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The Knights of Islam: The Wars of the Mamluks
The Knights of Islam: The Wars of the Mamluks
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mpn: 8 b/w, 8 colour plates, ean: 9781853677342, isbn: 1853677345,

The Mamluks were, at one distinct point in history, the greatest body of fighting men in the world and the quintessence of the mounted warrior. They were slave soldiers, imported as boys into the Islamic Empire from the pagan Steppes, but they became...


Allah O Akbar
Allah O Akbar
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ean: 9780714831626, isbn: 071483162X,

Allah O Akbar begins the call to prayer that resonates around minarets in towns and villages from Sinkiang to Morocco, from Paris to Timbuktu. Wherever in the world you are, the message is the same: 'God is Great.' It is also, however, the cry of fun...


The State, Ulama and Islam in Indonesia and Malaysia (Religion and Society in Asia)
The State, Ulama and Islam in Indonesia and Malaysia (Religion and Society in Asia)
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ean: 9789462982932, isbn: 9462982937,

The Suharto (1966–98) government of Indonesia and the Mahathir (1981–2003) government of Malaysia both launched Islamization programs, upgrading and creating religious institutions. The author argues that, while generally ulamas, or religious tea...


The Turk and Islam in the Western Eye, 1450–1750: Visual Imagery before Orientalism (Transculturalisms, 1400-1700)
The Turk and Islam in the Western Eye, 1450–1750: Visual Imagery before Orientalism (Transculturalisms, 1400-1700)
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ean: 9781138248311, isbn: 1138248312,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Unprecedented in its range - extending from Venice to the New World and from the Holy Roman Empire to the Ottoman Empire - this collection probes the place that the Ottoman Turks occupied in the Western imaginaire, and the ways in which this occupati...


Islam: Essays on Scripture, Thought and Society : A Festschrift in Honour of Anthony H. Johns (Islamic Philosophy, Theology, and Science)
Islam: Essays on Scripture, Thought and Society : A Festschrift in Honour of Anthony H. Johns (Islamic Philosophy, Theology, and Science)
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ean: 9789004106925, isbn: 9004106928,

This volume contains 17 articles on various aspects of Islamic thought in the Middle East and in Southeast Asia. The first 9 articles concentrate especially on the Qur’an and its exegesis,Kalam and Sufism; the second 8 articles deal with Javanese Is...


Will Cotton: Paintings and Works on Paper
Will Cotton: Paintings and Works on Paper
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ean: 9780847836673, isbn: 0847836673,

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The first monograph on the popular New York-based artist Will Cotton, best known for his large-scale portraits of female nudes in candy-coated dreamlike landscapes.   Will Cotton is best known for his depictions of “landscapes” composed of swee...


Humanism in the Renaissance of Islam: The Cultural Revival During the Buyid Age
Humanism in the Renaissance of Islam: The Cultural Revival During the Buyid Age
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ean: 9789004097360, isbn: 9004097368,

Under the enlightened rule of the Buyid dynasty (945-1055 A.D.) the Islamic world witnessed an unequalled cultural renaissance. This book is an investigation into the nature of the environment in which the cultural transformation took place and into ...


Islam, Faith, and Fashion: The Islamic Fashion Industry in Turkey (Dress and Fashion Research)
Islam, Faith, and Fashion: The Islamic Fashion Industry in Turkey (Dress and Fashion Research)
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mpn: 9781474234375, ean: 9781474234375, isbn: 1474234372,

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The subject of religion and dress in Turkey has been debated at great length both in academia and the media. Through in-depth ethnographic research into the Turkish fashion market and the work of a category of new comers, namely headscarf-wearing fas...


Islam: From Medina to the Maghreb and from the Indies to Istanbul (Architecture in Context)
Islam: From Medina to the Maghreb and from the Indies to Istanbul (Architecture in Context)
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ean: 9780415436090, isbn: 0415436095,

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This book examines the architectural tradition which developed with the religious culture of Islam. Essentially heir to the Roman development of space, it had its source in the ubiquitous courtyard house, while the development of the mosque as both p...


Hiroshi Sugimoto: Gates of Paradise
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Gates of Paradise
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ean: 9780847860692, isbn: 0847860698,

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Hiroshi Sugimoto, one of Japan’s best-known photographers, turns his lens on Italy’s architectural masterworks to create a meditation on the potential of cultural exchange and the possibility of cultural fusion. In an electrifying moment in 1585...


Figurative Art in Medieval Islam: And the Riddle of Bihzad of Herat (1465-1535)
Figurative Art in Medieval Islam: And the Riddle of Bihzad of Herat (1465-1535)
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mpn: 200 colour illus, ean: 9782080304216, isbn: 2080304216,

In terms of elucidating inner meaning and symbolism, the study of medieval Islamic art has lagged almost a full century behind that of medieval Western art. This groundbreaking work suggests how it might at last prove possible to crack the allegorica...


Syrian Christians Under Islam: The First Thousand Years
Syrian Christians Under Islam: The First Thousand Years
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ean: 9789004120556, isbn: 9004120556,

These papers from the Third Woodbrooke-Mingana Symposium on "Arab Christianity in Greater Syria in the pre-Ottoman Period" portray aspects of the distinctive character developed by Arab Christianity as it endeavoured to preserve its identity while co...


The Art and Architecture of Islam, 1250-1800
The Art and Architecture of Islam, 1250-1800
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ean: 9780300058888, isbn: 0300058888,

Virtually all the masterpieces of Islamic art - the Alhambra, the Taj Mahal, and the Tahmasp Shahnama - were produced during the period from the Mongol conquests in the early thirteenth century to the advent of European colonial rule in the nineteent...


Power, Patronage, and Memory in Early Islam: Perspectives on Umayyad Elites
Power, Patronage, and Memory in Early Islam: Perspectives on Umayyad Elites
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ean: 9780190498931, isbn: 0190498935,

When the Umayyads, the first Islamic dynasty, rose to power shortly after the death of the Prophet Muhammad (d. 632), the polity of which they assumed control had only recently expanded out of Arabia into the Roman eastern Mediterranean, Iraq and Ira...


Freethinkers of Medieval Islam: Ibn Al-rawandi, Abu Bakr Al-razi, and Their Impact on Islamic Thought
Freethinkers of Medieval Islam: Ibn Al-rawandi, Abu Bakr Al-razi, and Their Impact on Islamic Thought
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ean: 9789004315471, isbn: 9004315470,

In this book the development of Islamic freethinking is analyzed against the background of the significance of prophets in Islam. The author examines the image of freethinkers and the repercussions of freethinking on Muslim, Jewish and Christian medi...



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