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Representations of Islam in the News

A Cross-Cultural Analysis

by David Abadi, Arshad Amanullah, Anna Berbers & others

<p>The representation of Islam is unquestionably a critical test for comparing journalistic reporting across countries and cultures. The Islamic religion has weight in international reporting (defining what we termed “foreign Islam”), but it is ...

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Rethinking Political Islam

by Shadi Hamid & William McCants

<p>For years, scholars hypothesized about what Islamists might do if they ever came to power. Now, they have answers: confusing ones. In the Levant, ISIS established a government by brute force, implementing an extreme interpretation of Islamic ...

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Science, Technology and Development in the Muslim World

by Ziauddin Sardar

<p>This book, first published in 1977, aims to present a Muslim view of development and highlights some of the related issues that were being debated in the Muslim world. The author outlines the parameters of the Muslim world as well as the ...

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Sectarian Politics in the Persian Gulf

by Lawrence G. Potter

<p>Long a taboo topic, as well as one that has alarmed outside powers, sectarian conflict in the Middle East is on the rise. The contributors to this book examine sectarian politics in the Persian Gulf, including the GCC states, Yemen, Iran and ...

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Sectarianism in Iraq

Antagonistic Visions of Unity

by Fanar Haddad

<p>Viewing Iraq from the outside is made easier by compartmentalising its people (at least the Arabs among them) into Shi'as and Sunnis. But can such broad terms, inherently resistant to accurate quantification, description and definition, ever ...

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Sharia Versus Freedom

The Legacy of Islamic Totalitarianism

by Andrew G. Bostom

<p>Author Andrew G. Bostom expands upon his two previous groundbreaking compendia, <em>The Legacy of Jihad</em> and <em>The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism</em>, with this collection of his own recent essays on Sharia - Islamic law. The book ...

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Studies in the Islam and Science Nexus

Volume 1

by Muzaffar Iqbal

<p>This volume brings together thematically arranged articles on the relationship between Islam and science and how it has been shaped over the last century. The articles represent a broad variety of approaches and perspectives as well as ...

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Studies in the Making of Islamic Science: Knowledge in Motion

Volume 4

by Muzaffar Iqbal

<p>Situated between the Greek, Indian and Persian scientific traditions and modern science, the Islamic scientific tradition received, enriched, transformed and then bequeathed scientific knowledge to Europe. The articles selected for this ...

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Subjectivity in ?Attar, Persian Sufism, and European Mysticism

by Claudia Yaghoobi

<p>Adopting an empirical and systematic approach, this interdisciplinary study of medieval Persian Sufi tradition and ?Attar (1145-1221) opens up a new space of comparison for reading and understanding medieval Persian and European literatures. ...

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Terrains of Exchange

Religious Economies of Global Islam

by Nile Green

<p><em>Terrains of Exchange</em> offers a bold new paradigm for understanding the expansion of Islam in the modern world. Through the model of religious economy, it traces the competition between Muslim, Christian and Hindu religious ...

ISBN: 9780190257569

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The Baluch, Sunnism and the State in Iran

From Tribal to Global

by Stéphane A. Dudoignon

<p>This fascinating study explores the emergence of a significant Sunni community on the margins of Shia Iran and delineates a 'Sunni arc' stretching from Central Asia southwards through the Iranian provinces of Khorasan and Baluchistan.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780190911683

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The Boko Haram Reader

From Nigerian Preachers to the Islamic State

by Abdulbasit Kassim & Michael Nwankpa

<p>Since it erupted onto the world stage in 2009, people have asked, what is Boko Haram, and what does it stand for? Is there a coherent vision or set of beliefs behind it? Despite the growing literature about the group, few if any attempts have

ISBN: 9780190934989

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The Caliphate

by Thomas W. Arnold

<p>This title, first published in 1925, are based on a series of lectures delivered in the University of London. The chapters explore the nature of the caliphate, its origin and history, and the situation and trend of development in the early ...

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The Dark Side of the Crescent Moon

The Islamization of Europe and its Impact on American/Russian Relations

by Georgy Gounev

<p><em>The Dark Side of the Crescent Moon</em> constitutes a historical and political analysis of the growth of radical Islam throughout the world. It shows how the spread of radical Islam in Europe drove the United States and Russia to become ...

ISBN: 9781351484084

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The Essentials of Islamic Banking, Finance, and Capital Markets

by John Oluseyi Kuforiji

<p>This book provides comprehensive analysis in the areas Islamic financial institutions and society. It starts off with the integration of the Islamic socio-economic and socio-political systems with the Islamic financial sector; with a view to ...

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The Future Of Islam

by Wilfred Scawen Blunt

<p>To Mohammedans the author owes more than a word of apology. A stranger and a sojourner among them, he has ventured on an exposition of their domestic griefs, and has occasionally touched the ark of their religion with what will seem to them a

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The Future of Islam

by Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

<p>This book is an interesting and comprehensive look at Islam's past and future from a Western perspective.<br /> The author has predicted for muslims great political misfortunes in the immediate future, because he believes that these are a ...

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The Idea of the Muslim World

by Cemil Aydin

<p>As Cemil Aydin explains in this provocative history, it is a misconception to think that the world’s 1.5 billion Muslims constitute a single religio-political entity. How did this mistaken belief arise, why is it so widespread, and how can ...

ISBN: 9780674977389

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The Islamic Law on Land Tax and Rent

The Peasants' Loss of Property Rights as Interpreted in the Hanafite Legal Literature of the Mamluk and Ottoman Periods

by Baber Johansen

<p>This book, first published in 1988, argues that a close inspection of the development of Hanafite law in the Mamluk and Ottoman periods reveals changes in legal doctrine which were not restricted to civil transactions but also concerned the ...

ISBN: 9781315312590

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The Islamic State in Khorasan

Afghanistan, Pakistan and the New Central Asian Jihad

by Antonio Giustozzi

<p>So-called Islamic State began to appear in what it calls Khorasan (Afghanistan, Pakistan, Central Asia, Iran and India) in 2014. Reports of its presence were at first dismissed as propaganda, but during 2015 it became clear that IS had a ...

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