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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 51 new and published books in the subject of History of Islam — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Classical Islam

    A Sourcebook of Religious Literature, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Norman Calder, Jawid Mojaddedi, Andrew Rippin

    This definitive sourcebook presents more than sixty authoritative new translations of key Islamic texts. Edited and translated by three leading specialists, Classical Islam features eight thematically-linked sections covering the Qur'an and its interpretation, the life of Muhammad, hadith, law,...

    Published October 24th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Early Mystics in Turkish Literature

    By Mehmed Fuad Koprulu

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    This book is a translation of one of the most important Turkish scholarly works of the twentieth century. It was the masterpiece of M.F. Koprulu, one of Turkey’s leading, and most prolific, intellectuals and scholars. Using a wide variety of Arabic, and especially Turkish and Persian sources,...

    Published February 6th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Islam and the Politics of Secularism

    The Caliphate and Middle Eastern Modernization in the Early 20th Century

    By Nurullah Ardic

    Series: SOAS/Routledge Studies on the Middle East

    This book examines the process of secularization in the Middle East in the late 19th and early 20th century through an analysis of the transformation and abolition of Islamic Caliphate. Focusing on debates in both the center of the Caliphate and its periphery, the author argues that the...

    Published January 16th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Muslims

    Their Religious Beliefs and Practices, 4th Edition

    By Andrew Rippin

    Andrew Rippin’s Muslims is essential reading for students and scholars alike. This new edition has been comprehensively updated and for the first time features a companion website with extensive links to additional reading and resources to help deepen students’ understanding of the subject....

    Published August 12th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Ethnicity and Religion

    Intersections and Comparisons

    Edited by Joseph B. Ruane, Jennifer Todd

    Series: Association for the Study of Nationalities

    Religion has regained political prominence in the twenty first century and not least for the manner in which it intersects with ethnicity. Many ethnic conflicts have a strong religious dimension, and religion appears as a powerful force for mobilisation, solidarity and violence. Religion and...

    Published November 10th 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Crusades and the Near East

    Cultural Histories

    Edited by Conor Kostick

    The crusades are often seen as epitomising a period when hostility between Christian West and the Muslim Near East reached an all time high. As this edited volume reveals, however, the era was one which saw both conflict and cohabitation. Tackling such questions as whether medicinal and...

    Published October 6th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Qur'an

    Modern Muslim Interpretations

    By Massimo Campanini

    The Qur’an: Modern Muslim Interpretations offers a lucid guide to how Muslims have read the Qur’an in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Massimo Campanini explores early approaches to the understanding of the Qur’an, including that of the Salafis and the construction of the Islamic...

    Published September 24th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Writing and Representation in Medieval Islam

    Muslim Horizons

    Edited by Julia Bray

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures

    With contributions from specialists in different areas of classical Islamic thought, this accessible volume explores the ways in which medieval Muslims saw, interpreted and represented the world around them in their writings. Focusing mainly on the eighth to tenth centuries AD, known as the ‘...

    Published August 18th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Islamic Culture Through Jewish Eyes

    Al-Andalus from the Tenth to Twelfth Century

    By Esperanza Alfonso

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures

    Islamic Culture Through Jewish Eyes analyzes the attitude towards Muslims, Islam, and Islamic culture as presented in sources written by Jewish authors in the Iberian Peninsula between the tenth and the twelfth centuries. By bringing the Jewish attitude towards the "other" into sharper...

    Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Encyclopedia of Islamic Civilisation and Religion

    Edited by Ian Richard Netton

    'The book maintains a clear objectivity about contentious topics like fundamentalism and science and women in a desk and shelf reference work, it holds its own very well in a crowded field' - Reference Reviews The Encyclopedia of Islamic Civilisation and Religion provides scholarly...

    Published August 25th 2009 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Muhammad and the Supernatural: Medieval Arab Views
    By Rebecca Williams
    To Be Published March 13th 2015
  2. Arabic Thought and Islamic Societies
    By Aziz Al-Azmeh
    To Be Published March 15th 2015
  3. Islam and Politics in the Modern Middle East
    Edited by Metin Heper, Raphael Israeli
    To Be Published March 15th 2015
  4. Islam and Power
    Edited by Alexander S. Cudsi, E. Hillal Dessouki
    To Be Published March 15th 2015
  5. Islam and the Politics of Meaning in Palestinian Nationalism
    Edited by Nels Johnson
    To Be Published March 15th 2015

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