Jīlī, the idea left its mark on later Islamic mystical, metaphysical, and political…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    Routledge Sufi Series

  • The British Mandate in Palestine

    A Centenary Volume, 1920–2020, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J Cohen

    The British Mandate over Palestine began just 100 years ago, in July 1920, when Sir Herbert Samuel, the first British High Commissioner to Palestine, took his seat at Government House, Jerusalem. The chapters here analyse a wide cross-section of the conflicting issues, social, political and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-24 
    Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

  • Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Immigrants in the United States and Israel

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ivan Light, Richard E. Isralowitz

    First published in 1997, This book now opens the unduly delayed discussion about how Israel and the USA deal with immigration and how they are transformed by it. Approaching the discussion from the point of view of contemporary immigration research, this book prioritizes the economic processes of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reproductive Health and Infectious Disease in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    By Robin Barlow, Joseph W. Brown

    First published in 1998, this book covers a variety of health issues in the contemporary Middle east. Its thirteen chapters, contributed by a total of 23 authors and co-authors, reflect several different disciplines relevant for health studies, including epidemiology, economics and anthropology. In…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Iranian National Cinema

    The Interaction of Policy, Genre, Funding and Reception, 1st Edition

    By Anne Demy-Geroe

    This book examines transformations in the production and domestic and international reception of Iranian cinema between 2000 and 2013 through the intersection of the political markers – the presidential terms of Reformist president Mohammad Khatami and his successor, the conservative Mahmoud…

    Hardback – 2020-01-31 
    Iranian Studies

  • Negotiating Cultural Diversity in Afghanistan

    1st Edition

    By Omar Sadr

    This book analyses the problematique of governance and administration of cultural diversity within the modern state of Afghanistan and traces patterns of national integration. It explores state construction in twentieth-century Afghanistan and Afghan nationalism, and explains the shifts in the…

    Hardback – 2020-01-24 
    Routledge India

  • The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey

    Political Violence, Fear and Pain, 1st Edition

    By Ramazan Aras

    The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey examines political violence, the politics of fear and the Kurdish experience of pain through an analysis of life stories, personal narratives and testimonies of Kurdish subjects in contemporary Turkey. It traces the physical and psychological impacts of the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-24 

  • Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora

    Living at the End of Days, 1st Edition

    By Marzia Balzani

    This book is a study of the UK-based Ahmadiyya Muslim community in the context of the twentieth-century South Asian diaspora. Originating in late nineteenth-century Punjab, the Ahmadis are today a vibrant international religious movement; they are also a group that has been declared heretic by…

    Hardback – 2020-01-15 
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

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