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  1. Al-Azhar and the Arab World

    Moulding the Political and Ideological Consciousness

    By Malak Badrawi

    Since its foundation in 972 CE (359 AH), Al-Azhar, the Islamic college in Cairo, has been one of the main institutions and centres of learning in the Arab world. For the first time, a comprehensive volume on Al-Azhar published in English. Badrawi examines how Al-Azhar influenced its students...

    Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Palestine-Israel in the Print News Media

    Contending Discourses

    By Luke Peterson

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    Israel-Palestine in the Print News Media: Contending Discourses is concerned with conceptions of language, knowledge, and thought about political conflict in the Middle East in two national news media communities: the United States and the United Kingdom. Arguing for the existence of national...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. New Light on the Most Ancient East

    By V. Gordon Childe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book offers a detailed survey on major archaeological discoveries in the Near and Middle East. This classic account focuses on the findings in three great centers of ancient civilization: Egypt, Sumer, and the Indus valley. Professor Childe discusses the excavation of the three cities of...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. People of Ancient Assyria

    Their Inscriptions and Correspondence

    By Jørgen Læssøe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Was Assyria merely a more brutal, more uncivilized and less interesting offshoot of the culture created by Sumerians and Babylonians in Southern Mesopotamia at the dawn of history? Do the Assyrian reliefs that fill our museums give a complete picture of the phenomenon that was Assyria? Was the...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Foraging and Farming

    The Evolution of Plant Exploitation

    Edited by David R. Harris, Gordon C. Hillman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book is one of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, attempting to bring together not only archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, as well as academics from contingent disciplines, but also non-academics from...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Soccer in the Middle East

    Edited by Alon Raab, Issam Khalidi

    Series: Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

    This collection explores the multifaceted connections between soccer and society in the Middle East. It examines the social significance of soccer and its importance to individuals and the collectivity. Shaped and influenced by such forces as religion, colonialism, nation-building and globalization...

    Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Sectarianism in Iraq

    The Making of State and Nation Since 1920

    By Khalil Osman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

    This book links sectarianism in Iraq to the failure of the modern nation-state to resolve tensions between sectarian identities and concepts of unified statehood and uniform citizenry. After a theoretical excursus that recasts the notion of primordial identity as a socially constructed reality,...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Justice and Peace in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    By Yaacov Bar Siman Tov

    Series: UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

    In this book, the late Prof. Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov argues that the failure of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process so far has been mainly the result of the inability of both sides to reach an agreed formula for linking justice to peace. The issues of justice and injustice are focused mainly on...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Arab Regionalism

    A Post-Structural Perspective

    By Silvia Ferabolli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Arab regionalism details and examines the power relations involved in the making of an Arab region. On an empirical level, this book concentrates on the drawing of topographic and ideational boundaries in the Arab region, on Arab regional organizations, on the functional cooperation among Arab...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Female Personalities in the Qur'an and Sunna

    Examining the Major Sources of Imami Shi'i Islam

    By Rawand Osman

    Series: Routledge Persian and Shi'i Studies

    This book investigates the manner in which the Qur’an and sunna depict female personalities in their narrative literature. Providing a comprehensive study of all the female personalities mentioned in the Qur’an, the book is selective in the personalities of the sunna, examining the three prominent...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge