MESA - Middle East Studies Association

Recent Books in Middle East Studies

Abisaab, Rula Jurdi, and Malek Abisaab. 2014. The Shi‛ites of Lebanon: Modernism, Communism and Hizbullah's Islamists. Syracuse University Press. ISBN 978-0-8156-3372-3.

Abuhav, Orit. 2015. In the Company of Others: The Development of Anthropology in Israel. Wayne State University Press. ISBN 978-0-8143-3873-5.

Achaari, Mohammed. 2014. The Arch and the Butterfly. Bloomsbury. ISBN 978-9-992-17905-5.

Aghaie, Kamran Scot, and Afshin Marashi, eds. 2014. Rethinking Iranian Nationalism and Modernity. University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-0-2927-5749-3.

Al Shihabi, Ali. 2016. The Saudi Kingdom: Between the Jihadi Hammer and the Iranian Anvil. Marcus Wiener. ISBN 978-1-558-766133-6.

Al-Anani, Khalil. 2016. Inside the Muslim Brotherhood: Religion, Identity, and Politics. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-027973-8.

Al-Rasheed, Madawi. 2013. A Most Masculine State: Gender, Politics, and Religion in Saudi Arabia. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521761048.

Al-Rasheed, Madawi. Muted Modernists: The Struggle over Divine Politics in Saudi Arabia. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780190496029.

Al-Shirbini, Yusuf (trans./ed/ Humphrey Davies). 2016. Brains Confounded by the Ode of Abu Shaduf Expounded, Volume One. New York University Press. ISBN 9781479882342.

Al-Shirbini, Yusuf (trans./ed/ Humphrey Davies). 2016. Brains Confounded by the Ode of Abu Shaduf Expounded, Volume Two. New York University Press. ISBN 9781479838905.

Alajaji, Sylvia Angelique. 2015. Music and the Armenian Diaspora: Searching for Home in Exile. Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0-253-01761-1.

Alon, Yoav. 2016. The Shaykh of Shaykhs: Mithqal al Fayiz and Tribal Leadership in Modern Jordan. Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-0-8047-9932-4.

Appel, Hannah, Arthur Mason, and Michael Watts, eds. 2015. Subterranean Estates: Life Worlds of Oil and Gas. Cornell University Press. ISBN 978-0-8014-7986-1.

Atwood, Blake. 2016. Reform Cinema in Iran: Film and Political Change in the Islamic Republic. Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-231-17817-4.

Ayalon, Ami. 2016. The Arabic Print Revolution: The Cultural Production and Mass Readership. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-107-14944-1.

Ayalon, Yaron. 2015. Natural Disasters in the Ottoman Empire: Plague, Famine, and Other Misfortunes. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-107-07297-8.
Barnes, Jessica. 2014. Cultivating the Nile: The Everyday Politics of Water in Egypt. Duke University Press. ISBN 978-0-8223-5756-8.

Baskan, Birol. 2014. From Religious Empires to Secular States: State Secularization in Turkey, Iran, and Russia. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-41-74351-8.

Bassiouni, M. Cherif. 2016. Chronicles of the Egyptian Revolution and its Aftermath: 2011-2016.  Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-107-58991-9.

Behrouzan, Orkideh. 2016. Prozak Diaries: Psychiatry and Generational Memory in Iran. Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-0-8047-9941-6.

Bellin, Eva and Heidi E. Lane (eds.). 2016. Building Rule of Law in the Arab World: Tunisia, Egypt and Beyond. Lynne Rienner. ISBN 978-1-62637-278-8.

Bloom, Jonathan and Sheila Blair (eds.). 2015. God is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth: Light in Islamic Art and Culture. Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0-300-21528-1.

Buch Segal, Lotte. 2016. No Place for Grief: Martyrs, Prisoners, and Mourning in Contemporary Palestine. University of Pennsylvania Press. 978-0-8122-4821-0.

Burke III, Edmund. 2016. The Ethnographic State: France and the Invention of Moroccan Islam. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-27381-8.

