Book Display – November 2016

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in November 2016 which span a range of disciplines in the broad field of Islamic Studies. Meant to showcase current research by both established and emerging scholars, the Maydan Book Displays will surely be of interest to graduate students and advanced undergraduates who are searching for compelling sources to enrich their studies, as well as university professors and course instructors looking to add fresh material to their syllabi. Check back monthly for updates.

Islamic Civilization in Thirty Lives: The First 1,000 Years

Author: Chase F. RobinsonPublisher: Univ. of California PressYear: 2016Discipline: HistoryRegion: Global

Practicing Islam: Knowledge, Experience, and Social Navigation in Kyrgyzstan

Author: David MontgomeryPublisher: Univ. of Pittsburgh PressYear: 2016Discipline: AnthropologyRegion: Central Asia

Islam, Society, and Politics in Central Asia

Author: Pauline JonesPublisher: Univ. of Pittsburgh PressYear: 2016Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: Central Asia

Making Moderate Islam

Author: Rosemary R. CorbettPublisher: Stanford Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: Anthropology, Religious StudiesRegion: North America

The Story of Reason in Islam

Author: Sari NusseibehPublisher: Stanford Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: Philosophy, Religious StudiesRegion: Global

Circuits of Faith: Migration, Education, and the Wahhabi Mission

Author: Michael FarquharPublisher: Stanford Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: Politics, Religious StudiesRegion: Middle East

The Oxford Handbook of Islamic Philosophy

Editor: Khaled El-Rouayheb and Sabine SchmidtkePublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: PhilosophyRegion: global

Western Sufism: From the Abbasids to the New Age

Author: Mark SedgwickPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: History, Religious StudiesRegion: Global

Islamic Legal Revival

Author: Leonard WoodPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: Law, HistoryRegion: North Africa

Is Islam an Enemy of the West?

Author: Tamara SonnPublisher: WileyYear: 2016Discipline: Politics, HistoryRegion: Global

Medieval Islamic Maps: An Exploration

Author: Karen C. PintoPublisher: Univ. of Chicago PressYear: 2016Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East, Central Asia

Conquest and Community: The Afterlife of Warrior Saint Ghazi Miyan

Author: Shahid AminPublisher: Univ. of Chicago PressYear: 2016Discipline: HistoryRegion: South Asia

Democracy in Iran: Why It Failed and How It Might Succeed

Author: Misagh ParsaPublisher: Harvard Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: Political Science, HistoryRegion: Middle East

The Beginnings of Islamic Law: Late Antique Islamicate Legal Traditions

Author: Lena SalaymehPublisher: Cambridge Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: Law, HistoryRegion: Global

The Economics of Ottoman Justice: Settlement and Trial in the Sharia Courts

Author: Metin Cosgel and Bogac ErgenePublisher: CambridgeYear: 2016Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East

Muslims in Scotland: The Making of Community in a Post-9/11 World

Author: Stefano BoninoPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: AnthropologyRegion: Europe

Muslim Cosmopolitanism: Southeast Asian Islam in Comparative Perspective

Author: Khairudin AljuniedPublisher: Edinburgh University PressYear: 2016Discipline: HistoryRegion: Southeast Asia

Jihad in West Africa during the Age of Revolution

Author: Paul E. LovejoyPublisher: Ohio Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: HistoryRegion: Africa

Ahmad al-Ghazali, Remembrance, and the Metaphysics of Love

Author: Joseph E.B. LumbardPublisher: SUNY PressYear: 2016Discipline: Religious Studies, HistoryRegion: Middle East

Women and Leadership in Islamic Law: A Critical Analysis of Classical Legal Texts

Author: David Solomon JalajelPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2016Discipline: Law, Religious StudiesRegion: Global

Islam in a Post-Secular Society

Author: Dustin K. ByrdPublisher: BrillYear: 2016Discipline: HistoryRegion: Europe, North America

Al-Suyuti, A Polymath of the Mamluk Period

Editor: Antonella GhersettiPublisher: BrillYear: 2016Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East

Ethics and Spirituality in Islam: Sufi adab

Editor: Francesco Chiabotti, et al.Publisher: BrillYear: 2016Discipline: Religious Studies, History, LiteratureRegion: Middle East, Central Asia

Guidance (Uwongozi): Selections from the First Swahili Islamic Newspaper

Author: Kai KressePublisher: BrillYear: 2016Discipline: History, Religious StudiesRegion: Africa

Marmaduke Pickthall: Islam and the Modern World

Editor: Geoffrey P. NashPublisher: BrillYear: 2016Discipline: HistoryRegion: Europe, Middle East

Khaqani, Poet-Philosopher of Medieval Persia: The Life and Writings

Author: Alireza KorangyPublisher: I.B. TaurisYear: 2016Discipline: Literature, HistoryRegion: Middle East

Creation and Resurrection: An Early Muslim Perspective on Divine Unity and Cosmology

Editor: Herman LandoltPublisher: I.B. TaurisYear: 2016Discipline: Religious Studies, HistoryRegion: Middle East

Visions of Justice: Shari'a and Cultural Change in Russian Central Asia

Author: Paolo SartoriPublisher: BrillYear: 2016Discipline: Law, HistoryRegion: Central Asia

Rule-Formation and Binding Precedent in the Madhhab-Law Tradition

Author: Talal Al-AzemPublisher: BrillYear: 2016Discipline: Law, HistoryRegion: Global

Christian Apocalyptic Texts in Islamic Messianic Discourse

Author: Orkhan Mir-KasimovPublisher: BrillYear: 2016Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Middle East, Central Asia

Caliphate and Kingship in a Fifteenth-Century Literary History of Muslim Leadership and Pilgrimage

Author: Jo Van SteenbergenPublisher: BrillYear: 2016Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East

In the Shadow of the Church: The Building of Mosques in Early Medieval Syria

Author: Mattia GuidettiPublisher: BrillYear: 2016Discipline: Art HistoryRegion: Middle East

Islamic Studies Today: Essays in Honor of Andrew Rippin

Editor: Majid Daneshgar and Walid A. SalehPublisher: BrillYear: 2016Discipline: Religious Studies, HistoryRegion: Global

The Mosaic of Islam: A Conversation with Perry Anderson

Author: Suleiman A. MouradPublisher: VersoYear: 2016Discipline: History, Politics, Religious StudiesRegion: Global