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  1. Muhammad and the Supernatural

    Medieval Arab Views

    By Rebecca Williams

    Series: Routledge Studies in Classical Islam

    Muhammad and the Supernatural: Medieval Arab Views examines the element of the supernatural (or miracle stories) in the life of the Prophet Muhammad as depicted in two genres: prophetic biography (sira) and Qur'an exegesis (tafsir). ...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Memory and Conflict in Lebanon

    Remembering and Forgetting the Past

    By Craig Larkin

    Series: Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics

    This book examines the legacy of Lebanon’s civil war and how the population, and the youth in particular, are dealing with their national past. Drawing on extensive qualitative research and social observation, the author explores the efforts of those who wish to remember, so as not to repeat past...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Ghazi Sultans and the Frontiers of Islam

    A comparative study of the late medieval and early modern periods

    By Ali Anooshahr

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    The Ghazi Sultans were frontier holy-warrior kings of late medieval and early modern Islamic history. This book is a comparative study of three particular Ghazis in the Muslim world at that time, demonstrating the extent to which these men were influenced by the actions and writings of their...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Ghaznavid and Seljuk Turks

    Poetry as a Source for Iranian History

    By G.E. Tetley

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Iran and Turkey

    This new view on aspects of the Ghaznavid and Seljuk dynasties concentrates on the relationship of the panegyric poets Farrukhi Sistani (c.995-1032) and Mu'izzi (c.1045-1127) to the Ghaznavid and Seljuk rulers and dignitaries for whom they wrote. Dr Tetley investigates the reliability of the...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Middle East in World Politics (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Mohammed Ayoob

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Middle East is, and has always been, of major global economic and political importance. First published in 1981, this edited collection analyses many of the crucial issues that have had international repercussions during the second half of the twentieth century, with each paper considering the...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Elie Kedourie's Approaches to History and Political Theory

    'The Thoughts and Actions of Living Men'

    Edited by Sylvia Kedourie

    Elie Kedourie was one of the twentieth century’s most important and controversial historians of the Middle East. He redefined the landscape of the field by challenging the notion that the West’s imperial domination of the region spawned nationalism in Arab countries. In a long career lecturing in...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. British Policy in Aden and the Protectorates 1955-67

    Last Outpost of a Middle East Empire

    By Spencer Mawby

    This is the first detailed account of the confrontation between Britain and President Nasser of Egypt over the Colony of Aden and the surrounding protected states, prior to British withdrawal in 1967. Paying particular attention to the conflicting goals of Arab nationalism and British imperialism,...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Jihad and its Interpretation in Pre-Colonial Morocco

    State-Society Relations during the French Conquest of Algeria

    By Amira K. Bennison

    This book investigates the importance of waging jihad for legitimacy in pre-colonial Morocco. It counters colonial interpretations of the pre-colonial Moroccan sultanate as hopelessly divided into territories of 'obedience' and 'dissidence' by suggesting that state-society warfare was one aspect of...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. War and Peace in Qajar Persia

    Implications Past and Present

    Edited by Roxane Farmanfarmaian

    With new and existing evidence being reconsidered, this edited collection takes a multidisciplinary approach to discussing the Qajar system within the context of the wars that engulfed it and the periods of peace that ensued. It throws new light on the decision-making processes, the restraints on...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Opposition and Legitimacy in the Ottoman Empire

    Conspiracies and Political Cultures

    By Florian Riedler

    This book looks at opposition to the Ottoman government in the second half of the nineteenth century, examining a number of key political conspiracies and how these relate to an existing political culture. In his detailed analysis of these conspiracies, the author offers a new perspective on an...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

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