Campbell, Elena I. 2015. The Muslim Question and Russian Imperial Governance. Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0-253-01446-7.

Campbell, Madeline Otis. 2016. Interpreters of Occupation: Gender and the Politics of Belonging in an Iraqi Refugee Network. Syracuse University Press. ISBN 9780815634379.

Çelik, Zeynep. 2016. About Antiquities: Politics of Archaeology in the Ottoman Empire. University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-1-4773-1061-8.

Chakravarti, Leila Zaki. 2016. Made in Egypt: Gendered Identity and Aspiration on the Globalised Shop Floor. Berghahn. ISBN 978-1-78533-077-3.

Cheterian, Vicken. 2015. Open Wounds: Armenians, Turks and a Century of Genocide. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-026350-8.

Chi, Jennifer Y. (ed.). 2015. The Eye of the Shah: Qajar Court Photography and the Persian Past. Princeton University Press. ISBN 978-0-691-171-58-6.

Cohen, Julia Phillips and Sarah Abrevaya Stein. 2014. Sephardi Lives: A Documentary History, 1700-1950. Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-0-8047-9143-4.

Cook, David. 2015. Understanding Jihad (2nd ed). University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-28732-7.

Corboz, Elvire. 2015. Guardians of Shi‛ism: Sacred Authority and Transnational Family Networks. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 978-0-7486-9144-9.

Daneshvari, Abbas. 2014. Amazingly Original: Contemporary Iranian Art at Crossroads. Mazda. ISBN 978-1-5685-9265-7.

Davies, Humphrey (ed./trans.). 2016. Muhammad Ibn Mahfuz Al-Sanhuri, Risible Rhymes. New York University Press. ISBN 978-1-4798-7792-8.

Davis, Diana K. 2016. The Arid Lands: History, Power, Knowledge. MIT Press. ISBN 97802623034524.

Dekhoda, Ali-Akbar (trans. Janet Afary and John R. Perry). 2016. Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909. Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300197990.

Der Matossian, Bedross. 2014. Shattered Dreams of Revolution: From Liberty to Violence in the Late Ottoman Empire. Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-0-8047-9270-7.

Determann, Jorg Matthias. 2015. Researching Biology and Evolution in the Gulf States: Networks of Science in the Middle East. IB Tauris. ISBN 978-1-78453-156-0.

Donabed, Sargon George. 2015. Reforging a Forgotten History: Iraq and the Assyrians in the Twentieth Century. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 978-0-7486-8602-5.

Dornschneider, Stephanie. 2015. Whether to Kill: The Cognitive Maps of Violent and Nonviolent Individuals. University of Pennsylvania Press. ISBN 978-0-8122-4770-1.

Dorsey, James M. 2016. The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-939497-5.

Edis, Taner. 2016. Islam Evolving: Radicalism, Reformation, and the Uneasy Relationship with the Secular West. Prometheus. ISBN 9781633881891.

Ekmekçioglu, Lerna. 2016. Recovering Armenia: The Limits of Belonging in Post-Genocide Turkey. Stanford University Press. ISBN 9780804797061.

Erol, Merih. 2015. Greek Orthodox Music in Ottoman Istanbul: Nation and Community in the Era of Reform. Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0-253-01842-7.

Farquhar, Michael. 2017. Circuits of Faith: Migration, Education, and the Wahhabi Mission. Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-0-8047-9835-8.

Farzaaneh, Mateo Mohammad. 2015. The Iranian Constitutional Revolution and the Clerical Leadership of Khurasani. Syracuse University Press. ISBN 978-0-8156-3388-4.

Faust, Aaron M. 2015. The Ba'thification of Iraq: Saddam Husein's Totalitarianism. University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-1-4773-0557-7.

Feldman, Ilana. 2015. Police Encounters: Security and Surveillance in Gaza under Egyptian Rule. Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-0-8047-9534-0.

Filiu, Jean-Pierre. 2015. From Deep State to Islamic State: The Arab Counter-Revolution and Its Jihadi Legacy. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19026-406-2.

Foltz, Richard. 2015. Iran in World History. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199335497.

