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  1. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Religious Cultures in Early Modern India

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Rosalind O'Hanlon, David Washbrook

    Series: Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

    Religious authority and political power have existed in complex relationships throughout India’s history. The centuries of the ‘early modern’ in South Asia saw particularly dynamic developments in this relationship. Regional as well as imperial states of the period expanded their religious...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 11th 2011 by Routledge

  4. 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 9th 2010 by Routledge

  5. 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 5th 2010 by Routledge

  6. 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 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 17th 2010 by Routledge

  8. 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 28th 2010 by Routledge

  9. 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 Islam...as 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 24th 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Narratives of the Life of Muhammad: Redefining Sira Literature
    By Gurdofarid Miskinzoda
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  2. Muslims, Mongols and Crusaders
    Edited by Dr Gerald Hawting
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  3. Religious Cultures in Early Modern India: New Perspectives
    Edited by Rosalind O'Hanlon, David Washbrook
    To Be Published August 31st 2014
  4. Muhammad CC 4V
    Edited by Andreas Goerke
    To Be Published April 14th 2015

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