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  1. 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 28th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Everyday Islam in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    By Maria Elisabeth Louw

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    Providing a wealth of empirical research on the everyday practise of Islam in post-Soviet Central Asia, this book gives a detailed account of how Islam is understood and practised among ordinary Muslims in the region, focusing in particular on Uzbekistan. It shows how individuals negotiate...

    Published November 28th 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 30th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Oman - The Islamic Democratic Tradition

    By Hussein Ghubash

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    Oman is the inheritor of a unique political tradition, the imama (imamate), and has a special place in the Arab Islamic world. From the eighth century and for more than a thousand years, the story of Oman was essentially a story of an original, minority, movement: the Ibadi. This long period was...

    Published August 31st 2008 by Routledge

  5. Sufi Commentaries on the Qur'an in Classical Islam

    By Kristin Sands

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    Meeting the ever increasing interest in Islam and Sufism, this book is the first comprehensive study of Sufi Qur’anic commentaries and includes translations of many writings previously unavailable in English. It examines the shared hermeneutical assumptions of Sufi writers and the diversity in...

    Published August 1st 2008 by Routledge

  6. World Islam

    Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    Edited by Andrew Rippin

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    Reflecting the diversity of Islam, this collection focuses on the presence of Muslims in countries outside the traditionally conceived heartlands of the Islamic world. The history of the arrival of Islam in such countries and the nature of the way in which Islam is practised in such places is the...

    Published June 26th 2008 by Routledge

  7. George Nathaniel Curzon: Collected Writings

    Collection 1: Asian Travels

    Edited by Martin Ewans

    George Nathaniel Curzon was a man of considerable intellect and ambition, combined with a degree of energy and application which were all the more remarkable given that he suffered throughout his life from a spinal deformity which gave him continuous pain and often incapacitated him. His...

    Published May 15th 2008 by Routledge

  8. The Crusades

    Edited by Andrew Jotischky

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    The Crusades is an area of rapidly expanding interest. Students increasingly see an understanding of the roots of religious violence and of interaction between Christian and Islamic cultures as a critical tool for citizenship in the modern world. This is borne out by the large number of general...

    Published March 19th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Sufism

    Edited by Lloyd Ridgeon

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    In recent years, interest in Sufism – often regarded as the mystical dimension of Islam – has blossomed. Taught in European and American universities for many years, Sufism is an increasingly popular area of research in disciplines such as Islamic studies, comparative religion, area studies,...

    Published February 12th 2008 by Routledge

  10. The Qur'an

    An Introduction

    By Abdullah Saeed

    There is much more to the Qur'an than the selective quotations favoured by Islamic fundamentalists. This book provides a student-friendly guide to the many ways in which the Qur'an can be read. Designed for both Muslims and Western non-Muslim students, it examines the Qur'an in Western...

    Published January 24th 2008 by Routledge