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Mehmed Ali: From Ottoman Governor to Ruler of Egypt (Makers of the Muslim World)
By Brand: Oneworld Publications
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mpn: Illustrations, maps, ean: 9781851685707, isbn: 1851685707,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Kavalali Mehmed Ali Pasha (c. 1770 1849), often dubbed "the founder of modern Egypt", was one of the most important figures in the history of the Ottoman Empire. Born in what is now Greece, and seemingly headed for an everyday existence as a marri...
The Cambridge Companion to Muhammad (Cambridge Companions to Religion)
By Brand: Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521713726, isbn: 0521713722,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
As the Messenger of God, Muhammad stands at the heart of the Islamic religion, revered by Muslims throughout the world. The Cambridge Companion to Muhammad comprises a collection of essays by some of the most accomplished scholars in the field explor...
A Middle East Mosaic: Fragments of Life, Letters and History (Modern Library Classics)
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mpn: 9780375758379, ean: 9780375758379, isbn: 0375758372,
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In times of war and in peace, from the earliest days of the Roman Empire to our own, Westerners have traveled to the lands of the Middle East, bringing back accounts of their adventures and impressions. But it was never a one-way journey. In this spi...
Abu Hanifah: His Life, Legal Method & Legacy
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mpn: black & white illustrations, charts, ean: 9781847740175, isbn: 1847740170,
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"Based on primary sources, this study...surveys the evolution of Hanafi legal reasoning (fiqh) in the Islamic world and assesses its historical distinctiveness." -Islamic HorizonsAbu Hanifah Nu'man ibn Thabit was one of the greatest pioneers in the h...
Roger Garaudy - Verheißung Islam (German Edition)
ean: 9783746955827, isbn: 3746955823,
Die westliche Welt wurde in ihrer Geistesgeschichte mehr als es offiziell zugestanden wird, von der islamischen Zivilisation nachhaltig geprägt. Seit Jahrhunderten gab sie vor, sich durch ein zweifaches, griechisch-römisches und jüdisch-christlich...
The Last Palestinian: The Rise and Reign of Mahmoud Abbas
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ean: 9781633882997, isbn: 1633882993,
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Mahmoud Abbas rose to prominence as a top Palestinian negotiator, became the leader of his nation, and then tragically failed to negotiate a peace agreement. This is the first book in English that focuses on one of the most important fixtures of the ...
Harun al-Rashid & The World Of 1001 Nights
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ean: 9780863565502, isbn: 0863565506,
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Harun al-Rashid, the legendary caliph portrayed in The Thousand and One Nights, was the son of a Yemenite slave who cleared Harun’s path to power, very probably by poisoning her eldest son.Harun reigned for a quarter of a century, his empire spread...
Making the Arab World: Nasser, Qutb, and the Clash That Shaped the Middle East
By Princeton University Press
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ean: 9780691167886, isbn: 0691167885,
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How the conflict between political Islamists and secular-leaning nationalists has shaped the history of the modern Middle EastIn 2013, just two years after the popular overthrow of Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian military ousted the country’s first dem...
The First Muslim: The Story of Muhammad
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mpn: 39048603, ean: 9781594632303, isbn: 1594632308,
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The extraordinary life of the man who founded Islam, and the world he inhabited—and remade. Lesley Hazleton's new book, Agnostic: A Spirited Manifesto, is out now from Riverhead Books. Muhammad’s was a life of almost unparalleled historical impo...
Germany, France, Russia and Islam (Routledge Revivals)
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ean: 9780415825474, isbn: 0415825474,
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Heinrich Von Treitschke was a prolific German historian and political writer during the nineteenth century. In Germany, France, Russia and Islam, he considers European diplomatic relations from the patriotic perspective of imperial Germany, in partic...
A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story
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mpn: 9781250043658, ean: 9781250043658, isbn: 1250043654,
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Twenty-three years ago―after the Soviets left and before the Taliban came to power―Kabul was a garden where seven-year-old Qais Akbar Omar flew kites from the roof of his grandfather's house. Then came the hollow sounds of rocket fire as the Muja...
Do They Hear You When You Cry
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ean: 9780385319942, isbn: 0385319940,
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For Fauziya Kassindja, an idyllic childhood in Togo, West Africa, sheltered from the tribal practices of polygamy and genital mutilation, ended with her beloved father's sudden death. Forced into an arranged marriage at age seventeen, Fauziya was ...
From Terror to Freedom: A Warning about America's Affair with Islam
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ean: 9781929170357, isbn: 1929170351,
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With a Foreword by Dr. Wafa Sultan, this memoir describes the tortuous escape of a prominent member of the Iranian Navy during the takeover of Iran by Islamic radicals. Admiral Bakh miraculously escaped certain death. Bakh graphically delineates the ...
Trente-Deux ANS À Travers l'Islam: (1832-1864) (French Edition)
ean: 9780270958980, isbn: 0270958983,
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...
Aurangzeb: The Life and Legacy of India's Most Controversial King
By Stanford University Press
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ean: 9781503602571, isbn: 1503602575,
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The Mughal emperor Aurangzeb Alamgir is one of the most hated men in Indian history. Widely reviled as a religious fanatic who sought to violently oppress Hindus, he is even blamed by some for setting into motion conflicts that would result in the cr...
The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century
By University of California Press
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...
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mpn: 9780674737396, ean: 9780674737396, isbn: 0674737393,
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When Charlemagne died in 814 CE, he left behind a dominion and a legacy unlike anything seen in Western Europe since the fall of Rome. Distinguished historian and author of The Middle Ages Johannes Fried presents a new biographical study of the legen...
Trickster Travels: A Sixteenth-Century Muslim Between Worlds
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ean: 9780809094356, isbn: 0809094355,
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An engrossing study of Leo Africanus and his famous book, which introduced Africa to European readersAl-Hasan al-Wazzan--born in Granada to a Muslim family that in 1492 went to Morocco, where he traveled extensively on behalf of the sultan of Fez--is...
Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart
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mpn: 47353721, ean: 9780525434436, isbn: 0525434437,
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From the bestselling author of Lawrence in Arabia, a piercing account of how the contemporary Arab world came to be riven by catastrophe since the 2003 United States invasion of Iraq.In 2011, a series of anti-government uprisings shook the Middle Eas...
The Baburnama: Memoirs of Babur, Prince and Emperor (Modern Library Classics)
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ean: 9780375761379, isbn: 0375761373,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Both an official chronicle and the highly personal memoir of the emperor Babur (1483–1530), The Baburnama presents a vivid and extraordinarily detailed picture of life in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India during the late-fifteenth and early-sixteent...
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