Middle East Studies

Routledge handbooks for Middle East and Islamic studies include a diverse range of comprehensive volumes across established sub-disciplines and emerging areas. They are edited and written by some of the foremost scholars in their fields and include cutting-edge contributions from European and North American institutions, and also those located in the Islamic world and Middle East. Topics covered include religion, politics, tourism, geography, individual country studies, history and human rights. This subject’s full title listing can be downloaded here. As long as there are a minimum of titles available within a subject area then these titles can be purchased within a Subject Collection. New Subject Collections are created annually as new titles are added to the platform.



In recent years, there has been growing interest in Turkey, stemming from the country’s developing role in regional and global politics, its expanding economic strength, and its identity as a predomin...
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the most prominent issues in world politics today.
The Routledge Handbook of Political Islam provides a multidisciplinary overview of the phenomenon of political Islam, one of the key political movements of our time.
The self-immolation of Mohammed Bouazizi in Tunisia in December 2010 heralded the arrival of the ‘Arab Spring,’ a startling, yet not unprecedented, era of profound social and political upheaval.
This valuable reference work synthesizes and elucidates traditional themes and issues in Islamic philosophy as well as prominent topics emerging from the last twenty years of scholarship.
Recent events such as ‘Iran’s Green Revolution’ and the ‘Arab Uprisings’ have exploded notions that human rights are irrelevant to Middle Eastern and North African politics.
The Mediterranean space, defined by a major sea, a large number of littoral countries and to some extent their hinterlands, is at the same time an interface between Europe, Africa and Asia.
The matter of Christian?Muslim relations cannot be ignored these days.
The formative period of Islam remains highly contested.
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