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  • Engendering the Buddhist State

    Reconstructions of Cambodian History

    By Ashley Thompson

    Drawing from more than a decade of field and archival research, this book concerns Cambodian history and historiography, with an ultimate aim to broadening and deepening bases for understanding the Cambodian Theravada politico-cultural complex. The book takes the form of an interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Church and State in Scotland

    Developing law

    By Francis Lyall

    The interaction of faith and the community is a fundamental of modern society. The first country to adopt Presbyterianism in its national church, Scotland adopted a system of church government, which is now in world-wide use. This book examines the development and current state of Scots law.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge

  • Papal Justice in the Late Middle Ages

    The Sacra Romana Rota

    By Kirsi Salonen

    This is a study of the history and function of the highest ecclesiastical tribunal, the Sacra Romana Rota, from the twelfth to the sixteenth centuries. Despite its importance for Christendom and in contrast with other important papal offices, the activity of the Rota has never been thoroughly…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20 
    Routledge
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • Pope Innocent II (1130-43)

    The World vs the City

    By John Doran, Damian J. Smith

    The pontificate of Innocent II (1130-1143) has long been recognized as a watershed in the history of the papacy, marking the transition from the age of reform to the so-called papal monarchy, when an earlier generation of idealistic reformers gave way to hard-headed pragmatists intent on securing…

    Hardback – 2016-04-14 
    Routledge
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • Antagonistic Tolerance

    Competitive Sharing of Religious Sites and Spaces

    By Robert M. Hayden, Aykan Erdemir, Tuğba Tanyeri-Erdemir, Timothy D. Walker, Devika Rangachari, Manuel Aguilar-Moreno, Enrique López-Hurtado, Milica Bakić-Hayden

     Antagonistic Tolerance examines patterns of coexistence and conflict amongst members of different religious communities, using multidisciplinary research to analyze groups who have peacefully intermingled for generations, and who may have developed aspects of syncretism in their religious…

    Hardback – 2016-04-06 
    Routledge

  • A History of Europe

    From 1378 to 1494

    By W.T. Waugh

    First published in 1932, this book looks at a period that has often been thought of as a time of general decline in the most characteristic features of medieval civilisation. While acknowledging decline in many areas during this period — the power of the Church, feudalism, guilds, the Hanseatic…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge

  • History of the Middle Ages

    300-1500

    By James Westfall Thompson

    First published in 1931, this book covers the broad period of time between the Christian Roman Empire instituted in the fourth century and the period of the Renaissance. The author traces the main events of medieval history — striking a balance between political, institutional, social and cultural…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge

  • The Hejaz Railway and the Muslim Pilgrimage

    A Case of Ottoman Political Propaganda

    By Jacob M. Landau

    This book, first published in 1971, details the Muhammad ‘Arif manuscript which propagates the project of the Hejaz railway connecting Damascus with Medina and Mecca. The project has been seen as a specific, dramatic example of the phenomenon of growing Arab nationalism during the early years of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • Kemalist Turkey and the Middle East

    By Carl Krueger

    This book, first published in 1932, conducts a thorough survey of the modern state of Turkey as it stood in the period between the wars. The author, an expert on the country, endeavoured to present a critical account of Turkey, and examines nationalism, the politics and economics of the young…

    Hardback – 2016-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • New Approaches to State and Peasant in Ottoman History

    Edited by Halil Berktay, Suraiya Faroqhi

    Debates on the world historical place of the Ottoman Empire in the last few decades have been conducted mainly in Turkey, but increasingly concepts have been introduced into the conversation from the study of European, Chinese and Central Asian history. This book, first published in 1992, examines…

    Hardback – 2016-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • Political Parties and Democracy in Turkey

    Edited by Jacob M. Landau, Metin Heper

    Since the establishment in 1945 of a constitutional democracy, political parties have figured prominently in Turkish politics. This book, first published in 1991, examines the role they have played. Key features of the political culture of the Turkish republic have created dilemmas for multi-party…

    Hardback – 2016-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

  • Radical Politics in Modern Turkey

    By Jacob M. Landau

    The fact that the active and organized involvement of radical movements in Turkish politics is a recent development renders its investigation difficult. To be meaningful, the terms ‘Left’, ‘Right’ and ‘Islamist’ have to relate to specific situations, and against a background of freedom of action.…

    Hardback – 2016-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Turkey

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