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.
Camron Michael Amin – University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA
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
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: email@example.com
Popularity and Neglect
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.
An invaluable compendium of writing on the Middle East including extracts from canonical and less well known travellers' works.