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  • Islam: A Very Short Introduction by Malise Ruthven
    Islam: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Malise Ruthven

    Islam features widely in the news, often in its most militant forms, but few people in the non-Muslim world really understand its nature. Malise Ruthven's Very Short Introduction, offers essential insights into the big issues, provides fresh perspectives on contemporary questions, and guides us through the complex debates.

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  • Carving Up the Globe by Malise Ruthven
    Carving Up the Globe (English, Hardback) Malise Ruthven

    With hundreds of full-color maps and finely crafted images, this atlas illustrates treaties that have determined the fates of millions, beginning with ancient Egyptians. Malise Ruthven and a team of experts provide lively historical commentary about the geopolitical efforts of princes, politicians, and diplomats to carve up the globe.

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  • Encounters with Islam by Malise Ruthven
    Encounters with Islam (English, Paperback) Malise Ruthven

    For many years Malise Ruthven has been at the forefront of discerning commentary on the Islamic world and its relations with the predominantly secularised and Christian societies of the West. The author's probing, searchlight intelligence aims always to get at the truth of things, regardless of attendant controversy.

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  • Fundamentalism by Malise Ruthven
    Fundamentalism (English, Paperback) Malise Ruthven

    Fundamentalist movements are seen as the major threat to world peace today, yet 'fundamentalism' is a term that eludes easy definitions. Malise Ruthven, writing with engaging clarity and directness, offers the first book to expose the nature of both religious and secular fundamentalism worldwide and to explore its many forms.

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  • A History of the Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani
    A History of the Arab Peoples (English, Paperback) Albert Hourani

    In a bestselling work of profound and lasting importance, the late Albert Hourani told the definitive history of the Arab peoples from the seventh century, when the new religion of Islam began to spread from the Arabian peninsula westwards, to the present day.

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  • A History of the Arab Peoples by Albert Hourani
    A History of the Arab Peoples (English, Paperback) Albert Hourani

    Upon its publication in 1991, Hourani's masterwork was hailed as the definitive story of Arab civilization. Noted Islamic scholar Malise Ruthven brings the story up to date from the mid-1980s, including such events as the Gulf War; civil unrest in Algeria; leadership changes in Syria, Morocco, and Jordan; and the aftermath of September 11, 2001.

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  • Fundamentalism: A Very Short Introduction by Malise Ruthven
    Fundamentalism: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Malise Ruthven

    Fundamentalism is seen as the major threat to world peace today, a conclusion impossible to ignore since the events in New York on September 11 2001. But what is fundamentalism? Malise Ruthven tackles the polemic and stereotypes surrounding this complex phenomenon - one that eludes simple definition, yet urgently needs to be understood.

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  • Islam in Saudi Arabia by David Dean Commins
    Islam in Saudi Arabia (English, Paperback) David Dean Commins

    "Originally published in Great Britain in 2015 by I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd."--Title page verso.

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  • A Fury For God by Malise Ruthven
    A Fury For God (English, Paperback) Malise Ruthven

    'Excellent ... possibly the most balanced synthesis yet published on the rise of militant Islam [and] a perfect primer for anyone wishing a clear overview of the subject' William Dalrymple, Sunday Times

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  • Historical Atlas of the Islamic World by Malise Ruthven
    Historical Atlas of the Islamic World (Hardback) Malise Ruthven, Azim Nanji

    Providing a perspective on Islam, this work incorporates the patterns of emigration from Muslim-majority countries and the independence of the post-Soviet Muslim states of Central Asia. The maps, which employ design techniques to show shifts in borders and populations, are supplemented by short essays on a variety of themes.

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