Collects and interprets the literary legacy of Nūrī, an early Sufi master known for his ecstatic behaviour, eccentric acts, and passionate poems of mystical love.
A groundbreaking study of Farid al-Din ʿAṭṭār, one of Persian literature's greatest poets.
An expansive, in-depth analysis of education among indigenous Palestinians in Israel over seven decades.
Explains why Turkey embraced the Arab Spring despite the risk both domestically and internationally.
Examines the thought of Abū al-‛Alā’ al-Ma‛arrī (973–1057 CE) within the broader context of the major trends in Arab Islamic political and intellectual history by the time of his flourishing.
Traces the circulation of Hollywood films in North Africa and the Middle East from the early twentieth century to the present.
A close study of one of the most prolific commentary writers in Islamic history.
Offers the Islamic concept of ummah as an alternative to the nation-state.
Discusses world literature and cinema from the perspective of literary languages and film traditions that do not hold a hegemonic position.
Analyzes the Israel-Palestinian conflict by looking at its interactions with seven regional and global powers and the way the conflict is framed at the international level.
Identifies the many ways in which unexpected outcomes are endemic to international relations due to the complexity of world politics.
A portrait of Israeli literature in its full transnational and multilingual complexity.
Critically evaluates the rapid changes that have happened in women’s lives in the contemporary Middle East due to globalization and the increasing popularity of modern technology and social media use.
Major new translation of a unique and important Persian treatise on divine names in the Islamic tradition.
Identifies and traces the evolution of a forgotten “realist” tradition in medieval Islamic political thought, and considers the prospects for its revival in the context of the contemporary Middle East.
An indispensable primary source in the history of Zionism.
The first major study of the idea of repentance, or tawba, in Islam.
Argues that queer Israeli emigrants engage in a deliberately unheroic form of resistance to Zionism.
Examines the many ways water has contributed to power structures in the past, with insights for contemporary water management.
A diverse collection of fiction and nonfiction literature from across the Arabic-speaking world.
A history of the French schools that pioneered female education in Ottoman Iraq's Jewish communities.
Explores the relationship between revelation and reason in medieval Islamic intellectual history.
Analyzes the place of beauty in the Sufi understanding of God, the world, and the human being through the writings of Sufi scholar and saint Rūzbihān Baqlī.
Combines analysis of transnational prostitution and traffic in women with a social history of the League of Nations and interwar globalization.
Discusses the work of a central, but poorly understood, figure in the development of Persian Sufism, Aḥmad al-Ghazālī.