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  1. 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

  2. Political Islam and Governance in Bangladesh

    Edited by Ali Riaz, C. Christine Fair

    The past decade has seen a marked policy focus upon Bangladesh, home to nearly 150 million Muslims; it has attracted the attention of the world due to weak governance and the rising tide of Islamist violence. This book provides a broad-ranging analysis of the growth and impact of "political Islam"...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The New Citizen Armies

    Israel’s Armed Forces in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Stuart A. Cohen

    This edited book constitutes the first detailed attempt at a comparative international analysis of the transformations that are currently affecting the composition of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and their place in Israeli society. Focusing primarily on deviations from the...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Fifty Years of EU-Turkey Relations

    A Sisyphean Story

    Edited by Armağan Emre Çakır

    The publication of this book marks the fiftieth year of Turkey’s application to the European Economic Community for associate membership, and evaluates EU-Turkey relations in a historical perspective. Examining the evolving approaches of Turkey and of the EU towards each other, the volume focuses...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Western Foreign Policy and the Middle East

    Edited by Christian Kaunert, Sarah Leonard, Lars Berger, Gaynor Johnson

    This book examines Western foreign policy towards the Middle East, and the extent to which the promotion of democracy has been in conflict with, or supported by, other goals (geo-strategic, economic, and cultural) in the policies of the major actors towards the Middle East. Does the Arab Spring...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Nationalisms and Politics in Turkey

    Political Islam, Kemalism and the Kurdish Issue

    Edited by Marlies Casier, Joost Jongerden

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    This book examines some of the most pressing issues facing the Turkish political establishment, in particular the issues of political Islam, and Kurdish and Turkish nationalisms. The authors explore the rationales of the main political actors in Turkey in order to increase our understanding of the...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. British Policy in Aden and the Protectorates 1955-67

    Last Outpost of a Middle East Empire

    By Spencer Mawby

    This is the first detailed account of the confrontation between Britain and President Nasser of Egypt over the Colony of Aden and the surrounding protected states, prior to British withdrawal in 1967. Paying particular attention to the conflicting goals of Arab nationalism and British imperialism,...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Middle East Oil Decade and Beyond

    By Gad G. Gilbar

    This study of fundamental aspects of the oil decade examines the influence of oil production, export and revenues on domestic, regional and international relations. It highlights the expansion of higher education in the Arab world, and the increase in demand for industrial and consumer goods....

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Chinese Perceptions of the Jews' and Judaism

    A History of the Youtai

    By Zhou Xun, Xun Zhou

    While prejudice against Jews is a real and ongoing category in Western culture, little attention has been paid to the myths of the Jews' and their impact in countries outside the West. This work draws on a wide variety of source materials from the past two centuries to examine the images of the...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge