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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
The new and updated edition of Political Islam, World Politics and Europe focusses on the shift within political Islam, in light of 9/11 and the events of the Arab Spring, from a jihadist struggle, to institutional Islamism. Refuting what has often been referred to by commentators as the ?moderation,? of Islamism, the second edition of this... 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...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 45.00
Islam in the Balance: Ideational Threats in Arab Politics is an analysis of how ideas, or political ideology, can threaten states and how states react to ideational threats. It examines the threat perception and policies of two Arab, Muslim majority states, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, in response to the rise and activities of two revolutionary "Islamic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Keep up with management issues in the rapidly changing Islamic business world! Islam and Business: Cross-Cultural and Cross-National Perspectives reviews important changes, cross-cultural differences, and management issues in the turbulent Islamic business environment. With the shift from government ownership of companies and commodities toward... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
Ibtissam Bouachrine's Women and Islam: Myths, Apologies, and the Limits of Feminist Critique calls for a shift away from the unproductive paradigm of ?us? vs. the West that has informed discourse on Muslim women and feminism in the post-9/11 era. Bouachrine challenges and calls for further challenge to the long-celebrated myths and ideologies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Investigates how women, religion and culture have interacted in the context of 19th and 20th century Iran, covering topics as seemingly diverse as the social and cultural history of Persian cuisine, the work and attitudes of 19th century Christian missionaries, the impact of growing female literacy, and the consequences of developments since 1979. more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 28.95
Probing the Muslims' attitude toward Judaism as a special case of their view of other religious minorities in Islamic countries, Bernard Lewis demolishes two competing stereotypes: the fanatical warrior, sword in one hand and Qur' an in the other, and the Muslim designer of an interfaith utopia. Available for the first time in paperback, his portrayal... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 32.95
Amid the current turmoil in the Middle East, Understanding Tahrir Square sounds a rare optimistic note. Surveying countries in other parts of the world during their transitions to democracy, author Stephen Grand argues that the long-term prospects in many parts of the Arab world are actually quite positive. If the current polarization and political... more...
- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 8.94
Der Koran erschließt sich einem Leser nicht leicht ? ganz unabhängig davon, ob dieser Leser Muslim ist oder nicht. Gleichzeitig ist der Koran, die heilige Schrift der Muslime, jedoch ein Buch, das wie kaum ein anderes den Gang der Geschichte bestimmt hat und für die weltumspannende Kultur des Islams auch heute noch von prägender Bedeutung ist. Hartmut... more...