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Tripp, Charles

Works: 48 works in 238 publications in 7 languages and 7,190 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: DS79, 956.704
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Publications by Charles Tripp
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Most widely held works by Charles Tripp
A history of Iraq by Charles Tripp( Book )
61 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,815 libraries worldwide
In response to current events, Charles Tripp has updated his incisive book A History of Iraq to include developments as recent as mid-2002. Since its establishment by the British in the 1920s, Iraq has witnessed the rise and fall of successive authoritarian regimes, competing ruthlessly for power and resources. This struggle culminated in the dictatorship of Saddam Husain, who still maintains his grip over a fragmented and increasingly isolated society. Tripp's book traces Iraq's political history from its nineteenth-century roots in the Ottoman empire, to the development of the state, its transformation from monarchy to republic and the rise of the Ba'th party and the ascendancy and current rule of Saddam Husain. This is a story of social conflict, of power struggles between rival clans, of hostility and wars with neighboring states, as well as of their aftermath, and Iraq's deteriorating relations with the West. A History of Iraq offers incisive analysis of the making of a modern state and how it creates its own distinctive politics. Charles Tripp is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Political Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is the co-author of Iran-Saudi Arabia Relations and Regional Order (Oxford, 1997) and Iran and Iraq at War (Westview, 1998)
Iran and Iraq at war by Shahram Chubin( Book )
20 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 682 libraries worldwide
The authors cast a new light on how the war has changed the internal politics of Iran; the reconstruction of the Iranian military system after the revolution; and the country's culture, social services, and economy. They contrast internal developments in the Islamic Republic of Iran wit those in Ba'thist Iraq. They also seek to establish how Iraq, which has often seemed to lack a national identity, has been able to endure so many years of continuous warfare and sustain heavy losses without undergoing internal upheaval
Islam and the moral economy : the challenge of capitalism by Charles Tripp( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 455 libraries worldwide
"Charles Tripp's book considers one of the most significant challenges faced by Muslims over the last sixty years: the challenge of capitalism. By reference to the works of noted Muslim scholars, the author shows how, faced by this challenge, these intellectuals have devised a range of strategies which have enabled Muslims to remain true to their faith, whilst engaging effectively with a world not of their own making. The work is framed around the development of their ideas on Islamic socialism, economies and the rationale for Islamic banking."--Jacket
Egypt under Mubarak by Roger Owen( Book )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 libraries worldwide
Egypt is one of the major powers in the Middle East. The vigour of its cultural life and the extent of its influence make it a force which cannot be ignored in the Arab world. Yet, despite the comparative confidence with which its rulers handle power, the country has a politically contradictory past with which to come to terms, as well as its role in a region of shifting political identity and allegiance. This book examines the causes and consequences of the many crises within the Egyptian political, sociological, economic and moral legacy and the strategies which Mubarak's government
The power and the people : paths of resistance in the Middle East by Charles Tripp( Book )
14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
"This book is about power. The power wielded over others - by absolute monarchs, tyrannical totalitarian regimes and military occupiers - and the power of the people who resist and deny their rulers' claims to that authority by whatever means. The extraordinary events in the Middle East in 2011 offered a vivid example of how non-violent demonstration can topple seemingly invincible rulers. Drawing on these dramatic events and parallel moments in the modern history of the Middle East, from the violent uprisings in Algeria against the French in the early twentieth century, to revolution in Iran in 1979, and the Palestinian intifada, the book considers the ways in which the people have united to unseat their oppressors and fight against the status quo to shape a better future. The book also probes the relationship between power and forms of resistance and how common experiences of violence and repression create new collective identities. Nowhere is this more strikingly exemplified than in the art of the Middle East, its posters and graffiti, and its provocative installations which are discussed in the concluding chapter. This brilliant, yet unsettling book affords a panoramic view of the twentieth and twenty-first century Middle East through occupation, oppression, and political resistance."--Publisher's website
Regional security in the Middle East ( Book )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 347 libraries worldwide
Sikkerhedspolitik i Mellemøsten. Israel og det palæstinensiske mindretal. Saudiarabiens sikkerhedspolitiske forhold. Regionens militære trusler mod Israel. Syriens sikkerhedspolitiske forhold. Sovjetunionens udenrigspolitik overfor Iran og den Persiske Golf. Tilstedeværelsen af atomvåben i regionen
