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Islamic Law, Gender and Social Change in Post-Abolition Zanzibar

by Elke E. Stockreiter

<p>After the abolition of slavery in 1897, Islamic courts in Zanzibar (East Africa) became central institutions where former slaves negotiated socioeconomic participation. By using difficult-to-read Islamic court records in Arabic, Elke E. ...

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Islamic Movements of Europe

Public Religion and Islamophobia in the Modern World

by Frank Peter & Rafael Ortega

<p>Islam in Europe' and 'Islamophobia' are subjects of vital global importance which currently preoccupy policy-makers and academics alike. Examining various European Muslim groups and institutions that have branched off from Islamic movements -

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Islamic Mystical Poetryo Rumi

by Mahmood Jamal

Written from the ninth to the twentieth century, these poems represent the peak of Islamic Mystical writing, from Rabia Basri to Mian Mohammad Baksh. Reflecting both private devotional love and the attempt to attain union with God and become ...

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Islamic Myths and Memories

Mediators of Globalization

by Itzchak Weismann, Mark Sedgwick & Ulrika Mårtensson

<p>Islamic myths and collective memory are very much alive in today’s localized struggles for identity, and are deployed in the ongoing construction of worldwide cultural networks. This book brings the theoretical perspectives of myth-making and

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Islamic Politics, Muslim States, and Counterterrorism Tensions

by Peter Henne

<p>The US Global War on Terror and earlier US counterterrorism efforts prompted a variety of responses from Muslim states despite widespread Islamic opposition. Some cooperated extensively, some balked at US policy priorities, and others ...

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Islamic Populism in Indonesia and the Middle East

by Vedi R. Hadiz

<p>In a novel approach to the field of Islamic politics, this provocative new study compares the evolution of Islamic populism in Indonesia, the country with the largest Muslim population in the world, to the Middle East. Utilising approaches ...

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Islamic Reform and Conservatism

Al-Azhar and the Evolution of Modern Sunni Islam

by Indira Falk Gesink

<p>The famed reform debates at al-Azhar Madrasa in nineteenth-century Cairo, one of the most influential centres of religious study in Sunni Islam, were enormously influential for twentieth-century Islamic thought. Here Indira Gesink offers a ...

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Islamic Reform in South Asia

by Filippo Osella & Caroline Osella

The articles in this volume build up ethnographic analysis complementary to the historiography of South Asian Islam, which has explored the emergence of reformism in the context of specific political and religious circumstances of ...

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Islamic Schools in Modern Turkey

Faith, Politics, and Education

by Professor Iren Ozgur

<p>In recent years, the Islamization of Turkish politics and public life has been the subject of much debate in Turkey and the West. This book makes an important contribution to those debates by focusing on a group of religious schools, known as

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Islamic Societies to the Nineteenth Century

A Global History

by Ira M. Lapidus

<p>First published in 1988, Ira Lapidus' A History of Islamic Societies has become a classic in the field, enlightening students, scholars, and others with a thirst for knowledge about one of the world's great civilizations. This book, based on ...

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Islamic Traditions of Refuge in the Crises of Iraq and Syria

by Tahir Zaman

The intersection of migration and religion has received little systematic investigation in the social sciences with scant attention paid to the lived experiences of refugees. Weaving together narrative analysis within a Bourdieuian framework, ...

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Islamicity Indices

The Seed for Change

by Hossein Askari & Hossein Mohammadkhan

This book examines the dimensions of Islamicity, or what Islam demands, and its practice around the world to confirm that self-declared Muslim countries have not adopted Islamic teachings. If Muslim countries had followed the rules, they would ...

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Islamism and Intelligence in South Asia

Militancy, Politics and Security

by Prem Mahadevan

<p>State sponsorship of terrorism is a complex and important topic in today's international affairs - and especially pertinent in the regional politics of the Middle East and South Asia, where Pakistan has long been a flashpoint of Islamist ...

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Islamism and Post-Islamism in Iran

An Intellectual History

by Yadullah Shahibzadeh

<p>This book is a study of overlooked themes in Iran’s contemporary political and intellectual history. It investigates the way Iranian Muslim intellectuals have discussed politics and democracy. As a history of Iranian Islamism and its ...

ISBN: 9781137578259

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Islamism in the Modern World

A Historical Approach

by Dr W. J. Berridge

<p><em>Islamism in the Modern World</em> is an accessible, student-oriented introduction to the debates surrounding the historic origins of contemporary Islamism. It explores controversies surrounding contemporary Islamists' indebtedness to ...

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Islamist Terrorism and Democracy in the Middle East

by Katerina Dalacoura

<p>What were the reasons behind the terrorist attacks of September 11th? Does the cause of Islamist terrorism relate to the lack of democracy in the Middle East? Through detailed research into the activities of both radical and moderate ...

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Islamophobia

by Chris Allen

<p>Despite numerous sources suggesting that Islamophobia is becoming both increasingly prevalent and societally acceptable in the contemporary world, there remains a lack of textual sources that consider either the phenomenon itself, or its ...

ISBN: 9781317112082

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Islamophobia and Securitization

Religion, Ethnicity and the Female Voice

by Tania Saeed

<p>This book explores everyday realities of young Muslim women in Britain, who are portrayed as antithetical to the British way of life in media and political discourse. The book captures how geo-political events, and national tragedies continue

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Ismaili Literature

A Bibliography of Sources and Studies

by Farhad Daftary

<p>Ismaili Studies represents one of the most recent fields of Islamic Studies. Much new research has taken place in this field as a result of the recovery of a large number of Ismaili texts. Ismaili Literature contains a complete listing of the

ISBN: 9780857739940

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Jawanmardi: A Sufi Code of Honour

by Lloyd Ridgeon

How did medieval Sufis express their system of everyday morality? Sufism attracts much attention in the West, yet its ethical dimension is often overlooked. Jawanmardi--a key element of Persian Sufism--was the ethic that encouraged the Sufi to ...

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