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  • Muslims of Medieval Italy
    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.

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  • Muslim Spain Reconsidered
    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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  • Astronomy and Astrology in the Islamic World
    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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  • Twelver Shiism
    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.

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  • Shi'Ism
    Shi'Ism (Paperback) Heinz Halm

    A new edition of Heinz Halm's comprehensive survey of all the Shi'ite groups. It traces the development of all the individual branches from their common origins to their current status in the modern world.

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    Twelver Shiism (English, Hardback) Andrew J. Newman

    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.

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  • A History of Islam in Indonesia
    A History of Islam in Indonesia (English, Hardback) 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 in Western Europe
    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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  • A History of Islamic Law
    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.

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  • Introduction to the Qur'an
    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.

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

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

    $46.75 $53.95
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  • Medieval Islamic Political Thought
    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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  • A History of Christian-Muslim Relations
    A History of Christian-Muslim Relations (Paperback) Hugh Goddard

    This much-needed overview of the Christian-Muslim encounter places the emphasis on the context within which perceptions and attitudes were worked out and provides a depth of historical insight to the complexities of current Christian-Muslim interactions on different continents.

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  • Media Arabic
    Media Arabic (Multiple languages, Paperback) Julia Ashtiany Bray

    Designed for use in the classroom, but equally suitable for self-study, Media Arabic provides the basic skills required for comprehension and news gathering from Arabic radio, TV and newspapers.

    $42.54 $49.95
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  • The Genesis of Literature in Islam
    The Genesis of Literature in Islam (English, Paperback) Gregor Schoeler

    The central question of this book is concerned with what 'publishing' and 'Arabic Literature' entailed in the period of Classical Islam -- how were ideas transmitted, both orally and in written form?

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  • Muslims in Eastern Europe
    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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  • An Introduction to Islamic Archaeology
    An Introduction to Islamic Archaeology (English, Paperback) Marcus Milwright

    This introduction to the archaeology of the Islamic world traces the history of the discipline from its earliest manifestations through to the present, evaluating the contribution made by archaeology to the understanding of key aspects of Islamic culture.

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  • An Introduction to the Hadith
    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.

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  • The Genesis of Literature in Islam
    The Genesis of Literature in Islam (English, Hardback) Gregor Schoeler

    The central question of this book is concerned with what 'publishing' and 'Arabic Literature' entailed in the period of Classical Islam -- how were ideas transmitted, both orally and in written form?

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  • The Influence of Islam on Medieval Europe
    The Influence of Islam on Medieval Europe (English, Paperback) Prof. W. Montgomery Watt

    In this admirable book Montgomery Watt traces the influence of Islam in medieval Europe, looking in detail at commerce, science and technology, philosophy, and the development of European self-awareness.

    $40.32 $47.95
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