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  1. Arabic in the City

    Issues in Dialect Contact and Language Variation

    Edited by Catherine Miller, Enam Al-Wer, Dominique Caubet, Janet C.E. Watson

    Series: Routledge Arabic Linguistics Series

    Filling a gap in the literature currently available on the topic, this edited collection is the first examination of the interplay between urbanization, language variation and language change in fifteen major Arab cities. The Arab world presents very different types and degrees of urbanization,...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Iranian Intellectuals

    1997–2007

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    Previously published as a special issue of British Journal of Middle East Studies, this volume focuses on leading figures within Iran between 1997-2007 and their visions and works that are related to Iranian society. A cross section of opinion is investigated, including the clerical (‘Ali Khameneh...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Japanese Science Fiction

    A View of a Changing Society

    By Robert Matthew

    Series: Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

    After the Meiji Restoration of 1868 Japan modernized rapidly, transforming itself perhaps more quickly than any other country in history. However, the change was not without its conflicts, many of them still unresolved as the pleasures of modern society vie with a respect for the traditional...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Buddhist Tantras

    By Wayman

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Napoleon and Persia

    Franco-Persian Relations under the First Empire

    By Iradj Amini

    The first book on this subject since 1904. It examines the growing interest of Napoleon in India, the genesis of Franco-Persian relations, Napoleon in Egypt, the British and French missions to Persia, the Franco-Persian Treaty of Finkenstein, the Persian mission to Paris, Russia's hostility to...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Arabic Rhetoric

    A Pragmatic Analysis

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Arabic Rhetoric explores the history, disciplines, order and pragmatic functions of Arabic speech acts. It offers a new understanding of Arabic rhetoric and employs examples from modern standard Arabic as well as providing a glossary of over 448 rhetorical expressions listed in English with their...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Slavery, Contested Heritage, and Thanatourism

    By Graham M.S. Dann, A.V. Seaton

    How can travel destinations deal with the tragic heritage of slavery?One of the fastest-growing segments of specialty tourism is thanatourism, which concentrates on violent death. One variant is tourism centered around plantation slavery. Slavery, Contested Heritage, and Thanatourism explores the...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Sufi Visionary of Ottoman Damascus

    'Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi, 1641-1731

    By Elizabeth Sirriyeh

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    'Abd al-Ghani al-Nabulusi (1641 to1731) was the most outstanding scholarly Sufi of Ottoman Syria. He was regarded as the leading religious poet of his time and as an excellent commentator of classical Sufi texts. At the popular level, he has been read as an interpreter of symbolic dreams. Moreover,...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Islam & The Third Universal Theo

    By Ayoub

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge