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  1. Futile Diplomacy - A History of Arab-Israeli Negotiations, 1913-56

    By Neil Caplan

    Series: Futile Diplomacy

    These four volumes provide a careful and balanced behind-the-scenes account of the intricate diplomatic activity of the period between 1913 and 1956. Exploiting a range of available archive sources as well as extensive secondary sources, they provide an authoritative analysis of the positions and...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Futile Diplomacy, Volume 1

    Early Arab-Zionist Negotiation Attempts, 1913-1931

    By Neil Caplan

    Series: Futile Diplomacy

    Most students of the history of Arab-Jewish relations have come to take for granted the stubborn resistance of the continuing dispute to any form of lasting and ‘reasonable’ solution. This book, first published in 1983, examines early Arab-Zionist negotiating experience with the assumption that...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Futile Diplomacy, Volume 2

    Arab-Zionist Negotiations and the End of the Mandate

    By Neil Caplan

    Series: Futile Diplomacy

    With half of this book, first published in 1986, being given over to Neil Caplan’s detailed analysis and half to the collection of the original documents, the second volume in Futile Diplomacy provides another essential resource for the understanding of the Arab-Israeli conflict. In Arab-Zionist...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Futile Diplomacy, Volume 3

    The United Nations, the Great Powers and Middle East Peacemaking, 1948-1954

    By Neil Caplan

    Series: Futile Diplomacy

    This book, first published in 1997, provides a careful and balanced behind-the-scenes account of the intricate diplomatic activity of the period between the first and second Arab-Israeli wars. The author examines the recurring deadlocks in terms of the motives and calculations of the various...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Futile Diplomacy, Volume 4

    Operation Alpha and the Failure of Anglo-American Coercive Diplomacy in the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1954-1956

    By Neil Caplan

    Series: Futile Diplomacy

    This book, first published in 1997, focuses on the Anglo-American cooperation which began during the relatively uneventful years 1953 and 1954, and which led to a covert operation, code-named 'Alpha', which aimed – unsuccessfully – at convincing Egyptian and Israeli leaders to consider a settlement...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Ghazi Sultans and the Frontiers of Islam

    A comparative study of the late medieval and early modern periods

    By Ali Anooshahr

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    The Ghazi Sultans were frontier holy-warrior kings of late medieval and early modern Islamic history. This book is a comparative study of three particular Ghazis in the Muslim world at that time, demonstrating the extent to which these men were influenced by the actions and writings of their...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Ghaznavid and Seljuk Turks

    Poetry as a Source for Iranian History

    By G.E. Tetley

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

    This new view on aspects of the Ghaznavid and Seljuk dynasties concentrates on the relationship of the panegyric poets Farrukhi Sistani (c.995-1032) and Mu'izzi (c.1045-1127) to the Ghaznavid and Seljuk rulers and dignitaries for whom they wrote. Dr Tetley investigates the reliability of the...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge