Skip to Content

Articles, News & Updates

May Middle East Giveaway

We are excited to announce that throughout the month of May you can purchase a selection of our Middle East Major Work collections with a huge 20% discount!

All you have to do is enter the code IRK62 at checkout to activate the 20% discount. Terms and conditions apply*.

The ten Major Works listed below are all available with a 20% discount for one month only. Each collection allows users to gain exclusive access to pre-published material that is inaccessible, not widely available or is scattered throughout a variety of specialist journals and books. This is a great opportunity to complete your library with cutting-edge collections edited by leading scholars in the field!

Want to know more about Routledge Major Works? Why not visit our FAQ page?

If you have any questions or want to find out more about this exclusive offer, please don't hesitate to contact Kate Reavill:


* - Offer available until 31st May and applies only to books purchased on the Routledge website. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount.

Related Products

  1. Islamic Banking and Finance

    Edited by Amer al-Roubaie, Shafiq Alvi

    Series: Critical Concepts in Economics

    Islamic banking refers to a financial system which is consistent with principles of Islamic law (or ‘sharia’) and guided by Islamic economics. In particular, Islamic law prohibits ‘riba’ or usury, the collection and payment of interest. Additionally, Islamic law prohibits investing in businesses...

    Published May 14th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Women and Islam

    Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Edited by Haideh Moghissi

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    This three-volume interdisciplinary collection is of use not only in Middle East studies but also in various other disciplines, including women's studies, political science, religion, cultural studies, sociology of gender and anthropology.The collection offers the most influential writings in...

    Published September 30th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Islamic Law

    Edited by Gavin Picken

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    Islamic law is a legal tradition entrenched within a religious context; it is one of the most intriguing and fascinating areas of Islamic Studies. Many practitioners of Islam believe that their lives should be governed by a divinely revealed and sanctioned form of law that affects every aspect of...

    Published October 21st 2010 by Routledge

  4. Shi'ism

    Edited by Colin Turner, Paul Luft

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    The four volumes of this set bring together key contributions to the study of Shi’ism, giving access to material that has hitherto been scattered and difficult to locate. While the majority of the material stems from the past fifty years, earlier studies are included, providing insight into the...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  5. Islamic and Middle Eastern Travellers and Geographers

    Edited by Ian Netton

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    The area of Middle Eastern geography and travel has attracted large numbers of scholars over the last fifty years. This new collection from Routledge features key articles from the field to create a major and continuing resource for scholars and students alike. The first volume concentrates on the...

    Published December 21st 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Muslim World 1100–1700

    Early Sources on Middle East History, Geography and Travel (Royal Asiatic Society Classics 2)

    Edited by Hiroyuki Mashita

    The Royal Asiatic Society, founded in 1823, was the main centre in Britain for scholarly work on Asia in the nineteenth century, and has been a publisher since 1829. The Muslim World 1100–1700: Early Sources on Middle East History, Geography and Travel is the second collection of RAS Classics...

    Published October 15th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Crusades

    Edited by Andrew Jotischky

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    The Crusades is an area of rapidly expanding interest. Students increasingly see an understanding of the roots of religious violence and of interaction between Christian and Islamic cultures as a critical tool for citizenship in the modern world. This is borne out by the large number of general...

    Published March 19th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Politics of Modern Turkey

    Edited by Ali Carkoglu, William Hale

    Series: Critical Issues in Modern Politics

    The Politics of Modern Turkey is a new four-volume Major Work from Routledge. The first volume of the collection (‘Historical Heritage of Politics in Modern Turkey’) brings together key research to provide a historical contextualization of modern Turkish political experience. This volume traces the...

    Published April 1st 2008 by Routledge

  9. Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Edited by Michael Dumper

    Series: Major Writings in Middle Eastern Studies

    The Arab–Israeli conflict remains one of the longest-running disputes in modern world politics and the search for a lasting peace remains as elusive as ever. The series of wars and disputes starting in 1948 after the arrival of Zionist settlers in Palestine and the creation of the new state of...

    Published February 20th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Politics of Modern Iran

    Edited by Ali M. Ansari

    Series: Critical Issues in Modern Politics

    A quarter of a century on from the revolution of 1979 there is an ongoing political struggle within Iran between traditionalists and modernists, with the ever-younger average age of the population playing a dynamic role. And on the international stage, the big issues remain Iran’s hostility towards...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge