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Public Freedoms in the Islamic State
ISBN: HB: 9780300211528, Yale University Press, March 2021
576 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
Rached Ghannouchi has long been known as a reformist or moderate Islamist thinker. In "Public Freedoms in the Islamic State", he argues that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – in its broad outlines – meets with wide acceptance among Muslims...
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£50,00
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Believing in South Central Everyday Islam in the City of Angels
ISBN: PB: 9780226747286, ISBN: HB: 9780226747149, University of Chicago Press, January 2021
192 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 table
The area of Los Angeles known as South Central is often overshadowed by dismal stereotypes, problematic racial stigmas, and its status as the home to some of the city's poorest and most violent neighborhoods. Amid South Central's shifting demographic...
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£16,00
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£76,00
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Feeling of History Islam, Romanticism, and Andalusia
ISBN: PB: 9780226746951, ISBN: HB: 9780226746814, University of Chicago Press, December 2020
216 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftones
Today it seems the lines between Europe and the Middle East, between Christian Europeans and Muslim immigrants in their midst, are hardening. Daily editorials compare the contemporary arrival of Muslim refugees with the "Muslim conquest of 711", warn...
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£22,00
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£76,00
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Idols of ISIS From Assyria to the Internet
ISBN: PB: 9780226737560, ISBN: HB: 9780226623535, University of Chicago Press, October 2020
136 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 35 halftones
In 2015, the Islamic State released a video of men smashing sculptures in Iraq's Mosul Museum as part of a mission to cleanse the world of idolatry. This book unpacks three key facets of that event: the status and power of images, the political impor...
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£15,00
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£76,00
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Christmas and the Qur'an
ISBN: PB: 9781909942387, University of Chicago Press, Gingko Library, October 2020
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The familiar and heartwarming story of Christmas is one of hope, encapsulated by the birth of the infant Jesus. It is also a story that unites Christianity and Islam – two faiths that have often been at odds with each other. The accounts of the Nativ...
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£12,99
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Allah God in the Qur'an
ISBN: HB: 9780300246582, Yale University Press, April 2020
344 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm
The central figure of the Qur'an is not Muhammad but Allah. The Qur'an, Islam's sacred scripture, is marked above all by its call to worship Allah, and Allah alone. Yet who is the God of the Qur'an? What distinguishes the qur'anic presentation of God...
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£20,00
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Muslims and Citizens Islam, Politics, and the French Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300243369, Yale University Press, April 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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Radical Love Teachings from the Islamic Mystical Tradition
ISBN: PB: 9780300248616, 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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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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