Freitag, Ulrike, Nelida Fuccaro, Claudia Ghrawi, and Nora Lafi, eds. 2015. Urban Violence in the Middle East: Changing Cityscapes in the Transition from Empire to Nation State. Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-7823-8583-7.

Fudge, Bruce. 2016. A Hundred and One Nights. New York University Press. ISBN 978-0-8147-4519-9.

Gaiser, Adam R. 2016. Shurāt Legends, Ibādī Identities: Martyrdom, Asceticism, and the Making of an Early Islamic Community. University of South Carolina Press. ISBN 978-1-61117-676-6.

Galstyan, Siranush. 2016. Cinema of Armenia: An Overview. Mazda Publishers. ISBN 9781568593029.

Gartman, Eric. 2015. Return to Zion: The History of Modern Israel. Jewish Publication Society. ISBN 978-0827612532.

Gauch, Suzanne. 2016. Maghrebs in Motion: North African Cinema in Nine Movements. Oxford University Press. 9780190262570.

Gelvin, James L., and Nile Green, eds. 2014. Global Muslims in the Age of Steam and Print. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-5202-7502-7.

Gendzier, Irene L. 2015. Dying to Forget: Oil, Power, Palestine, and the Foundations of the U.S. Policy in the Middle East. Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-231-15288-4.

Ghamari-Tabrizi, Behrooz. 2016. Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment. University of Minnesota Press. ISBN 978-0-816609949-0.

Ghobadzadeh, Naser. 2015. Religious Secularity: A Theological Challenge to the Islamic State. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-1993-9117-2.

Gibson, Bryan R. 2015. Sold Out? U.S. Foreign Policy, Iraq, the Kurds, and the Cold War. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-1-137-48711-7.

Giustozzi, Antonio and Artemy Kalinovsky. 2016. Missionaries of Modernity: Advisory Missions and the Struggle for Hegemony in Afghanistan and Beyond. Hurst Publishers. ISBN 978-1-84904-480-6.

Golan, John W. 2016. Lavi: The United States, Israel, and a Controversial Fighter Jet. Nebraska University Press. ISBN 978-1-61234-722-6.

Golkar, Saeid. 2015. Captive Society: The Basij Militia and Social Control in Iran. Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-231-70442-7.

Grehan, James. 2014. Twilight of the Saints: Everyday Religion in Ottoman Syria and Palestine. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-937303-1.

Grigor, Talinn. 2014. Contemporary Iranian Art: From the Street to the Studio. Reaktion Books. ISBN 978-1-7802-3270-6.

Gruendler, Beatrice, ed./transl. 2015. Abū Bakr Al-Ṣūlī: The Life and Times of Abū Tammām. New York University Press. ISBN 978-0-8147-6040-6.

Guirguis, Laure. 2017. Copts and the Security State: Violence, Coercion, and Sectarianism in Contemporary Egypt. Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-1-5036-0078-2.

Gursan-Salzmann, Ayse. 2016. The New Chronology of the Bronze Age Settlement of Tepe Hissar, Iran. University of Pennsylvania Press. ISBN 978-1-934536-83-4.

Haas, Mark L. and David W. Lesch. 2016. The Arab Spring: The Hope and Reality of the Uprisings 2nd ed. Westview Press. ISBN 978-0-8133-4974-9.

Harris, William. 2015. The Levant: A Fractured Mosaic. Marcus Wiener. ISBN 978-1-5587-6603-7.

Hartung, Jan-Peter. 2014. A System of Life: Mawdudi and the Ideologisation of Islam. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-1993-6177-9.

Hasso, Frances S. and Zakia Salime (eds.). 2016. Freedom without Permission: Bodies and Space in the Arab Revolutions. Duke University Press. ISBN 978-0-8223-6241-8.

Heern, Zackery M. 2015. The Emergence of Modern Shi‛ism: Islamic Reform in Iraq and Iran. Oneworld. ISBN 978-1-78074-496-4.

Hefter, Thomas. 2014. The Reader in al-Jahiz. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 978-0-7486-9274-3.

