Middle East and Central Asia

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This book is intended as an anthropological introduction to the Middle East and Central Asia. A second, complementary goal is to point out the contribution that the study of the Middle East and Central Asia is making to the main currents of anthropology, especially those that relate to the analysis of complex by:   Based on a synthesis of the extensive research of Middle Eastern and Western scholars, this lively anthropological introduction to the Middle East and Central Asia explores the socio-political complexities of those regions and introduces students to the questions that have been, and are being, developed by scholars and writers concerned with the two regions/5.

Focusing on the British Museum’s remarkable collection, Textiles of the Middle East and Central Asia offers a wealth of creative inspiration and will be essential reading for anyone interested in textiles and the cultures of the Middle East and Central Asia /5(7).

7 - Middle East, north Africa and central Asia By Rima Ghanem, Assistant Lecturer at Tübingen University, Joerg Baten, Department of Economics, University of Tübingen Edited by Joerg Baten, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen, GermanyAuthor: Rima Ghanem, Joerg Baten. Central Asia's New States: Independence, Foreign Policy, and Regional Security by Martha Brill Olocott $ Sold out.

This book is intended as an anthropological introduction to the Middle East and Central Asia. A second, complementary goal is to point Middle East and Central Asia book the contribution that the study of the Middle East and Central Asia is making to the main currents of anthropology, especially those that relate to the analysis of complex s: 2.

Focusing on the British Museum s remarkable collection, this book offers a wealth of creative inspiration and will be essential reading for anyone interested in textiles and the cultures of the Middle East and Central Asia. Table of Contents Introduction 1.

Childhood 2. Status and Identity 3. Marriage and Ceremony 4. Religion and Belief s: 6. The New Central Asia: Geopolitics and the Birth of Nations, Olivier Roy p, In a new, revised edition of his acclaimed book, Olivier Roy examines the political development of central Asia, from Russian conquests to the “War on Terror” and the anti-Gorbachev coup in Augustmost communist leaders from Soviet central Asia backed the plotters.

Middle Eastern & Central Asian Studies (MECAS) is a bibliographic index of research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and people of the Middle East, Central Asia and North contains hundreds of thousands of records and coverage spanning over a century.

The Middle East is a transcontinental region that generally includes Western Asia (except for Transcaucasia), all of Egypt (mostly in North Africa), Iran (transregional), and Turkey (partly in Southeast Europe). Soviet Central Asia, Afghanistan (transregional), and Pakistan (a part of South Asia) are generally term has come into wider usage as a replacement of the term Near East Largest cities: Largest cities: Cairo, Tehran.

Located in Washington, DC and shipping everywhere, we have a huge selection of Non-fiction, Literature, DVDs, Pottery, Olive Oil, and more from Palestine. History and Historiography of Post-Mongol Central Asia and the Middle East: Studies in Honor of John E.

Woods John E. Woods, Ernest Tucker Otto Harrassowitz Verlag, - Religion - pages 0. Encyclopaedic Ethnography of Middle-East and Central Asia, Volume 1 Encyclopaedic Ethnography of Middle-East and Central Asia, R.

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Khanam, ISBNEditor3/5(1). Book Description. As the economies of East Asia grow ever stronger, their need for energy resources increases, which in turn compels closer relations with the countries of the Middle East. This book examines the developing relations between the countries of East Asia, especially China and Japan, with the countries of the Middle East.

This bright colorful map shows the countries in the Middle East and Central Asia, along with population and religion information about each one. Helps you pray for missionaries and persecuted Christians in Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Egypt, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and more.

Perfect for studying the window. On the back: teaching tips and reproducible pages Brand: Rose Publishing. Abstract Gives a comprehensive overview of national elections and referendums in the Middle East, Central Asia and the Caucasus, and South Asia.

For all relevant states, the legal provisions on suffrage as well as parliamentary and presidential electoral systems are analysed in both a historical and a comparative manner.

The Middle East Book Award, along with our sister programs (the Américas Award, the Children’s Africana Book Award, the Freeman Book Awards (East/Southeast Asia), and the South Asia Book Award), is pleased to recognize exemplary titles in globally focused literature for younger readers.

The book highlights current research in the Arab Gulf states, and examines multiculturalism in Asia more broadly. It will be of particular interest to students and researchers in international labour migration studies in the Middle East and Asia.

Overall Middle East and Central Asia Region - (and including countries not expanded below) General Info / Resources Recommended Books (Selected) Tourist Cards and City/Local Tours (Selected) Attractions and Sights (Selected) Afghanistan Armenia Azerbaijan Georgia Iran Iraq Jordan - Dead Sea (Jordan Rift Valley) - Petra (Ancient structural site) - Wadi Run Kazakhstan Kuwait Kyrgyzstan.

Middle East Sources provides an invaluable resource for the busy librarian, student or scholar with Middle Eastern interests. It aims to guide readers to the major collections of books and other materials on the subject in the UK and Ireland. The Middle East Journal is the oldest peer-reviewed publication dedicated solely to the study of the Middle East.

First printed inthe Journal continues to present readers with original and objective research and analysis, as well as source material, on the area from Morocco to Pakistan and including Central Asia. The history of Central Asia concerns the history of the various peoples that have inhabited Central Asia.

The lifestyle of such people has been determined primarily by the area's climate and aridity of the region makes agriculture difficult and distance from the sea cut it off from much trade.

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Thus, few major cities developed in the region. Middle East Manuscripts, printed books, newspapers and journals from the Middle East, Iran and Central Asia Our Middle East collections comprise manuscripts, printed books, newspapers and journals from countries in today's Middle East as well as from Iran and Central Asia from the 5th century AD to the present day.

Conversely, in Petrov (), a book on world deserts (also a product of the Israel Program for Scientific Translations), it is stated “The terms Middle Asia and Central Asia, which recur frequently throughout the book, are defined as follows: Middle Asia (Srednyaya Aziya) is the geopolitical unit comprising the Soviet Asian Republics.

Created by: Themis-Athena's Garden of Books Keeping track of the books on my TBR by Middle Eastern authors or set in the Middle East and Central Asia, by country, for purposes of my "Around the World in 80 Books" reading project. 1. Water Scarcity: A Threat to Security or an Incentive to Cooperate.

South Asia and its Large Rivers: The Indus, the Mahakali and with special emphasis on the Ganges 3. Rivers in the Middle East and North Africa: The Jordan, the Euphrates-Tigris and with special emphasis on the Nile 4.

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Southeast Asia and the Mekong River 5. Textiles from the Middle East and Central Asia. Author: Fahmida Suleman; Publisher: N.A ISBN: Category: Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» A gorgeously illustrated exploration of the textile traditions of a culturally diverse region.

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THE MIDDLE EAST AND CENTRAL ASIA An AnihropC?logical Appr?ach PART RELIGION AND EXPERIENCE Dale F. Eickelman Dartmouth College ISLAM AND THE "RELIGIONS OF THE BOOK WORLD RELIGIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND CENTRAL ASIA The key traditions of major world religions remain vital and meaningful.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes.The Middle East has long been a colorful and vibrant region for literature, poetry, and art; and although much of the storytelling has been oral in many parts of the Middle East, authors have produced so many books and stories in recent years that it’s almost hard to keep up with it list is enormous but here are just a few of the best Middle Eastern authors to keep an eye out for.Textiles of the Middle East and Central Asia explores the significance and beauty of textiles from across this vast and culturally diverse region dating from the late eighteenth century to the present day.

From the intricate embroidery on a Palestinian wedding dress to the complex iconography on an Afghan war rug, textiles reflect the beliefs, practices and experiences of people from these lands.