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Muslims in Eastern Europe (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys)
Muslims in Eastern Europe (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys)
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ean: 9781474415781, isbn: 1474415784,

The history and contemporary situation of Muslim communities in Eastern Europe are explored here from three angles. First, survival, telling of the resilience of these Muslim communities in the face of often restrictive state policies and hostile soc...


The Life and Work of W. Montgomery Watt
The Life and Work of W. Montgomery Watt
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ean: 9781474447324, isbn: 1474447325,

This commemorative volume discusses aspects of the life and work of the internationally famous scholar Professor W. Montgomery Watt (1909-2006). His writings on Islam and on Muslim-Christian relations gained him great prestige and respect, not only i...


The Minaret (Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art)
The Minaret (Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art)
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ean: 9781474437226, isbn: 1474437222,

This beautifully illustrated history depicts the origin and development of the most visible element of Islamic architecture: the minaret. The argument is iconoclastic - that the minaret, long understood to have been invented in the early years of Isl...


Muslims of Central Asia: An Introduction (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys)
Muslims of Central Asia: An Introduction (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys)
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ean: 9781474416337, isbn: 1474416330,

Between the tenth and sixteenth centuries Central Asia was one of the most prestigious cultural areas of the entire Muslim world, playing a pivotal role in the Silk Road trade. Throughout that history, and up to the present, Tajiks, Uzbeks, Kazakhs, ...


The Shrines of the 'Alids in Medieval Syria: Sunnis, Shi'is and the Architecture of Coexistence (Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art)
The Shrines of the 'Alids in Medieval Syria: Sunnis, Shi'is and the Architecture of Coexistence (Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art)
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ean: 9780748645794, isbn: 0748645799,

The first illustrated, architectural history of the 'Alid shrines, increasingly endangered by the conflict in SyriaThe 'Alids (descendants of the Prophet Muhammad) are among the most revered figures in Islam, beloved by virtually all Muslims, regardl...


Ethnographies of Islam: Ritual Performances and Everyday Practices (Exploring Muslim Contexts EUP)
Ethnographies of Islam: Ritual Performances and Everyday Practices (Exploring Muslim Contexts EUP)
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ean: 9780748689842, isbn: 0748689842,

This volume explores the ways in which ethnography can create a greater understanding of Islam in particular social contexts. It does so by advancing a pluralistic use of ethnography in research about Islam in anthropology and the other social scienc...


A History of Islam in Indonesia: Unity in Diversity (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys)
A History of Islam in Indonesia: Unity in Diversity (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys)
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ean: 9780748681846, isbn: 0748681841,

Located on the eastern periphery of the historical Muslim world, as a political entity Indonesia is barely a century old. Yet with close to a quarter of a billion followers of Islam it is now the largest and most populous Muslim country in the world....


Islamic Conversion and Christian Resistance on the Early Modern Stage
Islamic Conversion and Christian Resistance on the Early Modern Stage
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This book explores the threat of Christian conversion to Islam in twelve early modern English plays. In works by Shakespeare, Marlowe, Massinger, and others, conversion from Christianity to Islam is represented as both tragic and erotic, as a fate wo...


The Temptation of Graves in Salafi Islam: Iconoclasm, Destruction and Idolatry
The Temptation of Graves in Salafi Islam: Iconoclasm, Destruction and Idolatry
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ean: 9781474417570, isbn: 1474417574,

In various parts of the Islamic world over the past decades virulent attacks have targeted Islamic funeral and sacral architecture. Rather than being random acts of vandalism, these are associated with the idea of performing one's religious duty as a...


An Introduction to Islamic Archaeology (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys)
An Introduction to Islamic Archaeology (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys)
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ean: 9780748623112, isbn: 0748623116,

This introduction to the archaeology of the Islamic world traces the history of the discipline from its earliest manifestations through to the present and evaluates the contribution made by archaeology to the understanding of key aspects of Islamic c...


Women And the Fatimids in the World of Islam
Women And the Fatimids in the World of Islam
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ean: 9780748617333, isbn: 0748617337,

This first full-length study of women and the Fatimids is a groundbreaking work investigating an unexplored area in the field of Islamic and medieval studies.The authors have unearthed a wealth of references to women, thus re-inscribing their role in...


Islamic and Ethical Finance in the United Kingdom (Edinburgh Guides to Islamic Finance)
Islamic and Ethical Finance in the United Kingdom (Edinburgh Guides to Islamic Finance)
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ean: 9780748648955, isbn: 074864895X,

What exactly is ethical finance? Is Islamic finance ethical? Is ethical finance Islamic? Islamic finance is routinely described as ethical. This reflects the fact that self-described 'ethical' finance is a large and growing sector of the market. It h...


Islam and the Foundations of Political Power: (In Translation: Modern Muslim Thinkers) (In Translation Modern Muslim Thinkers EUP)
Islam and the Foundations of Political Power: (In Translation: Modern Muslim Thinkers) (In Translation Modern Muslim Thinkers EUP)
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ean: 9780748689835, isbn: 0748689834,

Egypt, 1925: the Muslim world is in turmoil over Mustapha Kamal Ataturk's proposal to abolish the caliphate in Turkey. The debate over Islam and politics re-ignites as traditional political systems dissolve under pressure from European powers and mos...


China's Early Mosques (Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art)
China's Early Mosques (Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Art)
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ean: 9781474437219, isbn: 1474437214,

Received an honorable mention at the 2016 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book PrizeWhat happens when a monotheistic, foreign religion needs a space in which to worship in China, a civilisation with a building tradition that has been largely unchan...


Maqasid Foundations of Market Economics (Edinburgh Guides to Islamic Finance)
Maqasid Foundations of Market Economics (Edinburgh Guides to Islamic Finance)
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ean: 9780748670031, isbn: 0748670033,

Explains the exchange economics behind the Shari'ah compliance conditions of Islamic financeDrawing on received sources of 'maqasid' (Shari'ah's practical objectives), this book demonstrates how the principles of market economics affect how markets a...


Islamic Financial Services in the United Kingdom (Edinburgh Guides to Islamic Finance)
Islamic Financial Services in the United Kingdom (Edinburgh Guides to Islamic Finance)
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ean: 9780748639984, isbn: 0748639985,

This is the first book-length study of Islamic financial services in the United Kingdom. It describes the ways in which British examples of Islamic financial provision illustrate both the main characteristics of Islamic financial teaching and some ke...


Islamic Arts and Crafts: An Anthology of Sources
Islamic Arts and Crafts: An Anthology of Sources
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ean: 9781474409193, isbn: 1474409199,

Islamic art is justly famed for its technological sophistication, varied approaches to ornament, and innovative employment of the written word. But what do we know about the skilled artisans who spent their lives designing and creating the paintings,...


Islam and Modernity: Key Issues and Debates
Islam and Modernity: Key Issues and Debates
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ean: 9780748637935, isbn: 0748637931,

Recent events have focused attention on the perceived differences and tensions between the Muslim world and the modern West. As a major strand of Western public discourse has it, Islam appears resistant to internal development and remains inherently ...




American Independent Cinema (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys)
American Independent Cinema (The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys)
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ean: 9781474416849, isbn: 1474416845,

This introduction to American Independent Cinema offers both a comprehensive industrial and economic history of the sector from the early twentieth century to the present and a study of key individual films, filmmakers and film companies. Ordered chr...



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