Iran-Saudi Arabia relations and regional order : Iran and Saudi Arabia in the balance of power in the Gulf by Shahram Chubin( Book )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Beskrivelse af forholdene, herunder magtbalancen mellem Iran og Saudi Arabien
The Iraqi aggression against Kuwait : strategic lessons and implications for Europe ( Book )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
The war for the liberation of Kuwait following the Iraqi invasion in 1990 rekindled the international community's geopolitical interest in the Gulf and helped define a new regional order. This book analyzes the political, strategic, and economic dimensions of the second Gulf War, with particular focus on military aspects. An international roster of experts treats issues of strategy, weapons technology, arms transfers, and the impact on the Arab state system. Of special interest is the exploration of the implications of the war for Japan, Germany, Russia, and Europe
War and peace in the Gulf : domestic politics and regional relations into the 1990s by Anoushiravan Ehteshami( Book )
9 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Contemporary Egypt : through Egyptian eyes : essays in honour of Professor P.J. Vatikiotis by Charles Tripp( Book )
11 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
New expert essays on the social and political forces and personalities that have shaped modern Egypt - and the economic, political and diplomatic dilemmas facing the country
The Shiʻa of Samarra : the heritage and politics of a community in Iraq by Imranali Panjwani( Book )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
On 22 February 2006, the main dome of the al-Askariyya shrine in Samarra was blown up. In the aftermath, sectarian strife between Shi'i and Sunni communities in Iraq and the wider region resonated around the world. The assault on Samarra, which was built in the period of the Abbasid caliphate in the ninth century CE, therefore came to represent for many a symbol of the destructive civil conflict which engulfed Iraq following the 2003 US-led invasion. "The Shi'a of Samarra" explores and analyses the cultural, architectural and political heritage of the Shi'a in both Samarra and the Mi
SOAS : a celebration in many voices ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The Role of force in the Middle East ( Book )
5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Sikkerhedspolitik, international politik, om militærmagtens historiske betydning i Mellemøsten og om den politiske rolle militæret og militærmagten spiller idag i det krigs- og konfliktprægede og urolige område. Udsendt i 1989 af PSIS, Programme for Strategic and International Security Studies
Iran and Iraq : war, society and politics 1980-1986 by Shahram Chubin( Book )
6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Sikkerhedspolitik, international politik, om Iran og Iraq, krige og grænsestridigheder og forholdene i og imellem Iran/Iraq i årene fra 1980 til 1986. Udsendt af PSIS, the Programme for Strategic and International Security Studies, i 1986, og består af indlæg og diskussioner på et International Workshop, afholdt af PSIS., IUHEI, i Geneve, i juni 1986
Middle Eastern lectures by Charles Tripp( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Contemporary Egypt : through Egyptian eyes : essays in honour of P. J. Vatikiotis ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Religious minorities in Iran by Eliz Sanasarian( file )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Sanasarian's book explores the political and ideological relationship between religious minorities in Iran and the state during the formative years of the Islamic Republic. While the book is essentially empirical, it also highlights questions associated with exclusion and marginalisation and the role of the state in defining those boundaries
Being Israeli : the dynamics of multiple citizenship by Gershon Shafir( file )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The authors speculate on the relationship between identity and citizenship in Israeli society and explore the differential rights accorded different social strata. They conclude that, despite ongoing tensions, globalization and economic liberalization have transformed Israel from a frontier society to one more oriented towards peace and private profit
Secularism, gender, and the state in the Middle East : the Egyptian women's movement by Nadje Sadig Al-Ali( file )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Exploring the anthropological and political significance of secular-orientated activism by focusing on the women's movement in Egypt, this book challenges images of Arab women as passive victims and demonstrates how they fight for their rights
Israel's Holocaust and the politics of nationhood by Idith Zertal( file )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
This disturbing analysis deals with the ways Israel has used the memory of the Holocaust to legitimise its politics. Idith Zertal argues that the centrality of the Holocaust has led to a culture of victimhood. She offers a new perspective on Israeli history and the construction of national identity
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Tripp, Charles
Tripp, Charles R. H.
Tripp, Charles R. H. 1952-
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English (191)
Spanish (5)
Italian (2)
Portuguese (1)
Arabic (1)
Polish (1)
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