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    • Islamic Legal Orthodoxy

    • Explores the process by which Shi’ite jurists participated in the mainstream of Islamic jurisprudence and were influenced by Sunni legal doctrines.
    • Middle East Studies
    • Safavid Iran and Her Neighbors

    • Focused primarily on Persian external relations during the Safavid dynasty (150–1786), covering the Central Asian hajj, developments in Shi?i legal theory, and diplomatic relations between Iran, Russia, and Ottoman Turkey.
    • Middle East Studies
    • The Armenian Massacres in Ottoman Turkey

    • Avoiding the sterile “was-it-genocide-or-not” debate, this book will open a new chapter in this contentious controversy and may help achieve a long-overdue reconciliation of Armenians and Turks.
    • Middle East Studies
    • The Emergence of a New Turkey

    • Explains the social, economic, and historical origins of the ruling Justice and Development Party, offering keen insight into one of the most successful transformations of an Islamic movement in the Muslim world.
    • Middle East Studies
    • The Armenian Rebellion at Van

    • Presents a long-overdue examination of the actions at Van, an ancient city in southeastern Anatolia, where the Armenian Revolt is believed to have been a precursor to a great massacre of the people of the East.
    • Middle East Studies
    • Debating Moderate Islam

    • Brings together prominent Muslim voices to debate the nature of moderate, as opposed to fundamentalist, Islam and what moderation means in both a theological and a geopolitical sense.
    • Middle East Studies
    • The Ottoman Army, 1914–1918

    • Provides extensive documentation of disease and death across the Ottoman Empire during World War I, when epidemics annihilated armies and caused civilians to perish en masse, and what it meant for the war.
    • Middle East Studies
    • A Religion, Not a State

    • Examines the work of Ali ‘Abd al-Raziq, considered the intellectual father of Islamic secularism, and his controversial idea that Islam is “a religion, not a state; a message, not a government.”
    • Middle East Studies
    • Turkish Foreign Policy 1919–2006

    • Already a classic textbook in Turkey, this book is the only comprehensive work that covers Turkish foreign policy from the end of Ottoman rule in 1919 to the present.
    • Middle East Studies
    • The Search for God's Law

    • Brings to life Sayf al-Dīn al Āmidī’s classic exposition of the methodologies through which Muslim scholars have constructed their understandings of the divine law. Revised with a new introduction and updated index.
    • Middle East Studies
    • Sustainability of Microstates

    • Discusses the development, economics, and politics of North Cyprus, a micro-state that may possess inherent comparative economic advantages enabling sustainability in today’s economic world.
    • Middle East Studies
    • The Turk in America

    • A history of American prejudice towards Turks in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
    • Middle East Studies
    • Ulama, Politics, and the Public Sphere

    • Traces the diverse Ulama reactions to late nineteenth and early twentieth century state building and national cohesion in Egypt.
    • Middle East Studies
    • Symbiotic Antagonisms

    • Examines the state-centric mode of modernization that has produced an ideological transformation in Turkey. Turkish, Kurdish, and Islamic nationalisms are systematically compared in this timely and significant work.
    • Middle East Studies
    • War and Diplomacy

    • Based on the proceedings of a 2010 conference on the Treaty of Berlin, this volume offers an understanding of the events that led to the Balkan Wars and WWI.
    • Middle East Studies
    • War and Nationalism

    • An interdisciplinary cadre of specialists offer in-depth analyses of the Balkan Wars and the nationalistic struggles that transformed the Ottoman Empire
    • Middle East Studies
    • Sasun

    • A close historical analysis of the “Sasun massacres” and relations among Armenians, Turks, and Kurds
    • Middle East Studies
    • War and Collapse

    • An unprecedented scholarly effort surveys the important but neglected role and consequences of World War I for the Ottoman state
    • Middle East Studies

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