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  • Terror in France
    Terror in France (English, Hardback) Gilles Kepel, Antoine Jardin

    The virulent new brand of Islamic extremism threatening the West...

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  • Hezbollah
    Hezbollah (English, Paperback) Augustus Richard Norton

    With Hezbollah's entry into the Lebanese government in 2009 and recent forceful intervention in the Syrian civil war, the potent Shi'i political and military organization continues to play an enormous role in the Middle East. This title analyzes momentous events - including Hezbollah's political performance in Lebanon.

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  • Can Islam Be French?
    Can Islam Be French? (English, Paperback) John R. Bowen

    An anthropological examination of how Muslims respond to the conditions of life in France. It examines how French Muslims fashion various Islamic institutions and develop different ways of reasoning and teaching. It looks at some of the quite distinct ways in which mosques have connected with broader social and political forces.

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  • Muslim Nationalism and the New Turks
    Muslim Nationalism and the New Turks (English, Paperback) Jenny White

    Reveals how Turkish national identity and the meanings of Islam and secularism have undergone radical changes in today's Turkey, and asks whether the Turkish model should be viewed as a success story or a cautionary tale.

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  • Leisurely Islam
    Leisurely Islam (English, Paperback) Lara Deeb, Mona Harb

    From the diverse voices of young Shi'i Muslims searching for places to hang out, to the Hezbollah officials who want this media-savvy generation to be more politically involved, to the religious leaders worried that Lebanese youth are losing their moral compasses, this title looks at leisure in the Lebanese capital.

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  • Afghanistan
    Afghanistan (English, Paperback) Thomas Barfield

    Traces the historic struggles and the changing nature of political authority in Afghanistan, from the Mughal Empire in the sixteenth century to the Taliban resurgence today. This title introduces readers to the bewildering diversity of tribal and ethnic groups in this volatile region of the world.

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  • The Sunni Tragedy in the Middle East
    The Sunni Tragedy in the Middle East (English, Hardback) Bernard Rougier

    Northern Lebanon is a land in turmoil. Long under the sway of the Assad regime in Syria, it is now a magnet for Sunni Muslim jihadists inspired by anti-Western and anti-Shi'i worldviews.The Sunni Tragedy in the Middle East describes in harrowing detail the struggle led by an active minority of jihadist militants, some claiming allegiance to ISIS, to seize control of Islam and impose its rule over...

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  • Being German, Becoming Muslim
    Being German, Becoming Muslim (English, Paperback) Esra Ozyurek

    Every year more and more Europeans, including Germans, are embracing Islam. It is estimated that there are now up to one hundred thousand German converts?a number similar to that in France and the United Kingdom. What stands out about recent conversions is that they take place at a time when Islam is increasingly seen as contrary to European values. Being German, Becoming Muslim explores how...

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  • The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims
    The Emancipation of Europe's Muslims (English, Paperback) Jonathan Laurence

    Traces how governments across Western Europe have responded to the presence of Muslim immigrants in their countries over the years. This title challenges the widespread notion that Europe's Muslim minorities represent a threat to liberal democracy.

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  • Young Islam
    Young Islam (English, Paperback) Avi Max Spiegel

    Today, two-thirds of all Arab Muslims are under the age of thirty. Young Islam takes readers inside the evolving competition for their support--a competition not simply between Islamism and the secular world, but between different and often conflicting visions of Islam itself....

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  • On British Islam
    On British Islam (English, Hardback) John R. Bowen

    On British Islam examines the history and everyday workings of Islamic institutions in Britain, with a focus on shari'a councils. These councils concern themselves with religious matters, especially divorce. They have a higher profile in Britain than in other Western nations. Why? Taking a historical and ethnographic look at British Islam, John Bowen examines how Muslims created distinctive...

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  • Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza
    Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza (English, Paperback) Sara Roy

    Based on author's extensive fieldwork in the Gaza Strip and West Bank during the critical period of the Oslo peace process, this title shows how the social service activities sponsored by the Islamist group emphasized not political violence but rather community development and civic restoration.

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  • Egypt after Mubarak
    Egypt after Mubarak (English, Paperback) Bruce K. Rutherford

    Which way will Egypt go now that Husni Mubarak's authoritarian regime has been swept from power? Will it become an Islamic theocracy similar to Iran? Will it embrace Western-style liberalism and democracy? Egypt after Mubarak reveals that Egypt's secularists and Islamists may yet navigate a middle path that results in a uniquely Islamic form of liberalism and, perhaps, democracy. Bruce Rutherford...

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  • An Enchanted Modern
    An Enchanted Modern (English, Paperback) Lara Deeb

    Demonstrates that Islam and modernity are not merely compatible, but actually go hand-in-hand. This ethnographic portrayal of an Islamic community articulates how an alternative modernity, and specifically an enchanted modernity, may be constructed by Shi'I Muslims who consider themselves simultaneously deeply modern, cosmopolitan, and pious.

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  • The Makings of Indonesian Islam
    The Makings of Indonesian Islam (English, Paperback) Michael Laffan

    Indonesian Islam is often portrayed as being intrinsically moderate by virtue of the role that mystical Sufism played in shaping its traditions. According to Western observers--from Dutch colonial administrators and orientalist scholars to modern anthropologists such as the late Clifford Geertz--Indonesia's peaceful interpretation of Islam has been perpetually under threat from outside by more...

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  • Princeton Readings in Islamist Thought
    Princeton Readings in Islamist Thought (English, Paperback) Roxanne L. Euben

    An anthology of key primary texts that offer an introduction to Islamist political thought since the early twentieth century.

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  • Boko Haram
    Boko Haram (English, Hardback) Alexander Thurston

    A comprehensive history of one of the world's deadliest jihadist groups...

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  • Becoming Better Muslims
    Becoming Better Muslims (English, Hardback) David Kloos

    How do ordinary Muslims deal with and influence the increasingly pervasive Islamic norms set by institutions of the state and religion? Becoming Better Muslims offers an innovative account of the dynamic interactions between individual Muslims, religious authorities, and the state in Aceh, Indonesia. Relying on extensive historical and ethnographic research, David Kloos offers a detailed analysis...

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  • Becoming Better Muslims
    Becoming Better Muslims (English, Paperback) David Kloos

    How do ordinary Muslims deal with and influence the increasingly pervasive Islamic norms set by institutions of the state and religion? Becoming Better Muslims offers an innovative account of the dynamic interactions between individual Muslims, religious authorities, and the state in Aceh, Indonesia. Relying on extensive historical and ethnographic research, David Kloos offers a detailed analysis...

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  • The Sunni Tragedy in the Middle East
    The Sunni Tragedy in the Middle East (English, Paperback) Bernard Rougier

    Northern Lebanon is a land in turmoil. Long under the sway of the Assad regime in Syria, it is now a magnet for Sunni Muslim jihadists inspired by anti-Western and anti-Shi'a worldviews. The Sunni Tragedy in the Middle East describes in harrowing detail the struggle led by an active minority of jihadist militants, some claiming allegiance to ISIS, to seize control of Islam and impose its rule over...

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