Middle East Products

  • Routledge Handbook of Human Trafficking

    Edited by Ryszard Piotrowicz, Conny Rijken, Baerbel Heide Uhl

    Trafficking in human beings (THB) has been described as ‘modern slavery’. It is a serious criminal activity that has significant ramifications for the human rights of the victims. It poses major challenges to the State, society and individual victims. THB is not a static given but a constantly…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Erasure of Arab Political Identity

    Colonialism and Violence

    By Salam Hawa

    This book explores the long history of the evolution of Arab political identity, which predates the time of the Prophet Muhammad and is characterized by tolerance, compassion, generosity, hospitality, self-control, correct behaviour, equality and consensus. The author argues that present-day…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Turkish-Greek Relations

    Rapprochement, Civil Society and the Politics of Friendship

    By Leonidas Karakatsanis

    Turkish-Greek relations are marked by a long trajectory of enmity and tension. This book sets out to explore the ‘other side’ of that history, focusing on initiatives that have promoted contact between the two societies and encouraged rapprochement. Presenting a new critical re-description of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Mediterranean Studies

  • Daughters of Allah

    Among Moslem Women in Kurdistan

    By Henny Harald Hansen

    In 1957, Henny Harald Hansen, the first Danish female anthropologist, was invited to take part in an archaeological expedition to the site of the projected Dokan Dam on the Little Zab river in Northern Iraq. Although her responsibilities were originally ethnological, she became the guest first of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women in Islamic Societies

  • Routledge Revivals: Moslem Women Enter a New World (1936)

    By Ruth Frances Woodsmall

    First published in 1936, this book surveys the changing place of women across the contemporaneous Muslim world, focusing on several nations where they constitute a demographic majority — Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Palestine, Trans-Jordan, Turkey, Syria — and one where they do not, namely India. It begins…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • A History of Egypt under the Ptolemaic Dynasty (Routledge Revivals)

    By Edwyn Bevan

    First published in 1927, this title presents a well-regarded study of this intriguing – and often over-looked – period of Egyptian history for the general reader as well as the student of Hellenism. Edwyn Bevan describes his work as ‘an attempt to tell afresh the story of a great adventure, Greek…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • State and Religion in the Arab World

    Edited by Khair El-Din Haseeb

    This collection focuses on the controversial relationship between religion and the state within the Arab Spring context and the evolving debates on democratic transition. In this book, democracy is not questionable; it is hailed by all those vocal on the political scene. The array of opinions…

    Hardback – 2014-08-01
    Routledge

  • Strategy and Politics in the Middle East, 1954-1960

    Defending the Northern Tier

    By Michael Cohen

    The period covered by this book witnessed a significant change in Allied strategy for the Middle East. Its focus switched from Egypt to the states of the so-called northern tier of the Middle East: Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Pakistan. This book reveals the extent to which the UK clung on to great-power…

    Paperback – 2012-04-30
    Routledge

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