Religion: Islam - Religion

  • Continuity and change before and after the Arab uprisings: Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt book cover

    Continuity and change before and after the Arab uprisings

    Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paola Rivetti, Rosita Di Peri

    The Arab uprisings of 2011 have sparked much scholarly discussion with regards to democratisation, the resilience of authoritarian rule, mobilisation patterns, and the relationship between secularism and Islam, all under the assumption that politics has changed for good in North Africa and the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Islam and the Politics of Secularism: The Caliphate and Middle Eastern Modernization in the Early 20th Century book cover

    Islam and the Politics of Secularism

    The Caliphate and Middle Eastern Modernization in the Early 20th Century, 1st Edition

    By Nurullah Ardic

    This book examines the process of secularization in the Middle East in the late 19th and early 20th century through an analysis of the transformation and abolition of Islamic Caliphate. Focusing on debates in both the center of the Caliphate and its periphery, the author argues that the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

  • Woman’s Identity and Rethinking the Hadith book cover

    Woman’s Identity and Rethinking the Hadith

    1st Edition

    By Nimat Hafez Barazangi

    The Prophet Muhammad’s reported traditions have evolved significantly to affect the social, cultural, and political lives of all Muslims. Though centuries of scholarship were spent on the authentication and trustworthiness of the narrators, there has been less study focused on the contents of these…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • The Concert of Civilizations: The Common Roots of Western and Islamic Constitutionalism book cover

    The Concert of Civilizations

    The Common Roots of Western and Islamic Constitutionalism, 1st Edition

    By Jeremy Kleidosty

    Are Western and Islamic political and constitutional ideas truly predestined for civilizational clash? In order to understand this controversy The Concert of Civilizations begins by deriving and redefining a definition of constitutionalism that is suitable for comparative, cross-cultural analysis.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Rethinking Political and International Theory

  • Avicenna: His Life and Works book cover

    Avicenna

    His Life and Works, 1st Edition

    By Soheil M. Afnan

    This book, first published in 1958, examines the life and works of Avicenna, one of the most provocative figures in the history of thought in the East. It shows him in the right historical perspective, as the product of the impact of Greek thought on Islamic teachings against the background of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

  • The Maqámát of Badí' al-Zamán al-Hamadhání: Translated From The Arabic With An Introduction and Notes Historical and Grammatical book cover

    The Maqámát of Badí' al-Zamán al-Hamadhání

    Translated From The Arabic With An Introduction and Notes Historical and Grammatical, 1st Edition

    By W.J. Prendergast

    The triple aim of Hamadhání in this work, first translated into English in 1915, appears to have been to amuse, to interest and to instruct; and this explains why, in spite of the inherent difficulty of a work of this kind composed primarily with a view to the rhetorical effect upon the learned and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

  • Ibn Khaldûn's Philosophy of History: A Study in the Philosophic Foundation of the Science of Culture book cover

    Ibn Khaldûn's Philosophy of History

    A Study in the Philosophic Foundation of the Science of Culture, 1st Edition

    By Muhsin Mahdi

    This book, first published in 1957, is the study of 14th-century Arab historian Ibn Khaldun, who founded a special science to consider history and culture, based on the philosophy of Plato and Aristotle and their Muslim followers. In no other field has the revolt of modern Western thought against…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

  • Ibn Rushd (Averroes) book cover

    Ibn Rushd (Averroes)

    1st Edition

    By Dominique Urvoy

    The twelfth-century philosopher Ibn Rushd, also known as Averroes, played a crucial role in the transmission of classical philosophy to Islam, and his work had a profound influence on western scholasticism and on aspects of Renaissance thought. This book, first published in 1991, sets out the main…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

  • The Muslim Contribution to Mathematics book cover

    The Muslim Contribution to Mathematics

    1st Edition

    By Ali Abdullah Al-Daffa'

    This book, first published in 1977, discusses the Muslim contribution to mathematics during the golden age of Muslim learning from the seventh to the thirteenth century. It was during this period that Muslim culture exerted powerful economic, political and religious influence over a large part of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

  • The 'Metaphysica' of Avicenna (ibn Sīnā): A critical translation-commentary and analysis of the fundamental arguments in Avicenna's 'Metaphysica' in the 'Dānish Nāma-i 'alā'ī' ('The Book of Scientific Knowledge') book cover

    The 'Metaphysica' of Avicenna (ibn Sīnā)

    A critical translation-commentary and analysis of the fundamental arguments in Avicenna's 'Metaphysica' in the 'Dānish Nāma-i 'alā'ī' ('The Book of Scientific Knowledge'), 1st Edition

    By Parviz Morewedge

    In this book, first published in 1973, Professor Parviz Morewedge, an expert on Islamic philosophy and mysticism, provides a critical exposition of one text of ibn Sina (Avicenna), the great Persian philosopher who lived from 980 to 1037. The text is his Metaphysica in the Danish Nama-I ‘ala’I (The…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

  • Supporting and Educating Young Muslim Women: Stories from Australia and the UK book cover

    Supporting and Educating Young Muslim Women

    Stories from Australia and the UK, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Keddie

    This book draws on the stories of female educators and young Muslim women to explore issues of identity, justice and education. Situated against a backdrop of unprecedented Islamophobia and new articulations of ‘White-lash’, this book draws on case study research conducted over a ten-year period…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Gender and Sexuality in Education

  • The Southern Shores of the Mediterranean and its Networks: Knowledge, Trade, Culture and People book cover

    The Southern Shores of the Mediterranean and its Networks

    Knowledge, Trade, Culture and People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Lorcin

    The majority of scholarly conceptions of the Mediterranean focus on the sea’s northern shores, with its historical epicentres of Spain, France or Italy. This book seeks to demonstrate the importance of economic, political and cultural networks emanating from the Mediterranean’s lesser-studied…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

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