Book Display – June 2017

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in June 2017 which span a range of disciplines in the broad field of Islamic Studies. Some titles published in May 2017 also are included at the bottom of the list. 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.

Pilgrimage in Islam: Traditional and Modern Practices

Author: Sophia Rose ArjanaPublisher: OneworldYear: 2017Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Middle East

Somali, Muslim, British: Striving in Securitized Britain

Author: Giulia LiberatorePublisher: BloomsburyYear: 2017Discipline: AnthropologyRegion: Europe

Beauty in Sufism: The Teachings of Ruzbihan Baqli

Author: Kazuyo MurataPublisher: SUNY PressYear: 2017Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Middle East

The Koran in English: A Biography

Author: Bruce B. LawrencePublisher: Princeton Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Global

Troubling Muslim Youth Identities: Nation, Religion, Gender

Author: Dunne, et al.Publisher: Palgrave MacmillanYear: 2017Discipline: SociologyRegion: Global

Everyday Faith in Sufi Senegal

Author: Laura CochranePublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2017Discipline: Anthropology, Religious StudiesRegion: Africa

Shi'i Doctrine, Mu'tazili Theology: al-Sharif al-Murtada and Imami Discourse

Author: Hussein Ali AbdulsaterPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Middle East

Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

Editor: Jocelyne Cesari and Jose CasanovaPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Global

Victorian Muslim: Abdullah Quilliam and Islam in the West

Editor: Jamie Gilham and Ron GeavesPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: Europe

New Perspectives on Ibn 'Asakir in Islamic Historiography

Editor: Steven Judd and Jens ScheinerPublisher: BrillYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East

A Companion to Sardinian History, 500-1500

Editor: Michelle HobartPublisher: BrillYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: Europe

Early Islamic Law in Basra in the 2nd/8th Century

Author: Abdulrahman al-SalimiPublisher: BrillYear: 2017Discipline: History, LawRegion: Middle East

Theology and Society in the Second and Third Centuries of the Hijra Vol. 2: A History of Religious Thought in Early Islam

Author: Josef van EssPublisher: BrillYear: 2017Discipline: Religious Studies, HistoryRegion: Middle East

Legal Documents as Sources for the History of Muslim Societies

Editor: van Berkel, et al.Publisher: BrillYear: 2017Discipline: History, LawRegion: Middle East, North Africa

Minor Marriage in Early Islamic Law

Author: Carolyn BaughPublisher: BrillYear: 2017Discipline: History, LawRegion: Middle East

The Mystics of al-Andalus: Ibn Barrajan and Islamic Thought in the Twelfth Century

Author: Yousef CasewitPublisher: Cambridge Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: History, Religious StudiesRegion: Europe

Rethinking Islam and the State in Iran: The Radical Writings of Montazari, Kadivar, Soroush and Shabestari

Author: Mirjam KunklerPublisher: I.B. TaurisYear: 2017Discipline: Politics, HistoryRegion: Middle East

Supporting Muslim Students: A Guide to Understanding the Diverse Issues of Today's Classrooms

Author: Laura Mahalingappa, et al.Publisher: Rowman & LittlefieldYear: 2017Discipline: EducationRegion: Global

Islamic Modernities in Southeast Asia: Exploring Indonesian Popular and Visual Culture

Author: Leonie SchmidtPublisher: Rowman & LittlefieldYear: 2017Discipline: SociologyRegion: Southeast Asia

An Introduction to the Crusades

Author: S.J. AllenPublisher: Univ. of Toronto PressYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East, Europe

Caravan of Martyrs: Sacrifice and Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan

Author: David B. EdwardsPublisher: Univ. of California PressYear: 2017Discipline: AnthropologyRegion: Central Asia

The Wiley Blackwell Companion to the Qur'an, Second Edition

Editor: Andrew Rippin and Jawid MojaddediPublisher: Wiley-BlackwellYear: 2017Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Global

Fighting Hislam: Women, Faith and Sexism

Author: Susan CarlandPublisher: Melbourne Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: SociologyRegion: Global

The Colonial Legacy in France: Fracture, Rupture and Apartheid

Editor: Nicolas Bancel, et al.Publisher: Indiana Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: Politics, AnthropologyRegion: Europe

Sovereign Women in a Muslim Kingdom: The Sultanahs of Aceh, 1641-1699

Author: Sher Banu A.L. KhanPublisher: Cornell Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: Southeast Asia

Islam, Society, and Politics in Central Asia

Author: Pauline JonesPublisher: Univ. of Pittsburgh PressYear: 2017Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: Central Asia