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  1. Iranian Elites and Turkish Rulers

    A History of Isfahan in the Saljuq Period

    By David Durand-Guedy

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

    The Saljuq period of the eleventh and twelfth centuries saw the arrival in Iran of Türkmen nomads from Central Asia and the beginning of Turkish rule. Through the example of the city of Isfahan, the book analyses the internal evolution of Iranian society in this period and the interaction of the...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. German Orientalism

    The Study of the Middle East and Islam from 1800 to 1945

    By Ursula Wokoeck

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    During the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth, German universities were at the forefront of scholarship in Oriental studies. Drawing upon a comprehensive survey of thousands of German publications on the Middle East from this period, this book presents a detailed history of the...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Security in the Gulf: Historical Legacies and Future Prospects

    Edited by Matteo Legrenzi

    This book examines Gulf Security in a holistic way seeing past the narrow military aspect and also trying to debunk the conventional narratives propagated by regional and external actors. In particular, the emphasis is be on the historical legacy of Gulf security and the fundamental domestic and...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Schools of Qur'anic Exegesis

    Genesis and Development

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Qur’anic exegesis has become the battleground of political Islam and theological conflict among various Muslim schools of thought. Using comparative and contrastive methodology, examples from the Qur'an are investigated in the light of various theological views to delineate the birth, development...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Customary Law in the Modern World

    The Crossfire of Sudan's War of Identities

    By Francis Deng

    Customary Law in the Modern World is the study of a coherent and well-established legal system, which is now operating in the context of a modern nation-state and therefore poised between remaining relevant and the threat of marginalization. Focusing on Sudan, the author places customary law in...

    Published March 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Eastern Christianity in the Modern Middle East

    Edited by Anthony O'Mahony, Emma Loosley

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    The Middle East is the birthplace of Christianity and the home to a number of Eastern Churches with millions of followers. This book provides a comprehensive survey of the various denominations in the modern Middle East and will be of interest to a wide variety of scholars and students studying...

    Published March 12th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Religion and Democratizations

    Edited by Jeffrey Haynes

    This book examines key debates on religion and democratization from three main perspectives: Religious traditions have core elements which are more or less conducive to democratization and democracy; Religious traditions may be multi-vocal – but at any moment there may be dominant voices more or...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Political Theologies in the Holy Land

    Israeli Messianism and its Critics

    By David Ohana

    Series: Routledge Jewish Studies Series

    This book examines the role of messianism in Zionist ideology, from the birth of the Zionist movement through to the present. Is shows how messianism is not just a religious or philosophical term but a very tangible political practice and theology which has shaped Israeli identity. The author...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Political Succession in the Arab World

    Constitutions, Family Loyalties and Islam

    By Anthony Billingsley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Politics

    Political succession is a key issue in the contemporary Middle East. In this new study the author examines the process and shows how respect for those in authority and tribal codes of loyalty have been far more influential in maintaining regimes than security institutions and political repression....

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Exiled to Palestine

    The Emigration of Soviet Zionist Convicts, 1924-1934

    By Ziva Galili, Boris Morozov

    Series: Cummings Center Series

    This is the unknown story of how Zionists imprisoned by Soviet authorities were allowed to choose sentences of permanent departure to Palestine, where they helped build Jewish society, the backbone of left-wing parties, and the powerful trade union movement. These leading authors bring to light...

    Published March 5th 2013 by Routledge