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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 90.00
The theological and philosophical bases of the beliefs are clearly presented with their history, development, expression and everyday practice. It is written by international specialists in a scholarly but non-technical style. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 190.00
Globalization, modernity and identity are fundamental issues in contemporary Islam and Islamic Studies. This collection of essays reflects the wide diversity that characterises contemporary Islamic Studies. The case studies cover regions stretching from China and Southeast Asia to diaspora communities in the Caribbean and Tajikistan. There is significant... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
Contemporary Islam provides a counterweight to the prevailing opinions of Islamic thought as conservative and static with a preference for violence over dialogue. It gathers together a collection of eminent scholars from around the world who tackle issues such as intellectual pluralism, gender, the ethics of political participation, human rights,... more...
- UPF 2000; US$ 59.95
''An evenhanded introduction to the questions and dilemmas facing Islam in the modern world. A wealth of source-texts by the best writers on the subject, Moslem and Western alike.''--Sasson Somekh, Tel Aviv University Written in a style easily accessible to both students and general readers, The Many Faces of Islam offers a wide range of perspectives... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 20.95
Globalization, the war on terror, and Islamic fundamentalism?followed closely by a rise in Islamophobia?have escalated tensions between Western nations and the Muslim world. Yet internationally renowned Islamic scholar Akbar Ahmed believes that through dialogue and understanding, these cultures can coexist peacefully and respectfully. That hope and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 45.95
This book is a radical piece of counter-intuitive rethinking of the clash of civilizations theory and global politics. In this richly detailed criticism of contemporary politics, Hamid Dabashi argues that after 9/11 we have not seen a new phase in a long running confrontation between Islam and the West, but that such categories have in fact collapsed... more...
- Pearson Education 2008; US$ 21.99
This is the eBook version of the printed book. If the print book includes a CD-ROM, this content is not included within the eBook version. Praise for Bernard Lewis "For newcomers to the subject[el]Bernard Lewis is the man." TIME Magazine ?The doyen of Middle Eastern studies." The New York Times ... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 35.00
The volumes in the new series Religions of the World surveys religions that have had a major impact on the history of the world and that continue to play a role in relationships between nations and ethnic groups. All aspects--including roots and founding, primary beliefs and cultural activities, the way the faiths are viewed by the rest of the world,... more...