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Forthcoming Middle East History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. An Arab Ambassador in the Mediterranean World

    The Travels of Muhammad ibn ‘Uthman al-Miknasi, 1779-1788

    By Nabil Matar

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This book provides translated selections from the writings of Muhammad Ibn Othman al-Miknasi (d. 1799). The only writings by an Arab-Muslim in the pre-modern period that present a comparative perspective, his travelogues provide unique insight with in to Christendom and Islam. Translating excerpts...

    To Be Published April 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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,...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Jihad and its Interpretation in Pre-Colonial Morocco

    State-Society Relations during the French Conquest of Algeria

    By Amira K. Bennison

    This book investigates the importance of waging jihad for legitimacy in pre-colonial Morocco. It counters colonial interpretations of the pre-colonial Moroccan sultanate as hopelessly divided into territories of 'obedience' and 'dissidence' by suggesting that state-society warfare was one aspect of...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. War and Peace in Qajar Persia

    Implications Past and Present

    Edited by Roxane Farmanfarmaian

    With new and existing evidence being reconsidered, this edited collection takes a multidisciplinary approach to discussing the Qajar system within the context of the wars that engulfed it and the periods of peace that ensued. It throws new light on the decision-making processes, the restraints on...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Opposition and Legitimacy in the Ottoman Empire

    Conspiracies and Political Cultures

    By Florian Riedler

    This book looks at opposition to the Ottoman government in the second half of the nineteenth century, examining a number of key political conspiracies and how these relate to an existing political culture. In his detailed analysis of these conspiracies, the author offers a new perspective on an...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Elie Kedourie's Approaches to History and Political Theory

    'The Thoughts and Actions of Living Men'

    Edited by Sylvia Kedourie

    Elie Kedourie was one of the twentieth century’s most important and controversial historians of the Middle East. He redefined the landscape of the field by challenging the notion that the West’s imperial domination of the region spawned nationalism in Arab countries. In a long career lecturing in...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Studies in Kurdish History

    Empire, Ethnicity and Identity

    Edited by Djene Rhys Bajalan, Sara Zandi Karimi

    Recent events in the Middle East have propelled the once marginalized Kurdish community to the centre of regional and, indeed, world affairs. The growing significance of the Kurds in the politics of the Middle East has led to greater interest amongst both academics and policy makers regarding the...

    To Be Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Middle East in World Politics (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Mohammed Ayoob

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Middle East is, and has always been, of major global economic and political importance. First published in 1981, this edited collection analyses many of the crucial issues that have had international repercussions during the second half of the twentieth century, with each paper considering the...

    To Be Published May 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Handbook on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    Edited by Joel Peters, David Newman

    The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the most prominent issues in world politics today. Few other issues have dominated the world’s headlines and have attracted such attention from policy makers, the academic community, political analysts, and the world’s media. The Routledge Handbook on the...

    To Be Published May 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Intellectuals and Reform in the Ottoman Empire

    The Young Turks on the Challenges of Modernity

    By Stefano Taglia

    Series: SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

    This book uncovers Young Turk political and social ideas at the end of the nineteenth century, during the intellectual phase of the movement. Analysing the life in exile of two of the most charismatic leaders of the Young Turk movement, Ahmed Riza and Mehmet Sabahattin, the book unravels...

    To Be Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge