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Urban Governance Under the Ottomans: Between Cosmopolitanism and Conflict

by Ulrike Freitag & Nora Lafi

Urban Governance Under the Ottomans focuses on one of the most pressing topics in this field, namely the question why cities formerly known for their multiethnic and multi- religious composition became increasingly...


Monon Behavior Ciu

by Diego Manna

A funny pseudo-scientific journal in which humour and science are mixed, in the same way in which also english and italian languages are mixed. The result is a very comic sort of "new esperanto". This is the...


New Media, Politics and Society in Israel

by Gideon Doron & Azi Lev-On

This book addresses the social and political landscape of Internet usage in Israel, and studies the formation of a networked information society in the "hi-tech nation". As Israel is considered a highly technologically...


Russian Israelis: Social Mobility, Politics and Culture

by Larissa Remennick

Israelis with a Russian accent have been part of Israel's social, cultural and economic landscape for over 20 years.  They are found in all walks of life: as controversial politicians, senior physicians and...


Court Cultures in the Muslim World: Seventh to Nineteenth Centuries

by Albrecht Fuess & Jan-Peter Hartung

Courts and the complex phenomenon of the courtly society have received intensified interest in academic research over recent decades, however, the field of Islamic court culture has so far been overlooked. This...


Islam in Russia: The Four Seasons

by Ravil Bukharaev

A fascinating story of spiritual survival. The cultural and national reawakening that has accompanied the resurgence of Islam in Russia has contributed to the revival and renewal of Islamic thought throughout...


Languages of Dress in the Middle East

by Bruce Ingham & Nancy Lindisfarne-Tapper

Considers how the languages of dress in the region connect with other social practices, and with political and religious conformity in particular. Treating cases as diverse as practices of veiling in Oman and...


Kenana Handbook of Sudan

by Peter Gwynvay Hopkins

First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Islam And Violent Separatism

by Swain

First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Peacemaking in a Divided Society: Israel After Rabin

by Sasson Sofer

This is an interdisciplinary study of Israeli society in one of the defining moments in the history of Israel. The contributors discuss the critical aspects of the political order, economics, the military, the...


Placing the Border in Everyday Life

by Reece Jones & Corey Johnson

Placing the Border in Everyday Life complicates the connection between borders and sovereign states by identifying the individuals and organizations that engage in border work at a range of scales and places....


Duties Of The Vizier

by G. P. F. Van Den Boorn

First Published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Muslim Education in the 21st century: Asian perspectives

by Sa'eda Buang & Phyllis Ghim-Lian Chew

Muslim Education in the 21st Century reinvestigates the current state of affairs in Muslim education in Asia whilst at the same time paying special attention to Muslim schools' perception of educational changes...


The Israeli Economy: Dreams and Realities: Dreams and Realities

by Yair Aharoni

First published in 1991, during a significant stagnation in the Israeli economy, this title discusses the causes of the economic downturn, and assesses the country's prospects. Throughout, Aharoni measures the...


Turkish-Greek Relations: Rapprochement, Civil Society and the Politics of Friendship: Rapprochement, Civil Society and the Politics of Friendship

by Leonidas Karakatsanis

Turkish-Greek relations are marked by a long trajectory of enmity and tension. This book sets out to explore the 'other side' of that history, focusing on initiatives that have promoted contact between the two...


Anti-Veiling Campaigns in the Muslim World: Gender, Modernism and the Politics of Dress: Gender, Modernism and the Politics of Dress

by Stephanie Cronin

In recent years bitter controversies have erupted across Europe and the Middle East about women's veiling, and especially their wearing of the face-veil or niqab. Yet the deeper issues contained within these...


UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees: From Relief and Works to Human Development

by Sari Hanafi, Leila Hilal & Lex Takkenberg

Exploring the evolution of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), this book fills a lacuna in literature on the agency.

UNRWA and Palestinian Refugees employs...


Refashioning Secularism in France and Turkey: The Case of the Headscarf Ban

by Amelie Barras

Over the past few years, secularism has become an intrinsic component of discussions on religious freedom and religious governance. The question of whether states should restrict the wearing of headscarves...


Montana Before History: 11,000 Years of Hunter-Gatherers in the Rockies and on the Plains

by Douglas H MacDonald

Dig into Montana's past with this guide to the state's best archaeological sites. A cache north of Livingston, the oldest known evidence of humans in Montana, was left by mammoth hunters more than 11,000 years...


Ritual and Belief in Morocco: Vol. I

by Edward Westermarck

Between the years of 1898 and 1926, Edward Westermarck spent a total of seven years in Morocco, visiting towns and tribes in different parts of the country, meeting local people and learning about their language...