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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 193 new and published books in the subject of Middle East History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. The European Union and Occupied Palestinian Territories

    State-building without a state

    By Dimitris Bouris

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book analyses the present European Union (EU) approach to state-building, both in policy and operation. It offers a review of the literature on peace-building, EU state-building and conflict resolution, before examining in detail the EU’s role as a state-builder in the case of the Occupied...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Early Seljuq History

    A New Interpretation

    By A.C.S. Peacock

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

    This book investigates the early history of the Seljuq Turks, founders of one of the most important empires of the mediaeval Islamic world, from their origins in the Eurasian steppe to their conquest of Iran, Iraq and Anatolia. The first work available in a western language on this important...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Library Editions: Syria

    Edited by Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Syria

    Routledge Library Editions: Syria brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a series of previously out-of-print classics from a variety of academic imprints. With a variety of titles covering Syria's politics, history and culture, this set provides in one place a wealth of...

    Published December 1st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Zionism and Land Tenure in Mandate Palestine

    By Aida Essaid

    Series: Routledge Studies on the Arab-Israeli Conflict

    A fundamental aspect of the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis is the territorial dispute which began long before the State of Israel was established. Analysing the land tenure system in Palestine under the administration of the British Mandate, this book questions whether, and to what...

    Published November 27th 2013 by Routledge

  5. British Somaliland

    An Administrative History, 1920-1960

    By Brock Millman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    British Somaliland provides a history of the administration of the British Somaliland Protectorate from the time when Somaliland first became governable, following the defeat of Abdullah Hassan, to independence. Describing the interplay between general imperial policies, and greater realities and...

    Published November 27th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Skepticism in Classical Islam

    Moments of Confusion

    By Paul L. Heck

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    The first major treatment of skepticism in Islam, this book explores the critical role of skeptical thinking in the development of theology in Islam. It examines the way key thinkers in classical Islam faced perplexing questions about the nature of God and his relation to the world, all the while...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Ending Empire in the Middle East

    Britain, the United States and Post-war Decolonization, 1945-1973

    By Simon C. Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    This book is a major and wide-ranging re-assessment of Anglo-American relations in the Middle Eastern context. It analyses the process of ending of empire in the Middle East from 1945 to the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Based on original research into both British and American archival sources, it...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Recasting Iranian Modernity

    International Relations and Social Change

    By Kamran Matin

    Series: Iranian Studies

    Critically deploying the idea of uneven and combined development this book provides a novel non-Eurocentric account of Iran’s experience of modernity and revolution. Recasting Iranian Modernity presents the argument that Eurocentrism can be decisively overcome through a social theory that has...

    Published October 28th 2013 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 October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey

    Political Violence, Fear and Pain

    By Ramazan Aras

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    The Formation of Kurdishness in Turkey examines political violence, the politics of fear and the Kurdish experience of pain through an analysis of life stories, personal narratives and testimonies of Kurdish subjects in contemporary Turkey. It traces the physical and psychological impacts of the...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge