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Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

Series Editor: Anoushiravan Ehteshami

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  1. Islands and International Politics in the Persian Gulf

    The Abu Musa and Tunbs in Strategic Context

    By Kourosh Ahmadi

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  2. China's Relations with Arabia and the Gulf 1949-1999

    By Mohamed Mousa Mohamed Ali Bin Huwaidin

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    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 1st 2011 by Routledge

  3. Iraq, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim World

    Edited by Ali Paya, John L Esposito

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    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 17th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Palestinian Politics and the Middle East Peace Process

    Consensus and Competition in the Palestinian Negotiating Team

    By Ghassan Khatib

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    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 29th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Islam in the Eyes of the West

    Images and Realities in an Age of Terror

    Edited by Tareq Y. Ismael, Andrew Rippin

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    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 27th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Iran-Europe Relations

    Challenges and Opportunities

    By Seyyed Hossein Mousavian

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    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 May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  7. Islamic Extremism in Kuwait

    From the Muslim Brotherhood to Al-Qaeda and other Islamic Political Groups

    By Falah Abdullah al-Mdaires

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    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 29th 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Communist Movement in the Arab World

    By Tareq Y. Ismael

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    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 28th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Globalization and Geopolitics in the Middle East

    Old games, new rules

    By Anoushiravan Ehteshami

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    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 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  10. Oman - The Islamic Democratic Tradition

    By Hussein Ghubash

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    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 30th 2008 by Routledge