Hever, Hannah. 2016. Suddenly, the Sight of War: Violence and Nationalism in Hebrew Poetry in the 1940s. Stanford University Press. ISBN 9780804784108.

Hill, J.N.C. 2016. Democratisation in the Maghreb. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 978-1-4744-0897-4.

Himmich, Bensalem. 2015. My Torturess. Syracuse University Press. ISBN 978-0-8156-1047-2.

Hinnesbusch, Raymond. 2015. The International Politics of the Middle East, 2nd ed. Manchester University Press. ISBN 978-0-7190-9525-2.

Hirschfeld, Yair. 2014. Track-Two Diplomacy toward an Israeli–Palestinian Solution 1978–2014. Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-1-4214-1414-0.

Hoffmann, Sophia. 2016. Iraqi Migrants in Syria: The Crisis before the Storm. Syracuse University Press. ISBN 9780815634713.

Hollenberg, David. 2016. Beyond the Qur'ān: Early Ismā'īlī Ta'wīl and the Secrets of the Prophets. University of South Carolina Press. ISBN 978-1-61117-678-0.

Holt, Maria. 2014. Women and Conflict in the Middle East: Palestinian Refugees and the Response to Violence. I.B. Tauris. ISBN 978-1-78076-101-5.

Hovannisian, Richard G. (ed). 2014. Armenian Communities of Asia Minor. Mazda. ISBN 978-1-56859-160-5.

Hovannisian, Richard G. (ed). 2016. Armenian Communities of the Northeastern Mediterranean (Musa Dagh--Dort-Yol--Kessab). Mazda. ISBN 9781568593111.

Hussin, Iza R. 2016. The Politics of Islamic Law: Local Elites, Colonial Authority, and the Making of the Muslim State. University of Chicago Press. ISBN 9780226323343.

Ibrahim, Ahmed Fekry. 2015. Pragmatism in Islamic Law: A Social and Intellectual History.

Inati, Shams C., trans. 2014. Ibn Sina's Remarks and Admonitions. Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-2311-6616-4.

Inhorn, Marcia C. 2015. Cosmopolitan Conceptions: IVF Sojourns in Global Dubai. Duke University Press. ISBN 978-0-8223-5933-3.

Jaffrelot, Christophe (ed.). 2016. Pakistan at the Crossroads: Domestic Dynamics and External Pressues. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780231540254.

Jayyusi, Lena, ed. 2015. Jerusalem Interrupted: Modernity and Colonial Transformation 1917–Present. Olive Branch Press. ISBN 978-1-56656-787-9.

Johnson, Jennifer. 2015. The Battle for Alegeria: Sovereignty, Health Care and Humanitarianism. University of Pennsylvania Press. ISBN 978-0-8122-4771-8.

Jones, Jeremy, and Nicholas Ridout. 2015. A History of Modern Oman. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-107-40202-7.

Juneau, Thomas. 2015. Squandered Opportunity: Neoclassical Realism and Iranian Foreign Policy. Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-0-8047-9305-6.

Kamrava, Mehran. 2016. The Impossibility of Palestine: History, Geography, and the Road Ahead. Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300215625.

Kamrava, Mehran (ed.). 2016. Fragile Politics: Weak States in the Greater Middle East. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-024621-1.

Katz, Marion Holmes. 2014. Women in the Mosque: A History of Legal Thought and Social Practice. Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-2311-6266-1.

Khal, Abdo. 2014. Throwing Sparks. Bloomsbury. ISBN 978-999-21-7909-3.
Khan, Ruqayya Yasmine (ed.). 2015. Muhammad in the Digital Age. University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-1-4773-0767-0.

Kim, Kwangmin. 2016. Borderland Capitalism: Turkestan Produce, Qing Silver, and the Birth of an Eastern Market. Stanford University Press. 978-0-8047-9923-2.

Koch, Bettina (ed.). 2016. State Terror, State Violence: Global Perspectives. Springer. ISBN 978-3-658-11181-6.

