Maps can be a powerful tool for understanding the world, particularly the Middle East, a place in many ways shaped by changing political borders and demographics. Here are 40 maps crucial for understanding the Middle East
Museums and the Ancient Middle East is the first book to focus on contemporary exhibit practice in museums that present the ancient Middle East. Bringing together the latest thinking from a diverse and international group of leading curators, the book presents the views of those working in one particular community of practice: the art, archaeology, and history of the ancient Middle East. Drawing upon a remarkable group of case studies from many of the world's leading museums. This volume describes the tangible actions curators have taken to present a previously unseen side of the Middle East region and its history.
A History of Water in the Middle East journeys across twelve different countries using theatre, poetry and music to share stories of women across the region. From the British Imperialist ownership of natural resources, to the environmental urgency of the present, water has shaped lives, policies and fortunes - and it will shape all of our futures.
Courts considering the future of maltreated children face complex and controversial questions, and the professional experts advising the courts must often address dilemmas which are key to the child's future but challenge the limits of current knowledge.
The Historical Dictionary of Islam is a handy reference for anyone requiring information on the Islamic religion and culture. It outlines the development of Islam from its beginnings in Mecca and Medina to its growth into a major world religion today. A comprehensive bibliography will guide the serious student for further research.
Middle East Bibliography contains over 4,400 entries of books, most of which have been published after 1980, giving this volume a definite contemporary flavor. This bibliography was compiled with the aim of providing diverse topics of interest dealing with the region in the Middle East, its people, and its cultures to a wide range of interested people, scholars to laypeople.
Although much has been written about Israel, this volume fills a void in the literature by providing a convenient reference work in which the reader can obtain objective information about people, places, and events. Utilizing a dictionary format, it provides information on history, politics, international relations, society, culture, economics, military affairs, demography, and geography.