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Islamic Architecture: Form, Function, and Meaning
mpn: 300 photos, 1200 drawings, ean: 9780231101332, isbn: 0231101333,
This beautifully conceived and produced survey of Islamic architecture explores the glorious world of the caravansarai, mausoleum, palace, and mosque. Focusing on the multifaceted relation of architecture to society, Robert Hillenbrand covers public ...
Three Turk Plays from Early Modern England
ean: 9780231110280, isbn: 0231110286,
During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the Ottoman empire posed a clear and present danger to Christian rule in Europe. While English commerce with the Mediterranean world expanded, Ottoman forces invaded Greece, Hungary, and Austria. At the...
Secularism Confronts Islam
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ean: 9780231141024, isbn: 0231141025,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
The denunciation of fundamentalism in France, embodied in the law against the veil and the deportation of imams, has shifted into a systematic attack on all Muslims and Islam. This hostility is rooted in the belief that Islam cannot be integrated int...
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ean: 9780231112161, isbn: 0231112165,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
On a cool summer evening in the desert between Taos and Santa Fe, two women lean on pillows, sip coffee, and discuss their past. One is a professor of history and gender studies and has been a feminist and an agnostic throughout most of her adult lif...
Religion and Sports: An Introduction and Case Studies
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mpn: 16 black & white illustrations, ean: 9780231165709, isbn: 0231165706,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Like religion, playing and watching sports is a deeply meaningful, celebratory ritual enjoyed by millions across the world. The first scholarly work designed for use in both religion and sports courses, this collection develops and then applies a the...
Shari'a Scripts: A Historical Anthropology
ean: 9780231178747, isbn: 0231178743,
A case study in the textual architecture of the venerable legal and ethical tradition at the center of the Islamic experience, Sharīʿa Scripts is a work of historical anthropology focused on Yemen in the early twentieth century. There―while colon...
Islam in America (Columbia Contemporary American Religion Series)
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ean: 9780231147101, isbn: 0231147104,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
This richly textured, critically acclaimed portrait of American Muslims introduces the basic tenets of the Muslim faith, surveys the history of Islam in North America, and profiles the lifestyles, religious practices, and worldviews of Muslims in the...
Islam Through Western Eyes: From the Crusades to the War on Terrorism
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ean: 9780231158947, isbn: 0231158947,
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Despite the West's growing involvement in Muslim societies, conflicts, and cultures, its inability to understand or analyze the Islamic world threatens any prospect for East–West rapprochement. Impelled by one thousand years of anti-Muslim ideas an...
The Taliban's Virtual Emirate: The Culture and Psychology of an Online Militant Community
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ean: 9780231174268, isbn: 0231174268,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Applying cutting-edge psychiatric theories to an analysis of online Taliban literature in four languages, Neil Krishan Aggarwal constructs a game-changing narrative of the organization's broad appeal and worldview.Aggarwal, a cultural psychiatrist, f...
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