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  1. British Military Intervention and the Struggle for Jordan

    King Hussein, Nasser and the Middle East Crisis, 1955–1958

    By Stephen Blackwell

    Series: British Politics and Society

    Within two years of their abortive invasion of the Suez Canal zone in 1956, British troops once again intervened in a major Middle Eastern country. The Jordan intervention of July 1958 took place despite the steady decline of the British position in the country over the previous three years....

    Published March 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Qur'an and its Biblical Subtext

    By Gabriel Said Reynolds

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    This book challenges the dominant scholarly notion that the Qur’an must be interpreted through the medieval commentaries shaped by the biography of the prophet Muhammad, arguing instead that the text is best read in light of Christian and Jewish scripture. The Qur’an, in its use of allusions,...

    Published March 1st 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Development of Modern Medicine in Non-Western Countries

    Historical Perspectives

    Edited by Hormoz Ebrahimnejad

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    The history of medicine in non-European countries has often been characterized by the study of their native "traditional" medicine, such as (Galenico-)Islamic medicine, and Ayurvedic or Chinese medicine. Modern medicine in these countries, on the other hand, has usually been viewed as a Western...

    Published February 21st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Muslim Women and Sport

    Edited by Tansin Benn, Gertrud Pfister, Haifaa Jawad

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Examining the global experiences, challenges and achievements of Muslim women participating in physical activities and sport, this important new study makes a profound contribution to our understanding of both contemporary Islam and the complexity and diversity of women’s lives in the modern world....

    Published February 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Early Mystics in Turkish Literature

    By Mehmed Fuad Koprulu

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    This book is a translation of one of the most important Turkish scholarly works of the twentieth century. It was the masterpiece of M.F. Koprulu, one of Turkey’s leading, and most prolific, intellectuals and scholars. Using a wide variety of Arabic, and especially Turkish and Persian sources,...

    Published February 6th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Private Contractors and the Reconstruction of Iraq

    Transforming Military Logistics

    By Christopher Kinsey

    Private Contractors and the Reconstruction of Iraq examines the controversial role of military contractors in the reconstruction of Iraq. When 'Operation Iraqi Freedom' was launched in March 2003, few, if any, of the Coalition's political leaders could have envisaged that within a few months the...

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Subalterns and Social Protest

    History from Below in the Middle East and North Africa

    Edited by Stephanie Cronin

    Series: SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

    The articles in this collection provide an alternative view of Middle Eastern history by focusing on the oppressed and the excluded, offering a challenge to the usual elite narratives. The collection is unique in its historical depth - ranging from the medieval period to the present - and its...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Clifford Geertz in Morocco

    Edited by Susan Slyomovics

    Between 1963 and 1986, eminent American anthropologists Clifford and Hildred Geertz - together and alone - conducted ethnographic fieldwork for varying periods in Sefrou, a town situated in north-central Morocco, south of Fez. This book considers Geertz’s contributions to sociocultural...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge

  9. 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 20th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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 20th 2011 by Routledge