Books in category Social Science – Islamic Studies

  • Confronting Political Islam

    Confronting Political Islam
    John M. Owen IV

    Looking at the history of the Western world itself and the fraught questions over how societies should be ordered, Confronting Political Islam upends some of the conventional wisdom about the current upheavals in the Muslim world.

  • Another Day At The Front

    Another Day At The Front
    Ishmael Reed

    In this collection of essays, his first since Airing Dirty Laundry in 1993, Reed explores the many forms that this homefront war has taken.

  • Stealth Jihad

    Stealth Jihad
    Robert Spencer

    In this unsettling book, he explains: * Which Islamic fundamentalist organization is behind the stealth jihad * How stealth jihadists have reinvented themselves as mainstream civil rights activists–despite their many past declarations of …

  • Islam and Political Cultural Europe

    Islam and Political-Cultural Europe
    Dr David M Kirkham, Professor Tore Lindholm, Professor W Cole Durham Jr.

    Exploring the interactions of Muslim, Christian and secular cultures in the context of highly pluralized contemporary European societies, this book offers a valuable tool for those within and outside Europe seeking to understand the far …

  • Bazaar Politics

    Bazaar Politics
    Noah Coburn

    Offering the first long-term on-the-ground study since the arrival of allied forces in 2001, Noah Coburn introduces readers to daily life in Afghanistan through portraits of local residents and stories of his own experiences.

  • La religion discrà te

    La religion discrète
    Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi

    Les croyances et les pratiques shi'ites restent encore peu connues.

  • The Byzantine Islamic Transition in Palestine

    The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in Palestine
    Gideon Avni

    Using recent archaeological findings, Avni addresses the transformation of local societies in Palestine and Jordan between the sixth and eleventh centuries AD, arguing that the Byzantine-Islamic transition was a much slower and gradual …

  • Central Problems of Medieval Jewish Philosophy

    Central Problems of Medieval Jewish Philosophy
    Dov Shṿarts

    This book deals with central issues of medieval Jewish philosophy.

  • Modernism Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

    Modernism: 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.

  • Varieties of Muslim Experience

    Varieties of Muslim Experience
    Lawrence Rosen

    In Varieties of Muslim Experience, anthropologist Lawrence Rosen explores aspects of Arab Muslim life that are, at first glance, perplexing to Westerners.

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