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Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition: Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society
Beyond the Veil, Revised Edition: Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society
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ean: 9780253204233, isbn: 0253204232,

Required reading... " ―Elizabeth Fernea, The University of Texas at AustinIf a reader were to select only one book in order to gain insight into women's status and prospects in Islamic society, this study should be the one chosen for its clarity, h...


Naipaul's Strangers
Naipaul's Strangers
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ean: 9780253215796, isbn: 025321579X,

From his reporting on Islamic true believers to his descriptions of the postcolonial world, V. S. Naipaul has been a controversial figure in contemporary letters. Winner of the Nobel Prize, Naipaul has traveled throughout the world, looking at its va...


Group Conflict and Political Mobilization in Bahrain and the Arab Gulf: Rethinking the Rentier State (Indiana Series in Middle East Studies)
Group Conflict and Political Mobilization in Bahrain and the Arab Gulf: Rethinking the Rentier State (Indiana Series in Middle East Studies)
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mpn: 9780253016805, ean: 9780253016805, isbn: 0253016800,

The oil-producing states of the Arab Gulf are said to sink or swim on their capacity for political appeasement through economic redistribution. Yet, during the popular uprisings of the Arab Spring, in Bahrain and all across the Arab Gulf, ordinary ci...


Evangelical Christians in the Muslim Sahel (African Systems of Thought)
Evangelical Christians in the Muslim Sahel (African Systems of Thought)
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ean: 9780253222336, isbn: 0253222338,

Barbara M. Cooper looks closely at the Sudan Interior Mission, an evangelical Christian mission that has taken a tenuous hold in a predominantly Hausa Muslim area on the southern fringe of Niger. Based on sustained fieldwork, personal interviews, and...


Everyday Life in the Muslim Middle East, Third Edition (Indiana Series in Middle East Studies)
Everyday Life in the Muslim Middle East, Third Edition (Indiana Series in Middle East Studies)
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ean: 9780253014665, isbn: 0253014662,

The substantially revised and updated third edition of Everyday Life in the Muslim Middle East focuses on the experiences of ordinary men, women, and children from the region. Readers will gain a grassroots appreciation of Middle East life, culture, ...


Red Priests: Renovationism, Russian Orthodoxy, and Revolution, 1905-1946
Red Priests: Renovationism, Russian Orthodoxy, and Revolution, 1905-1946
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ean: 9780253341280, isbn: 0253341280,

The 1917 revolutions that gave birth to Soviet Russia had a profound impact on Russian religious life. Social and political attitudes toward religion in general and toward the Russian Orthodox Church in particular remained in turmoil for nearly 30 ye...


Russian Colonial Society in Tashkent, 1865–1923
Russian Colonial Society in Tashkent, 1865–1923
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ean: 9780253222794, isbn: 0253222796,

This intensively researched urban study dissects Russian Imperial and early Soviet rule in Islamic Central Asia from the diverse viewpoints of tsarist functionaries, Soviet bureaucrats, Russian workers, and lower-class women as well as Muslim notable...


The Prophet's Ascension: Cross-Cultural Encounters with the Islamic Mi'raj Tales
The Prophet's Ascension: Cross-Cultural Encounters with the Islamic Mi'raj Tales
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ean: 9780253353610, isbn: 0253353610,

The tales of the mi'raj describe the prophet Muhammad's journey through the heavens, his encounters with prophets and angels, and his visit to heaven and hell. The tales are among Islam's most popular, appearing in Arabic, Persian, and Turkish litera...


Spain Unmoored: Migration, Conversion, and the Politics of Islam (New Anthropologies of Europe)
Spain Unmoored: Migration, Conversion, and the Politics of Islam (New Anthropologies of Europe)
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ean: 9780253024893, isbn: 0253024897,

Long viewed as Spain’s "most Moorish city," Granada is now home to a growing Muslim population of Moroccan migrants and European converts to Islam. Mikaela H. Rogozen-Soltar examines how various residents of Granada mobilize historical narratives a...


