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  • Voices of the Arab Springby Asaad al-Saleh

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    Narrated by dozens of activists and everyday individuals involved in the Arab Spring, this book documents the unprecedented events that led to the collapse of dictatorial regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen. Arab citizens were called to join the revolt during the second half of 2011, while the revolutionary moment was still unfolding. Their... more...

  • A Prince in a Republicby Ooi Kee Beng

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2015; US$ 46.50

    Hamengku Buwono IX, the late Sultan of Yogyakarta Special Province, is revered by Indonesians as one of the great founders of the modern Indonesian state. He leaves a positive but in some ways ambiguous legacy in political terms. His most conspicuous achievement was the survival of hereditary Yogyakartan kingship, and he provided rare stability and... more...

  • Europa, das Reich und die Osmanenby Marika Bacsóka; Anna-Maria Blank; Thomas Woelki

    Vittorio Klostermann 2015; US$ 86.08

    Auf die traumatisierende Nachricht von der Eroberung Konstantinopels (1453) reagierten die deutschen und europäischen Fürsten mit hektischer Betriebsamkeit. In kurzer Folge traten Reichstage zusammen, die vor dem Hintergrund der Bedrohung die Frage nach einer "europäischen Identität" aufwarfen. Mit den von Johannes Helmrath und Gabriele Annas... more...

  • Being Modern in the Middle Eastby Keith David Watenpaugh

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    In this innovative book, Keith Watenpaugh connects the question of modernity to the formation of the Arab middle class. The book explores the rise of a middle class of liberal professionals, white-collar employees, journalists, and businessmen during the first decades of the twentieth century in the Arab Middle East and the ways its members created... more...

  • Illiberal Democracy in Indonesiaby David Bourchier

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Illiberal Democracy in Indonesia charts the origins and development of organicist ideologies in Indonesia from the early 20th century to the present. In doing so, it provides a background to the theories and ideology that informed organicist thought, traces key themes in Indonesian history, examines the Soeharto regime and his ?New Order? in detail,... more...

  • In This Arab Timeby Fouad Ajami

    Hoover Institution Press 2014; US$ 14.99

    In this collection of bold and wide-ranging essays, Fouad Ajami offers his views on the Middle East, commenting on the state of affairs in Iraq, Iran, Syria, Egypt and more. He brings into focus the current struggles of the region through detailed historical standpoints and a highly personal perspective. The author discusses such landmark past events... more...

  • The Near East since the First World Warby M.E. Yapp

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    This clear, balanced and authoritative survey of the history of the region is now fully up to date again. The text contains a general regional introduction, followed by a series of country-by-country analyses, and a section which places the Near East in the international context. Professor Yapp' s new edition covers recent dramatic events including... more...

  • The Elisha-Hazael Paradigm and the Kingdom of Israelby Hadi Ghantous

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.00

    First Published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Rhetoric and the Decolonization and Recolonization of East Timorby David Hicks

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    By the end of the 1960s the process of decolonization had practically run its course in Southeast Asia. One exception, however, was tiny Portuguese Timor, where notions of self-determination and independence had yet to be generated. In 1974, the Carnation Revolution in Portugal brought about the end of fifty years of dictatorship, and halfway around... more...

  • In God's Path: The Arab Conquests and the Creation of an Islamic Empireby Robert G. Hoyland

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    In just over a hundred years--from the death of Muhammad in 632 to the beginning of the Abbasid Caliphate in 750--the followers of the Prophet swept across the whole of the Middle East, North Africa, and Spain. Their armies threatened states as far flung as the Franks in Western Europe and the Tang Empire in China. The conquered territory was larger... more...