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Windows on the House of Islam: Muslim Sources on Spirituality and Religious Life
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ean: 9780520210868, isbn: 0520210867,
Over the centuries and across the globe, Muslim authors and artists have given moving testimony to their experience of being members of the Islamic community. Their many vantage points come together in this collection, one that represents major Islam...
Alef Is for Allah: Childhood, Emotion, and Visual Culture in Islamic Societies
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ean: 9780520290082, isbn: 0520290089,
Alef Is for Allah is the first groundbreaking study of the emotional space occupied by children in modern Islamic societies. Focusing primarily on visual representations of children from modern Turkey, Iran, and Pakistan, the book examines these mate...
The Call from Algeria : Third Worldism, Revolution, and the Turn to Islam
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ean: 9780520203013, isbn: 0520203011,
The speed with which Algeria has gone from symbol of revolutionary socialism to Islamic battleground has confounded most observers. Charting Algeria's political evolution from the turn of the century to the present, Robert Malley explores the histori...
Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia
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ean: 9780520255494, isbn: 0520255496,
Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Contemporary Indonesia takes readers to the heart of religious musical praxis in Indonesia, home to the largest Muslim population in the world. Anne K. Rasmussen explores a rich public soundscape, where...
The New Voices of Islam: Rethinking Politics and Modernity―A Reader
mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780520250994, isbn: 0520250990,
At a time in our post-9/11 world when fundamentalist forces appear to dominate Islam, a vibrant and consequential discourse has emerged from many prominent writers seeking to change the direction of Muslim thought. This timely volume, representing a ...
Sufism and Taoism: A Comparative Study of Key Philosophical Concepts
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ean: 9780520292475, isbn: 0520292472,
In this deeply learned work, Toshihiko Izutsu compares the metaphysical and mystical thought-systems of Sufism and Taoism and discovers that, although historically unrelated, the two share features and patterns which prove fruitful for a transhistori...
In the House of the Law: Gender and Islamic Law in Ottoman Syria and Palestine
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ean: 9780520224742, isbn: 0520224744,
In an rewarding new study, Tucker explores the way in which Islamic legal thinkers understood Islam as it related to women and gender roles. In seventeenth and eighteenth century Syria and Palestine, Muslim legal thinkers gave considerable attention ...
The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century
ean: 9780520243859, isbn: 0520243854,
Known as the greatest traveler of premodern times, Abu Abdallah ibn Battuta was born in Morocco in 1304 and educated in Islamic law. At the age of twenty-one, he left home to make the holy pilgrimage to Mecca. This was only the first of a series of e...
The Challenge of Fundamentalism: Political Islam and the New World Disorder
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ean: 9780520236905, isbn: 0520236904,
Long before the tragic events of September 11, 2001, Islamic fundamentalism was exerting a significant influence in nearly every corner of the world. Bassam Tibi, a widely recognized expert on Islam and Arab culture, offers an important and disquieti...
In Quest of Justice: Islamic Law and Forensic Medicine in Modern Egypt
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ean: 9780520279032, isbn: 0520279034,
In Quest of Justice provides the first full account of the establishment and workings of a new kind of state in Egypt in the modern period. Drawing on groundbreaking research in the Egyptian archives, this highly original book shows how the state aff...
American Islamophobia: Understanding the Roots and Rise of Fear
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ean: 9780520297791, isbn: 0520297792,
“I remember the four words that repeatedly scrolled across my mind after the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City. ‘Please don’t be Muslims, please don’t be Muslims.’ The four words I whispered to myself on 9/11 ...
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