A Princess's Pilgrimage: Nawab Sikandar Begum's A Pilgrimage to Mecca
A Princess's Pilgrimage: Nawab Sikandar Begum's A Pilgrimage to Mecca
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780253220035, isbn: 0253220033,

In 1863, the Nawab Sikandar Begum, a Muslim woman and hereditary ruler of the princely state of Bhopal in colonial India, traveled to Mecca with a retinue of a thousand people. On returning, she wrote this witty, acerbic account of her journey. In it...


Everyday Life in Southeast Asia
Everyday Life in Southeast Asia
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ean: 9780253223210, isbn: 0253223210,

This lively survey of the peoples, cultures, and societies of Southeast Asia introduces a region of tremendous geographic, linguistic, historical, and religious diversity. Encompassing both mainland and island countries, these engaging essays describ...


Jews and Islamic Law in Early 20th-Century Yemen (Indiana Series in Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies)
Jews and Islamic Law in Early 20th-Century Yemen (Indiana Series in Sephardi and Mizrahi Studies)
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ean: 9780253014870, isbn: 0253014875,

In early 20th-century Yemen, a sizable Jewish population was subject to sumptuary laws and social restrictions. Jews regularly came into contact with Islamic courts and Muslim jurists, by choice and by necessity, became embroiled in the most intimate...


Religion and Personal Law in Secular India: A Call to Judgment
Religion and Personal Law in Secular India: A Call to Judgment
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ean: 9780253214805, isbn: 0253214807,

Though a directive principle of the constitution, a uniform civil code of law has never been written or instituted in India. As a result, in matters of personal law―the segment of law concerning marriage, dowry, divorce, parentage, legitimacy, will...




India's Immortal Comic Books: Gods, Kings, and Other Heroes (Contemporary Indian Studies)
India's Immortal Comic Books: Gods, Kings, and Other Heroes (Contemporary Indian Studies)
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ean: 9780253220523, isbn: 0253220521,

Combining entertainment and education, India's most beloved comic book series, Amar Chitra Katha, or "Immortal Picture Stories," is also an important cultural institution that has helped define, for several generations of readers, what it means to be...


One Woman's Jihad: Nana Asma'u, Scholar and Scribe
One Woman's Jihad: Nana Asma'u, Scholar and Scribe
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ean: 9780253213983, isbn: 0253213983,

... a most welcome addition to the body of scholarship on the Sokoto Jihad and Caliphate." ―Religious Studies ReviewThe fascinating life and times of Nana Asma'u (1793 - 1864), a West African woman who was a Muslim scholar and poet. As the daughter...


Islam, Democracy, and the State in North Africa (Indiana Series in Arab and Islamic Studies)
Islam, Democracy, and the State in North Africa (Indiana Series in Arab and Islamic Studies)
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ean: 9780253211316, isbn: 025321131X,

Rarely is a collection of essays as coherent and of such uniformly high quality as is this one. This book makes a major contribution to our efforts to understand, and so competently interact with, the forces of political, economic, and social change ...


The Calls of Islam: Sufis, Islamists, and Mass Mediation in Urban Morocco (Public Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa)
The Calls of Islam: Sufis, Islamists, and Mass Mediation in Urban Morocco (Public Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa)
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ean: 9780253011374, isbn: 025301137X,

The sacred calls that summon believers are the focus of this study of religion and power in Fez, Morocco. Focusing on how dissemination of the call through mass media has transformed understandings of piety and authority, Emilio Spadola details the n...




In Amma's Healing Room: Gender and Vernacular Islam in South India
In Amma's Healing Room: Gender and Vernacular Islam in South India
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ean: 9788125033653, isbn: 8125033653,

[I]t is extremely salubrious to see the ways Islam works in the lives of ordinary people who are not politicized in their religious lives.... No other book on South Asia has material like this." ―Ann Grodzins GoldIn Amma’s Healing Room is a compe...



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