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  1. The Economic Development of Libya (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    Edited by Bichara Khader, Bashir El-Wifati

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    Libya has been one of the most remarkable of the Arab oil producers. It has combined an aggressive foreign policy, a domestic political revolution and extraordinary economic growth over the last decade. This book focuses on the development of the Libyan economy over this period. In the boom years...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Arab Economy in Israel (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    The Dynamics of a Region's Development

    By Raja Khalidi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    The Arab enclaves that exist within Israel constitute a definite economic unit. Despite linkages and subservice to the national economy the region exhibits a range of independent production and consumption modes that suggest potential economic developmental viability. The author considers the...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Economic and Political Change in the Middle East (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    By Elias H. Tuma

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    In the early 1960s the Middle East suffered from political instability, inefficiency of government, widespread poverty and inequality, low productivity, and a mounting population pressure on the region’s resources. With the exception of some of the oil-exporting countries, the entire region still...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Role of Government in the Industrialization of Iraq 1950-1965 (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    By Ferhang Jalal

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    Since 1950 the governments of Iraq have attempted vigorously to develop the economy and have stressed industrial development. Here Dr Ferhang Jalal discusses, analyses and appraises a number of policies adopted by the government of Iraq designed to promote the growth of the industrial sector. The...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Islam and the Political Economy of Meaning (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    Comparative Studies of Muslim Discourse

    By William R. Roff

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The Economy of the Middle East

    To be a Muslim is to be a part of a culture with distinct beliefs, ideas, institutional forms and prescriptive roles. Yet there is a complex inter-relationship between a system of knowledge and belief, such as Islam, and the immediate political, economic and social context of its adherents. This...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Middle East (Routledge Revivals)

    A Physical, Social and Regional Geography

    By W. B. Fisher

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Middle East is a region of critical importance in world affairs, both politically and economically. In this comprehensive study, first published in 1950, Professor Fisher examines all the principal elements – physical and human – that influence environment, development and ways of life in the...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. New Light on the Most Ancient East

    By V. Gordon Childe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book offers a detailed survey on major archaeological discoveries in the Near and Middle East. This classic account focuses on the findings in three great centers of ancient civilization: Egypt, Sumer, and the Indus valley. Professor Childe discusses the excavation of the three cities of...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. People of Ancient Assyria

    Their Inscriptions and Correspondence

    By Jørgen Læssøe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Was Assyria merely a more brutal, more uncivilized and less interesting offshoot of the culture created by Sumerians and Babylonians in Southern Mesopotamia at the dawn of history? Do the Assyrian reliefs that fill our museums give a complete picture of the phenomenon that was Assyria? Was the...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Sectarianism in Iraq

    The Making of State and Nation Since 1920

    By Khalil Osman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government

    This book links sectarianism in Iraq to the failure of the modern nation-state to resolve tensions between sectarian identities and concepts of unified statehood and uniform citizenry. After a theoretical excursus that recasts the notion of primordial identity as a socially constructed reality,...

    Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Iranian-Russian Encounters

    Empires and Revolutions since 1800

    Edited by Stephanie Cronin

    Series: Iranian Studies

    Over the past two hundred years, encounters between Iran and Russia have been both rich and complex. This book explores the myriad dimensions of the Iranian-Russian encounter during a dramatic period which saw both Iran and Russia subject to revolutionary upheavals and transformed from...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge