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  • Jinnah, Pakistan and Islamic Identityby Akbar Ahmed

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 67.95

    Akbar Ahmed, by revealing Jinnah's human face alongside his heroic achievement, makes this statesman both accessible to the current age and renders his greatness even clearer than before. more...

  • Journey into Islamby Akbar Ahmed

    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...

  • Journey into Americaby Akbar Ahmed

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    In 2007, the Brookings Institution Press published Journey into Islam: The Crisis of Globalization. In that critically acclaimed book, Akbar Ahmed led a group of U.S. university students on a listening tour of the Islamic world, seeking to understand the experiences and perceptions of ordinary Muslims and their attitudes toward the West. Ahmed follows... more...

  • Millennium and Charisma Among Pathans (Routledge Revivals)by Akbar Ahmed

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1976, this Routledge Revivals reissue presents an analysis of the Swat Pathans, the people of the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan, who belong administratively to Pakistan despite being a fiercely independent group, with their own codes and ways of life. more...

  • Pukhtun Economy and Society (Routledge Revivals)by Akbar Ahmed

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    First published in 1980, this groundbreaking Routledge Revival is a reissue of an original and authentic anthropological account of Pukhtun society by Professor Akbar Ahmed. Combining extensive fieldwork data collected among the Mohmand tribe in the Northwest Frontier Province of Pakistan with historical and literary sources, Professor Ahmed?s study... more...

  • The Thistle and the Droneby Akbar Ahmed

    Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 32.95

    In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, the United States declared war on terrorism. More than ten years later, the results are decidedly mixed. Here world-renowned author, diplomat, and scholar Akbar Ahmed reveals an important yet largely ignored result of this war: in many nations it has exacerbated the already broken relationship between central governments... more...

  • Suspended Somewhere Betweenby Akbar Ahmed

    PM Press 2011; US$ 12.00

    This collection spanning a half century of writing gives a front row seat to a world in turmoil—from the forbidding valleys and mountains of Waziristan in the tribal areas of Pakistan to the think tanks and halls of power in Washington, DC. And through it all, they carry the message of hope and compassion. Throughout the range of poems from introspective... more...

  • Postmodernism and Islamby Akbar S. Ahmed

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 174.00

    Can West and East ever understand each other? In this extraordinary book one of the world's leading Muslim scholars explores an area which has which has been almost entirely neglected by scholars in the field - the area of postmodernism and Islam. This landmark work is startling, constantly perceptive and certain to be debated for years to come. more...

  • Discovering Islamby Akbar S. Ahmed

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    This accessible work balances the image of Islam as aggressive and fanatical with an objective picture of the main features of Muslim history and the compulsions of Muslim society. more...

  • Resistance and Control in Pakistanby Akbar S. Ahmed

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95

    In this extraordinary book one of the world's leading authorities on Islam explains what is happening in the Muslim world today and assesses the underlying causes. more...