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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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  • Muslims of Medieval Italy by Alex Metcalfe
    Muslims of Medieval Italy (English, Paperback) Alex Metcalfe

    A general historical introduction to the Muslims of Medieval Italy which presents specific information regarding social, religious, administrative, political, cultural, artistic and intellectual questions.

    $38.74 $43.95
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  • Muslims in Western Europe by Jonas Otterbeck
    Muslims in Western Europe (English, Paperback) Jonas Otterbeck, Jorgen Nielsen

    A useful introduction to the social, political, cultural and religious position of Muslims living in contemporary Europe. It describes the history of early European Muslims and outlines the causes and courses of 20th-century Muslim immigration.

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  • An Introduction to the Hadith by John Burton
    An Introduction to the Hadith (English, Paperback) John Burton

    The Hadith are believed to be the words of the Prophet, memorised by his followers and written down in the first or second centuries AH. This is a clear introduction to the arguments surrounding both the Hadith and the documents themselves. Comparing the views put forward in the Hadith with those of the Qur'an, it takes the student through all aspects of the Hadith in clear and accessible terms.

    $44.64 $51.95
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  • A History of Islamic Law by Noel J. Coulson
    A History of Islamic Law (English, Paperback) Noel J. Coulson

    The classic introduction to Islamic law, tracing its development from its origins, through the medieval period, to its place in modern Islam.

    $45.06 $51.95
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  • Muslim Spain Reconsidered by Richard Hitchcock
    Muslim Spain Reconsidered (English, Paperback) Richard Hitchcock

    It aims to fill the gap between specialised volumes on specific aspects of Muslim Spain and derivative surveys of the field that lack an academic coherence.

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  • Muslims in Eastern Europe by Egdunas Racius
    Muslims in Eastern Europe (English, Hardback) 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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  • Medieval Islamic Political Thought by Patricia Crone
    Medieval Islamic Political Thought (Paperback) Patricia Crone

    This book presents general readers and specialists alike with a broad survey of Islamic political thought in the six centuries from the rise of Islam to the Mongol invasions.

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  • Islamic Philosophy and Theology by Prof. W. Montgomery Watt
    Islamic Philosophy and Theology (English, Paperback) Prof. W. Montgomery Watt

    This is the standard general account in English of Islamic philosophy and theology.

    $46.86 $53.95
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  • Twelver Shiism by Andrew J. Newman
    Twelver Shiism (English, Paperback) Andrew J. Newman

    This book charts the history of Twelver Shi'ism and the processes underlying the development of its key distinctive doctrines and practices which ensured its survival in the face of repeated internal and external challenges.

    $37.13 $39.95
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  • Introduction to the Qur'an by Prof. W. Montgomery Watt
    Introduction to the Qur'an (English, Paperback) Prof. W. Montgomery Watt, Richard L. Bell

    Surveying the life, aims, character and inspiration of Muhammad, this classic introduction explains the history, form and chronology of the Qur'an, and gives the views of Muslim and Occidental scholars.

    $40.31 $43.95
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  • Astronomy and Astrology in the Islamic World by Stephen Blake
    Astronomy and Astrology in the Islamic World (English, Paperback) Stephen Blake

    It was the astronomers and mathematicians of the Islamic world who provided the theories and concepts that paved the way from the geocentric theories of Claudius Ptolemy in the second century AD to the heliocentric breakthroughs of Nicholas Copernicus and Johannes Kepler in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Algebra, the Arabic numeral system, and trigonometry: all these and more originated...

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  • A History of Islam in Indonesia by Carool Kersten
    A History of Islam in Indonesia (English, Paperback) Carool Kersten

    Located on the eastern periphery of the historical Muslim world, as a political entity Indonesia is barely a century old. Yet with close to a quarter of a billion followers of Islam it is now the largest and most populous Muslim country in the world. As the greatest political power in Southeast Asia, and a growing player on the world scene, Indonesia presents itself as a bridge country between...

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  • Muslims of Central Asia by Galina Yemelianova
    Muslims of Central Asia (English, Paperback) Galina Yemelianova

    This fascinating study which shows how, from the seventh century to the present day, the region's people have negotiated their distinctively Central Asian Islamic identity in the face of enduring external Islamic and non-Islamic dominations, ethnic nationalisms and, more recently, global transnational Islamic influences.

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  • Muslims of Central Asia by Galina Yemelianova
    Muslims of Central Asia (English, Hardback) Galina Yemelianova

    This fascinating study which shows how, from the seventh century to the present day, the region's people have negotiated their distinctively Central Asian Islamic identity in the face of enduring external Islamic and non-Islamic dominations, ethnic nationalisms and, more recently, global transnational Islamic influences.

    $135.38
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