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- Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 124.99
In this study of the development of Egyptian nationalism during the early part of this century, the authors argue that it was slow to evolve because Islam constituted both a religious and a political community that did not recognize territorial boundaries. more...
- Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 19.95
Confronting Fascism in Egypt offers an in-depth examination of the response of Egyptian civil society to the global rivalry between liberal democracy and totalitarian fascism as their confrontation accelerated over the course of the 1930s. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 42.00
The emergence of nationalism redefined Egyptian identity. This book shows how the growth of an urban middle class, combined with political failures in the 1930s, eroded the earlier territorial and isolationist order. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 32.00
Challenging recent scholarship which has dwelt on Islamic activism, Nadje Al-Ali explores the anthropological and political significance of secular-oriented activism by focusing on the women's movement in Egypt. The author frames her work around current theoretical debates in Middle Eastern and post-colonial scholarship and interviews with members... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 34.00
The authors speculate on the relationship between identity and citizenship in Israeli society and explore the differential rights accorded different social strata. They conclude that, despite ongoing tensions, globalization and economic liberalization have transformed Israel from a frontier society to one more oriented towards peace and private profit. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 38.00
Sanasarian's book explores the political and ideological relationship between religious minorities in Iran and the state during the formative years of the Islamic Republic. While the book is essentially empirical, it also highlights questions associated with exclusion and marginalisation and the role of the state in defining those boundaries. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 24.00
This disturbing analysis deals with the ways Israel has used the memory of the Holocaust to legitimise its politics. Idith Zertal argues that the centrality of the Holocaust has led to a culture of victimhood. She offers a new perspective on Israeli history and the construction of national identity. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 32.00
This work looks in detail at the state-emigrant relationship in the cases of Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan and Lebanon. A socio-economic and political history of the migration is used as background to a discussion of the evolution of state policies put in place to enable states to control these expatriates. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 48.00
In a revised edition of Morris' earlier work, which explored the realities behind the Palestinian exodus of 1948, fresh material considers battles, expulsions and atrocities that contributed to the disintegration of Palestinian communities. The story is harrowing. Refugees now number four million - their cause remains a major obstacle to peace. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 33.00
The first book to provide a rigorous theoretical analysis of the Kurdish issue through the lens of social movement theory. The empirical material, the result of research in Ankara, Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria makes the book a compelling read for students of the Middle East, ethnic relations and sociology. more...