Books in category Social Science – Islamic Studies

  • Shari a Islamic Law Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

    Shari’a (Islamic Law): Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide
    Oxford University Press

    In Islamic studies, as in other disciplines, researchers at all levels are drowning in potentially useful scholarly information, and this guide has been created as a tool for cutting through that material to find the exact source you need.

  • Homer Simpson Ponders Politics

    Homer Simpson Ponders Politics
    Joseph J. Foy, Timothy M. Dale

    The stories of ten women's experiences as immigrants or the children of immigrants join around common themes of public service to their communities, intergenerational relationships, running small businesses, and the difficulties of juggling …

  • The Hejaz Railway and the Ottoman Empire

    The Hejaz Railway and the Ottoman Empire
    Murat Özyüksel

    This is the first book in English on the subject, and is essential reading for those interested in Industrial History, Ottoman Studies and the geopolitics of the Middle East before World War I.

  • الإسقاط النجمي بين العلم والدين
    محمود أشرف محمود

    هل استيقظت يومًا بعد منتصف الليل ووجدت أناسًا في بيتك لا تعرفهم يتجولون؟ إنّها رحله المُقاومة التي أجبر فيها روحي على الخروج من …

  • The Literature of the Iranian Diaspora

    The Literature of the Iranian Diaspora
    Sanaz Fotouhi

    The first of its kind, this book will be vital for researchers of Middle Eastern literature and its relationship with writings from the West, as well as those interested in the cultural history of the Middle East.

  • The UAE

    The UAE
    William Gueraiche

    Offering a fresh perspective that goes beyond the usual polarisation of either denigrating the country or commending it unreservedly, William Gueraiche’s important book will be welcomed by all those with an interest in the UAE, modernity …

  • Tolerance Democracy and Sufis in Senegal

    Tolerance, Democracy, and Sufis in Senegal
    Mamadou Diouf

    This collection critically examines "tolerance," "secularism," and respect for religious "diversity" within a social and political system dominated by Sufi brotherhoods.

  • Recalling the Caliphate

    Recalling the Caliphate
    S. Sayyid

    In the first part of this book, Sayyid focuses on how demands for Muslim autonomy are debated in terms such as democracy, cultural relativism, secularism, and liberalism.

  • People of the Book Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

    People of the Book: Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide
    Oxford University Press

    In Islamic studies, as in other disciplines, researchers at all levels are drowning in potentially useful scholarly information, and this guide has been created as a tool for cutting through that material to find the exact source you need.

  • Arabic Ismaili Manuscripts

    Arabic Ismaili Manuscripts
    Delia Cortese

    The work is fully illustrated and enriched by a contextualising introduction. It will prove an invaluable tool for scholars and researchers interested in the study of these key texts.

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