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- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 47.95
Women in Islam investigates the ongoing debate across the Muslim world and the West on the position of women in Islam. Anne-Sofie Roald focuses on how Islamic perceptions of women and gender change in Western Muslim communities. She shows how Islamic attitudes towards social concerns such as gender relations, female circumcision, and female dress... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 46.00
The author applies a new literary-critical reading of the early Islamic sources to demonstrate how medieval narrators devised elusive ways of shedding light on the political, social and religious debates of the 'Abbasid' period. This book represents a landmark in the field of early Islamic historiography. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 36.00
What does it mean to be a good Muslim? Magnus Marsden challenges the assumption that Muslims in northern Pakistan unthinkingly support the teachings of radical Islamist movements. In this extraordinary insider account, he documents how Chitral Muslims practise their religion through a complex interaction between mind and spirit. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95
The ideology of Islamic fundamentalists is of central importance in the modern world, but it is often distorted or misunderstood by the international media. This insightful study provides a detailed analysis of the Palestinian Hamas movement's world-view, and shows how the theoretical framework developed by thinkers such as Hassan al-Banna, Sayyis... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 139.30
Throws light on the silent and shadowy figures of women under the Fatimids. The contribution of these women is explored first within the context of Isma'ili and Fatimid genealogical history, and then within the courts in their roles as mothers, courtesans, wives and daughters, and as workers and servants. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Incorporating a rich series of case-studies covering a range of geographical areas, this collection of essays examines the history of modern intellectuals in the Islamic world throughout the twentieth century. The contributors reassess the typology and history of various scholars, providing significant diachronic analysis of the different forms of... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 145.00
This book exposes the mimetic assumption involved in early Islamic historiography, its literary practice and whatever subverts it as reflected in ?abari's History. Four major events in the history of early Islam are then subject to analysis based on literary criticism and are shown to produce a new meaning. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
Political Islam and Violence in Indonesia presents a penetrating new investigation of religious radicalism in the largest Muslim country in the world. Indonesia is a country long known for its diversity and tolerant brand of Islam. However, since the fall of Suharto, a more intolerant form of Islam has been growing, one whose adherents have carried... more...
- Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 15.00
Defying foreign government orders and interviewing terrorists face to face, a young American tours hostile lands to learn about Middle Eastern youth? and uncovers a subculture that defies every stereotype . In 2004, Jared Cohen embarked on the first of a series of incredible journeys to the Middle East in an effort to understand the spread of... more...