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  1. Indian Sufism since the Seventeenth Century

    Saints, Books and Empires in the Muslim Deccan

    By Nile Green

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    Sufism is often regarded as standing mystically aloof from its wider cultural settings. By turning this perspective on its head, Indian Sufism since the Seventeenth Century reveals the politics and poetry of Indian Sufism through the study of Islamic sainthood in the midst of a cosmopolitan Indian...

    Published August 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  2. Islamic Education in the Soviet Union and Its Successor States

    Edited by Michael Kemper, Raoul Motika, Stefan Reichmuth

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    This book provides a comparative history of Islamic education in the Soviet Union and the post-Soviet countries. Case studies on Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan and on two regions of the Russian Federation, Tatarstan and Daghestan, highlight the importance which Muslim...

    Published July 29th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Cities in the Pre-Modern Islamic World

    The Urban Impact of Religion, State and Society

    Edited by Amira K. Bennison, Alison L. Gascoigne

    Series: SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

    This volume is an inter-disciplinary endeavour which brings together recent research on aspects of urban life and structure by architectural and textual historians and archaeologists, engendering exciting new perspectives on urban life in the pre-modern Islamic world. Its objective is to move...

    Published July 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  4. Women and Religion

    Edited by Pamela Klassen

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    This collection is an essential research tool for all students specializing in religion and women’s studies, and will be equally useful to those working in related fields such as anthropology, cultural studies, history, literary studies, philosophy, political science, psychology, and theology. By...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Muslim Society and the Western Indian Ocean

    The Seafarers of Kachchh

    By Edward Simpson

    Series: Routledge Indian Ocean Series

    Based on substantial ethnographic, textual and archival research, this interesting book offers a new perspective on the anthropology of the western Indian Ocean. Writing in a clear, engaging style, and covering an impressive range of theoretical terrain, Simpson critically explores the...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Muslim Diaspora

    Gender, Culture and Identity

    Edited by Haideh Moghissi

    Series: Islamic Studies Series

    Muslim Diaspora identifies those aspects of migratory experience that shatter or reinforce a group’s attachment to its homeland and affect its readiness to adapt to a new country. The contributors to this collection examine many dimensions of life in the Diaspora and demonstrate that identity is...

    Published June 7th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Original Islam

    Malik and the Madhhab of Madina

    By Yasin Dutton

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Original Islam investigates the primacy of Madinan Islam and the madhhab (school of law) of its main exponent, Malik ibn Anas. It contains an annotated translation of Intisar al-faqir al-salik li-tarjih madhhab al-Imam al-kabir Malik, which was written by al-Ra'i, a fifteenth-century...

    Published June 7th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Introducing Islam

    By William E. Shepard

    Series: World Religions

    What exactly is ‘Islam’ and what does it mean to be a ‘Muslim’ in the world today? Since the events of 9/11 and 7/7, Islam has become one of the most controversial and misunderstood religions in the world. Introducing Islam encourages students to put aside their preconceptions and explore this...

    Published May 31st 2009 by Routledge

  9. Islamic Legitimacy in a Plural Asia

    Edited by Anthony Reid, Michael Gilsenan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

    A global debate has emerged within Islam about how to coexist with democracy. Even in Asia, where such ideas have always been marginal, radical groups are taking the view that scriptural authority requires either Islamic rule (Dar-ul-Islam) or a state of war with the essentially illegitimate...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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