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Forthcoming Middle East History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Zengi and the Muslim Response to the Crusades

    1084-1146

    Edited by Taef El-Azhari

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

    This book examines the life and career of the Turkman leader, Zengi, and the struggle with the Crusader kingdom, and with other Muslim powers, in the early twelfth century....

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Routledge Library Editions: Saudi Arabia

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Saudi Arabia

    Routledge Library Editions: Saudi Arabia republishes for the first time some key texts on Saudi Arabia, previously out-of-print. The titles cover all aspects of the country, from its native people and their customs, to the formation of the nation state; analyses of the country’s oil economy and its...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Arab of the Desert (RLE Saudi Arabia)

    A Glimpse into Badawin Life in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia

    By H.R.P. Dickson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Saudi Arabia

    H.R.P. Dickson had the good fortune to spend many years among the Badawin, living and travelling with them as one of them in their own tents. In this book, first published in 1949, the author uses his great experience and knowledge to reveal all aspects of the lives of the nomadic desert Arabs,...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Cohesion of Saudi Arabia (RLE Saudi Arabia)

    Evolution of Political Identity

    By Christine Moss Helms

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia is no longer regarded as quite the invincible pillar of Islam it so recently seemed. Its authority within the Islamic world has been challenged by the Ayatollahs in Iran and its dominant position within Opec has been seriously eroded. Most importantly, the dramatic assault on the...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Saudi Arabia (RLE Saudi Arabia)

    MERI Report

    By Middle East Research Institute

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Saudi Arabia

    The MERI Reports on the Middle East quickly established themselves as the most authoritative and up-to-date information on the state of affairs in the region. This study, focusing on Saudi Arabia was fist published in 1985, provides vital analysis of the political and economic issues affecting the...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Saudi Arabia 2000 (RLE Saudi Arabia)

    A Strategy for Growth

    By Jean Paul Cleron

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Saudi Arabia

    The sharp increase in both the price of crude oil and resulting revenues to Saudi Arabia has seen the rapid growth of the kingdom’s international trade and a large accumulation of financial assets. These sudden and drastic changes have taken place, however, within a mainly traditional economy,...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Saudi Arabia in the Oil Era (RLE Saudi Arabia)

    Regime and Elites; Conflict and Collaboration

    By Mordechai Abir

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia has undergone a rapid social and economic transformation. When Ibn Saud declared the nation a unified kingdom in 1932, the majority of its population was nomadic and lived in a state of poverty or semi-poverty. Now the processes of modernisation, financed by the exploitation of the...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. State, Society and Economy in Saudi Arabia (RLE Saudi Arabia)

    Edited by Tim Niblock

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia is one of the most important countries in the modern world. Not only does it possess some 25 per cent of the world’s proven oil reserves, it also plays a crucial role in the wider Gulf region where over 50 per cent of proven reserves are located. Developments in Saudi Arabia will...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Sufi Castigator

    Ahmad Kasravi and the Iranian Mystical Tradition

    By Lloyd Ridgeon

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    Sufi Castigator investigates the writings of Ahmad Kasravi, one of the foremost intellectuals in Iran. It studies his work within the context of Sufism in modern Iran and mystical Persian literature and includes translations of Kasravi’s writings. Kasravi provides a fascinating topic for those with...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge