Book Display – December 2016

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in December 2016 which span a range of disciplines in the broad field of Islamic Studies. Meant to showcase current research by both established and emerging scholars, the Maydan Book Displays will surely be of interest to graduate students and advanced undergraduates who are searching for compelling sources to enrich their studies, as well as university professors and course instructors looking to add fresh material to their syllabi. Check back monthly for updates.

Subversives and Mavericks in the Muslim Mediterranean: A Subaltern History

Editor: Odile Moreau and Stuart SchaarPublisher: Univ. of Texas PressYear: 2016Discipline: HistoryRegion: North Africa, Middle East

Muslim Cool: Race, Religion, and Hip Hop in the United States

Author: Su'ad Abdul KhabeerPublisher: New York Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: AnthropologyRegion: North America

Islam, Power, and Dependency in the Gambia River Basin

Author: Assan SarrPublisher: Boydell & BrewerYear: 2016Discipline: HistoryRegion: Africa

Contemporary Turkey in Conflict: Ethnicity, Islam and Politics

Author: Tahir AbbasPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Middle East

Islamic Law and Empire in Ottoman Cairo

Author: James E. BaldwinPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: History, LawRegion: North Africa, Middle East

Rum Seljuq Architecture, 1170-1220: The Patronage of Sultans

Author: Richard P. McClaryPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: Art HistoryRegion: Middle East

The New Sectarianism: The Arab Uprisings and the Rebirth of the Shi'a-Sunni Divide

Author: Geneive AbdoPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: Politics, Religious StudiesRegion: Middle East, Global

Inside the Islamic Republic: Social Change in Post-Khomeini Iran

Editor: Mahmood MonshipouriPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: Sociology, PoliticsRegion: Middle East

Ethics of War and Peace in Iran and Shi'i Islam

Author: Mohammad Jafar Amir MahallatiPublisher: Univ. of Toronto PressYear: 2016Discipline: Religious Studies, PoliticsRegion: Middle East

Young British Muslims: Between Rhetoric and Real Lives

Editor: Sadek HamidPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2016Discipline: SociologyRegion: Europe

The Visual Divide Between Islam and the West

Author: Hatem AkilPublisher: Palgrave MacmillanYear: 2016Discipline: CommunicationRegion: Global, North America, Europe

A History of the Ottoman Empire

Author: Douglas A. HowardPublisher: Cambridge Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East

Ritual Cursing in Iran: Theology, Politics and the Public in Safavid Persia

Author: Rosemary Stanfield-JohnsonPublisher: I.B. TaurisYear: 2016Discipline: History, Politics, Religious StudiesRegion: Middle East

Islam and Social Work: Sensitive Practice in a Diverse World (2nd Ed.)

Author: Sara Ashencaen Crabtree, et al.Publisher: Policy PressYear: 2016Discipline: Sociology, Religious StudiesRegion: Global

Muslim Diasporas in the West

Editor: Tahir AbbasPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2016Discipline: SociologyRegion: Europe, North America

Egypt and Syria in the Early Mamluk Period

Author: D.S. RichardsPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2016Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East, North Africa

Foundations of Islamic Governance: A Southeast Asian Perspective

Author: Maszlee MalikPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2016Discipline: Religious Studies, LawRegion: South Asia

On Companionship and Belief

Editor: Samer TraboulsiPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: Philosophy, HistoryRegion: Middle East

Afghanistan's Islam: From Conversion to the Taliban

Editor: Nile GreenPublisher: Univ. of California PressYear: 2016Discipline: History, Religious StudiesRegion: Central Asia

The Pearl of Khorasan: A History of Herat

Author: C.P.W. GammellPublisher: HurstYear: 2016Discipline: HistoryRegion: Central Asia

Arabian Drugs in Early Medieval Mediterranean Medicine

Author: Zohar Amar and Efraim LevPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. PressYear: 2016Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East, North Africa

Philosophy in the Islamic World, Vol. 1: 8th-10th Centuries

Editor: Ulrich Rudolph, Rotraud Hansberger, and Peter AdamsonPublisher: BrillYear: 2016Discipline: Philosophy, HistoryRegion: Global

Roads to Paradise: Eschatology and Concepts of the Hereafter in Islam (2 vols)

Editor: Sebastian Gunther, Christian Mauder, and Todd LawsonPublisher: BrillYear: 2016Discipline: Religious Studies, HistoryRegion: Global

The Negotiability of Debt in Islamic Finance: An Analytical and Critical Study

Author: Abdulaziz A. AlmezeiniPublisher: BrillYear: 2016Discipline: Law, Religious StudiesRegion: Global