Skip to Content

Paperbacks Direct

Middle East Studies Paperbacks

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 1,601 new and published paperbacks in the subject of Middle East Studies — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For paperbacks that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming paperbacks.

New and Published Books

  1. Nationalisms and Politics in Turkey

    Political Islam, Kemalism and the Kurdish Issue

    Edited by Marlies Casier, Joost Jongerden

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    This book examines some of the most pressing issues facing the Turkish political establishment, in particular the issues of political Islam, and Kurdish and Turkish nationalisms. The authors explore the rationales of the main political actors in Turkey in order to increase our understanding of the...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. China and the Middle East

    From Silk Road to Arab Spring

    By Muhamad S. Olimat

    China and the Middle East uniquely explores China’s growing presence in the Middle East, and both the benefits and anxiety that this presence has caused in the region, as well as in the West. There are currently very few sources of reference from a Middle Eastern standpoint on the role that the...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Sport Management in the Middle East

    A Case Study Analysis

    Edited by Mohammed Ben Sulayem, Sean O'Connor, David Hassan

    The Middle East is one of the fastest growing and significant markets in world sport, as well as a powerful source of investment in sport. Bids for the Olympics in 2020 and the soccer World Cup in 2022, as well as remarkable investments in Formula One motor racing, horse racing and English Premier...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Islamic Education in the Soviet Union and Its Successor States

    Edited by Michael Kemper, Raoul Motika

    This book provides a comparative history of Islamic education in the Soviet Union and the post-Soviet countries. Case studies on Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan and on two regions of the Russian Federation, Tatarstan and Daghestan, highlight the importance which Muslim...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Sir Anthony Sherley and his Persian Adventure

    Edited by E. Denison Ross

    As well as including Sherley's own account of his journey into Persia in 1600, this valuable edition includes the main works dealing with Anthony Sherley and his life. Original inaccessible texts are reprinted in full and the critical bibliographical introduction provides excellent guidance for the...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Transnational Connections and the Arab Gulf

    Edited by Madawi Al-Rasheed

    Transnational Connections and the Arab Gulf presents a study of transnational cultural flows in the Gulf region and beyond. It combines an understanding of the region's historical connections with the outside world and an assessment of contemporary consequences of these connections.The...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Harp and the Shield of David

    Ireland, Zionism and the State of Israel

    By Shulamit Eliash

    Eliash examines the relationship between Ireland and the Zionist movement, and the state of Israel from the context of Palestine’s partition and the delay in Ireland’s recognition of the State of Israel until 1963. Analyzing the Irish attitude to the partition of Palestine through an analogy...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Islam, Democracy and the State in Algeria

    Lessons for the Western Mediterranean and Beyond

    Edited by Michael Bonner, Megan Reif

    Modern Algeria has been, in many ways, a harbinger of events and trends that have affected the Arab and Muslim worlds. The country's bold experiment in democratization broke down in the early 1990s, largely over the question of whether the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) should be permitted to come...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. U.S. Military Strategy in the Gulf (Routledge Revivals)

    Origins and Evolution Under the Carter and Reagan Administrations

    By Amitav Acharya

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, this title explores the nature and dimensions of the U.S. strategy in the Gulf in the formative years that followed the fall of the Shah, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the outbreak of the Iran-Iraq war. It describes the formation of the U.S. Rapid Deployment Joint...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Israeli Economy (Routledge Revivals)

    Dreams and Realities

    By Yair Aharoni

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1991, during a significant stagnation in the Israeli economy, this title discusses the causes of the economic downturn, and assesses the country’s prospects. Throughout, Aharoni measures the economic problems Israel has endured against the social and economic successes it has...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge