New and Published Books
21-30 of 34 results in Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series
The Abu Musa and Tunbs in Strategic Context
The position of the Persian Gulf as the main highway between East and West has long given this region special significance both within the Middle East and in global affairs more generally. This book examines the history of international relations in the Gulf since the 1820s as great powers such as...
Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge
This book provides a detailed analysis of China's foreign policy towards the Gulf and Arabian peninsula region from the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949 to the end of the 20th century. Based on extensive original research, it looks at the relations between China and each of...
Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge
Iraq, democracy and Islam are powerful global forces which shape not only many aspects of the lives of Muslims, but the lives of other citizens of the world as well. This book explores many of the challenging questions posed by the interconnections between these three forces, concentrating on...
Published August 18th 2011 by Routledge
Consensus and Competition in the Palestinian Negotiating Team
Eight years after the second Palestinian uprising, the Oslo accords signed in 1993 seem to have failed. The reasons for the failure continue to fascinate students, politicians, researchers and policymakers alike. This book explores one of the major aspects of the bilateral peace process – the...
Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge
Images and Realities in an Age of Terror
From the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 in New York to the Madrid and London bombings of 2004 and 2005, the presence of Muslim communities in the West has generated security issues and major political concern. The government, the media, and the general public have raised questions...
Published June 28th 2010 by Routledge
Challenges and Opportunities
This book provides an assessment of relations between Iran and Europe, identifying the areas of common interest as well as the issues of conflict, whilst putting contemporary relations into their proper context with an account of their development since the early years of the twentieth century....
Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge
From the Muslim Brotherhood to Al-Qaeda and other Islamic Political Groups
This book is the first to provide a complete overview of Islamic extremism in Kuwait. It traces the development of Islamist fundamentalist groups in Kuwait, both Shiite and Sunni, from the beginning of the twentieth century. It outlines the nature and origins of the many different groups, considers...
Published April 30th 2010 by Routledge
This book examines the communist movement in the Arab world from the time of the Russian revolution until after the collapse of the Soviet Union. It traces the interaction of the world communist movement which was characterized by an uncritical acceptance of Marxism-Leninism, and local communists,...
Published April 29th 2009 by Routledge
Old games, new rules
Examining globalization in the Middle East, this book provides a much needed assessment of the impact of globalization in the ‘greater’ Middle East, including North Africa, in the context of the powerful geopolitical forces at work in shaping the region today. Written by a well-known authority in...
Published October 3rd 2008 by Routledge
Oman is the inheritor of a unique political tradition, the imama (imamate), and has a special place in the Arab Islamic world. From the eighth century and for more than a thousand years, the story of Oman was essentially a story of an original, minority, movement: the Ibadi. This long period was...
Published August 31st 2008 by Routledge
Iraq in the Twenty-First Century: Regime Change and the Making of a Failed State
To Be Published February 17th 2015
The Emerging Middle East - East Asia Nexus
To Be Published April 2nd 2015
Islamism and Cultural Expression in the Arab World
To Be Published April 9th 2015
Islamism and Globalisation in Jordan
To Be Published June 29th 2015
Lebanon and the Arab Uprisings: In the Eye of the Hurricane
To Be Published July 30th 2015
The European Union and the Palestinians
To Be Published September 29th 2015
Moroccan Foreign Policy under Mohammed VI, 1999-2014
To Be Published September 29th 2015