Islamic studies

    The Taliban Reader: War, Islam and Politics

    Paperback £21.21

    A comprehensive sourcebook for scholars and students of Islamist political movements

    Sceptics of Islam

    By Ralph M. Coury

    Hardback £62.46

    This unique volume introduces the writings of the Muslim and Arab Christian revisionist 'free-thinkers' who have tried to redefine the relationship.

    Christians and Jews Under Islam

    By Youssef Courbage

    Paperback £17.45

    Charts the factors that have shaped the position of Christian and Jewish minorities under Islam in the past and today.

    Taliban Narratives

    By Thomas Johnson

    Paperback £24.96

    Shines a light on the Taliban's propaganda arm and its impact on the course of the war in Afghanistan.

    Revolts and the Military in the Arab Spring

    By Sean Burns

    Hardback £69.61

    The Arab Spring, which swept across the Middle East between 2010 and 2012, demonstrated the extent to which military structure and decision-making determine whether peaceful uprisings lead to democratisation, renewed authoritarianism, collapse or civil war.

    Islamic Capital Markets and Products

    By Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim

    Hardback £87.46

    Ensure Basel III compliance with expert analysis specific to Islamic Finance Islamic Capital Markets and Products provides a thorough examination of Islamic capital markets ICM, with particular attention to the products that they offer and the legal and regulatory infrastructure within which they operate.

    Making Revolution in Egypt: The 6 April Youth Movement in a Global Context

    By Ali Sonay

    Hardback £61.11

    The April 6th Youth Movement began as a Facebook page that sought to mobilize young Egyptians' support for striking industrial workers.

    Islamic Law: Cases, Authorities and Worldview

    By Ahmad Atif Ahmad

    Paperback £20.05

    "This is an introductory overview of Islamic law, and the first designed specifically for undergraduates in religious and Islamic studies, and covers both contemporary and historical aspects"--

    Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization

    By Alison Vacca

    Hardback £65.84

    This book explores the Christian provinces of Armenia and Caucasian Albania as caliphal provinces and part of the larger Iranian cultural sphere. It is aimed at historians of Islam, Iran and the Caucasus, and for those studying themes of memory, diversity and Muslim-Christian relations in the Near East.

    Concise History of Sunnis and Shi`is

    By John McHugo

    Hardback £14.46

    A Concise History of Sunnis and Shi'is is an essential guide to understanding the genesis, development and manipulation of one of the greatest schisms that has come to define Islam and the Muslim world.

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