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  • Ancient Religions, Modern Politicsby Michael Cook

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.50

    Why does Islam play a larger role in contemporary politics than other religions? Is there something about the Islamic heritage that makes Muslims more likely than adherents of other faiths to invoke it in their political life? If so, what is it? Ancient Religions, Modern Politics seeks to answer these questions by examining the roles of Islam, Hinduism,... more...

  • Forbidding Wrong in Islamby Michael Cook

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 27.00

    Short, accessible survey of Islamic ethics, the injunction incumbent on every Muslim to forbid wrongdoing. more...

  • Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong in Islamic Thoughtby Michael Cook

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 57.00

    Michael Cook's magnum opus charts the history of 'commanding right and forbidding wrong' in Islamic thought. more...

  • The Koranby Michael Cook

    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...

  • Narratives of Enclosure in Detective Fictionby Dr Michael Cook

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 90.00

    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...

  • Flight Dynamics Principlesby Michael V. Cook

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 95.95

    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...

  • Flight Dynamics Principlesby Michael V. Cook

    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...

  • Flight Dynamics Principlesby Michael V. Cook

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 59.95

    Flight dynamicists today need not only a thorough understanding of the classical stability and control theory of aircraft, but also a working appreciation of flight control systems and consequently a grounding in the theory of automatic control. In this text the author fulfils these requirements by developing the theory of stability and control of... more...

  • Law and Tradition in Classical Islamic Thoughtby Michael Cook; Najam Haider; Intisar Rabb; Asma Sayeed

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 110.00

    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...

  • Talking Togetherby Lawrence R. Jacobs; Fay Lomax Cook; Michael X. Delli Carpini

    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...