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  • Islam in South Asiaby Jamal Malik

    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...

  • Islamophober Populismusby Farid Hafez

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 35.58

    Österreichs Politik hat ein Thema, das alt und neu zugleich ist: Der Islam in Öst- reich. Inzwischen bereits die zweitgrößte Religionsgemeinschaft – allerdings weit abgeschlagen hinter der nach wie vor dominanten römisch-katholischen Kirche, hat der Islam aufgehört, ein bloßes Randphänomen mit exotischem Anstrich zu sein. Als Resultat einer Migration,... more...

  • Wenn Staaten scheiternby Alexander Straßner; Margarete Klein

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 41.36

    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$ 47.50

    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...

  • Ideological Struggle for Pakistanby Ziad Haider

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 2.99

    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$ 33.15

    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...

  • A Concise Encyclopedia of Islamby Gordon Newby

    Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 17.99

    This concise reference guide is designed specifically for readers and students who wish to learn more about the world's fastest-growing religion. Fully illustrated, the encyclopedia contains hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries which give succinct yet authoritative information on everything from the Qur'an and its origins to the role of Islam... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Islamby Ludwig W. Adamec

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 153.00

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

  • Impossible Manby Michael Muhammad Knight

    Soft Skull Press 2009; US$ 15.99

    Recognized by readers of his novel, The Taqwacores, as the godfather of American Muslim punk, Michael Muhammad Knight is a voice for the growing number of teenagers who choose neither side of the Clash of Civilizations.” Knight has now written his personal story, a chronicle of his bizarre and traumatic boyhood and his conversion to Islam during... more...

  • Islamby Tamara Sonn

    Wiley 2011; US$ 115.95 US$ 104.36

    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... more...