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  1. The Pasha's Bedouin

    Tribes and State in the Egypt of Mehemet Ali, 1805-1848

    By Reuven Aharoni

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    Egypt’s history is interwoven with conflicts of Bedouin, governments and peasants, competing over same cultivated lands and of migrations of nomads from the deserts to the Nile Valley. Mehemet Ali’s era represented the initial ending of the traditional tribalism, and the beginning of emergence of a...

    Published August 18th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Russia and Iran in the Great Game

    Travelogues and Orientalism

    By Elena Andreeva

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    This book examines the Russian explorers and officials in the nineteenth and early twentieth century who came into contact with Iran as a part of the Great Game. It demonstrates the development of Russia's own form of Orientalism, a phenomenon that has previously been thought to be exclusive to the...

    Published August 18th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Writing and Representation in Medieval Islam

    Muslim Horizons

    Edited by Julia Bray

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures

    With contributions from specialists in different areas of classical Islamic thought, this accessible volume explores the ways in which medieval Muslims saw, interpreted and represented the world around them in their writings. Focusing mainly on the eighth to tenth centuries AD, known as the ‘...

    Published August 18th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Islamic Culture Through Jewish Eyes

    Al-Andalus from the Tenth to Twelfth Century

    By Esperanza Alfonso

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures

    Islamic Culture Through Jewish Eyes analyzes the attitude towards Muslims, Islam, and Islamic culture as presented in sources written by Jewish authors in the Iberian Peninsula between the tenth and the twelfth centuries. By bringing the Jewish attitude towards the "other" into sharper...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Israel at the Polls 2009

    Edited by Shmuel Sandler, Manfred Gerstenfeld, Hillel Frisch

    This book describes political and sociological developments in Israel before and after the February 2009 elections, alongside an analysis of electoral trends. It provides an effective analysis of contemporary political and sociological Israeli history. Rather than focusing narrowly on electoral...

    Published June 30th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Art in Zion

    The Genesis of Modern National Art in Jewish Palestine

    By Dalia Manor

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    Art in Zion deals with the link between art and national ideology and specifically between the artistic activity that emerged in Jewish Palestine in the first decades of the twentieth century and the Zionist movement. In order to examine the development of national art in Jewish Palestine, the...

    Published June 25th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Iran-Europe Relations

    Challenges and Opportunities

    By Seyyed Hossein Mousavian

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book provides an assessment of relations between Iran and Europe, identifying the areas of common interest as well as the issues of conflict, whilst putting contemporary relations into their proper context with an account of their development since the early years of the twentieth century....

    Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge

  8. Mediaeval Islamic Historiography and Political Legitimacy

    Bal'ami's Tarikhnamah

    By A.C.S. Peacock

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

    The Tarikhnamah is a history of the world and the oldest surviving work of Persian prose. This book examines it as a political and cultural document and why it became such an influential work in the Islamic world....

    Published February 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  9. The Origins of the American-Israeli Alliance

    The Jordanian Factor

    By Abraham Ben-Zvi

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    This book demonstrates that the origins of the US-Israeli alliance lay in the former's concern over Egyptian influence in Jordan, contrasting with the widely-held view of the significance of the Six Day War. The American-Israeli Alliance will be of great interest to students of Middle East studies,...

    Published December 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  10. The Politics and Security of the Gulf

    Anglo-American Hegemony and the Shaping of a Region

    By Jeffrey R. Macris

    Since the 19th century the Gulf region has been an area of intense interest, having been influenced first by the British and more recently by the Americans. This book charts the changing security and political priorities of these two powers and how they have shaped the region. Adopting a...

    Published December 10th 2009 by Routledge