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  • BLOGGING FROM EGYPT. DIGITAL LITERATURE, 2005-2016
    TERESA PEPE
    Six years before the Egyptian revolution of January 2011, many young Egyptians had resorted to blogging as a means of self-expression and literary creativity. This resulted in the emergence of a new literary genre: the autofictional blog. Such blogs are explored here as forms of digitalliterature, combining literary analysis and interviews with the authors. The blogs analysed g...
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    105,00 €

  • NO CONQUEST, NO DEFEAT
    ARIANE M. TABATABAI
    In early 2019, the Islamic Republic of Iran marked its fortieth anniversary, despite decades of isolation, political pressure, sanctions and war. Observers of its security policies continue to try and make sense of this unlikely endurance. Some view the regime as a purely rational actor, whose national security decisions and military affairs are shaped by the same consideration...
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    60,00 €

  • A TALE OF FOUR WORLDS
    MARINA. OTTAWAY OTTAWAY (DAVID.) / DAVID OTTAWAY
    First came the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire following World War I; then, in the 1950s and '60s, the Nasser-inspired wave of Arab nationalism and socialism. The Arab world's third great political cataclysm of the past 100 years has also brought permanent changes, but not as its activists had hoped: the 2011 uprisings. Their consequences have differed greatly from area to...
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  • ISLAMOPHOBIA AND RADICALISATION. A VICIOUS CYCLE
    Since the 1970s, there have been three challenges to traditional, homogeneous ‘national’ identities across the Western world: political and socioeconomic inequality; neoliberal globalisation; and more diverse, multicultural societies. As in the US and elsewhere in Western Europe, the decline of an old, masculinised national identity has now begun to open a new, dark era for...
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  • REGULATING ISLAM. RELIGION AND THE STATE IN CONTEMPORARY MOROCCO AND TUNISIA
    SARAH J. FEUER
    Many countries in the Arab world have incorporated Islam into their state- and nation-building projects, naming it the 'religion of the state'. Regulating Islam offers an empirically rich account of how and why two contemporary Arab states, Morocco and Tunisia, have sought to regulate religious institutions and discourse. Drawing on a range of previously unexamined sources, Sar...
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    105,00 €

  • THE UNENDING WAR ON IRAQ
    TAREQ Y ISMAEL
    The murderous conflict in Iraq and the humanitarian catastrophe fomented by the 2003 Anglo-American invasion continue to have a huge impact on the country. This book assesses the extent of the continuing damage. It charts the background to the 2003 invasion, providing an overview of recent Iraqi history and Iraqi-US relations. It goes on to consider the numerous reports compile...
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    150,00 €

  • POST-CONFLICT TRANSITION IN LEBANON : THE DISAPPEARED OF THE CIVIL WAR
    LYNA COMATY
    Addressing one of the most pressing issues of the Lebanese Civil War (1975-1990) that is still unresolved almost thirty years later, this book adopts a political, sociological and anthropological approach to look at periods of transition from conflict to peace in Lebanon. Inducing a set of questions about the social and political system, the post-conflict state has been pushing...
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    125,00 €

  • THE FAILURE OF DEMOCRACY IN IRAQ: RELIGION, IDEOLOGY AND SECTARIANISM (ROUTLEDGE STUDIES IN MIDDLE EASTERN DEMOCRATIZATION AND GOVERNMENT)
    The Failure of Democracy in Iraq studies democratization in post-2003 Iraq, which has so far failed, due mainly to cultural and religious reasons. There are other factors, such as the legacy of the dictatorial regime, exclusionary policies, the problem of stateness, interference by regional powers, the rentier economy and sectarianism, that have impeded democracy and contribute...
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    150,00 €

  • SPORT, POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN THE MIDDLE EAST
    Sport in the Middle East has become a major issue in global affairs. The contributors to this timely volume discuss the intersection of political and cultural processes related to sport in the region. Eleven chapters trace the historical institutionalisation of sport and the role it has played in negotiating 'Western' culture. Sport is found to be a contested terrain where stru...
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  • PODER Y REGÍMENES EN EL MUNDO ÁRABE CONTEMPORÁNEO
    IZQUIERDO BRICHS, FERRÁNED. LIT.
    Ed., Ferran Izquierdo Brichs. Los regímenes autoritarios árabes y sus élites han desarrollado una gran capacidad de supervivencia y estabilidad que contradice la imagen que nos llega de una región en constante agitación. Se impone, pues, un análisis que sitúe cada dinámica en su contexto y nos permita comprender estas sociedades tan cercanas, pero que al mismo tiempo ge...
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  • MISIÓN EN PALESTINA : NACIMIENTO DEL ESTADO DE ISRAEL
    AZCÁRATE, PABLO DE
    El nacimiento del Estado israelí, en mayo de 1948, estuvo enmarcado -antes incluso de producirse- por una serie de complejas operaciones internacionales, en las que la Organización de las Naciones Unidas desempeiló un papel esencial, y, como funcionario de la ONU, Pablo de Azcárate ocupó cargos importantes en Jerusalén, El Cairo y otras capitales en un, período particula...
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  • LOS DIEZ MITOS DE ISRAEL
    PAPPE, ILAN
    El relato histórico del sionismo sobre Israel está construido sobre numerosas falacias y mentiras. Relatos ficticios que nos impiden entender los orígenes y la realidad actual del conflicto y que sutilmente arrojan dudas sobre el derecho moral de los palestinos a la tierra que ocupan.En este innovador y polémico libro, el mundialmente reconocido historiador israelí Ilan Pa...
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