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  1. Lebanon

    The Politics of Frustration - The Failed Coup of 1961

    By Adel Beshara

    Series: History and Society in the Islamic World

    Lebanon examines the ideological, political and social underpinnings of the attempted coup against General Chihab's government in Lebanon in 1961. The author analyzes the role of the Syrian Socialist Nationalist Party, the history of the army in Lebanon and it role in Lebanese politics and the...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Hidden Philosophy of Hannah Arendt

    By Margaret Betz Hull

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    The central argument of this book is that Hannah Arendt's deserved place in the history of Western philosophy has been overlooked, and recognition of her contribution is long overdue. In part a result of Arendt's own insistence on calling herself a 'political thinker' throughout her career, this is...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Beyond the Arab Disease

    New Perspectives in Politics and Culture

    By Riad Nourallah

    Series: Routledge Advances in Middle East and Islamic Studies

    Presenting bold and original insights, this book examines the policies and diplomacies pursued by Arab and Western governments, while discussing both the political and cultural roles played by the modern Arab World. It explores the various facets of the malaise affecting the Arab world, stressing...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Democracy In Islam

    By Sayed Khatab, Gary D. Bouma

    Series: Routledge Studies in Political Islam

    Challenging the view of Islamic extremists and critics of Islam, this book explores the very topical issue of Islam’s compatibility with democracy. It examines: principles of Islam's political theory and the notion of democracy therein the notion of democracy in medieval and modern Muslim...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Persian Documents

    Social History of Iran and Turan in the 15th-19th Centuries

    Edited by Kondo Nobuaki

    Series: New Horizons in Islamic Studies

    After the Mongol period, Persian was the official written language in Iran, Central Asia and India. A vast amount of documents relating to administration and social life were produced and yet, unlike Ottoman and Arabic documents, Persian historical resources have received very little critical...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Development of the Japanese Nursing Profession

    Adopting and Adapting Western Influences

    By Aya Takahashi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    In the years after 1868, when Japan's long period of self-imposed isolation ended, in nursing, as in every other aspect of life, the Japanese looked to the west. This book tells the story of 'Florence Nightingale-ism' in Japan, showing how Japanese nursing developed from 1868 to the present. It...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Secret History of the Mongols

    And Other Pieces

    By The Arthur Waley Estate, Arthur Waley

    First published in 1963. The Secret History (so called merely because it was meant for the Mongols and not for the Chinese,) has been chiefly studied from a learned point of view and its quality as literature and hence its value to the lay reader have been greatly overlooked. The Chinese version...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  8. History Of Japanese Food

    By Ishige

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Greek and Roman Networks in the Mediterranean

    Edited by Irad Malkin, Christy Constantakopoulou, Katerina Panagopoulou

    How useful is the concept of "network" for historical studies and the ancient world in particular? Using theoretical models of social network analysis, this book illuminates aspects of the economic, social, religious, and political history of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Bringing together...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Migrant Workers in Asia

    Distant Divides, Intimate Connections

    By Nicole Constable

    This book provides rich and provocative comparative studies of South and Southeast Asian domestic workers who migrate to other parts of Asia. These studies range from Hong Kong, Macau, and Singapore, to Yemen, Israel, Jordan, and the UAE. Conceptually and methodologically, this book challenges us...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge