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Recent Publications by Professor Amin Saikal, staff and research students of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies.

1000 lashes - because I say what I think

Author/editor: Raif Badawi
Year published: 2015

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'Islamic State in a zone of conflicts with conflicts',

Author/editor: Saikal, A
Year published: 2015

The Middle East is in the grip of multiple geopolitical and humanitarian crises. The region is going through major balance of power shifts, perhaps not seen since the disintegration of the Ottoman...

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Public Opinion and Political Response in Palestine: Leadership, Campaigns and Elections since Arafat

Author/editor: Schwarze, Erika
Year published: 2015

The 2006 elections for the Palestinian Legislative Council, the first in which both Fatah and Hamas fielded candidates, resulted in a resounding victory for Hamas. Winning 74 out of the 132 seats...

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'Settling the Score: the Politics of National Memory in Contemporary Kyrgyzstan'

Author/editor: Chokobaeva, A & Omelicheva, M
Year published: 2014

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Global Security Watch—Saudi Arabia (Praeger Security International)

Author/editor: Matthew Gray
Year published: 2014

Examines the causes and consequences of Saudi Arabia's current security policy and the domestic, regional, and international challenges the country's defense program presents to the...

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'Contesting Political Islam in Egypt'

Author/editor: Raihan Ismail
Year published: 2014

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Qatar: Politics and the Challenges of Development

Author/editor: Matthew Gray
Year published: 2013

A small isthmus in the central Gulf, with barely 300,000 citizens and a total population of 1.7 million, Qatar has risen rapidly from obscurity to become the world's wealthiest country per...

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Tajikistan: A Political and Social History

Author/editor: Nourzhanov, Kirill , Bleuer, Christian
Year published: 2013

This book is a historical study of the Tajiks in Central Asia from the ancient times to the post-Soviet period. For millennia, these descendants of the original Aryan settlers were part of many...

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War and Politics in Sudan: Cultural Identities and the Challenges of the Peace Process

Author/editor: Justin D. Leach
Year published: 2012

On 9 July 2011, South Sudan became an independent state after more than half a century of civil conflict wrought with human rights abuse. Indeed, the post-colonial history of Sudan has been...

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The Modern Neighbors of Tutankhamun

Author/editor: Spek, Kees van der
Year published: 2011

A historical–anthropological study of the people who lived in the antiquities precinct of Luxor’s West Bank

Until their recent demolition, the colorful mud-brick hamlets of al-...

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