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  1. The Jews as a Chosen People

    Tradition and transformation

    By S. Leyla Gurkan

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The concept of the Jews as a chosen people is a key element of the Jewish faith and identity. This book explores the idea of chosenness from the ancient world, through modernity and into the Post-Holocaust era. Analysing a vast corpus of biblical, ancient, rabbinic and modern Jewish literature,...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Germany - The Tides of Power

    By Michael Balfour

    In Germany - The Tides of Power, Michael Balfour sets out to explain the factors which have shaped the German social, political and economic character. Tracing the movement of power from the Middle Ages onwards, he seeks to lead the reader to an understanding of modern Germany - why Germany...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of War Memory and Commemoration

    Edited by T.G. Ashplant, Graham Dawson, Michael Roper

    Series: Routledge Studies in Memory and Narrative

    War memory and commemoration have had increasingly high profiles in public and academic debates in recent years. This volume examines some of the social changes which have led to this development, among them the passing of the two World Wars from survivor into cultural memory. Focusing on the...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. The History of Jamaica

    From its Discovery by Christopher Columbus to the Year 1872

    By William James Gardner

    This systematic history of Jamaica was written after the abolition of slavery by a man imbued with a sense of 18th-century liberalism. It is based on public records and archives, and the mass of pamphlet literature which had been published over the years....

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Marxist History and Postwar Japanese Nationalism

    By Curtis Anderson Gayle

    This book explores the historical writings of postwar Japanese Marxists - who were, and who continue to be, surprisingly numerous in the Japanese academic world. It shows how they developed in their historical writing ideas of 'radical nationalism', which accepted presupposed ideas of Japan's '...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Blacks, Mulattos, and the Dominican Nation

    By Franklin J. Franco

    Series: Classic Knowledge in Dominican Studies

    Blacks, Mulattos, and the Dominican Nation is the first English translation of the classic text Los negros, los mulatos y la nación dominicana by esteemed Dominican scholar Franklin J. Franco. Published in 1969, this book was the first systematic work on the role of Afro-descendants in Dominican...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. The Women of Cairo: Volume I (Routledge Revivals)

    Scenes of Life in the Orient

    By Gerard De Nerval

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Women of Cairo: Scenes of Life in the Orient, first published in 1929, describes the trip to Egypt and other locations in the Ottoman Empire taken by French Romanticist Gerard de Nerval. The book focuses on both reinforcing and dispelling the old ways in which people saw the Orient, as well as...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge