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- Open Court 2011; US$ 24.95
From secular-minded autocrats like Saddam Hussein to religious fundamentalists like Osama bin Laden, powerful voices in the Islamic world have been united by a fierce hatred of the West. If we want to know why they think the way they do, we have to understand the history of Islam and its continuous interactions with the West. This masterly collection... more...
- Ronin Publishing 2001; US$ 12.95
This collection of essays, written by the poster boy of 1960s counterculture, describes the psychological journey Timothy Leary made in the years following his dismissal from Harvard, as his psychedelic research moved from the scientific to the religious arena. He discusses the nature of religious experience and eight crafts of God, including God... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 99.95
This book presents a series of case studies from Western Europe, Australia and North America demonstrating the transnational character of Islamophobia. Exploring various sites of conflict, Global Islamophobia considers the role played by 'moral entrepreneurs' in orchestrating popular xenophobia and in agitating for greater surveillance, policing and... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 98.00
Are the protests against the construction of mosques in German towns comparable with the cries of ?Jews out!? during the German Empire? Following a heated public debate, comparisons between present hostility to Islam and traditional forms of anti-Semitism are also occupying scientists. This volume deals with the backgrounds to old-new hostile stereotypes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
Since the late 1980s, growing migration from countries with a Muslim cultural background, and increasing Islamic fundamentalism related to terrorist attacks in Western Europe and the US, have created a new research field investigating the way states and ordinary citizens react to these new phenomena. However, whilst we already know much about how... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
This book contributes to understanding of the contemporary relationship between Muslims and the Western societies in which they live, focusing particularly on the UK. Chapters reflect on the nature of multiculturalism, as well as a wide range of specific aspects of daily life, including religious dialogue, gender, freedom of speech and politics. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95
Karma, the law of cause and effect, of nature's retribution for lost harmony, and Rebirth, from which it is inseperable, have been described as the oldest doctrine in the world. In today's turmoil, an understanding of Karma is one of the foundations on which we can build a more reasonable world. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 114.95
Identities can be transformed across time and space by both global and local events. This timely book collects a range of cutting-edge contributions to illustrate the ways in which Muslim identities are constructed, represented, negotiated and contested in everyday life in a wide variety of international contexts, focusing upon issues connected with... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 75.00
In May 1904, the residents of Halcyon?a small utopian community on California?s central coast?invited their neighbors to attend the grand opening of the Halcyon Hotel and Sanatorium. As part of the entertainment, guests were encouraged to have their hands X-rayed. For the founders and members of Halcyon, the X-ray was a demonstration of mysterious... more...