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  1. Muslim Women, Reform and Princely Patronage

    Nawab Sultan Jahan Begam of Bhopal

    By Siobhan Lambert-Hurley

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    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...

    Published April 20th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Islam's Predicament with Modernity

    Religious Reform and Cultural Change

    By Bassam Tibi

    Islam's Predicament with Modernity presents an in-depth cultural and political analysis of the issue of political Islam as a potential source of tensions and conflict, and how this might be peacefully resolved. Looking at the issue of modernity from an Islamic point of view, the author examines the...

    Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Qur’an in its Historical Context

    Edited by Gabriel Said Reynolds

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    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,...

    Published January 31st 2009 by Routledge

  4. Hadrami Arabs in Present-day Indonesia

    An Indonesia-oriented group with an Arab signature

    By Frode F. Jacobsen

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    This book focuses on social and cultural trends in present-day Hadrami Arab societies in Eastern and Central Indonesia, and the history of the Hadrami Arab people, which demonstrates an early form of globalization. For centuries migration has played a vital part in Hadrami adaptation....

    Published November 27th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Militant Islam

    A sociology of characteristics, causes and consequences

    By Stephen Vertigans

    Militant Islam provides a sociological framework for understanding the rise and character of recent Islamic militancy. It takes a systematic approach to the phenomenon and includes analysis of cases from around the world, comparisons with militancy in other religions, and their causes and...

    Published October 29th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Paganism

    Edited by Barbara Jane Davy

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Contemporary Paganism emerged in Britain in the 1940s and 1950s as a new religious movement, although practitioners understood themselves to be participating in a witchcraft tradition extending back into medieval—if not prehistoric—times. In recent decades, Pagan Studies has emerged through a...

    Published September 25th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The State of the Middle East

    An Atlas of Conflict and Resolution, 2nd Edition

    By Dan Smith

    Series: The Earthscan Atlas

    From the author of the bestselling The State of the World Atlas, here is an essential tool for understanding the Middle East and its pivotal role in global politics. As Western powers attempt to redraw the map of the region, Dan Smith uses his forensic skills to unravel the history of this arena of...

    Published September 24th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Islamic Liberation Theology

    Resisting the Empire

    By Hamid Dabashi

    This book is a radical piece of counter-intuitive rethinking of the clash of civilizations theory and global politics. In this richly detailed criticism of contemporary politics, Hamid Dabashi argues that after 9/11 we have not seen a new phase in a long running confrontation between Islam and the...

    Published May 12th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Jerusalem

    Idea and Reality

    Edited by Tamar Mayer, Suleiman A. Mourad

    Jerusalem, the holy city of three faiths, has been the focus of competing historical, religious, and political narratives from Biblical chronicles to today’s headlines. With an aura that transcends the boundaries of time and place, the city itself embodies different levels of reality – indeed,...

    Published May 7th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Islam and the Everyday World

    Public Policy Dilemmas

    Edited by Sohrab Behdad, Farhad Nomani

    Series: Routledge Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa

    This is a new examination of how Shari’a law affects public policy both theoretically and in practice, across a wide range of public policy areas, including for example human rights and family law. The process by which public policy is decided - through elections, debates, political processes, and...

    Published May 1st 2008 by Routledge