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- Hoover Institution Press 2010; US$ 9.99
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...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
The headscarf is an increasingly contentious symbol in countries across the world. Those who don the headscarf in Germany are referred to as "integration-refusers." In Turkey, support by and for headscarf-wearing women allowed a religious party to gain political power in a strictly secular state. A niqab-wearing Muslim woman was denied French citizenship... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Annie Besant was a fascinating figure who made a mark in a staggering number of fields and disciplines over the course of her career, ranging from making significant headway in the domain of women's reproductive rights to popularizing the esoteric spiritual system known as Theosophy in the West. The volume Avataras presents the text of a series... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
Early Islam and the Birth of Capitalism shows that globalized trade and capitalism originated in trade practices of pre-Islamic Arabs, and brought to European markets through European trade partners in the Middle Ages. Promotion of free trade across the Mediterranean in the Middle Ages created the condition for capitalism to emerge in Europe. ... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 33.70
Hauptbeschreibung "Das Leben Mohammeds" von Ibn Ishak gilt als die erste Biographie des großen islamischen Propheten. Der Autor verfasste sie im 8. Jahrhundert - etwa einhundert Jahre nach Mohammeds Tod. Wiederentdeckt und redigiert wurde sie von Ibn Hisham; übersetzt von Gustav Weil. Ibn Ishak gelingt ein menschliches Bild des Propheten, ohne die... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 43.05
Sedigheh Vasmahghi is a professor at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Tehran, specialising in Islamic theology and jurisprudence. In the course of her studies she has come to the conclusion that some of the traditional arguments leading to the current majority view on the rights of women in Shi?ite Islam are based on faulty reasoning or... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 26.16
Hauptbeschreibung [In vorliegendem Buch geht es] um die Islamisierung Europas, die spätestens ab etwa 1970 fast alleiniges Thema der so genannten interkulturellen bzw. interreligiösen Dialoge ist, in denen der Islam als Religion der Friedensfülle, Toleranz und ethischen Zivilisation vermarktet wird. Die zentralen Institutionen der Euro-Demokratien... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 38.99
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...