Krohley, Nicholas. 2015. The Death of the Mehdi Army: The Rise, Fall, and Revival of Iraq's Most Powerful Militia. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-1993-9625-2.

Kuntsman, Adi, and Rebecca A. Stein. 2015. Digital Militarism: Israel's Occupation in the Social Media Age. Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-0-8047-9490-9.

Lamptey, Jerusha Tanner. 2014. Never Wholly Other. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-1993-6278-3.

Lawrence, Bruce B. 2015. Who Is Allah? University of North Carolina Press. ISBN 978-1-4696-2003-9.

Lee, Becky R. and Terry Tak-ling Woo (eds.). 2016. Canadian Women Shaping Diasporic Religious Identities. Wilfred Laurier University Press. ISBN 978-1-77112-154-5.

Lehmann, Matthias B. 2014. Emissaries from the Holy Land: The Sephardic Diaspora and the Practice of Pan-Judaism in the Eighteenth Century. Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-0-8047-8965-3.

LeVine, Mark, and Mathias Mossberg, eds. 2014. One Land, Two States. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-5202-7913-1.

Lippman, Thomas W. 2016. Hero of the Crossing: How Anwar Sadat and the 1973 War Changed the World. Nebraska University Press. ISBN 978-1-61234-702-8.

Lubin, Alex and Marwan M. Kraidy (eds.). 2016. American Studies Encounters the Middle East. University North Carolina Press. ISBN 978-1-4696-3013-7.

Lynch, Marc (ed.). 2014. The Arab Uprisings Explained: New Contentious Politics in the Middle East. Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-231-15885-5.

Mahfouz, Naguib (w/intro by Rasheed El-Enany). 2016. On Literature and Philosophy, The Nonfiction Writings of Naguib Mahfouz, Volume 1. Gingko Library. ISBN 9781909942776.

Maksudyan, Nazan. 2014. Women and the City, Women in the City: A Gendered Perspective on Ottoman Urban History.  Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-78238-411-3.

Mansfield, David. 2016. A State Built on Sand: How Opium Undermined Afghanistan. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780190608316.

Martin, Kevin W. 2015. Syria’s Democratic Years: Citizens, Experts and Media in the 1950s. Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0-253-01893-9.

Marty, Martin E. 2015. Hizmet Means Service: Perspectives on an Alternative Path Within Islam. University of California Press. ISBN 9780520285187.

Matthiesen, Toby. 2015. The Other Saudis: Shiism, Dissent and Sectarianism. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-107-61823-7.

Meital, Yoram. 2016. Revolutionary Justice: Special Courts and the Formation of Republican Egypt. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-060083-9.

McDaniel, Justin Thomas and Lynn Ransom (eds.). 2015. From Mulberry Leaves to Silk Scrolls: New Approaches to the Study of Asian Manuscript Traditions. University of Pennsylvania Libraries. ISBN 978-0-8122-4736-7.

McDonald, David A. 2013. My Voice Is My Weapon: Music, Nationalism, and the Poetics of Palestinian Resistance. Duke University Press. ISBN 978-0-8223-5479-6.

McKee, Emily. 2016. Dwelling in Conflict: Negev Landscapes and the Boundaries of Belonging. Stanford University Press. ISBN 9780804797603.

McMahon, Sean F. 2016. Crisis and Class War in Egypt. Zed Books. ISBN 978-1-78360-502-6.

McPhillips, Stephen and Paul D. Wordswoth (eds.). 2016. Landscapes of the Islamic World, Archaeology, History, and Ethnography. University of Pennsylvania Press. ISBN 978-0-8122-4764-0.

Mendelsohn, Barak. 2015. The al-Qaeda Franchise: The Expansion of al-Qaeda and Its Consequences. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-020561-4.

Mirfendereski, Guive. 2014. The Privileged American: The U.S. Capitulations in Iran (1856–1979). Mazda. ISBN 978-1-5685-9330-2.

Monroe, Kristin V. 2016. The Insecure City: Space, Power, and Mobility in Beirut. Rutgers University Press. ISBN 978-0-8135-7463-9.

