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  1. 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,...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Middle East in the World

    An Introduction

    Edited by Lucia Volk

    Series: Foundations in Global Studies

    The Middle East in the World offers students a fresh, comprehensive, multidisciplinary entry point to the broader Middle East. After a brief introduction to the study of the region, the early chapters of the book survey the essentials of Middle Eastern history; important historical narratives; and...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Sir Anthony Sherley and his Persian Adventure

    Edited by E. Denison Ross

    As well as including Sherley's own account of his journey into Persia in 1600, this valuable edition includes the main works dealing with Anthony Sherley and his life. Original inaccessible texts are reprinted in full and the critical bibliographical introduction provides excellent guidance for the...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Harp and the Shield of David

    Ireland, Zionism and the State of Israel

    By Shulamit Eliash

    Eliash examines the relationship between Ireland and the Zionist movement, and the state of Israel from the context of Palestine’s partition and the delay in Ireland’s recognition of the State of Israel until 1963. Analyzing the Irish attitude to the partition of Palestine through an analogy...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Military History of the Modern Middle East

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    No area of the world has been more involved in military matters during the last half century than has the Middle East. The region has seen seven Arab-Israeli wars; three wars involving Iraq and two more in Afghanistan; as well as civil wars in Lebanon, Libya, Algeria, Yemen, Syria, and among...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Ethics in Islam

    Friendship in the Political Thought of Al-Tawhidi and his Contemporaries

    By Nuha Al-Shaar

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Offering a new reading of Islamic ethical and political thought in the Buyid period (334-440/946-1048), this book focuses particularly on the philosopher Abu Hayyan al-Tawhidi who lived in Baghdad and what is now western Iran. Ethics in Islam provides the first major treatment of al-Tawhidi's...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Turkic Peoples in Medieval Arabic Writings

    By Yehoshua Frenkel

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

    Translating a collection of the most important descriptions of the Turks found in medieval Arabic texts into English, this book aims at delineating the coming of the Turkic people in the eleventh century, their military successes in Iran and Iraq, and the emergence of the sultanate. The book...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Routledge