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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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  • 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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  • Five Chimneys by Olga Lengyel
    Five Chimneys (English, Paperback) Olga Lengyel

    Olga Lengyel tells, frankly and without compromise, one of the most horrifying stories of all time. This true, documented chronicle is the intimate, day-to-day record of a beautiful woman who survived the nightmare of Auschwitz and Birchenau. This book is a necessary reminder of one of the ugliest chapters in the history of human civilization. It was a shocking experience. It is a shocking book.

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  • The Arabic Freud by Omnia S. El Shakry
    The Arabic Freud (English, Hardback) Omnia S. El Shakry

    The first in-depth look at how postwar thinkers in Egypt mapped the intersections between Islamic discourses and psychoanalytic thought...

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  • Contemporary Left Antisemitism by David Hirsh
    Contemporary Left Antisemitism (English, Paperback) David Hirsh

    Today's antisemitism is difficult to recognize because it does not come dressed in a Nazi uniform and it does not openly proclaim its hatred or fear of Jews. This book looks at the kind of antisemitism which is tolerated or which goes unacknowledged in apparently democratic spaces: trade unions, churches, left-wing and liberal politics, the social gatherings of the chattering classes and the...

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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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  • The Boy with the Topknot by Sathnam Sanghera
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Feeling Jewish by Devorah Baum
    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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  • Sufis, Salafis and Islamists by Sadek Hamid
    Sufis, Salafis and Islamists (English, Paperback) Sadek Hamid

    The terms 'Islamism', 'Salafism' and 'Jihadism' have acquired common currency in recent years, often being interchanged and applied to describe various forms of Muslim religiosity considered undesirable.

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  • The Story of the Jews by Simon Schama
    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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  • 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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  • Caliphate Redefined by Huseyin Yilmaz
    Caliphate Redefined (English, Hardback) Huseyin Yilmaz

    The medieval theory of the caliphate, epitomized by the Abbasids (750?1258), was the construct of jurists who conceived it as a contractual leadership of the Muslim community in succession to the Prophet Muhammed's political authority. In this book, Hüseyin Yilmaz traces how a new conception of the caliphate emerged under the Ottomans, who redefined the caliph as at once a ruler, a spiritual...

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

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

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  • Radical by Maajid Nawaz
    Radical (Paperback) Maajid Nawaz

    Born and raised in Essex, Maajid Nawaz was recruited into politicised Islam as a teenager. There, while mixing with everyone from the assassins of Egypt's president to Liberal reformists, he underwent an intellectual transformation and on his release after four years, he publically renounced the Islamist ideology that had defined his life.

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  • Becoming Freud by Adam Phillips
    Becoming Freud (English, Paperback) Adam Phillips

    Becoming Freud is the story of the young Freud?Freud up until the age of fifty?that incorporates all of Freud's many misgivings about the art of biography. Freud invented a psychological treatment that involved the telling and revising of life stories, but he was himself skeptical of the writing of such stories. In this biography, Adam Phillips, whom the New Yorker calls ?Britain's foremost...

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  • Muslims by Teresa Bernheimer
    Muslims (English, Paperback) Teresa Bernheimer, Professor Andrew Rippin

    Andrew Rippin's Muslims is essential reading for students and scholars alike. This new edition has been comprehensively updated and for the first time features a companion website with extensive links to additional reading and resources to help deepen students' understanding of the subject....

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  • Rediscovering Traces of Memory by Jonathan Webber
    Rediscovering Traces of Memory (English, Paperback) Jonathan Webber, Chris Schwarz

    Since the Holocaust, traces of memory are virtually all that remain of more than 800 years of Jewish life in Poland. Yet some of that past can still be found if one knows how and where to look. In this remarkable album, 74 stunning color photographs bear witness to the great Jewish civilization that once flourished here. The images record the sites of Jewish life and death, and the ways in which...

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