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New and Published Books

  1. Studies in Kurdish History

    Empire, Ethnicity and Identity

    Edited by Djene Rhys Bajalan, Sara Zandi Karimi

    Recent events in the Middle East have propelled the once marginalized Kurdish community to the centre of regional and, indeed, world affairs. The growing significance of the Kurds in the politics of the Middle East has led to greater interest amongst both academics and policy makers regarding the...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The War in Darfur

    Reclaiming Sudanese History

    By Anders Hastrup

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Society

    No other crisis in Africa has received as much attention in the West during the past 10 years as the war in Darfur, yet the underlying complexities of the war and the background to the crisis remains poorly understood by scholars, activists and aid workers. This anthropological study of the war in...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Daeva Cult in the Gathas

    An Ideological Archaeology of Zoroastrianism

    By Amir Ahmadi

    Series: Iranian Studies

    Addressing the question of the origins of the Zoroastrian religion, this book argues that the intransigent opposition to the cult of the daevas, the ancient Indo-Iranian gods, is the root of the development of the two central doctrines of Zoroastrianism: cosmic dualism and eschatology (fate of the...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Kurdish Issue in Turkey

    A Spatial Perspective

    Edited by Zeynep Gambetti, Joost Jongerden

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    This volume gives a thorough and comprehensive analysis of the Kurdish issue in Turkey from a spatial perspective that takes into account geographical variations in identity formation, exclusion and political mobilisation. Although analysis of Turkey’s Kurdish issue from a spatial perspective is...

    Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Islamism and Cultural Expression in the Arab World

    Edited by Abir Hamdar, Lindsey Moore

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Whereas most studies of Islamism focus on politics and religious ideology, this book analyses the ways in which Islamism in the Arab world is defined, reflected, transmitted and contested in a variety of creative and other cultural forms. It covers a range of contexts of production and reception,...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. An Arab Ambassador in the Mediterranean World

    The Travels of Muhammad ibn ‘Uthman al-Miknasi, 1779-1788

    By Nabil Matar

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This book provides translated selections from the writings of Muhammad Ibn Othman al-Miknasi (d. 1799). The only writings by an Arab-Muslim in the pre-modern period that present a comparative perspective, his travelogues provide unique insight with in to Christendom and Islam. Translating excerpts...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Psychological War Trauma and Society

    Like a hidden wound

    By Irit Keynan

    Series: Explorations in Social Psychology

    This book explores the psychological trauma affecting soldiers and civilians who have encountered the violence of war or terrorism, arguing that the enigmas surrounding war trauma are rooted in culture, collective memory and social norms. Focusing primarily on a large-scale sociological study in...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Emerging Middle East-East Asia Nexus

    Edited by Anoushiravan Ehteshami, Yukiko Miyagi

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    As the economies of East Asia grow ever stronger, their need for energy resources increases, which in turn compels closer relations with the countries of the Middle East. This book examines the developing relations between the countries of East Asia, especially China and Japan, with the countries...

    Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Israeli Identity

    In Search of a Successor to the Pioneer, Tsabar and Settler

    By Lilly Weissbrod

    This thoroughly researched book reveals the true identity of the modern Israeli. Israelis are unique in having changed their identity three times in only one hundred years. Written in a user-friendly style, the book will appeal to scholars and students of the Middle East....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Ben-Gurion's Political Struggles, 1963-1967

    A Lion in Winter

    By Zaky Shalom

    An essential insight into this central figure in the modern history of Israel and Zionism. This important new study explores the years that built up to the Six Day War and details the crucial issues and events the world is still grappling with today. This book traces Daniel Ben-Gurion’s...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge