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  • Avatarasby Annie Besant

    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...

  • Early Islam and the Birth of Capitalismby Benedikt Koehler

    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...

  • Mohammadan Dyn:Orientalism V 2by Stanley Lane-Pool

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 550.00

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Women, Jurisprudence, Islamby Sedigheh Vasmaghi; Philip G Kreyenbroek; Mr Ashna

    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...

  • Europa und das kommende Kalifat.by Bat Ye'or; Hans-Peter Raddatz

    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...

  • Radical Islam in Central Asiaby Vitaly V. Naumkin

    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...

  • Humanism and Muslim Cultureby Stefan Reichmuth; Hans-Hinrich Biesterfeldt; Jörn Rüsen; Michael Kemper; Aladdin Sarhan; Michael Kreutz; Birgit Schäbler; Stefan Wild; Renate Würsch

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 33.90

    Hauptbeschreibung The papers of this volume move from the abstract scheme of an intercultural humanism of the future to concrete cultural expressions of humanism within the Muslim culture of different times up to the present. They concentrate on three issues. The first is related to contemporary attempts to develop a humanist and historical hermeneutics... more...

  • Mamlukicaby Stephan Conermann

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 74.31

    Hauptbeschreibung Wer sich mit der gut 250 Jahre andauernden Mamlukenzeit in Ägypten und Syrien (1250-1517) zu beschäftigen beginnt, kann recht schnell zumindest ein Charakteristikum dieser Zeit benennen: die ganz ungewöhnliche Polarisierung der Gesellschaft. Eine vornehmlich arabische Bevölkerung wurde beherrscht von einer durchweg... more...

  • Das Reich des Mahdiby Erhard Oeser

    Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 22.86

    Hauptbeschreibung 1885 erschütterte die westliche Welt die Nachricht vom Fall der Stadt Khartum und der brutalen Ermordung des britischen Generals Charles Gordon. Die Anhänger des Mahdi Mohammed Ahmed errichteten den ersten islamischen Gottesstaat und schotteten den Sudan über 12 Jahre gänzlich von der Umwelt ab. Erst der Rachefeldzug Lord Kitcheners... more...

  • Islam für Anfängerby Malek Chebel; Alexandra Linder

    Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 22.67

    Der manchmal etwas unbeholfene Umgang vieler nichtmuslimischer Europäer mit dem Islam rührt nicht zuletzt von Unwissenheit her. Wer ist der Prophet Mohammed? Was ist die Scharia? Was unterscheidet Schiiten und Sunniten? Wie ist die Stellung der Frau im Islam heute? Diese und viele weitere Fragen beantwortet Malek Chebel aus der Perspektive eines "Insiders".... more...