Monterescu, Daniel. 2015. Jaffa Shared and Shattered: Contrived Coexistence in Israel/Palestine. Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0-253-01677-5.

Mosteghanemi, Ahlem. 2015. Chaos of the Senses (fiction). Bloomsbury. ISBN 978-1-408-85728-1.

Mosteghanemi, Ahlem. 2013. The Bridges of Constantine (fiction). Bloomsbury. ISBN 978-1-408-85648-2.

Mueller, John and Mark G. Stewart. 2016. Chasing Ghosts: The Policing of Terrorism.  Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-190-23731-8.

Murray, Williamson, and Kevin M. Woods. 2014. The Iran–Iraq War: A Military and Strategic History. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-107-67392-2.

Naghibi, Nima. 2016. Women Write Iran: Nostalgia and Human Rights from the Diaspora. Minnesota University Press. ISBN 978-0-8166-8384.

Newman, Andrew J. 2013. Twelver Shiism: Unity and Diversity in the Life of Islam, 632 to 1722. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 978-0-7486-3331-9.

Nooshin, Laudan. 2015. Iranian Classical Music: The Discourses and Practice of Creativity. Ashgate. ISBN 978-0-7546-0703-8.

Olszewska, Zuzanna. 2015. The Pearl of Dari: Poetry and Personhood among Young Afghans in Iran. Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0-253-01760-4.

Osman, Tarek. 2016. Islamism: What it Means for the Middle East and the World. Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300197723.

Ostovar, Ashon. 2016. Vanguard of the Imam: Religion, Politics, and Iran's Revolutionary Guards. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199387892.

Ozyuksel, Murat. 2016. The Berlin-Baghdad Railway and the Ottoman Empire: Industrialization, Imperial Germany and the Middle East. IB Tauris. ISBN 978-1-78076-882-3.

Pankhurst, Reza. 2016. Hizb Ut-Tahrir: The Untold History of the Liberation Party. Hurst Publishers. ISBN 978-1-84904-403-5.

Parsa, Misagh. 2016. Democracy in Iran: Why it Failed and How it Might Succeed. Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-54504-5.

Peacock, A. C. S. 2015. The Great Seljuk Empire. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 978-0-7486-3826-0.

Penn, Michael Philip. 2015. Envisioning Islam: Syriac Christians and the Early Muslim World. University of Pennsylvania Press. ISBN 978-0-8122-4722-0.

Peters, Rudolph. 2016. Jihad: A History in Documents. Marcus Wiener. ISBN 978-1-55587-6609-9.

Phillips, Christopher. 2016. The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East. Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0-300-21717-9.

Piran, Leila. Institutional Change in Turkey. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-1-137-29809-6.

Podeh, Elie. 2015. Chances for Peace: Missed Opportunities in the Arab–Israeli Conflict. University of Texas Press. ISBN 978-1-4773-0560-7.

Prashad, Vijay. 2016. The Death of the Nation and the Future of the Arab Revolution. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-29326-7.

Quigley, John. 2016. The International Diplomacy of Israel's Founders: Deception at the United Nations in the Quest for Palestine. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-316-50355-3.

Rabi, Uzi (ed.). 2016. Tribes and States in a Changing Middle East. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780190264925.

Rabkin, Yakov. M. 2016.  What is Modern Israel? Pluto Press. ISBN 978-0-7453-3581-0.

Ragep, F. Jamil and Taro Mimura (eds./trans.). 2015. On Astronomia: An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of EPISTLE 3. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-874737-6.

Rahman, Najat. 2015. In the Wake of the Poetic: Palestinian Artists after Darwish. Syracuse University Press. ISBN 978-0-8156-3408-9.

Raijman, Rebeca. 2016. South African Jews in Israel: Assimilation in Multigenerational Perspective. Nebraska University Press. ISBN 978-0-8032-5538-8.

Reid, Donald Malcolm. 2015. Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser. American University in Cairo Press. ISBN 978-977-416-689-1.

