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  1. Studies on the Civilization of Islam

    By H.A.R. Gibb

    Originally published in 1962, this book presents important studies on the history, literature and religion of the Islamic peoples as well as an appraisal of contemporary intellectual currents in the Middle East. Part I interprets the basic political and cultural development in medieval Islam, set...

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  2. Aspects of Islamic Civilization

    As Depicted in the Original Texts

    By A J Arberry

    Originally published in 1964, this volume gathers together extracts from many of Arberry’s best-known works and supplements them with a selection of previously unpublished translations. The material therefore presents a vivid picture of the richness and variety of Islamic civilization from its...

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Pen and the Faith

    Eight Modern Muslim Writers and the Qur'an

    By Kenneth Cragg

    What is happening in Islam is of concern to more than Muslims. The Qur’an is the prime possession of Muslims: how then, are they reading and understanding their sacred Book today? This volume, originally published in 1985, examines eight writers from India, Egypt, Iran and Senegal. Their way with...

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  4. Colonial Urban Development

    Culture, Social Power and Environment

    By Anthony D. King

    The Study focuses on the social and, more especially, the cultural processes governing colonial urban development and develops a theory and methodology to do this. The author demonstrates how the physical and spatial arrangements characterizing urban development are unique products of a particular...

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Buddhism and Christianity

    Some Bridges of Understanding

    By Winston L King

    After a brief historical survey, the doctrines of dharma and karma are discussed and key elements that appear in contrasting forms in the two religions are examined. Originally published in 1963....

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Buddha's Philosophy

    Selections from the Pali Canon and an Introductory Essay

    By G F Allen

    This study, originally published in 1959, traces the origin of Buddhism in Brahmanism, and fixes its relationship to Hinduism, describing and stressing the basic importance of Buddhist contemplation. The first half of the book introduces the very heart of Buddhism, while the second part presents...

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Muslim Law

    An Historical Introduction to the Law of Inheritance

    By Alexander David Russell

    This volume, orginally published in 1925, outlines the historical development of the Muslim law of inheritance in pre-Islamic Law. It discusses the ranking of heirs and guardians, reforms introduced by Muhammad, subsequent development of the law, and rise of the orthodox schools. ...

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Islam in Tribal Societies

    From the Atlas to the Indus

    Edited by Akbar S. Ahmed

    A lively debate is currently being conducted in the social sciences around the concepts of "tribe", "segmentary societies" and "Islam in society". This wide-ranging collection by thirteen distinguished anthropologists contributes to the debate by examining various segmentary Islamic tribal...

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Islamic Law and Society in the Sudan

    By Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban

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

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  10. Science, Democracy and Islam

    And other essays

    By Humayun Kabir

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

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

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