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  1. New Title: Political Islam, World Politics and Europe

    Political Islam, World Politics and Europe | From Jihadist to Institutional Islamism, 2nd Edition
    Bassam Tibi

    The new and updated edition of Political Islam, World Politics and Europe focusses on the shift within political Islam, in light of 9/11 and the events of the Arab Spring, from a jihadist struggle, to institutional Islamism.

    Find out more here.

  2. New Title: Regional Security Dialogue in the Middle East

    At this time of considerable political turmoil in the Middle East, there is a pressing need to explore alternative frameworks for regional security. The book discusses the Helsinki Process as one potentially relevant historical model to learn from.

    Providing a gamut of views on regional threat perception and suggesting ways forward for regional peace, this book is essential reading for students and scholars with an interest in Politics, the Middle East and Conflict Studies.

    To find out more and order your copy visit here.

  3. New title: Strategic Relations Between the US and Turkey 1979-2000

    Taking the period from the end of the 1970s to the end of the 1990s, this book critically examines the evolution of the strategic relationship between the US and Turkey during this period, with a particular focus on the Middle Eastern context.

    Essential reading for students and scholars of U.S. and Turkish foreign policy.

    To find out more and order your copy visit here.

  4. Publishing This Week: Leadership and Authority in Central Asia

    This book explores the unfolding of world history in a remote corner of Central Asia: the region of Badakhshan. The history of this region has commonly been explored through the lens of the major superpowers who competed over its territory in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including Britain, Russia, and China.

    Leadership and Authority in Central Asia identifies traditional forms of religious authority within the network of religious functionaries at a range of levels and discusses the functions of Ismaili political leaders as they have evolved through time.

    To find out more and pre-order your copy visit here.

  5. Publishing This Week: Ibn al-Haytham, New Astronomy and Spherical Geometry

    This volume provides a unique primary source on the history and philosophy of mathematics and science from the medieval Arab world. The fourth volume of A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics is complemented by three preceding volumes which focused on infinitesimal determinations and other chapters of classical mathematics.

    To find out more and pre-order your copy visit here.

  6. Vanessa De Gifis’ Article Featured on the International Qur’anic Studies Association Blog

    Vanessa De Gifis, author of Shaping a Qur'anic Worldview, writes about her motivation to write this book on the International Qur'anic Studies Association (IQSA) Blog.

    To view the whole article visit here.

    Find out more about Shaping a Qur'anic Worldview here.

  7. Publishing This Week: UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees

    Exploring the evolution of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), this book fills a lacuna in literature on the agency.

    UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees employs recent fieldwork in order to analyze challenges in programmes and service delivery, protection, camp governance, community participation, and camp improvement and reconstruction.

    To find out more and order your copy visit here.

  8. Publishing This Week: Disengaging from Terrorism – Lessons from the Turkish Penitents

    This book presents an in-depth case study of thirteen individuals who moved away from terrorist activity in Turkey. Setting their life stories in the context of political violence in support of Kurdish independence and a leftist revolution, and the response of the Turkish state, the book examines how the individuals were motivated to become involved in terrorism, how they participated, why they became disillusioned, and above all how they coped with the difficult process of disengagement. For more information visit here.

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  9. New in Paperback: German-Jewish Popular Culture before the Holocaust

    German-Jewish Popular Culture before the Holocaust : Kafka's kitsch

    David A. Brenner examines how Jews in Central Europe developed one of the first "ethnic" or "minority" cultures in modernity. Not exclusively "German" or "Jewish," the experiences of German-speaking Jewry in the decades prior to the Third Reich and the Holocaust were also negotiated in encounters with popular culture, particularly the novel, the drama and mass media.

  10. New in Paperback: Early Seljuq History

    Early Seljuq History : A New Interpretation

    This book investigates the early history of the Seljuq Turks, founders of one of the most important empires of the medieval Islamic world, from their origins in the Eurasian steppe to their conquest of Iran, Iraq and Anatolia.

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