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  1. Decision on Palestine Deferred

    America, Britain and Wartime Diplomacy, 1939-1945

    By Monty Noam Penkower

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    Professor Penkower's latest book, Decision on Palestine Deferred, offers the first sustained, documented account of Palestine and the Anglo-American alliance during the Second World War. Firmly grounded in three decades of archival research, his spirited narrative offers a fascinating cast of...

    Published July 29th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Turkish Foreign Policy, 1774-2000

    2nd Edition

    By William Hale

    Turkey and its predecessor state, the Ottoman Empire, have been at the centre of international relations for centuries. By the late eighteenth century, what had once been the dominant power in the eastern Mediterranean and south-east Europe was gradually falling apart. For the European statesmen of...

    Published July 29th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Developments in Israeli Public Administration

    Edited by Moshe Maor

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    The "Israeli History, Politics and Society" series comprises multidisciplinary studies that range from elections and the Yom Kippur war to the search for a true Israeli identity and the various initiatives to foment or prevent the peace process. This volume brings together a set of articles that...

    Published July 29th 2002 by Routledge

  4. The Persian Book of Kings

    An Epitome of the Shahnama of Firdawsi

    By B W Robinson, B. W. Robinson

    The Shahnama, written in the tenth century by Firdawsi, is the national epic poem of Persia. It chronicles at great length (nine volumes in the full English translation, currently out of print) the reigns and deeds of the earliest Persian kings, over fifty of them, in four dynasties - the...

    Published July 10th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Oman Under Qaboos

    From Coup to Constitution, 1970-1996

    By Calvin H. Allen, W. Lynn Rigsbee II

    This is an examination of the political, economic and social development of Oman from the accession Sultan Qaboos in a palace coup in 1970 to the promulation of the basic law of 1996. The book argues that the sultanate does not follow the "rentier" model but the patriarchal tradition....

    Published June 30th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Green Crescent Over Nazareth

    The Displacement of Christians by Muslims in the Holy Land

    By Raphael Israeli

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    This is the story of the cultural and political struggle between Christians and Muslims, and of the rapid Islamicization of Nazareth - the birthplace of Christianity - ironically, under the rule of the Jewish State of Israel....

    Published April 30th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Israeli Diplomacy and the Quest for Peace

    By Mordechai Gazit

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    This account of key issues in Israel's foreign policy offers a new insight into Israeli thinking. It also covers issues where the focus is on American, British, Egyptian and Jordanian diplomacy. The author's research is based on an abundance of documentary evidence, and the analysis benefits from...

    Published April 29th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Israeli-Romanian Relations at the End of the Ceausescu Era

    As Seen by Israel's Ambassador to Romania 1985-1989

    By Yosef Govrin

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    Yosef Govrin was the Israeli Ambassador to Romania in the twilight of the communist era. Govrin describes Israeli-Romanian relations as he observed them from 1985 to 1989 after which the leader of Romania was deposed....

    Published April 29th 2002 by Routledge

  9. John F. Kennedy and the Politics of Arms Sales to Israel

    By Abraham Ben-Zvi

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    This volume seeks to reconstruct the process by which the Kennedy administration decided to sell to Israel Hawk surface-to-air missiles. It argues that both domestic considerations and political calculations were part of a highly complex decision made by members of Washington's high policy elite....

    Published April 29th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Islam in the Era of Globalization

    Muslim Attitudes towards Modernity and Identity

    Edited by Johan Meuleman

    Globalization, modernity and identity are fundamental issues in contemporary Islam and Islamic Studies. This collection of essays reflects the wide diversity that characterises contemporary Islamic Studies. The case studies cover regions stretching from China and Southeast Asia to diaspora...

    Published April 17th 2002 by Routledge