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SPOTLIGHT ON: Middle East Culture

Routledge are pleased to showcase a selection of Middle East Culture titles and until the end of May 2014 we're offering 20% discount* on all Middle East Culture titles! Explore all our Middle East Culture titles here.

Publishing textbooks, handbooks, research monographs and major works, Routledge are at the fore-front of Middle Eastern studies, and the associated sub-disciplines. To find out more browse the selection below and click the links for more information! The most recent addition to the Middle East culture collection is Anti-Veiling Campaigns in the Muslim World edited by Stephanie Cronin.

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Explore all our titles on Middle East Culture here.

For more titles on Middle East Culture take a look at our Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series.

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  1. Anti-Veiling Campaigns in the Muslim World

    Gender, Modernism and the Politics of Dress

    Edited by Stephanie Cronin

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    In recent years bitter controversies have erupted across Europe and the Middle East about women’s veiling, and especially their wearing of the face-veil or niqab. Yet the deeper issues contained within these controversies – secularism versus religious belief, individual freedom versus social or...

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Music, Culture and Identity in the Muslim World

    Performance, Politics and Piety

    Edited by Kamal Salhi

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    In contrast to many books on Islam that focus on political rhetoric and activism, this book explores Islam's extraordinarily rich cultural and artistic diversity, showing how sound, music and bodily performance offer a window onto the subtleties and humanity of Islamic religious experience. ...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Early Orientalism

    Imagined Islam and the Notion of Sublime Power

    By Ivan Kalmar

    Series: Islamic Studies Series

    The history of western notions about Islam is of obvious scholarly as well as popular interest today. This book investigates Christian images of the Muslim Middle East, focusing on the period from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, when the nature of divine as well as human power was under...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. City of Knowledge in Twentieth Century Iran

    Shiraz, History and Poetry

    By Setrag Manoukian

    Series: Iranian Studies

    This book presents a cultural history of modern Iran from the point of view of Shiraz, a city famous for its poetry and its traditions of scholarship. Exploring the relationship among history, poetry and politics, the book analyses how Shiraz came to be defined as the country’s cultural capital,...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Continuity in Iranian Identity

    Resilience of a Cultural Heritage

    By Fereshteh Davaran

    Series: Iranian Studies

    Despite changes in sovereignty and in religious thought, certain aspects of Iranian culture and identity have persisted since antiquity. Drawing on an exploration of history, religion and literature to define Iranian cultural identity and link the Persian past with more recent cultural and...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge