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Caucasus: A Journey to the Land between Christianity and Islam
Caucasus: A Journey to the Land between Christianity and Islam
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ean: 9780226308593, isbn: 0226308596,

A rugged land between the Black and Caspian seas, the Caucasus is a battle ground for a fascinating and formidable clash of cultures: Russia on one side, the predominantly Muslim mountains on the other. In Caucasus, award-winning author Nicholas Grif...


Islam Translated: Literature, Conversion, and the Arabic Cosmopolis of South and Southeast Asia (South Asia Across the Disciplines)
Islam Translated: Literature, Conversion, and the Arabic Cosmopolis of South and Southeast Asia (South Asia Across the Disciplines)
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The spread of Islam eastward into South and Southeast Asia was one of the most significant cultural shifts in world history. As it expanded into these regions, Islam was received by cultures vastly different from those in the Middle East, incorporati...


Jews, Christians, and the Abode of Islam: Modern Scholarship, Medieval Realities
Jews, Christians, and the Abode of Islam: Modern Scholarship, Medieval Realities
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In Jews, Christians, and the Abode of Islam, Jacob Lassner examines the triangular relationship that during the Middle Ages defined―and continues to define today―the political and cultural interaction among the three Abrahamic faiths. Lassner loo...


Mullahs on the Mainframe : Islam and Modernity Among the Daudi Bohras
Mullahs on the Mainframe : Islam and Modernity Among the Daudi Bohras
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ean: 9780226056760, isbn: 0226056767,

In Jonah Blank's important, myth-shattering book, the West gets its first look at the Daudi Bohras, a unique Muslim denomination who have found the core of their religious beliefs largely compatible with modern ideology. Combining orthodox Muslim pra...


The Culture of Islam: Changing Aspects of Contemporary Muslim Life
The Culture of Islam: Changing Aspects of Contemporary Muslim Life
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ean: 9780226726137, isbn: 0226726134,

Having worked for several decades in North Africa, anthropologist Lawrence Rosen is uniquely placed to ask what factors contribute to the continuity and changes characterizing the present-day Muslim world. In The Culture of Islam, he brings his erudi...


Muslims Talking Politics: Framing Islam, Democracy, and Law in Northern Nigeria
Muslims Talking Politics: Framing Islam, Democracy, and Law in Northern Nigeria
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ean: 9780226369037, isbn: 022636903X,

For generations Islamic and Western intellectuals and policymakers have debated Islam’s compatibility with democratic government, usually with few solid conclusions. But where—Brandon Kendhammer asks in this book—have the voices of ordinary, wo...


Islam and the Rule of Justice: Image and Reality in Muslim Law and Culture
Islam and the Rule of Justice: Image and Reality in Muslim Law and Culture
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ean: 9780226511603, isbn: 022651160X,

In the West, we tend to think of Islamic law as an arcane and rigid legal system, bound by formulaic texts yet suffused by unfettered discretion. While judges may indeed refer to passages in the classical texts or have recourse to their own orientati...


Islam and World History: The Ventures of Marshall Hodgson (Silk Roads)
Islam and World History: The Ventures of Marshall Hodgson (Silk Roads)
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Published in 1974, Marshall Hodgson’s The Venture of Islam was a watershed moment in the study of Islam. By locating the history of Islamic societies in a global perspective, Hodgson challenged the orientalist paradigms that had stunted the develop...


Before Homosexuality in the Arab-Islamic World, 1500-1800
Before Homosexuality in the Arab-Islamic World, 1500-1800
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Attitudes toward homosexuality in the pre-modern Arab-Islamic world are commonly depicted as schizophrenic—visible and tolerated on one hand, prohibited by Islam on the other. Khaled El-Rouayheb argues that this apparent paradox is based on the ana...


