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New and Published Books

  1. The Revolutionary Guards in Iranian Politics

    Elites and Shifting Relations

    By Bayram Sinkaya

    Series: Iranian Studies

    The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has been dubbed the ‘kingmaker’ in recent studies of Iranian politics, precipitating heated debates surrounding the potential militarization of the Iranian regime and giving rise to paradoxical understandings of the IRGC; whether as a military...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Moral Rationalism and Shari'a

    Independent rationality in modern Shi'i usul al-Fiqh

    By Ali-Reza Bhojani

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Moral Rationalism and Shari'a is the first attempt at outlining the scope for a theological reading of Shari'a, based on a critical examination of why 'Adliyya theological ethics have not significantly impacted Shi'i readings of Shari'a. Within Shi'i works of Shari 'a legal theory (usul al-fiqh)...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Discourses of Ideology and Identity

    Social Media and the Iranian Election Protests

    By Chris Featherman

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

    In this monograph, Chris Featherman adopts a discourse analytical approach to explore the ways in which social movement ideologies and identities are discursively constructed in new and old media. In the context of his argument, Featherman also considers current debates surrounding the role that...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Middle East Research Institute Reports (Routledge Revivals)

    Israel, Turkey, Iran, Egypt, United Arab Emirates and Kuwait

    By Middle East Research Institute

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Middle East Research Institute Reports

    First published in 1985, the Middle East Research Institute (MERI) Reports on the Middle East quickly established themselves as the most authoritative and up-to-date information on the state of affairs in the region. The books provide vital analysis of the political and economic issues affecting...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Persian Language, Literature and Culture

    New Leaves, Fresh Looks

    Edited by Kamran Talattof

    Series: Iranian Studies

    Critical approaches to the study of topics related to Persian literature and Iranian culture have evolved in recent decades. The essays included in this volume collectively demonstrate the most recent creative approaches to the study of the Persian language, literature, and culture, and the way...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Ibn Al-Arabi's Fusus Al-Hikam

    An Annotated Translation of "The Bezels of Wisdom"

    By Binyamin Abrahamov

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    Ibn al-Arabi’s Fusus al-Hikam is a translation of one of the most important works written on Islamic Mysticism. Muhyi al-Din Ibn al-Arabi (1165-1240) is deemed the greatest mystic of Islam and his mystical philosophy has attracted the attention of both Muslims and non-Muslims from his time to the...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Al Jazeera and Democratization

    The Rise of the Arab Public Sphere

    By Ezzeddine Abdelmoula

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

    Al Jazeera and Democratization analyses the increasing role of the media in political transformations with a special emphasis on the Arab world. Taking the Al Jazeera media network as a case study, the author explains how engaging the public and providing platforms for open debate and free...

    Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Histories of the Jews of Egypt

    An Imagined Bourgeoisie, 1880s-1950s

    By Dario Miccoli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    Up until the advent of Nasser and the 1956 War, a thriving and diverse Jewry lived in Egypt – mainly in the two cities of Alexandria and Cairo, heavily influencing the social and cultural history of the country. Histories of the Jews of Egypt argues that this Jewish diaspora should be viewed as "...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Turkish-American Relations, 1800-1952

    Between the Stars, Stripes and the Crescent

    By ┼×uhnaz Yilmaz

    Series: Studies in International Relations

    This book aims to take the reader on a journey along the intricate web of Turkish-American relations. It critically examines the process, during which the relations evolved from those of strangers into an occasionally troubled, yet resilient alliance. Through the extensive use of Turkish, American...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The City in the Muslim World

    Depictions by Western Travel Writers

    Edited by Mohammad Gharipour, Nilay Ozlu

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Presenting a critical, yet innovative, perspective on the cultural interactions between the "East" and the "West", this book questions the role of travel in the production of knowledge and in the construction of the idea of the "Islamic city". This volume brings together authors from various...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge