Serpent of the Nile

Wendy Buonaventura

June 2010 | £14.99 | 224pp

This newly updated and beautifully illustrated classic is a celebration of the female dancers of the Arab world, and their impact on the West. Serpent of the Nile traces the origins of Arabic dance, which survived despite religious […]

Arab Society and Culture

Edited by Samir Khalaf and Roseanne Saad Khalaf

December 2009 | £17.99 | $26.95 | 544pp

An essential reference for students and general readers alike, Arab Society and Culture provides wide-ranging essays and supplementary readings that challenge stereotypes and examine recent social and cultural change in Arab societies. From investigations of consumerism and Islam […]

Al-Khwārizmī

Edited by Roshdi Rashed

December 2009 | £70.00 | $100.00 | 408pp

Al-Khwārizmī was a mathematician, astronomer and geographer. He worked most of his life as a scholar in the House of Wisdom in Baghdad during the first half of the 9th century and is considered by many to be […]

The Middle East in the Media

Edited by Arnim Heinemann, Olfa Lamloum and Anne Françoise Weber

October 2009 | £30.00 | $50.00 | 304pp

Several long-lasting conflicts have shaped the Middle East and dominated its representation in local, regional and international media. Since the 1990s, the Arab media landscape has undergone a rapid transformation, and this is affecting both how news is […]

Higher Education in the Gulf States

Edited by Christopher Davidson and Peter Mackenzie Smith

November 2008 | £14.99 | $21.95 | 192pp

Nowhere in the world is university education expanding as rapidly as in the six-member state of the Gulf Cooperation Council. In two generations the region has gone from having the Middle East’s least educated population to boasting a […]

Popular Culture and Political Identity in the Arab Gulf States

Edited by Alanoud Alsharekh and Robert Springborg

July 2008 | £14.99 | $21.95 | 144pp

As the Gulf assumes an ever more important identity in the global political economy, we see the emergence of a new popular and political culture underpinning its increasingly self-confident national identities. This volume explores the new dynamism of […]

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