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  • Reincarnationby Th. Pascal; Fred Rothwell

    The Floating Press 1910; US$ 5.99

    Under many and diverse names and veils, the doctrine of Rebirths has been taught from the farthest antiquity right up to the present time. There is not a nation that has not preserved clear traces of this doctrine; not a religion that has not taught it, either openly or in secret, or, at all events, retained the germ of the teaching; and if we count... more...

  • Islamophober Populismusby Farid Hafez

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 44.99

    Mit einem Geleitwort von Prof. Dr. Anton Pelinka more...

  • Wenn Staaten scheiternby Jürgen Stern; Margarete Klein

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 54.99

    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...

  • The Ideological Struggle for Pakistanby Ziad Haider

    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...

  • 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...

  • Historical Dictionary of Islamby Ludwig W. Adamec

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 144.99

    The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Islam presents a concise overview of Islamic history, religion, philosophy, and Islamic political movements. more...

  • Islamby Tamara Sonn

    Wiley 2011; US$ 115.95 US$ 100.49

    Reflecting recent global developments, the second edition of this illuminating introduction to Islamic history expands its coverage of the Qur?an, Sufism, and Muslim views on human rights, including the rights of women. An expanded new edition of this concise, illuminating introduction to Islam, written by one of the field?s leading scholars Spans... more...

  • Civil Islamby Robert W. Hefner

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 46.00 US$ 36.80

    Civil Islam tells the story of Islam and democratization in Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim nation. Challenging stereotypes of Islam as antagonistic to democracy, this study of courage and reformation in the face of state terror suggests possibilities for democracy in the Muslim world and beyond. Democratic in the early... more...

  • Islamic Connectionsby R Michael Feener; Terenjit Sevea

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2009; US$ 59.90

    Well over half of the world’s Muslim population lives in Asia. Over the centuries a rich constellation of Muslim cultures developed there and the region is currently home to some of the most dynamic and important developments in contemporary Islam. Despite this, the internal dynamics of Muslim societies in Asia do not often receive commensurate... more...