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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Military History of the Modern Middle East

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    No area of the world has been more involved in military matters during the last half century than has the Middle East. The region has seen seven Arab-Israeli wars; three wars involving Iraq and two more in Afghanistan; as well as civil wars in Lebanon, Libya, Algeria, Yemen, Syria, and among...

    To Be Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Women and Climate Change in Bangladesh

    By Margaret Alston

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Bangladesh is by no means a high emitter of carbon, but it is nevertheless one of the countries most critically affected. There is a significant risk of damage to lives and livelihoods due to climate change in the form of cyclones, flooding and storm surges, and slow-onset impacts such as droughts,...

    To Be Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Implementing a US Carbon Tax

    Challenges and Debates

    Edited by Ian Parry, Adele Morris, Roberton C. Williams III

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

    Although the future extent and effects of global climate change remain uncertain, the expected damages are not zero, and risks of serious environmental and macroeconomic consequences rise with increasing atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. Despite the uncertainties, reducing emissions now...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Health and Society in Twentieth Century Britain

    By Helen Jones

    Series: Themes In British Social History

    Few things tell us more of a nation's general well-being than the development of the life-expectancy of its citizens; the rising standards of health that they come to demand; and how evenly that improvement is shared throughout society. Helen Jones examines the record of twentieth-century Britain...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Second World War on the Eastern Front

    By Lee Baker

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Russia's engagement with Germany on the Eastern Front during World War II was ferocious, unprecedented and bloody, costing millions of civilian and military lives. In this challenging new book, Lee Baker distinguishes myth from reality and deflates the idea that this war, while gargantuan in scale,...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Zengi and the Muslim Response to the Crusades

    1084-1146

    Edited by Taef El-Azhari

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

    This book examines the life and career of the Turkman leader, Zengi, and the struggle with the Crusader kingdom, and with other Muslim powers, in the early twelfth century....

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Morocco

    Challenges to Tradition and Modernity, 2nd Edition

    By James N. Sater

    Series: The Contemporary Middle East

    Examining the challenges to tradition and modernity in post-colonial Morocco the second edition has a new, updated emphasis on Morocco after the Arab spring. The first edition of this book was published in 2010 one year before the major events of the Arab spring rocked the Arab world. The...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Sufi Music and Popular Culture

    Songs of the Heart

    By Gavin Picken, Imed Nsiri

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    This book examines the role of music in Sufi ritual and its wider impact on Islamic culture and society....

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Europeanization of Turkish Public Policies

    A Scorecard

    Edited by Aylin Güney, Ali Tekin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    This book provides an analysis of the Europeanization of Turkey as a candidate and accession country since 1999 by addressing the main themes of Europeanization of Turkey’s polity and politics....

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. China and East Asian Regionalism

    Economic and Security Cooperation and Institution-Building

    Edited by Suisheng Zhao

    To convey the image of a responsible power willing to contribute to regional stability and cooperation, China has shifted from a single-minded preference for bilateralism to an active participation in East Asian regionalism in the recent decades. This development has inspired discussions over...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge