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The Alawis of SyriaWar, Faith and Politics in the Levant

The Alawis of Syria: War, Faith and Politics in the Levant

Michael Kerr and Craig Larkin (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190458119
eISBN:
9780190618520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190458119.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Throughout the turbulent history of the Levant the Alawis — a secretive, resilient and ancient Muslim sect — have aroused suspicion and animosity, including accusations of religious heresy. More ... More

Bullets and BulletinsMedia and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

Mohamed Zayani and Suzi Mirgani (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491550
eISBN:
9780190638597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491550.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Bullets and Bulletins takes a sobering and holistic look at the intersections between media and politics before, during, and in the wake of the Arab uprisings. It is a multi-disciplinary approach to ... More

Gateways to the WorldPort Cities in the Persian Gulf

Gateways to the World: Port Cities in the Persian Gulf

Mehran Kamrava (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190499372
eISBN:
9780190638504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499372.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Glittering skylines, high urbanization rates, and massive development projects have been common characteristics of the cities in the Persian Gulf. In order to understand the city as a cultural and ... More

The Struggle for EgyptFrom Nasser to Tahrir Square

The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square

Steven A. Cook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199795260
eISBN:
9780190252564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795260.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The recent revolution in Egypt has shaken the Arab world to its roots. The most populous Arab country and the historical center of Arab intellectual life, Egypt is a linchpin of the US's Middle East ... More

Tribes and States in a Changing Middle East

Tribes and States in a Changing Middle East

Uzi Rabi (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190264925
eISBN:
9780190638573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264925.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

At the outset of the twenty-first century and in the midst of the Arab Spring, tribe-state relations are a useful frame of reference through which to analyse the Middle East on a state-by-state ... More

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