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  1. View Inside Selected Chapters of “An Atlas of Middle Eastern Affairs”!

    "Highly recommended." -- W. J. Breitbach, California State University (CHOICE, June 2010)

    Routledge Middle East Studies are pleased to announce that we are opening selected chapters of An Atlas of Middle Eastern Affairs to view for free online until the end of May 2014! Simply click on the title below and click the ‘view inside’ button to read!

    The authors are delighted to introduce the second edition of the Atlas of Middle Eastern Affairs, which has been completely updated with many new maps. The volume addresses gaps in the literature with regard to the geography and geopolitics of the region. There is a detailed summary of the geography with an accent on key facets. This is allied to a synopsis of each state, in which all the facts relevant to politics are provided. The major political events of the past few years are then described within the overall geopolitical setting. The text is illustrated by almost 100 maps, the majority specifically produced for the volume.

  2. What’s New From Routledge Middle East Studies

    Click here is a list of our most recently published Middle East Studies textbooks.  Preview each book by clicking on the "View Inside the Book" button.  If you have additional questions or need help looking for a textbook for your course, please email Paul Reyes at paul.reyes@taylorandfrancis.com.

  3. Anoush

    How much impact are the latest ‘intelligent’ sanctions having on Iran?

    Professor Anoush Ehteshami, author of Dynamics of Change in the Persian Gulf, talks about the Iranian Crisis at The British-Iranian Chamber of Commerce, March 8, 2013.

    Visit the British-Iranian Chamber of Commerce website to read his thoughts about 'Sanctions, Presidents and the Iranian Crisis'.

    To order a complimentary inspection copy of Professor Ehteshami's book - Dynamics of Change in the Persian Gulf - simply email kathryn.reavill@tandf.co.uk
     

  4. Round up of 2012’s Middle East Studies Textbooks

    Happy new year! Welcome to the definitive list of 2012's Middle East Studies textbooks. Order your complimentary exam copies today!

  5. Featured Title: Islamic Civilization in South Asia

    Islamic Civilization in South Asia provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as the general reader, with a comprehensive account of the history of Islam in India, encompassing political, socio-economic, cultural and intellectual aspects.

  6. Modern Turkey

    Featured Title - Modern Turkey: People, State and Foreign Policy in a Globalised World

    This book provides a broad and comprehensive overview of contemporary Turkey. Placing the country and its people within the context of a rapidly globalizing world, the book covers a diverse range of themes such as politics, economics, international relations, the Turkic world, religion and recent historical background.

  7. Government and Politics of the Contemporary Middle East

    This exciting new book for students of Middle Eastern politics provides a comprehensive introduction to the complexities of the region, its politics and people. Combining a thematic framework for examining patterns of politics with individual chapters dedicated to specific countries, the book explores current issues within an historical context.

  8. Gender and Violence in the Middle East

    Part of UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series, this book explores the relationship between Islamism, secularism and violence against women in the Middle East and North Africa. Drawing on case studies from across the region, the authors examine the historical, cultural, religious, social, legal and political factors affecting this key issue.

  9. Political Islam

    This reader provides the student with an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the study of political Islam. Offering a clear route to the most influential literature in the field, the diverse range of viewpoints presented allows students to obtain a broad, enlightened, and cosmopolitan perspective on the most pressing questions of the post-9/11 era.

  10. Tunisia

    This book gives a concise yet comprehensive overview of Tunisia’s political and economic development from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. Written specifically for a non-specialist audience, the book examines the factors that make Tunisia one of the Arab world’s most stable and prosperous countries and one of its hardiest authoritarian orders.

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