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- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 54.00
Do we have a duty to stop others doing wrong? The question is intelligible in any civilization, but only in the Islamic tradition is 'commanding right and forbidding wrong' a central moral tenet. Michael Cook's analysis is the first to chart the history of Islamic reflection on this obligation. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99
Exploring the significance of the Koran both in the end-of-millennium world and in traditional Muslim culture, Michael Cook provides an account of the Koran as codex, as scripture, as liturgy, and as the embodiment of truth, and examines its means of formation and dissemination. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 85.00
The locked room mystery is one of the iconic creations of popular fiction. Michael Cook's critical study reveals how this archetypal form of the puzzle story has had a significant effect in shaping the immensely popular genre of detective fiction. The book includes analysis of texts from Poe to the present day. more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 91.95
The study of flight dynamics requires a thorough understanding of the theory of the stability and control of aircraft, an appreciation of flight control systems and a comprehensive grounding in the theory of automatic control. Flight Dynamics provides all three in an accessible and student focussed text. Written for those coming to the subject for... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 89.95
The study of flight dynamics requires a thorough understanding of the theory of the stability and control of aircraft, an appreciation of flight control systems and a grounding in the theory of automatic control. Flight Dynamics Principles is a student focused text and provides easy access to all three topics in an integrated modern systems context.... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 26.00
This book represents an abridgement of Michael Cook's magisterial study that reflected upon the Islamic injunction to forbid wrongdoing. Using stories from Islamic sources for his argument, Cook unravels the complexities of the subject. The book educates and entertains, but at its heart is an important message about Islam and its values. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00
Bringing together essays on topics related to Islamic law, this book is composed of articles by prominent legal scholars and historians of Islam. They exemplify a critical development in the field of Islamic Studies: the proliferation of methodological approaches that employ a broad variety of sources to analyze social and political developments. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 21.00
Challenging the conventional wisdom that Americans are less engaged than ever in national life and the democratic process, Talking Together paints the most comprehensive portrait available of public deliberation in the United States and explains why it is important to America’s future. The authors’ original and extensive research... more...
- Taylor & Francis Ltd 2006; US$ 309.95
The fourth edition of Clinical Nuclear Medicine incorporates the rapid and dramatic changes that have occurred in the field within the last 10 years--particularly the continued growth in clinical applications for PET and other aspects of molecular imaging--so that the book reflects modern practice. With its problem-oriented clinical approach, the book... more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 106.95
A one-stop desk reference, for engineers involved in all aspects of aerospace, this book will not gather dust on the shelf. It brings together the essential professional reference content from leading international contributors in the field. Material covers a broad topic range from structural components of aircraft, design and airworthiness to aerodynamics... more...