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Major Works: History of Islam

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  1. Philosophy and Science in the Islamic World (RLE Politics of Islam)

    By C.A. Qadir

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of Islam

    The basis of Muslim philosophy and science is the instruction buried in the Quran. At an early date this tradition was enlarged and strengthened by the infiltration into Muslim culture of Greek philosophy and science through the translation of Greek classics by Muslims. The Indian tradition of...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Recognizing Islam (RLE Politics of Islam)

    An Anthropologist's Introduction

    By Michael Gilsenan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of Islam

    Islam is more than a set of laws, rites and beliefs presented as a religious and social totality. As a word it covers a multitude of everyday forms and practices that are interwoven in complex, sometimes almost invisible ways in daily existence. Drawing exclusively on his own fieldwork in Egypt,...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Islamization of the Law in Pakistan (RLE Politics of Islam)

    By Rubya Mehdi

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of Islam

    This is a detailed, critical study of the reforms which have been made in recent years to the law in the State of Pakistan with the ostensible objective of bringing it into accord with the requirements of Islam. Special emphasis is given to the period from 1977 when General Zia ul Haque adopted a...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Islamic Reassertion (RLE Politics of Islam)

    By Mohammed Ayoob

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Politics of Islam

    The Iranian Revolution has catalysed the preconceptions holding sway in the Western World about the character of Islam and its politics, based as they are on a mixture of imagined cultural superiority and a latent fear of a resurgence similar to the Arab conquests of the seventh and eighth...

    Published May 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Tafsir

    Interpreting the Qur'an

    Edited by Mustafa Shah

    Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies

    Within the classical Islamic tradition, the field of Qur'anic exegesis, more commonly referred to as tafsir, occupies a revered place among the traditional Muslim sciences. Although tafsir encompasses various approaches to the explication of the Qur’an and these include legal, theological,...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Routledge Library Editions: Islam 48 vols

    By Various

    This is a multi-volume collection by leading authors in Islamic Studies. The volumes were originally published between 1867 and 1987. The collection reprints texts carefully selected on the basis of their influence and prestige, written by pre-eminent scholars of Islamic history, philosophy and...

    Published December 6th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Library Editions: Islam 48 Volume-Set

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    This is a multi-volume collection by leading authors in Islamic Studies. The volumes were originally published between 1867 and 1987. The collection reprints texts carefully selected on the basis of their influence and prestige, written by pre-eminent scholars of Islamic history, philosophy and...

    Published November 30th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Library Editions: Islam 48 vols

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    This is a multi-volume collection by leading authors in Islamic Studies. The volumes were originally published between 1867 and 1987. The collection reprints texts carefully selected on the basis of their influence and prestige, written by pre-eminent scholars of Islamic history, philosophy and...

    Published November 30th 2007 by Routledge

  10. The Muslim World 1100–1700

    Early Sources on Middle East History, Geography and Travel (Royal Asiatic Society Classics 2)

    Edited by Hiroyuki Mashita

    The Royal Asiatic Society, founded in 1823, was the main centre in Britain for scholarly work on Asia in the nineteenth century, and has been a publisher since 1829. The Muslim World 1100–1700: Early Sources on Middle East History, Geography and Travel is the second collection of RAS Classics...

    Published October 15th 2007 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Muhammad CC 4V
    Edited by Andreas Goerke
    To Be Published April 14th 2015

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