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  • The Boy with the Topknot
    The Boy with the Topknot (Paperback) Sathnam Sanghera

    For the author, growing up in Wolverhampton in the eighties was a confusing business. On the one hand, these were the heady days of George Michael mix-tapes, Dallas on TV and, if he was lucky, the occasional Bounty Bar. This title tells his story.

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  • Muhammad
    Muhammad (Paperback) Martin Lings

    Acclaimed worldwide as the definitive biography of the Prophet in the English language. This book will be read with equal enjoyment by those already familiar with Muhammad's life and those coming to it for the first time.

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  • Belonging
    Belonging (English, Hardback) Simon Schama

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE Selected as a Book of the Year 2017 by the Daily Telegraph, Mail on Sunday and Observer 'A glittering gemstone of a book' The TimesThe Jewish story is a history that is about, and for, all of us.

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  • The Invention of the Jewish People
    The Invention of the Jewish People (English, Paperback) Shlomo Sand

    Shows that the Israeli national myth has its origins in the 19th century, rather than in biblical times when Jewish historians, like scholars in many other cultures, reconstituted an imagined people in order to model a future nation. This book demonstrates the construction of a nationalist myth and the collective mystification that this requires.

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  • A Constant Heart
    A Constant Heart (Paperback) Emily Russell $19.81
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  • The Things I Would Tell You
    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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  • The Story of the Jews
    The Story of the Jews (English, Paperback) Simon Schama

    It is a story like no other: an epic of endurance against destruction, of creativity in oppression, joy amidst grief, the affirmation of life against the steepest of odds.

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  • The Qur'an
    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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  • Islam and the Future of Tolerance
    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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  • The Hidden Face of Eve
    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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  • Politics of Piety
    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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  • Denying the Holocaust
    Denying the Holocaust (Paperback) Deborah E. Lipstadt

    The powerful and deeply disturbing book that was at the heart of the David Irving libel case, now dramatized in the film Denial.The denial of the Holocaust has no more credibility than the assertion that the Earth is flat. Yet there are those who insist that the death of six million Jews in Nazi concentration camps is nothing but a hoax perpetrated by a powerful Zionist conspiracy. For...

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  • 40 Hadiths
    40 Hadiths (Multiple languages, Paperback) Ali Budak

    Providing a concise overview of 40 Hadiths?sayings of the prophet Muhammad?this compilation offers an in-depth investigation of the second essential source of Islamic authority after the Qur?an. Following the prophet?s encouraged tradition of focusing on a select 40 of the proverbs instead of the entire collection, this volume consists of the original Arabic text, English translations, and informative commentary. Compiled from the works of prominent Muslim scholar Fethullah Glen, this study provides a clear portrait of how the prophet Muhammad established the principles of Islamic life through his teachings.

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  • Feeling Jewish
    Feeling Jewish (English, Hardback) Devorah Baum

    In this sparkling debut, a young critic offers an original, passionate, and erudite account of what it means to feel Jewish-even when you're not.

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  • The Rage
    The Rage (English, Paperback) Julia Ebner

    Explosive account of the vicious circle of far right and Islamist extremism

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  • Islam and the Destiny of Man
    Islam and the Destiny of Man (Paperback) Charles Le Gai Eaton

    A best-selling introduction to contemporary Islam. The author is concerned not simply with Islam in isolation, but with the very nature of religious faith, its spiritual and intellectual foundations and the light it casts upon the mysteries and paradoxes of the human condition.

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  • The Age of Jihad
    The Age of Jihad (English, Paperback) Patrick Cockburn

    From the award-winning author of The Rise of Islamic State, the essential story of the Middle East's disintegration

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  • The Jewish Journey
    The Jewish Journey (English, Paperback) Rebecca Abrams

    A short, accessible and affordable history of the Jewish people. The objects featured can be seen in the Ashmolean Museum, and many of their stories have not been told before.

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  • Modern Jewish Cooking
    Modern Jewish Cooking (English, Hardback) Leah Koenig, Sang An

    From a leading voice of the new generation of young Jewish cooks who are reworking the food of their forebears, this take on the cuisine of the diaspora pays homage to tradition while reflecting the values of the modern-day food movement.

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  • Do Muslim Women Need Saving?
    Do Muslim Women Need Saving? (English, Paperback) Lila Abu-Lughod

    Do Muslim Women Need Saving? is an indictment of a mindset that has justified all manner of foreign interference, including military invasion, in the name of rescuing women from Islam. It offers a detailed, moving portrait of the actual experiences of ordinary Muslim women, and of the contingencies with which they live.

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