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publishers’ Eastern and Central European representation

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Muslims and Citizens Islam, Politics, and the French Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300243369, Yale University Press, February 2020
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 black&white illus.
From the beginning, French revolutionaries imagined their transformation as a universal one that must include Muslims, Europe's most immediate neighbors. They believed in a world in which Muslims could and would be French citizens, but they disagreed...
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£40,00
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al-Muwatta', the Royal Moroccan Edition The Recension of Yahya Ibn Yahya al-Laythi
ISBN: HB: 9780674241350, Harvard University Press, December 2019
800 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 3 photos
The "Muwatta"?, written in the eighth century CE by Malik b. Anas – known as the Imam of Medina – is the first written treatise of Islamic law. The Prophet Muhammad and his earliest followers immigrated to the city of Medina after they experienced se...
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£76,95
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Radical Love Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition
ISBN: PB: 9780300248616, ISBN: HB: 9780300225815, Yale University Press, November 2019
336 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
At a time when the association of Islam with violence dominates headlines, this beautiful collection offers us a chance to see a radically different face of the Islamic tradition. It traces a soaring, poetic, popular tradition that celebrates love fo...
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£14,99
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£18,99
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Subtle Insights Concerning Knowledge and Practice
ISBN: HB: 9780300203691, Yale University Press, November 2019
216 pp., 21x14 cm
Written in the mid-thirteenth century for the newly appointed governor of Isfahan, this compact treatise and philosophical guidebook includes a wide?ranging and accessible set of essays on ethics, psychology, political philosophy, and the unity of Go...
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£65,00
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Russia's Muslim Heartlands Islam in the Putin Era
ISBN: PB: 9781849048965, Hurst Publishers, October 2019
352 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Moscow has the largest Muslim population of any city in Europe. In 2015, some 2 million Muslim Muscovites celebrated the opening of the continent's biggest mosque. One quarter of the Soviet population was ethnically Muslim, and...
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£20,00
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Caliphate of Man Popular Sovereignty in Modern Islamic Thought
ISBN: HB: 9780674987838, Harvard University Press, October 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm
The Arab Spring precipitated a crisis in political Islam. In Egypt Islamists have been crushed. In Turkey they have descended into authoritarianism. In Tunisia they govern but without the label of "political Islam". Andrew March explores how, before...
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£36,95
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Aliites Race and Law in the Religions of Noble Drew Ali
ISBN: PB: 9780226648019, ISBN: HB: 9780226647968, University of Chicago Press, September 2019
248 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"Citizenship is salvation", preached Noble Drew Ali, leader of the Moorish Science Temple of America in the early twentieth century. Ali's message was an aspirational call for black Americans to undertake a struggle for recognition from the state, on...
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£24,00
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£68,00
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Pious Fashion How Muslim Women Dress
ISBN: PB: 9780674241602, ISBN: HB: 9780674976160, Harvard University Press, August 2019
248 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 21 colour illus.
For many Westerners, the Islamic veil is the ultimate sign of women's oppression. But Elizabeth Bucar's take on clothing worn by Muslim women is a far cry from this older feminist attitude toward veiling. She argues that modest clothing represents mu...
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£15,95
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£23,95
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Britain and Islam A History from 622 to the Present Day
ISBN: HB: 9780300234947, Yale University Press, August 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 colour illus.
In this broad yet sympathetic survey – ranging from the Crusades to the modern day – Martin Pugh explores the social, political, and cultural encounters between Britain and Islam. He looks, for instance, at how reactions against the Crusades led to A...
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£25,00
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Global Sufism Boundaries, Structures and Politics
ISBN: HB: 9781787381346, Hurst Publishers, June 2019
296 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Sufism is a growing and global phenomenon, far from the declining relic it was once thought to be. This book brings together the work of fourteen leading experts to explore systematically the key themes of Sufism's new global p...
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£35,00
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