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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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  • 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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  • A History of Islam in Indonesia
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • American Grand Strategy Under Obama
    American Grand Strategy Under Obama (English, Hardback) Georg Lofflmann

    Georg Lofflmann examines the identity conflict within the Washington foreign policy establishment, between elite insiders and outsiders, and how the `Obama Doctrine both confirmed a geopolitical vision of American exceptionalism and challenged established notions of US hegemony and world leadership.

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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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  • Muslim Spain Reconsidered
    Muslim Spain Reconsidered (English, Hardback) 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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  • Twelver Shiism
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Sufism
    Sufism (Paperback) Ahmet T. Karamustafa

    A comprehensive hisotrical overview of the formative period of Sufism - the spiritual element of Islam - from the ninth to the twelfth century CE.

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  • Sufism
    Sufism (Hardback) Ahmet T. Karamustafa

    A comprehensive hisotrical overview of the formative period of Sufism - the spiritual element of Islam - from the ninth to the twelfth century CE.

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  • Medieval Islamic Medicine
    Medieval Islamic Medicine (Hardback) Peter E. Pormann, Emilie Savage-Smith

    An up-to-date survey of medieval Islamic medicine offering new insights to the role of medicine and physicians in medieval Islamic culture.

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  • Medieval Islamic Medicine
    Medieval Islamic Medicine (Paperback) Peter E. Pormann, Emilie Savage-Smith

    An up-to-date survey of medieval Islamic medicine offering new insights to the role of medicine and physicians in medieval Islamic culture.

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  • Modern Arabic Literature
    Modern Arabic Literature (Paperback) Paul Starkey

    An introduction to Modern Arabic Literature, from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present.

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  • The New Islamic Dynasties
    The New Islamic Dynasties (Paperback) Professor C. Edmund Bosworth

    This book provides a comprehensive and reliable reference source for all students of history and culture. It lists by name the rulers of all the principal Islamic dynasties with Hijri and Common Era dates. Each dynastic list is followed by a brief assessment of its historical significance, and by a short bibliography.

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