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- OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
This Very Short Introduction explores the significance of the Koran both in the modern world and in traditional Muslim culture. Michael Cook provides a lucid and direct account of the Koran as codex, as scripture, as liturgy, and as the embodiment of truth, and examines its means of formation and dissemination. He also discusses issues of interpretation... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73
The Qur'an, believed by Muslims to be the word of God, was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad 1400 years ago. It is the supreme authority in Islam and the living source of all Islamic teaching. Recognized as the greatest literary masterpiece in Arabic, it has nevertheless remained difficult to understand in its English translations. This new translation... more...
- HarperCollins 2008; US$ 6.49
The world's premier authority on religious traditions presents a concise and timely guide to the history, teachings, and practice of Islam. Drawn from his masterful presentation of Islam in the bestselling book The World's Religions (over two million copies sold), Huston Smith offers a revealing look into the heart of a tradition with more than... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 195.00
Drawing on Muslim cultures in South Asia, this volume provides new insights into social and intellectual history of the complex forms of cultural articulation from seventh to the twentieth century, elaborating on various trends and tendencies in a pluralist setting. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00
The papers in this e-book further current understanding of the association between Islam and HRM, and HRM practices in Islamic countries. The papers debate whether it makes sense to talk about an Islamic HRM, and try to identify the key features of an Islamic HRM model that is substantially distinctive from existing normative models of HRM. The papers... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; Not Available
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...