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  1. Western Strategic Interests in Saudi Arabia (RLE Saudi Arabia)

    By Anthony H. Cordesman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia’s strategic relations with the West involve clear and direct common strategic interests in the Gulf and in the Near East. While they compete in terms of trade and oil prices, they share a common commitment to private enterprise and to maintaining a stable balance of world trade. Saudi...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Middle East in the World

    An Introduction

    Edited by Lucia Volk

    Series: Foundations in Global Studies

    The Middle East in the World offers students a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary entry point to the broader Middle East. After a brief introduction to the study of the region, the early chapters of the book survey the essentials of Middle Eastern history; important historical narratives; and...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Islamic Education in the Soviet Union and Its Successor States

    Edited by Michael Kemper, Raoul Motika

    This book provides a comparative history of Islamic education in the Soviet Union and the post-Soviet countries. Case studies on Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan and on two regions of the Russian Federation, Tatarstan and Daghestan, highlight the importance which Muslim...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Sir Anthony Sherley and his Persian Adventure

    Edited by E. Denison Ross

    As well as including Sherley's own account of his journey into Persia in 1600, this valuable edition includes the main works dealing with Anthony Sherley and his life. Original inaccessible texts are reprinted in full and the critical bibliographical introduction provides excellent guidance for the...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Transnational Connections and the Arab Gulf

    Edited by Madawi Al-Rasheed

    Transnational Connections and the Arab Gulf presents a study of transnational cultural flows in the Gulf region and beyond. It combines an understanding of the region's historical connections with the outside world and an assessment of contemporary consequences of these connections.The...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Harp and the Shield of David

    Ireland, Zionism and the State of Israel

    By Shulamit Eliash

    Eliash examines the relationship between Ireland and the Zionist movement, and the state of Israel from the context of Palestine’s partition and the delay in Ireland’s recognition of the State of Israel until 1963. Analyzing the Irish attitude to the partition of Palestine through an analogy...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Islam, Democracy and the State in Algeria

    Lessons for the Western Mediterranean and Beyond

    Edited by Michael Bonner, Megan Reif

    Modern Algeria has been, in many ways, a harbinger of events and trends that have affected the Arab and Muslim worlds. The country's bold experiment in democratization broke down in the early 1990s, largely over the question of whether the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) should be permitted to come...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Morocco

    Challenges to Tradition and Modernity, 2nd Edition

    By James N. Sater

    Series: The Contemporary Middle East

    Examining the challenges to tradition and modernity in post-colonial Morocco the second edition has a new, updated emphasis on Morocco after the Arab spring. The first edition of this book was published in 2010 one year before the major events of the Arab spring rocked the Arab world. The...

    Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sufi Music and Popular Culture

    Songs of the Heart

    By Gavin Picken, Imed Nsiri

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    This book examines the role of music in Sufi ritual and its wider impact on Islamic culture and society....

    Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Military History of the Modern Middle East

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    No area of the world has been more involved in military matters during the last half century than has the Middle East. The region has seen seven Arab-Israeli wars; three wars involving Iraq and two more in Afghanistan; as well as civil wars in Lebanon, Libya, Algeria, Yemen, Syria, and among...

    Published January 28th 2015 by Routledge