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Routledge Library Editions: Politics of the Middle East

Routledge Library Editions: Politics of the Middle East

1st Edition

Various
July 20, 2015

This is a collection of titles written by a range of international authors that seeks to get at the heart of the political experience in the Middle East, an endeavour that is as crucial today as it was when these books were first published....

The Arabian Peninsula: Society and Politics

The Arabian Peninsula: Society and Politics

1st Edition

Derek Hopwood
July 20, 2015

Although the Arabian Peninsula is the heartland of Islam and of the Arab world, for decades it did not receive the attention it deserves from scholars and writers. The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and the Middle East Centre of St Antony’s College, Oxford, jointly...

Soviet Strategy in the Middle East

Soviet Strategy in the Middle East

1st Edition

George W. Breslauer
July 20, 2015

Few regions of the world are as politically turbulent as the Middle East, and nowhere is the potential for superpower conflict greater. How does the Soviet Union view the Middle east conflict? Can the USSR play a constructive role in the peace process? In this volume, first published in 1990, these...

United States Foreign Policy and the Middle East/North Africa: A Bibliography of Twentieth-Century Research

United States Foreign Policy and the Middle East/North Africa: A Bibliography of Twentieth-Century Research

1st Edition

Sanford R. Silverburg, Bernard Reich
July 20, 2015

This bibliography, first published in 1990, is a result of a quarter-century professional and personal relationship between two academics interested in Middle East studies. The comprehensive bibliography consists of western, primarily English, language sources published through 1988 and early 1989...

Middle Eastern Themes: Papers in History and Politics

Middle Eastern Themes: Papers in History and Politics

1st Edition

Jacob M. Landau
July 20, 2015

This volume, first published in 1973, brings together a wide range of Professor Landau’s work on recent Middle Eastern history and politics, reflecting the breadth of the author’s concern and research. The first section deals with aspects of political organisation in the Middle East, largely Egypt,...

The Arabs and the West

The Arabs and the West

1st Edition

Clare Hollingworth
July 20, 2015

This volume by acclaimed war reporter Clare Hollingworth , first published in 1952, surveys the politics of an area which has produced, and is likely to produce, more wars that it can consume locally. After a historical opening, about the general situation during and after the war, the author...

Electoral Politics in the Middle East: Issues, Voters and Elites

Electoral Politics in the Middle East: Issues, Voters and Elites

1st Edition

Jacob M. Landau, Ergun Özbudun, Frank Tachau
July 20, 2015

Comparative political study of the Middle East got off to a late start. Unlike any previous studies in comparative politics, this book, first published in 1980, represents an important methodological advance in that it proceeds by themes rather than by countries, and uniquely focuses on three major...

Contemporary Yemen: Politics and Historical Background

Contemporary Yemen: Politics and Historical Background

1st Edition

B.R. Pridham
July 20, 2015

First published in 1984, this volume examines the then-two Yemens, North and South, and their strategic importance in the Middle East. South Yemen, formerly Aden, was a Marxist country controlling the entrance to the Red Sea. North Yemen contained rival tribal factions and was a buffer country...

The Arab State

The Arab State

1st Edition

Giacomo Luciani
July 20, 2015

It has often been argued that Arab states are arbitrary political creations, lacking historical or present legitimacy. This book, first published in 1990, provides a different picture of ‘the Arab state’, drawing on historical, economic, philosophical and sociological perspectives to give a...

The Politics of Arab Integration

The Politics of Arab Integration

1st Edition

Giacomo Luciani, Ghassan Salamé
July 20, 2015

This volume, first published in 1988, is the result of a major research project, the most important inquiry into the fundamental political structure of the Arab world. It is often argued that Arab states are arbitrary political creations that lack historical or present legitimacy and are unable to...

Revolution in the Middle East: And Other Case Studies

Revolution in the Middle East: And Other Case Studies

1st Edition

P.J. Vatikiotis
July 20, 2015

What does revolution mean in the Middle East? Can the Middle East experience be compared with revolution in China, Latin America and East Europe? These questions are the focus of this book, first published in 1972, which examines the revolutionary significance of the major economic, social and...

Food, Development, and Politics in the Middle East

Food, Development, and Politics in the Middle East

1st Edition

Marvin G. Weinbaum
July 20, 2015

As the reality of a food deficit emerged in the Middle East, rural society and the agricultural sector – once viewed as peripheral to national development – swiftly rose up the policy agendas of nearly every Middle East country. This book, first published in 1982, looks at the complex...

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