• Islamic Political and Social Movements book cover

    Islamic Political and Social Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    The growing importance of Islam in the world coincides with the growing interest by scholars in understanding Islam as a religion and its political and social influences. The geographic scope of Islam goes far beyond the Middle East, ranging from the Far East to sub-Saharan Africa.There is a vast…

    Hardback – 2013-04-23
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Political Science

  • Politics of Modern Iran book cover

    Politics of Modern Iran

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ali M. Ansari

    A quarter of a century on from the revolution of 1979 there is an ongoing political struggle within Iran between traditionalists and modernists, with the ever-younger average age of the population playing a dynamic role. And on the international stage, the big issues remain Iran’s hostility towards…

    Hardback – 2011-02-28
    Routledge
    Critical Issues in Modern Politics

  • Jihad and Martyrdom book cover

    Jihad and Martyrdom

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Cook

    Jihad (or ‘struggle’) and martyrdom in Islam have an ever-greater relevance in today’s world, but there remains a great deal of ignorance about these critical concepts. This new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together a broad range of scholarly opinion to provide a work of reference…

    Hardback – 2009-11-30
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

  • The Hadith: Articulating the Beliefs and Constructs of Classical Islam book cover

    The Hadith

    Articulating the Beliefs and Constructs of Classical Islam, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mustafa Shah

    The Prophetic traditions of Islam, which are commonly referred to as the hadiths (literally: ‘reports’), preserve the sum and substance of the utterances, deeds, directives, and descriptive anecdotes connected with the life of the Prophet Muhammad and his Companions. Together with the Qur’an, the…

    Hardback – 2009-10-29
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

  • Islam in Southeast Asia book cover

    Islam in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Liow, Nadirsyah Hosen

    The Islamic community in Southeast Asia is widely regarded as one of the most moderate and tolerant in the Muslim world. While most of the region’s Muslims are Sunni and fairly orthodox, the Islamic faith as practised in the region has historically been a syncretic blend of Islam, Hinduism,…

    Hardback – 2009-09-24
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

  • Women and Religion book cover

    Women and Religion

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Klassen

    This collection is an essential research tool for all students specializing in religion and women’s studies, and will be equally useful to those working in related fields such as anthropology, cultural studies, history, literary studies, philosophy, political science, psychology, and theology. By…

    Hardback – 2009-06-26
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

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    Paganism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Jane Davy

    Contemporary Paganism emerged in Britain in the 1940s and 1950s as a new religious movement, although practitioners understood themselves to be participating in a witchcraft tradition extending back into medieval—if not prehistoric—times. In recent decades, Pagan Studies has emerged through a…

    Hardback – 2008-09-26
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Politics of Modern Turkey book cover

    Politics of Modern Turkey

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ali Carkoglu, William Hale

    The Politics of Modern Turkey is a new four-volume Major Work from Routledge. The first volume of the collection (‘Historical Heritage of Politics in Modern Turkey’) brings together key research to provide a historical contextualization of modern Turkish political experience. This volume traces the…

    Hardback – 2008-04-01
    Routledge
    Critical Issues in Modern Politics

  • Islamic and Middle Eastern Travellers and Geographers book cover

    Islamic and Middle Eastern Travellers and Geographers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Netton

    The area of Middle Eastern geography and travel has attracted large numbers of scholars over the last fifty years. This new collection from Routledge features key articles from the field to create a major and continuing resource for scholars and students alike. The first volume concentrates on the…

    Hardback – 2007-12-21
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

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