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  • Wenn Staaten scheiternby Jürgen Stern; Margarete Klein

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 17.85

    Die Problematik zerfallender Staaten erhielt seit dem Ende des Kalten Krieges neue Brisanz. Davon zeugen die aktuellen Entwicklungen im Irak und Libanon ebenso wie die ungelösten Spätfolgen in Ländern wie Bosnien-Herzegovina, Ruanda und Kolumbien. Staatliche Zerfallsprozesse zerstören nicht nur die soziokulturellen, wirtschaftlichen und politischen... more...

  • Radical Islam in Central Asiaby Vitaly V. Naumkin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 45.99

    This original study by distinguished scholar Vitaly V. Naumkin offers an authoritative analysis of the key militant Islamic organizations in Central Asia. Long veiled in secrecy, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, Hizb at-Tahrir al-Islami, and the Islamic Revival Party of Tajikistan are illuminated here for the first time. Based on Naumkin's extensive... more...

  • Mohammedby Tilman Nagel

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 222.06

    Von Legenden überwuchert, durch Sprachregelungen entstellt, von Denkverboten verdunkelt, so zeigt sich dem Wissbegierigen das Bild Mohammeds. Ist er überhaupt eine historische Gestalt? Er ist es! So lautet das Ergebnis langjähriger Forschungsarbeit, die nicht nur die muslimischen Standardquellen einer kritischen Prüfung unterzogen hat, sondern auch... more...

  • Ideological Struggle for Pakistanby Ziad Haider

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 2.99

    This assessment of the struggle for Pakistan's identity, from its birth in 1947 to the present day, provides a political and cultural understanding of the role and use of Islam in its evolution. The author, a Pakistani scholar, shows how Pakistan's viability as a state depends in large part on its ability to develop a new and progressive Islamic narrative. more...

  • Pioneers of Islamic Scholarshipby Adil Salahi

    Kube Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 7.99

    Features nine Islamic scholars including Abu Hanifah, Malik ibn Anas, al-Shafi, Ibn Hanbal and Ibn Taymiyyah. more...

  • African American Islamby Aminah Beverly McCloud

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    Islam is a vital, growing religion in America. Little is known, however, about the religion except through the biased lens of media reports which brand African American Muslims as "Black Muslims" and portray their communities as places of social protest. African American Islam challenges these myths by contextualizing the experience and history of... more...

  • Muhammad Abduhby Mark Sedgwick

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 39.99

    Muhammad Abduh (1849-1905) is widely regarded as the founder of Islamic modernism. Egyptian jurist, religious scholar and political activist, he sought to synthesise Western and Islamic cultural values. Arguing that Islam is essentially rational and fluid, Abduh maintained that it had been stifled by the rigid structures implemented in the generations... more...

  • Hasan al-Bannaby Gudrun Kraemer

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 39.99

    Hasan al-Banna (1906 1949) was an Egyptian political reformer, best known for establishing the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist organisation which today has millions of members and spans the Arab world. Through his ardent struggle to revitalise Islamic values amid increasing Westernisation, al-Banna promoted Islamic charity and personal piety throughout... more...

  • Ahmad ibn Hanbalby Christopher Melchert

    Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 39.99

    Christopher Melchert examines the forefather of the fourth of the four principal Sunni schools of jurisprudence, the Hanbali. Upholding the view that the Qur'an was uncreated and the direct word of God, Ahmad ibn Hanbal (780-855) thought that the holy text should be read literally, rejecting any possibility for metaphorical or revisionist interpretation.... more...

  • Ashraf `Ali Thanawiby Muhammad Qasim Zaman

    Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 39.99

    Ashraf Ali Thanawi (1863-1943) was one of the most prominent religious scholars in Islamic history. Author of over a thousand books on different aspects of Islam, his work sought to defend the Islamic scholarly tradition and to articulate its authority in an age of momentous religious and political change. In this authoritative biography, Muhammad... more...