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  1. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Qatar (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    Development of an Oil Economy

    By Ragaei el Mallakh

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

    No region in the world has seen so much development activity in the last ten years as the Gulf area. Since ‘black gold’ catapulted the oil-producing countries into the limelight of the international political and economic scene, there has been a proliferation of studies on the larger exporting...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Economic Development of the United Arab Emirates (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    By Ragaei el Mallakh

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

    Since the early 1970s the oil producing countries of the Gulf have become a focus of intense interest worldwide. Most of this interest has centred on the oil giants, Saudi Arabia, Iran, even Iraq and Kuwait. Yet the United Arab Emirates is also among the largest producers, on a par with Kuwait,...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Arab Gulf Economy in a Turbulent Age (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    By Hazem Beblawi

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

    The shock discovery of oil in the Gulf States thrust them from relative obscurity to the forefront of international finance and politics. It coincided with the breakdown of the international monetary system and the twin food and energy crisis, all of which helped to magnify the impact of the oil...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Arab Monetary Integration (RLE Economy of Middle East)

    Issues and Prerequisites

    By Khair El-Din Haseeb, Samir Makdisi

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

    Pre-eminent among the requisites for economic integration is monetary integration. It is the premise of the chapters in this book that if the Arab world is to achieve a closer degree of cooperation in economic and political spheres, the issue of monetary integration must be given much more...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge