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  1. Iran Under the Ayatollahs (Routledge Revivals)

    By Dilip Hiro

    First published in 1985, this is a comprehensive study off the Middle East's most strategic country, set against the background of the Islamic heritage of Iran and the rise and fall of the Pahlavi dynasty. The author describes the various phases through which the Islamic revolution has passed,...

    Published February 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Remembering Cosmopolitan Egypt

    Literature, culture, and empire

    By Deborah Starr

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures

    Remembering Cosmopolitan Egypt examines the link between cosmopolitanism in Egypt, from the nineteenth century through to the mid-twentieth century, and colonialism. While it has been widely noted that such a relationship exists, the nature and impact of this dynamic is often overlooked. Taking a...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Iran

    Politics, History and Literature

    By Homa Katouzian

    Series: Iranian Studies

    This book offers a view of Iran through politics, history and literature, showing how the three angles combine. Iran, being a revolutionary society, experienced two great revolutions within the short span of just seventy years, from the 1900s to the 1970s. Both were massive revolts of the society...

    Published December 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Orthodox Christians in the Late Ottoman Empire

    A Study of Communal Relations in Anatolia

    By Ayse Ozil

    Series: SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

    Orthodox Christians, as well as other non-Muslims of the Ottoman Empire, have long been treated as insular and homogenous entities, distinctly different and separate from the rest of the Ottoman world. Despite this view prevailing in mainstream historiography, some scholars have suggested recently...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Orientalism Revisited

    Art, Land and Voyage

    Edited by Ian Richard Netton

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    The publication of Edward Said’s Orientalism in 1978 marks the inception of orientalism as a discourse. Since then, Orientalism has remained highly polemical and has become a widely employed epistemological tool. Three decades on, this volume sets out to survey, analyse and revisit the state of the...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Politics of Memory

    The Israeli Underground's Struggle for Inclusion in the National Pantheon and Military Commemoralization

    By Udi Lebel

    Series: Israeli History, Politics and Society

    This book illustrates how a dominant political party, the Mapai, under the leadership of P.M. David Ben-Gurion, chose to ‘hug,’ honor and commemorate ‘Her Fallen’ and ‘Her Bereaved Families,’ whilst simultaneously ignoring the fallen that were identified with the rival political party, Herut, led...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

    Edited by Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

    Routledge Library Editions: Egypt brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a series of previously out-of-print classics from a variety of academic imprints. With titles ranging from Education in Egypt to Egypt in Transition, from Egyptian Religion to Egypt's Economic Potential, this set...

    Published November 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Education in Modern Egypt (RLE Egypt)

    Ideals and Realities

    By Georgie D.M. Hyde

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

    This study gives a comprehensive account of the evolution of the educational system in Modern Egypt, set against the events of the last twenty five years. From the Revolution of 1952, which saw the breakdown of the party system, seen as ‘sham democracy’, to the re-adoption of the party system in...

    Published November 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Egypt Since the Revolution (RLE Egypt)

    Edited by P.J. Vatikiotis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Egypt

    As the leaders of a revolutionary, nationalist regime, the Egyptian Free Officers who came to power following the 1952 Revolution committed themselves to the attainment of goals associated with modernization, namely rapid economic development based on State planning and industrialization and the...

    Published November 23rd 2012 by Routledge