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Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and Cultures

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  1. Heritage and the Cultural Struggle for Palestine
    In recent decades, Palestinian heritage organizations have launched numerous urban regeneration and museum projects across the West Bank in response to the enduring Israeli occupation. These efforts to reclaim and assert Palestinian... Learn More
    Published: 6th August 2019
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  2. Banking on the State
    In 1943, Lebanon gained its formal political independence from France; only after two more decades did the country finally establish a national central bank. Inaugurated on April 1, 1964, the Banque du Liban (BDL) was billed by... Learn More
    Published: 2nd July 2019
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  3. Familiar Futures
    Iraq was the first postcolonial state recognized as legally sovereign by the League of Nations amid the twentieth-century wave of decolonization movements. It also emerged as an early laboratory of development projects designed... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2018
    Hardback | £74.00
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  4. Hamas Contained
    Hamas rules Gaza and the lives of the two million Palestinians who live there. Demonized in media and policy debates, various accusations and critical assumptions have been used to justify extreme military action against Hamas.... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2018
    Hardback | £23.99
  5. Hotels and Highways
    The early decades of the Cold War presented seemingly boundless opportunity for the construction of "laboratories" of American society abroad: microcosms where experts could scale down problems of geopolitics to manageable size,... Learn More
    Published: 17th April 2018
    Hardback | £74.00
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  6. Bureaucratic Intimacies
    Human rights are politically fraught in Turkey, provoking suspicion and scrutiny among government workers for their anti-establishment left-wing connotations. Nevertheless, with eyes worldwide trained on Turkish politics, and... Learn More
    Published: 3rd October 2017
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  7. Brothers Apart
    When the state of Israel was established in 1948, not all Palestinians became refugees: some stayed behind and were soon granted citizenship. Those who remained, however, were relegated to second-class status in this new country,... Learn More
    Published: 5th September 2017
    Hardback | £70.00
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  8. Impossible Exodus
    Between 1949 and 1951, 123,000 Iraqi Jews immigrated to the newly established Israeli state. Lacking the resources to absorb them all, the Israeli government resettled them in maabarot, or transit camps, relegating them to poverty.... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2017
    Hardback | £70.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  9. Revolution without Revolutionaries
    The revolutionary wave that swept the Middle East in 2011 was marked by spectacular mobilization, spreading within and between countries with extraordinary speed. Several years on, however, it has caused limited shifts in structures... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2017
    Hardback | £70.00
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  10. Soundtrack of the Revolution
    Music was one of the first casualties of the Iranian Revolution. It was banned in 1979, but it quickly crept back into Iranian culture and politics. The state made use of music for its propaganda during the Iran–Iraq war. Over... Learn More
    Published: 18th January 2017
    Hardback | £70.00
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  11. Copts and the Security State
    Copts and the Security State combines political, anthropological, and social history to analyze the practices of the Egyptian state and the political acts of the Egyptian Coptic minority. Laure Guirguis considers how the state,... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 2016
    Hardback | £74.00
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  12. Circuits of Faith
    Reconstructing the history of the Islamic University of Medina, this book sheds light on efforts undertaken by Saudi actors to extend Wahhabi influence beyond the kingdom's borders and suggests a new framework for understanding... Learn More
    Published: 16th November 2016
    Hardback | £37.00
  13. Imaginative Geographies of Algerian Violence
    Using the war in 1990s Algeria as a point of departure, this study examines the ways in which the science and management of armed conflicts after Cold War has become increasingly reliant upon antipolitical, and thus highly defective,... Learn More
    Published: 9th September 2015
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  14. Police Encounters
    A study of policing and security practices in the Gaza Strip during the period of Egyptian rule (1948–67), Police Encounters explores the complicated effects on Gazans of an extensive security apparatus guided by intersecting... Learn More
    Published: 13th May 2015
    Hardback | £70.00
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  15. Palestinian Commemoration in Israel
    Considers how Israeli citizenship shapes the collective memory of Palestinians and investigates the dilemmas and strategies inherent in national commemoration.... Learn More
    Published: 6th May 2015
    Hardback | £74.00
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  16. Digital Militarism
    Digital Militarism considers how social media has become a crucial site in which the Israeli military occupation is supported and sustained.... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2015
    Hardback | £54.00
    Paperback | £16.99
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