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Major Works: Forthcoming Middle East Politics

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

Forthcoming Books

  1. Futile Diplomacy - A History of Arab-Israeli Negotiations, 1913-56

    By Neil Caplan

    Series: Futile Diplomacy

    These four volumes provide a careful and balanced behind-the-scenes account of the intricate diplomatic activity of the period between 1913 and 1956. Exploiting a range of available archive sources as well as extensive secondary sources, they provide an authoritative analysis of the positions and...

    To Be Published May 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Futile Diplomacy, Volume 1

    Early Arab-Zionist Negotiation Attempts, 1913-1931

    By Neil Caplan

    Series: Futile Diplomacy

    Most students of the history of Arab-Jewish relations have come to take for granted the stubborn resistance of the continuing dispute to any form of lasting and ‘reasonable’ solution. This book, first published in 1983, examines early Arab-Zionist negotiating experience with the assumption that...

    To Be Published May 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Futile Diplomacy, Volume 2

    Arab-Zionist Negotiations and the End of the Mandate

    By Neil Caplan

    Series: Futile Diplomacy

    With half of this book, first published in 1986, being given over to Neil Caplan’s detailed analysis and half to the collection of the original documents, the second volume in Futile Diplomacy provides another essential resource for the understanding of the Arab-Israeli conflict. In Arab-Zionist...

    To Be Published May 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Futile Diplomacy, Volume 3

    The United Nations, the Great Powers and Middle East Peacemaking, 1948-1954

    By Neil Caplan

    Series: Futile Diplomacy

    This book, first published in 1997, provides a careful and balanced behind-the-scenes account of the intricate diplomatic activity of the period between the first and second Arab-Israeli wars. The author examines the recurring deadlocks in terms of the motives and calculations of the various...

    To Be Published May 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Futile Diplomacy, Volume 4

    Operation Alpha and the Failure of Anglo-American Coercive Diplomacy in the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1954-1956

    By Neil Caplan

    Series: Futile Diplomacy

    This book, first published in 1997, focuses on the Anglo-American cooperation which began during the relatively uneventful years 1953 and 1954, and which led to a covert operation, code-named 'Alpha', which aimed – unsuccessfully – at convincing Egyptian and Israeli leaders to consider a settlement...

    To Be Published May 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Library Editions: Israel and Palestine

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Israel and Palestine

    Routledge Library Editions: Israel and Palestine collects in a 15-volume set a range of out-of-print titles from a variety of imprints. Examining the thorny issue of the Arab-Israeli conflict from all angles, the books in the set cover a range of time periods and viewpoints with an aim to provide...

    To Be Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Rift in Israel (RLE Israel and Palestine)

    Religious Authority and Secular Democracy

    By S. Clement Leslie

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Israel and Palestine

    The subject matter of this book, first published in 1971, is not less relevant, though less familiar, than the military adventures of Israel. For the book deals with the spiritual tensions that underlie and go far to explain the conduct of the country, standing as it does at the heart of some of...

    To Be Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Palestinian Leadership on the West Bank (RLE Israel and Palestine)

    The Changing Role of the Arab Mayors under Jordan and Israel

    By Moshe Maoz

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Israel and Palestine

    The West Bank has for generations been the core area of the Palestinian-Arab community and of its national movement. Since 1967, it has become the main area of confrontation in the prolonged conflict between Palestinian-Arab and Jewish-Zionist nationalism. The Palestinian armed organization, the...

    To Be Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Covenant and the Sword (RLE Israel and Palestine)

    Arab-Israeli Relations, 1948-56

    By Earl Berger

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Israel and Palestine

    The central argument in this book, first published in 1965, is that the Israelis invaded Egypt in 1956 because they could see no other feasible way out of their predicament: they believed that Egypt, either alone or together with other Arab states, would move to destroy them once it had acquired...

    To Be Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Israel and the Arab World (RLE Israel and Palestine)

    By C.H. Dodd, M.E. Sales

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Israel and Palestine

    The Arab-Israeli conflict provides the world with one of its most intractable and dangerous problems. This documentary analysis of the period, first published in 1970, from the First World War to 1968 will be welcomed by all those who seek an impartial understanding of the problem. The editors have...

    To Be Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

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