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  • The Oxford Dictionary of Islamby John L. Esposito

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.59

    Designed for general readers with little or no knowledge of Islam, this superb Oxford Dictionary provides more than 2,000 vividly written, up-to-date, and authoritative entries organized in an easy-to-use, A-to-Z format.The Dictionary focuses primarily on the 19th and 20th centuries, stressing topics of most interest to Westerners. What emerges... more...

  • The Oxford History of Islamby John L. Esposito

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 57.99 US$ 52.19

    Lavishly illustrated with over 300 pictures, including more than 200 in full color, The Oxford History of Islam offers the best recent scholarship on an impressive array of subjects, such as the historical encounter of Islam and Christianity, the role of Islam in the Mughal and Ottoman empires, the growth of Islam in Southeast Asia, China, and Africa,... more...

  • What Everyone Needs to Know about Islamby John L. Esposito

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.69

    In this clear and concise primer, leading authority John L. Esposito presents in question-and-answer format the information that most people want to know about Islam. Esposito provides succinct, accessible, sensitive, and even-handed answers to questions that range from the general--"What do Muslims believe?" and "Who was Muhammad?"--to more specific... more...

  • Unholy Warby John L. Esposito

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.59

    The September 11th attacks left the world stunned, angry, and uncomprehending. In this level-headed and authoritative book, John L. Esposito, one of the world's most respected scholars of political Islam, illuminates the teachings of Islam--explaining Quran, the example of the Prophet, and Islamic law regarding jihad, the use of violence, and terrorism.... more...

  • The Islamic Threatby John L. Esposito

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.59

    Are Islam and the West on a collision course? From the Ayatollah Khomeini to Saddam Hussein, the image of Islam as a militant, expansionist, and rabidly anti-American religion has gripped the minds of Western governments and media. But these perceptions, John L. Esposito writes, stem from a long history of mutual distrust, criticism, and condemnation,... more...

  • The Future of Islamby John L. Esposito

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.89

    John L. Esposito is one of America's leading authorities on Islam. Now, in this brilliant portrait of Islam today--and tomorrow--he draws on a lifetime of thought and research to sweep away the negative stereotypes and provide an accurate, richly nuanced, and revelatory account of the fastest growing religion in the world. Recent decades have brought... more...

  • What Everyone Needs to Know about Islamby John L. Esposito

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 14.99 US$ 13.49

    Since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, there has been an overwhelming demand for information about Islam, and recent events - the war in Iraq, terrorist attacks both failed and successful, debates throughout Europe over Islamic dress, and many others - have raised new questions in the minds of policymakers and the general public. This newly... more...

  • Iraq, Democracy and the Future of the Muslim Worldby Ali Paya; John L Esposito

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Iraq, democracy and Islam are powerful global forces which shape not only many aspects of the lives of Muslims, but the lives of other citizens of the world as well. This book explores many of the challenging questions posed by the interconnections between these three forces, concentrating on issues which have global significance and which have been... more...

  • Islamophobiaby John L. Esposito; Ibrahim Kalin

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 17.99 US$ 16.19

    Islamophobia has been on the rise since September 11, as seen in countless cases of discrimination, racism, hate speeches, physical attacks, and anti-Muslim campaigns. The 2006 Danish cartoon crisis and the controversy surrounding Pope Benedict XVI's Regensburg speech have underscored the urgency of such issues as image-making, multiculturalism, freedom... more...

  • Asian Islam in the 21st Centuryby John L. Esposito; John Voll; Osman Bakar

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 27.99 US$ 25.19

    Although more than half of the world's Muslims live in Asia, most books on contemporary Islam focus on the Middle East, giving short shift to the dynamic and diverse presence of Asian Islam in regional and global politics. The Muslims of Asia constitute the largest Muslim communities in the world - Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, India and Central... more...