• Islamic Legitimacy in a Plural Asia book cover

    Islamic Legitimacy in a Plural Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Reid, Michael Gilsenan

    A global debate has emerged within Islam about how to coexist with democracy. Even in Asia, where such ideas have always been marginal, radical groups are taking the view that scriptural authority requires either Islamic rule (Dar-ul-Islam) or a state of war with the essentially illegitimate…

    Paperback – 2009-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Muslim Women, Reform and Princely Patronage: Nawab Sultan Jahan Begam of Bhopal book cover

    Muslim Women, Reform and Princely Patronage

    Nawab Sultan Jahan Begam of Bhopal, 1st Edition

    By Siobhan Lambert-Hurley

    This is a new and engaging examination of the emergence of a Muslim women’s movement in India. The state of Bhopal, a Muslim principality in central India, was ruled by a succession of female rulers throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, most notably the last Begam of Bhopal, Nawab…

    Paperback – 2009-04-21
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • The Qur’an in its Historical Context book cover

    The Qur’an in its Historical Context

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel Said Reynolds

    Providing commentary on the controversial revisionist school of Qur’anic studies, this book explores the origins, scholarship and development of the Qur'an. The collection of articles, each written by a distinguished author, treat very familiar passages of the Qur’an in an original manner,…

    Paperback – 2009-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

  • Muslim Women in Law and Society: Annotated translation of al-Tahir al-Haddad’s Imra ‘tuna fi ‘l-sharia wa ‘l-mujtama, with an introduction. book cover

    Muslim Women in Law and Society

    Annotated translation of al-Tahir al-Haddad’s Imra ‘tuna fi ‘l-sharia wa ‘l-mujtama, with an introduction., 1st Edition

    An extremely timely translation of a seminal text on the role of women in Muslim society by the early twentieth century thinker al Taher al-Haddad. Considered as one of the first feminist works in Arab literature, this book will be of considerable interest to scholars of an early "feminist" tract…

    Paperback – 2007-11-29
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

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