The Mercenary Mediterranean: Sovereignty, Religion, and Violence in the Medieval Crown of Aragon
The Mercenary Mediterranean: Sovereignty, Religion, and Violence in the Medieval Crown of Aragon
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Sometime in April 1285, five Muslim horsemen crossed from the Islamic kingdom of Granada into the realms of the Christian Crown of Aragon to meet with the king of Aragon, who showered them with gifts, including sumptuous cloth and decorative saddles,...


Knot of the Soul: Madness, Psychoanalysis, Islam
Knot of the Soul: Madness, Psychoanalysis, Islam
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Through a dual engagement with the unconscious in psychoanalysis and Islamic theological-medical reasoning, Stefania Pandolfo’s unsettling and innovative book reflects on the maladies of the soul at a time of tremendous global upheaval. Drawing on ...


Jews, Christians, and the Abode of Islam: Modern Scholarship, Medieval Realities
Jews, Christians, and the Abode of Islam: Modern Scholarship, Medieval Realities
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In Jews, Christians, and the Abode of Islam, Jacob Lassner examines the triangular relationship that during the Middle Ages defined―and continues to define today―the political and cultural interaction among the three Abrahamic faiths. Lassner loo...


Sufi Music of India and Pakistan: Sound, Context and Meaning in Qawwali
Sufi Music of India and Pakistan: Sound, Context and Meaning in Qawwali
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ean: 9780226700922, isbn: 0226700925,

The most distinctive and important genre of Muslim devotional music, Qawalli is closely identified with Sufism, the mystical form of Islam. At a Qawalli assembly, Sufi devotees gather under the guidance of a spiritual leader to experience states of m...


Knot of the Soul: Madness, Psychoanalysis, Islam
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Through a dual engagement with the unconscious in psychoanalysis and Islamic theological-medical reasoning, Stefania Pandolfo’s unsettling and innovative book reflects on the maladies of the soul at a time of tremendous global upheaval. Drawing on ...


The History of Cartography, Volume 2, Book 3: Cartography in the Traditional African, American, Arctic, Australian, and Pacific Societies
The History of Cartography, Volume 2, Book 3: Cartography in the Traditional African, American, Arctic, Australian, and Pacific Societies
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ean: 9780226907284, isbn: 0226907287,

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"Certain to be the standard reference for all subsequent scholarship."—John Noble Wilford, New York Times Book Review, on the History of Cartography series"The maps in this book provide an evocative picture of how indigenous peoples view and repres...


Islam Translated: Literature, Conversion, and the Arabic Cosmopolis of South and Southeast Asia (South Asia Across the Disciplines)
Islam Translated: Literature, Conversion, and the Arabic Cosmopolis of South and Southeast Asia (South Asia Across the Disciplines)
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The spread of Islam eastward into South and Southeast Asia was one of the most significant cultural shifts in world history. As it expanded into these regions, Islam was received by cultures vastly different from those in the Middle East, incorporati...


The Expert Witness in Islamic Courts: Medicine and Crafts in the Service of Law
The Expert Witness in Islamic Courts: Medicine and Crafts in the Service of Law
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ean: 9780226749334, isbn: 0226749339,

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Islam’s tense relationship with modernity is one of the most crucial issues of our time. Within Islamic legal systems, with their traditional preference for eyewitness testimony, this struggle has played a significant role in attitudes toward exper...


Islam and Travel in the Middle Ages
Islam and Travel in the Middle Ages
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ean: 9780226808772, isbn: 0226808777,

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In the Middle Ages, Muslim travelers embarked on a rihla, or world tour, as surveyors, emissaries, and educators. On these journeys, voyagers not only interacted with foreign cultures—touring Greek civilization, exploring the Middle East and North ...


Before Homosexuality in the Arab-Islamic World, 1500-1800
Before Homosexuality in the Arab-Islamic World, 1500-1800
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Attitudes toward homosexuality in the pre-modern Arab-Islamic world are commonly depicted as schizophrenic—visible and tolerated on one hand, prohibited by Islam on the other. Khaled El-Rouayheb argues that this apparent paradox is based on the ana...



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