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Jihadis' Path to Self-Destruction
Jihadis' Path to Self-Destruction
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780199327157, isbn: 0199327157,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Are violent jihadis an enduring feature of modern international affairs, or do they hold in their own doctrines the seeds of self-destruction? Historical precedent suggests the latter. Jihadi ideologues have formulated an individualist-centered Islam...


Akbar: The Great Emperor of India 1542-1605
Akbar: The Great Emperor of India 1542-1605
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mpn: 43171-550963, ean: 9788857215259, isbn: 8857215253,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
An amazing exhibition catalogue showing the splendors of one of the greatest rulers of the world, India’s Emperor Akbar (1542–1605). Akbar the Great is considered one of the most splendid sovereigns of humankind. Though he never learned to read o...


Massacres, Resistance, Protectors: Muslim-Christian Relations in Eastern Anatolia during World War I
Massacres, Resistance, Protectors: Muslim-Christian Relations in Eastern Anatolia during World War I
By Gorgias Press
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ean: 9781593333010, isbn: 1593333013,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
This pioneering historical investigation of the genocide of the Assyrian, Chaldean, and Syrian Christians of Upper Mesopotamia during World War I uses primary sources of Turkish, Russian, German, French, and Arabic origin, and oral histories by survi...


Doors of the Kingdom
Doors of the Kingdom
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ean: 9780893818173, isbn: 0893818178,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
The Messenger of God said, "Whenever the door of supplicatory prayer du'a is opened unto any of ye, the doors of Mercy too shall be opened unto him."--Qur'anDoors of the Kingdom is a unique collection of photographs depicting the ancient and disappea...


Alef Is for Allah: Childhood, Emotion, and Visual Culture in Islamic Societies
Alef Is for Allah: Childhood, Emotion, and Visual Culture in Islamic Societies
By University of California Press
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ean: 9780520290082, isbn: 0520290089,

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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 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
By Indiana University Press
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ean: 9780253353610, isbn: 0253353610,

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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...


Pilgrimage, Sciences and Sufism: Islamic Art in the West Bank and Gaza (Islamic Art in the Mediterranean)
Pilgrimage, Sciences and Sufism: Islamic Art in the West Bank and Gaza (Islamic Art in the Mediterranean)
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Islamic Art in the West Bank and Gaza explores a period during the reigns of the Ayyubid, Mamluk and Ottoman dynasties, when numerous pilgrims and scholars from all quarters of the Muslim world came to Palestine. The great dynasties commissioned arch...


Arts & Crafts of the Islamic Lands: Principles Materials Practice
Arts & Crafts of the Islamic Lands: Principles Materials Practice
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ean: 9780500517024, isbn: 0500517029,

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An unparalleled reference on Islamic arts and crafts that connects cultural history with modern practice Islamic arts and crafts do not belong to the past: artists and craftspeople in the Islamic tradition draw on their rich cultural heritage to info...


Ibn Khaldun: Life and Times
Ibn Khaldun: Life and Times
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ean: 9780748644834, isbn: 0748644830,

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Ibn Khaldun (d. 1406) is one of the most influential and important Muslim thinkers in history. Ibn Khaldun has inspired at least as much interest among modern scholars as his immediate contemporaries. Legions of sociologists, anthropologists and hist...


On Composition and the Arts: An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of Epistles 6-8 (Epistles of the Brethren of Purity)
On Composition and the Arts: An Arabic Critical Edition and English Translation of Epistles 6-8 (Epistles of the Brethren of Purity)
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780198816928, isbn: 0198816928,

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The Brethren of Purity, the anonymous adepts of a tenth-century esoteric fraternity based in Basra and Baghdad, hold an eminent position in the history of science and philosophy in Islam due to the wide reception and assimilation of their monumental ...


The Art of Hajj
The Art of Hajj
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ean: 9781566568845, isbn: 1566568846,

It is laid down in the Qur’an that at least once in their lives Muslims should undertake the annual spiritual pilgrimage—the Hajj—to the holy city of Mecca. There, within a sanctuary, lies the Ka’ba—a cube of black granite that is the liter...


Arabic Hurufiyya: Art and Identity
Arabic Hurufiyya: Art and Identity
By Skira
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ean: 9788857231518, isbn: 8857231518,

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The history of a modern art movement in the Arab world called Hurufiya. Reinventing calligraphy and focusing on the formal elements of the Arabic letter, it is one of the most significant art movements that took place in the Arab world beginning in t...


Islamic Patterns: An Analytical and Cosmological Approach
Islamic Patterns: An Analytical and Cosmological Approach
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• The classic study of the cosmological principles found in the patterns of Islamic art and how they relate to sacred geometry and the perennial philosophy. • 150 color and black-and-white drawings of Islamic patterns. • Explains how these patt...


An Illustrated History of the Islamic Art & Design: An expert introduction to Islamic art, from calligraphy, tiles, costumes and carpets to pottery, woodcarvings and metalwork
An Illustrated History of the Islamic Art & Design: An expert introduction to Islamic art, from calligraphy, tiles, costumes and carpets to pottery, woodcarvings and metalwork
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ean: 9781780190334, isbn: 1780190336,

An expert introduction to Islamic art, from calligraphy, tiles, costumes and carpets to pottery, woodcarvings and metalwork....


Islamic Arts and Crafts: An Anthology of Sources
Islamic Arts and Crafts: An Anthology of Sources
By Edinburgh University Press
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ean: 9781474409193, isbn: 1474409199,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Islamic art is justly famed for its technological sophistication, varied approaches to ornament, and innovative employment of the written word. But what do we know about the skilled artisans who spent their lives designing and creating the paintings,...


Osama Bin Laden: America's Enemy in His Own Words
Osama Bin Laden: America's Enemy in His Own Words
By Nadeem Publishing
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ean: 9780977093502, isbn: 0977093506,

The book is a compilation of 20 statements issued by Osama Bin Laden between 1994 and 2004 that have been translated into understandable English. The first book is the first of its kind in English. The book's extensive editorial commentary and 923 en...


Manga's Cultural Crossroads (Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies)
Manga's Cultural Crossroads (Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies)
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138243330, isbn: 1138243337,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Focusing on the art and literary form of manga, this volume examines the intercultural exchanges that have shaped manga during the twentieth century and how manga’s culturalization is related to its globalization. Through contributions from leading...


On Wings of Diesel: Trucks, Identity and Culture in Pakistan
On Wings of Diesel: Trucks, Identity and Culture in Pakistan
By Brand: Oneworld Publications
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mpn: col. Illustrations, ean: 9781851688111, isbn: 1851688110,

Illustrated with beautiful colour photos throughout, On Wings of Diesel takes us on a journey through the fascinating world of Pakistani truck decoration. Ornately adorned and considered as “moving art”, these trucks—veritable roving exhibitions...


Reclaiming Beauty for the Good of the World: Muslim & Christian Creativity as Moral Power
Reclaiming Beauty for the Good of the World: Muslim & Christian Creativity as Moral Power
By Brand: Fons Vitae
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ean: 9781891785610, isbn: 1891785613,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
A fresh approach to interfaith dialogue, this account exposes the similarities and differences between Christian and Muslim beliefs through the remarkable art inspired by them. Probing yet joyful, this examination demonstrates the centrality of God...


The Arts of Intimacy: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Making of Castilian Culture
The Arts of Intimacy: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Making of Castilian Culture
By Yale University Press
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ean: 9780300142143, isbn: 0300142145,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Named a Book of the Year by the Times Literary Supplement, this lavishly illustrated work explores the vibrant interaction among different and sometimes opposing cultures, and how their contacts with one another transformed them all. It chronicles...



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