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Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

The region's history from the earliest times to the present is catered for by this series made up of the very latest research. Books include political, social, cultural, religious and economic history.

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11-16 of 16 results in Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History
  1. The Survey of Palestine Under the British Mandate, 1920-1948

    By Dov Gavish

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    This book is a historical study of the survey and mapping system of Palestine under the British Mandate. It traces the background and the reasoning behind the establishment of the survey programme, examines the foundations upon which the system was based, and strives to understand the motivation of...

    Published August 17th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Pasha's Bedouin

    Tribes and State in the Egypt of Mehemet Ali, 1805-1848

    By Reuven Aharoni

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    Egypt’s history is interwoven with conflicts of Bedouin, governments and peasants, competing over same cultivated lands and of migrations of nomads from the deserts to the Nile Valley. Mehemet Ali’s era represented the initial ending of the traditional tribalism, and the beginning of emergence of a...

    Published August 17th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Russia and Iran in the Great Game

    Travelogues and Orientalism

    By Elena Andreeva

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    This book examines the Russian explorers and officials in the nineteenth and early twentieth century who came into contact with Iran as a part of the Great Game. It demonstrates the development of Russia's own form of Orientalism, a phenomenon that has previously been thought to be exclusive to the...

    Published August 17th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Islam, Secularism and Nationalism in Modern Turkey

    Who is a Turk?

    By Soner Cagaptay

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    It is commonly believed that during the interwar period, Kemalist secularism successfully eliminated religion from the public sphere in Turkey, leaving Turkish national identity devoid of religious content. However, through its examination of the impact of the Ottoman millet system on Turkish and...

    Published September 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  5. Afghanistan

    Political Frailty and External Interference

    By Nabi Misdaq

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    Afghan society is analyzed from a fresh standpoint in this book which discusses the country’s two and a half centuries of socio-political disquiet and outside interference. The author explores the continuous struggle between the central government and the cornerstone of the present state, the...

    Published April 1st 2008 by Routledge

  6. The Boundaries of Modern Palestine, 1840-1947

    By Gideon Biger

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    Boundary limitation is a crucial issue in the Middle East, and the boundaries marked out during the years 1840 to 1947 are still one of the major issues in today's political discussions concerning Israel and its surrounding countries.This book, which is based on extensive archival research, deals...

    Published December 31st 2003 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Secret Anglo-French War in the Middle East: Intelligence and Decolonization, 1940-1948
    By Meir Zamir
    To Be Published December 11th 2014
  2. Histories of the Jews of Egypt: An Imagined Bourgeoisie, 1880s-1950s
    By Dario Miccoli
    To Be Published March 16th 2015

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