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  1. Shaping a Qur'anic Worldview

    Scriptural Hermeneutics and the Rhetoric of Moral Reform in the Caliphate of al-Ma'un

    By Vanessa De Gifis

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    Exploring the subjectivity of the Qur?an’s meaning in the world, this book analyses Qur?anic referencing in Muslim political rhetoric. Informed by classical Arabic-Islamic rhetorical theory, the author examines Arabic documents attributed to the ?Abbasid Caliph al-Ma?mun (r. 813-833), whose rule...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Egypt from Nasser to Mubarak (RLE Egypt)

    A Flawed Revolution

    By Anthony McDermott

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

    Ever since Nasser overthrew Prince Farouk in 1952, Egypt has held a special, leading position within the Arab world. It is now facing major problems, the most serious of which are the growing strength of the Muslim fundamentalists, continuing population growth and external debt problems. Together,...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Egypt, 1798-1952 (RLE Egypt)

    Her Advance Towards a Modern Identity

    By J.C.B. Richmond

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

    Egypt was the first of the Arab-speaking Muslim countries to come into close contact with modern European states. The experience was not a particularly happy one. It resulted in political and economic subjugation and in the breakdown of her traditional culture and society: but it led also to her...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Ottoman Notables and Participatory Politics

    Tanzimat Reform in Tokat, 1839-1876

    By John Bragg

    Series: SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

    Focussing on events in the Anatolian town of Tokat during the final two decades of the great Ottoman legal and administrative reforms known as the Tanzimat (1839-76), this book applies elements of social networking theory to analyze and assess the establishment of local governments across the...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Muslim Active Citizenship in the West

    By Mario Peucker, Shahram Akbarzadeh

    Series: Islamic Studies Series

    Muslim Active Citizenship in the West investigates the emergence and nature of Muslims’ struggle for recognition as full members of society in Australia, Great Britain and Germany. What actions have been taken by Muslims to achieve equal civic standing? How do socio-political and socio-economic...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Multiculturalism and Democracy in North Africa

    Aftermath of the Arab Spring

    Edited by Moha Ennaji

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Investigating the connections between multiculturalism, minorities, citizenship, and democracy in North Africa, this book argues that multiculturalism in this region– and in the Arab world at large – has reached a significant level in terms of scale and importance. In the rest of the world, there...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Ibn al-Haytham, Spherical Geometry and Astronomy

    A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 5

    Edited by Roshdi Rashed

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This volume provides a unique primary source on the history and philosophy of mathematics and science from the mediaeval Arab world. It also includes extensive commentary from one of world’s foremost authorities....

    Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. From Religious Empires to Secular States

    State Secularization in Turkey, Iran, and Russia

    By Birol Başkan

    Series: Conceptualising Comparative Politics

    In the 1920s and the 1930s, Turkey, Iran and Russia vehemently pursued state-secularizing reforms, but adopted different strategies in doing so. But why do states follow different secularizing strategies? The literature has already shattered the illusion that secularization of the state has been a...

    Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Crowds and Politics in North Africa

    Tunisia, Algeria and Libya

    By Andrea Khalil

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

    This book takes predominant crowd theory to task, questioning received ideas about ‘mob psychology’ that remain prevalent today. It is a synchronic study of crowds, crowd dynamics and the relationships of crowds to political power in Tunisia, Libya and Algeria (2011-2013) that has far...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. German-Jewish Popular Culture before the Holocaust

    Kafka's kitsch

    By David A. Brenner

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    David A. Brenner examines how Jews in Central Europe developed one of the first "ethnic" or "minority" cultures in modernity. Not exclusively "German" or "Jewish," the experiences of German-speaking Jewry in the decades prior to the Third Reich and the Holocaust were also negotiated in encounters...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge