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  • The Things I Would Tell You by Sabrina Mahfouz
    The Things I Would Tell You (English, Paperback) Sabrina Mahfouz

    Unique anthology celebrating British women writers from a Muslim heritage. Writers include literary heavyweights such as Adhaf Soueif, Leila Aboulela and Kamila Shamsie, as well as young emerging art-ists leading the way on the UK's spoken word scene. Extensive PR campaign planned for publication.

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  • Islam and the Future of Tolerance by Sam Harris
    Islam and the Future of Tolerance (English, Hardback) Sam Harris

    In this dialogue between a famous atheist and a former radical, Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz invite you to join an urgently needed conversation: Is Islam a religion of peace or war? Is it amenable to reform? Why do so many Muslims seem drawn to extremism? The authors demonstrate how two people with very different views can find common ground.

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  • African Dominion by Michael Gomez
    African Dominion (English, Hardback) Michael Gomez

    A groundbreaking history that puts early and medieval West Africa in a global context...

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  • British Muslims by Philip Lewis
    British Muslims (English, Paperback) Philip Lewis, Sadek Hamid

    How is the new generation of British Muslims navigating relations across three distinct religious and social worlds? This book looks at how they are balancing expectations from traditional Islam imported from their ancestral homeland, expressions of Islam drawn from across the global Muslim community the Ummah and from Britain itself.

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  • Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives by Chase F. Robinson
    Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives (Paperback) Chase F. Robinson

    The religious thinkers, political leaders, law-makers, writers and philosophers of the early Muslim world helped to shape the 1,400-year-long development of today's secondlargest world religion. But who were these people? What do we know of their lives, and the ways in which they influenced their societies? ...

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  • Islam for Dummies by Malcolm Clark
    Islam for Dummies (English, Paperback) Malcolm Clark

    Many non-Muslims have no idea that Muslims worship the same God as Christians and Jews, and that Islam preaches compassion, charity, humility, and the brotherhood of man. This guide introduces you to the origins, practices and beliefs of Islam, including: Muhammad, the man and the legend; Five Pillars of Wisdom; and The "Qur'an" and Islamic law.

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  • American Islamophobia by Khaled A. Beydoun
    American Islamophobia (English, Hardback) Khaled A. Beydoun

    "I remember the four words that repeatedly scrolled across my mind after the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City. 'Please don't be Muslims, please don't be Muslims.' The four words I whispered to myself on 9/11 reverberated through the mind of every Muslim American that day and every day after.... Our fear, and the collective breath or brace for the hateful backlash...

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  • The Hidden Face of Eve by Nawal El-Saadawi
    The Hidden Face of Eve (English, Paperback) Nawal El-Saadawi

    Presents an account of brutality against women in the Muslim world. This work explores the causes of the situation through a discussion of the historical role of Arab women in religion and literature. It argues that the veil, polygamy and legal inequality are incompatible with the just and peaceful Islam.

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  • Women and Gender in Islam by Leila Ahmed
    Women and Gender in Islam (English, Paperback) Leila Ahmed

    Are Islamic societies inherently oppressive to women? This text explores the historical roots concerning the debate about women and Islam, tracing the developments in Islamic discourses on women and gender from ancient world to the 20th century.

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  • A Concise History of Sunnis and Shi`is by John McHugo
    A Concise History of Sunnis and Shi`is (Hardback) John McHugo

    A Concise History of Sunnis and Shi'is is an essential guide to understanding the genesis, development and manipulation of one of the greatest schisms that has come to define Islam and the Muslim world.

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  • The Life of Muhammad by I. Ishaq
    The Life of Muhammad (English, Hardback) I. Ishaq

    A reissued translation which uses Ibn Hisham's abridgement and also includes many additions and variants found in the writings of early authors. The book thus presents in English practically all that is known of the life of the Prophet, and remains a monument of early Arabic prose.

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  • Islamic Education in Britain by Alison Scott-Baumann
    Islamic Education in Britain (English, Paperback) Alison Scott-Baumann, Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor

    The Western world often fears many aspects of Islam, without the knowledge to move forward. On the other hand, there are sustained and complex debates within Islam about how to live in the modern world with faith. Alison Scott-Baumann and Sariya Contractor-Cheruvallil here propose solutions to both dilemmas, with a particular emphasis on the role of women....

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  • The New Sultan by Soner Cagaptay
    The New Sultan (English, Hardback) Soner Cagaptay

    The aborted coup in Turkey has fired up interest in a country which will play a critical geopolitical role in the wars of the Middle East.

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  • Politics of Piety by Saba Mahmood
    Politics of Piety (English, Paperback) Saba Mahmood

    Provides an analysis of Islamist cultural politics through the ethnography of a thriving, grassroots women's piety movement in the mosques of Cairo, Egypt.

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  • The Almoravid and Almohad Empires by Amira K. Bennison
    The Almoravid and Almohad Empires (English, Paperback) Amira K. Bennison

    This is the first book in English to provide a comprehensive account of the rise and fall of the Almoravids and the Almohads, the two most important Berber dynasties of the medieval Islamic west, an area that encompassed southern Spain and Portugal, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. The Sanhaja Almoravids emerged from the Sahara in the 1050s to conquer vast territories and halt the Christian advance...

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  • The Qur'an by M. A. S. Abdel Haleem
    The Qur'an (Multiple languages, Hardback) M. A. S. Abdel Haleem

    M. A. S. Abdel Haleem's acclaimed translation of the Qur'an is now published with the original Arabic text to give a greater appreciation and understanding of the holy book. The traditional Arabic calligraphic pages are displayed alongside the English translation; the text is accompanied by an invaluable introduction, notes, and an index.

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  • Journey into Europe by Akbar Ahmed
    Journey into Europe (English, Hardback) Akbar Ahmed

    An unprecedented, richly, detailed, and clear-eyed exploration of Islam in European history and civilization...

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  • Couchsurfing in Iran by Stephan Orth
    Couchsurfing in Iran (English, Paperback) Stephan Orth

    Translation of: Couchsurfing in Iran: Meine Reise hinter verschlossene Tueren.

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  • Muslims in Eastern Europe by Egdunas Racius
    Muslims in Eastern Europe (English, Paperback) Egdunas Racius

    Provides an overview of the history and current trends in Muslim communities in 21 post-Communist Eastern European countries.

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  • On Schacht's "Origins of Muhammadan Jurisprudence" by Muhammad Mustafa Azami
    On Schacht's "Origins of Muhammadan Jurisprudence" (Multiple languages, Paperback) Muhammad Mustafa Azami

    This in-depth study presents a detailed analysis and critique of Schacht's Origins of Muhammadan Jurisprudence. Azami's work examines the sources used by Schacht and exposes fundamental flaws in Schacht's methodology. This book is an important contribution to Islamic legal studies from an Islamic perspective.

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