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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Muslim Saints and Mystics

    Episodes from the Tadhkirat al-Auliya' (Memorial of the Saints)

    By Farid al-Din Attar

    This is a major work of Islamic mysticism by the great thirteenth-century Persian poet, Farid al-Din Attar. Translated by A J Arberry, Attar’s work and thought is set in perspective in a substantial introduction....

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  2. The Muslim Creed

    Its Genesis and Historical Development

    By A J Wensinck

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Caliphs and their Non-Muslim Subjects

    A Critical Study of the Covenant of 'Umar

    By A S Tritton

    Originally published in 1939. After the death of Muhammad his community was ruled by three caliphs who kept their capital as Medina, the City of the Prophet. Under the rule of the caliphs those who did not confess the Muslim faith were under certain restrictions both in public and private life....

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Islam and the Divine Comedy

    By Miguel Asin Palacios

    When first published in 1926 this book aroused much controversy. The theory expounded in the book was that Islamic sources in general, and the writings of Ibn al-`Arabi in particular, formed the basis of Dante’s poem Divine Comedy, the poem which symbolised the whole culture of medieval...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  5. The Foundation of the Ottoman Empire

    A History of the Osmanlis Up To the Death of Bayezid I 1300-1403

    By Herbert Adam Gibbons

    Originally published in 1916, this work provides a detailed study of the first century of the Ottoman Empire. It traces the life and career of Osman himself and of his descendants, Orkhan, Murad and Bayezid, who laid the foundations of the Ottoman Empire....

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Guide for the Perplexed

    Moses Maimonides

    By Leon Roth

    Originally published in 1948. Moses Maimonides was one of the most powerful philosophers of the Middle Ages. The philosophical basis which he elaborated for Judaism had a profound influence on mediaeval Christian thinkers. This volume describes the full background of Maimonides’s thinking in its...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Afghani and 'Abduh

    An Essay on Religious Unbelief and Political Activism in Modern Islam

    By Elie Kedourie

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Islamic Life and Thought

    By Seyyed Hossein Nasr

    This collection of essays by one of the best known contemporary Muslim scholars writing in English covers many facets of Islamic life and thought. The author has brought together studies dealing with the practical as well as intellectual aspects of Islam in both their historical and contemporary...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  9. The Philosophy of Ibn 'Arabi

    By Rom Landau

    Originally published 1959. Ibn ‘Arabi is one of the most significant thinkers of Islam. Yet he is far less widely known in the Western world than Ibn Sina, Al-Ghazali, Ibn Rushd or even Al Farabi. This volume provides original interpretations and illustrations to some of Ibn ‘Arabi’s ideas, as...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge

  10. The Holy Koran

    An Introduction with Selections

    By A.J. Arberry

    Despite being revered as the Holy Book by Muslims throughout the world, the Koran is the least known and least understood in the West of all the great religious books. In this volume A J Arberry examines this paradox and explains the qualities of the Koran which have made it acceptable to so many...

    Published November 28th 2007 by Routledge