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Deconstructing the American Mosque: Space, Gender, and Aesthetics
Deconstructing the American Mosque: Space, Gender, and Aesthetics
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ean: 9780292719576, isbn: 0292719574,

From the avant-garde design of the Islamic Cultural Center in New York City to the simplicity of the Dar al-Islam Mosque in Abiquiu, New Mexico, the American mosque takes many forms of visual and architectural expression. The absence of a single, aut...


A Shi'ite Pilgrimage to Mecca, 1885-1886: The Safarnâmeh of Mirzâ Moḥammad Ḥosayn Farâhâni
A Shi'ite Pilgrimage to Mecca, 1885-1886: The Safarnâmeh of Mirzâ Moḥammad Ḥosayn Farâhâni
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ean: 9780292776227, isbn: 0292776225,

Western accounts of the Hajj, the ritual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, are rare, since access to Mecca is forbidden to non-Muslims. In the Muslim world, however, pilgrimage literature is a well-established genre, dating back to the earliest centuries o...


A People Without a State: The Kurds from the Rise of Islam to the Dawn of Nationalism
A People Without a State: The Kurds from the Rise of Islam to the Dawn of Nationalism
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Numbering between 25 and 35 million worldwide, the Kurds are among the largest culturally and ethnically distinct people to remain stateless. A People Without a State offers an in-depth survey of an identity that has often been ignored in mainstream ...


Islam's Political Culture: Religion and Politics in Predivided Pakistan
Islam's Political Culture: Religion and Politics in Predivided Pakistan
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ean: 9780292740808, isbn: 0292740808,

This book examines the political dimension of Islam in predivided Pakistan (1947-1971), one of the first new Muslim nations to commit itself to an Islamic political order and one in which the national debate on Islamic, political, and ideological iss...


Moroccan Islam: Tradition and Society in a Pilgrimage Center (Modern Middle East (Paperback))
Moroccan Islam: Tradition and Society in a Pilgrimage Center (Modern Middle East (Paperback))
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This book is one of the first comprehensive studies of Islam as locally understood in the Middle East. Specifically, it is concerned with the prevalent North African belief that certain men, called marabouts, have a special relation to God that enabl...


Science among the Ottomans: The Cultural Creation and Exchange of Knowledge
Science among the Ottomans: The Cultural Creation and Exchange of Knowledge
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Scholars have long thought that, following the Muslim Golden Age of the medieval era, the Ottoman Empire grew culturally and technologically isolated, losing interest in innovation and placing the empire on a path toward stagnation and decline. Scien...


Chapters on Marriage and Divorce: Responses of Ibn Hanbal and Ibn Rahwayh
Chapters on Marriage and Divorce: Responses of Ibn Hanbal and Ibn Rahwayh
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ean: 9780292776722, isbn: 0292776721,

While western-derived legal codes have superseded Islamic law in many parts of the Muslim world, Islamic, Koran-based law still retains its force in the area of marriage and family relations, the area that is key to the status of women. This work mak...


Pakistan’s Blasphemy Laws: From Islamic Empires to the Taliban
Pakistan’s Blasphemy Laws: From Islamic Empires to the Taliban
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ean: 9780292762121, isbn: 0292762127,

Under the guise of Islamic law, the prophet Muhammad's Islam, and the Qur'an, states such as Pakistan, Afghanistan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Bangladesh are using blasphemy laws to suppress freedom of speech. Yet the Prophet never tried or executed an...


Crescent over Another Horizon: Islam in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latino USA
Crescent over Another Horizon: Islam in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latino USA
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Muslims have been shaping the Americas and the Caribbean for more than five hundred years, yet this interplay is frequently overlooked or misconstrued. Brimming with revelations that synthesize area and ethnic studies, Crescent over Another Horizon p...


Islam against the West: Shakib Arslan and the Campaign for Islamic Nationalism (Modern Middle East Series)
Islam against the West: Shakib Arslan and the Campaign for Islamic Nationalism (Modern Middle East Series)
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This book gives a unique perspective on the interwar history of the Middle East. By telling the life story of one man, it illuminates the political and cultural struggles of an era. Shakib Arslan (1869–1946) was a leading member of the generation o...


Music, Sound, and Architecture in Islam
Music, Sound, and Architecture in Islam
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Tracing the connections between music making and built space in both historical and contemporary times, Music, Sound, and Architecture in Islam brings together domains of intellectual reflection that have rarely been in dialogue to promote a greater ...


Children in the Muslim Middle East
Children in the Muslim Middle East
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Today nearly half of all people in the Middle East are under the age of fifteen. Yet little is known about the new generation of boys and girls who are growing up in a world vastly different from that of their parents, a generation who will be the le...


Science in Medieval Islam: An Illustrated Introduction
Science in Medieval Islam: An Illustrated Introduction
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ean: 9780292781498, isbn: 0292781490,

During the Golden Age of Islam (seventh through seventeenth centuries A.D.), Muslim philosophers and poets, artists and scientists, princes and laborers created a unique culture that has influenced societies on every continent. This book offers a ful...


''Believing Women'' in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur'an
"Believing Women" in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur'an
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ean: 9780292709041, isbn: 0292709048,

Does Islam call for the oppression of women? Non-Muslims point to the subjugation of women that occurs in many Muslim countries, especially those that claim to be "Islamic," while many Muslims read the Qur'an in ways that seem to justify sexual oppre...


Medicine and the Saints: Science, Islam, and the Colonial Encounter in Morocco, 1877-1956
Medicine and the Saints: Science, Islam, and the Colonial Encounter in Morocco, 1877-1956
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ean: 9780292762114, isbn: 0292762119,

Exploring the colonial encounter between France and Morocco as a process of embodiment, and the Muslim body as the place of resistance to the state, this book provides the first history of medicine, health, disease, and the welfare state in Morocco....


Brand Islam: The Marketing and Commodification of Piety
Brand Islam: The Marketing and Commodification of Piety
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ean: 9781477309469, isbn: 1477309462,

From food products to fashions and cosmetics to children's toys, a wide range of commodities today are being marketed as "halal" (permitted, lawful) or "Islamic" to Muslim consumers both in the West and in Muslim-majority nations. However, many of th...






A People Without a State: The Kurds from the Rise of Islam to the Dawn of Nationalism
A People Without a State: The Kurds from the Rise of Islam to the Dawn of Nationalism
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Numbering between 25 and 35 million worldwide, the Kurds are among the largest culturally and ethnically distinct people to remain stateless. A People Without a State offers an in-depth survey of an identity that has often been ignored in mainstream ...


Crescent over Another Horizon: Islam in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latino USA
Crescent over Another Horizon: Islam in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latino USA
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Muslims have been shaping the Americas and the Caribbean for more than five hundred years, yet this interplay is frequently overlooked or misconstrued. Brimming with revelations that synthesize area and ethnic studies, Crescent over Another Horizon p...



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