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  1. 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 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 20th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Sudan

    By Abdel Salam Sidahmed, Alsir Sidahmed

    Series: The Contemporary Middle East

    Stretching between the savannah and the equator, Sudan is a microcosm of Africa, with one leg in the Arab world and the other in Africa. Sudan's development, however, has failed to address the differences within the country between its diverse ethnic communities. This has resulted in political...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Islam and Science

    The Intellectual Career of Nizam al-Din al-Nisaburi

    By Robert Morrison

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    In examining the work of eminent fourteenth century Iranian Shiite scholar Nizam al-Din al-Nisaburi, this book is the first rigorous attempt to explain the cross-fertilization of scientific and religious thought in Islamic civilization. Nisaburi did not consider himself a scientist alone,...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  10. China's Relations with Arabia and the Gulf 1949-1999

    By Mohamed Mousa Mohamed Ali Bin Huwaidin

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book provides a detailed analysis of China's foreign policy towards the Gulf and Arabian peninsula region from the establishment of the People's Republic of China in 1949 to the end of the 20th century. Based on extensive original research, it looks at the relations between China and each of...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge