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Browse by Subject: Middle East Studies

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Women and Gender in Early Jewish and Palestinian Nationalism

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Nonviolence and Peace Building in Islam: Theory and Practice

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The Birth of Israel, 1945-1949: Ben-Gurion and His Critics

An examination of the internal decision-making process of the Zionist leadership in Palestine from 1945 to 1949. Examines the positions of competing parties to explain how and why the charismatic Ben-Gurion prevailed in achieving a middle-of-the-road poli

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Constructing Lebanon: A Century of Literary Narratives

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The Islamic Quest for Democracy, Pluralism, and Human Rights

Ahmad Moussalli leaves no doubt, contrary to many views in the media, public policy, and scholarly worlds, that the opposition between Islam ideals and democracy, individual liberty, civil society, and limited government is more illusory than real.

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The Middle East Enters the Twenty-first Century

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Daughters of Abraham: Feminist Thought in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Based on the premise that woman's struggles to have their voices heard are shared throughout the monotheisms, these essays offer new insights into the traditions of three religions during the past century.

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The Making of the Modern Iranian Woman: Gender, State Policy, and Popular Culture, 1865-1946

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Against Islamic Extremism: The Writings of Muhammad Sa`id al-‘Ashmawy