Rizvi, Kishwar. 2015. The Transnational Mosque: Architecture and Historical Memory in the Contemporary Middle East. University of North Carolina Press. ISBN 979-1-4696-2116-6.

Robinson, Chase F. 2016. Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives: The First 1000 Years. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-29298-7.

Roby, Bryan K. 2015. The Mizrahi Era of Rebellion: Israel’s Forgotten Civil Rights Struggle, 1948-1966. Syracuse University Press. ISBN 978-0-81565345-5.

Rotbard, Sharon. 2015. White City Black City: Architecture and War in Tel Aviv and Jaffa. Pluto Press. ISBN 978-0-7453-3511-7.

Roy, Sara. 2016. The Gaza Strip: The Political Economy of De-development, expanded 3rd ed. Institute for Palestine Studies. ISBN 978-0-88728-321-5.

Rozin, Orit. 2016. A Home for All Jews: Citizenship, Rights, and National Identity in the New Israeli State. Brandeis University Press. ISBN 978-1-61168-949-5.

Saint-Laurent, Jeanne-Nicole Mellon. 2015. Missionary Stories and the Formation of the Syriac Churches. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-28496-8.

Salaita, Steven. 2016. Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine. University of Minnesota Press. ISBN 978-1-5179-0142-4.

Salamandra, Christa and Leif Stenberg. 2015. Syria from Reform to Revolt, Volume 2: Culture, Society, and Religion. Syracuse University Press. ISBN 978-0-815-63415-7.

Salloukh, Bassel F., Rabie Barakat, Jinan S. Al-Habbal, Lara W. Khattab, and Shoghig Mikaelian. 2015. The Politics of Sectarianism in Postwar Lebanon. Pluto Press. ISBN 978-0-7453-3413-4.

Schull, Kent F.M., Safa Saracoglu, and Robert Zens. 2016. Law and Legality in the Ottoman Empire and Republic of Turkey. Indiana University Press. ISBN 9780253020925.

Seigel, Jerrold. 2015. Between Cultures: Europe and its Others in Five Exemplary Lives. University of Penn Press. ISBN 978-0-08122-4761-9.

Seikaly, Sherene. 2015. Men of Capital: Scarcity and Economy in Mandate Palestine. Stanford University Press. ISBN 9780804796613.

Shami, Seteney and Cynthia Miller-Idriss (eds.). 2016. Middle East Studies for the New Millenium: Infrastructures of Knowledge. New York University Press. ISBN 978-1-4798-2778-7.

Shannon, Jonathan Holt. 2015. Performing al-Andalus: Music and Nostalgia across the Mediterranean. Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0-253-01762-8.

Sheehi, Stephen. 2016. The Arab Imago: A Social History of Portrait Photography 1860-1910. Princeton University Press. ISBN 978-0-691-15132-8.

Shindler, Colin. 2015. The Rise of the Israeli Right: From Odessa to Hebron. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-15166-5.

Smolin, Jonathan. Moroccan Noir: Police, Crime, and Politics in Popular Culture. Indiana University Press. 978-0-2530-10650.

Soffer, Oren. 2015. Mass Communication in Israel: Nationalism, Globalization, and Segmentation. Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-7823-8451-9.

Sonn, Tamara. 2016. Is Islam an Enemy of the West? Polity Books. ISBN 9781509504428.

Sorek, Tamir. 2015. Palestinian Commemoration in Israel: Calendars, Monuments, and Martyrs. Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-0-8047-9518-0.

Suny, Ronald Grigor. 2015. "They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else": A History of the Armenian Genocide. Princeton University Press. ISBN 978-0-691-14730-7.

Tagliacozzo, Eric and Shawkat M. Toorawa (eds.). 2016. The Hajj: Pilgrimage in Islam. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-107-61280-8.

Tessler, Mark. 2015. Islam and Politics in the Middle East: Explaining the Views of Ordinary Citizens. Indiana University Press. ISBN 978-0-253-01643-0.

Tobin, Sara A. Everyday Piety: Islam and Economy in Jordan. Cornell University Press. ISBN 9781501700453.

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