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ANTHEM MIDDLE EAST STUDIES

 

The Anthem Middle East Studies series is committed to offering to our global audience the finest scholarship on the Middle East across the spectrum of academic disciplines. The twin goals of our rigorous editorial and production standards will be to bring original scholarship to the shelves and digital collections of academic libraries worldwide, and, to cultivate accessible studies for university students and other sophisticated readers.

 

Series Editor

Camron Michael Amin – University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA

 

Editorial Board

Benjamin Fortna – School of Oriental and African Studies, UK

John Meloy – American University of Beirut, Lebanon

Lisa Pollard – University of North Carolina at Wilmington, USA

Mark L. Stein – Muhlenberg College, USA

Renée Worringer – University of Guelph, Canada

 

Proposals

We welcome submissions of proposals for challenging and original works that meet the criteria of this series. We make prompt editorial decisions. Our titles are published simultaneously in print and eBook editions and are subject to peer review by recognized authorities in the field. Should you wish to send in a proposal for a collection of essays, a single or multi-authored monograph, or a course reader, please contact us at: proposal@anthempress.com

  1. American Arabists in the Cold War Middle East, 1946–75
     
    From Orientalism to Professionalism
    Teresa Fava Thomas

    This book examines US State Department’s Middle East area experts during the Cold War, known as Arabists or Middle East hands, showing how their backgrounds and education differed crucially from that of their predecessors. This study focuses on these individuals’ transformative role in US foreign relations from the Eisenhower through the Ford administrations.

    PRICE:  £70.00  /  $115.00
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    Hardback | July 2016 | ISBN 9781783085088

  2. Islamic Ethos and the Specter of Modernity
     
    Farzin Vahdat

    Drawing on the work of Hegel, this book proposes a framework for understanding modernity in the Muslim world and analyzes the discourse of prominent Muslim thinkers and political leaders with reference to some of the most significant markers of modernity.

    PRICE:  £25.00  /  $40.00
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    Paperback | June 2015 | ISBN 9781783084371

  3. Islamic Ethos and the Specter of Modernity
     
    Farzin Vahdat

    Drawing on the work of Hegel, this book proposes a framework for understanding modernity in the Muslim world and analyzes the discourse of prominent Muslim thinkers and political leaders with reference to some of the most significant markers of modernity.

    PRICE:  £60.00  /  $99.00
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    Hardback | June 2015 | ISBN 9781783084364

  4. FitzGerald’s Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
     
    Popularity and Neglect
    Edited by Adrian Poole, Christine van Ruymbeke, William H. Martin and Sandra Mason

    For all its fame in the wider world, Edward FitzGerald’s ‘Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám’ (1859) has been largely ignored by the academic establishment. This volume explores the reasons for both its popularity and neglect.

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    Paperback | November 2013 | ISBN 9781783080717

  5. FitzGerald’s Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám
     
    Popularity and Neglect
    Edited by Adrian Poole, Christine van Ruymbeke, William H. Martin and Sandra Mason

    For all its fame in the wider world, Edward FitzGerald’s ‘Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám’ (1859) has been largely ignored by the academic establishment. This volume explores the reasons for both its popularity and neglect.

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    Hardback | July 2011 | ISBN 9780857287816

  6. Travellers to the Middle East from Burckhardt to Thesiger
     
    An Anthology
    Edited by Geoffrey P. Nash

    An invaluable compendium of writing on the Middle East including extracts from canonical and less well known travellers’ works.

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    Paperback | July 2011 | ISBN 9780857283931