Book Display – September 2017

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in September 2017, as well as a few titles published in August, 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.

Dilemmas of Inclusion: Muslims in European Politics

Author: Rafaela M. DancygierPublisher: Princeton Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Europe

The Arabic Freud: Psychoanalysis and Islam in Modern Egypt

Author: Omnia El ShakryPublisher: Princeton Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East, North Africa

Keeping It Halal: The Everyday Lives of Muslim American Teenage Boys

Author: John O'BrienPublisher: Princeton Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: SociologyRegion: North America

Walayah in the Fatimid Isma'ili Tradition

Author: Elizabeth R. AlexandrinPublisher: SUNY PressYear: 2017Discipline: Religious Studies, HistoryRegion: North Africa

Islam, Faith, and Fashion: The Islamic Fashion Industry in Turkey

Author: Magdalena CraciunPublisher: BloomsburyYear: 2017Discipline: AnthropologyRegion: Middle East

Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Author: Julian MilliePublisher: Cornell Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: AnthropologyRegion: Southeast Asia

Bad Girls of the Arab World

Editor: Nadia Yaqub and Rula QuawasPublisher: Univ. of Texas PressYear: 2017Discipline: InterdisciplinaryRegion: Middle East, North Africa

Scotland's Muslims: Society, Politics and Identity

Editor: Peter HopkinsPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: Sociology, PoliticsRegion: Europe

The Qur'an: A Historical-Critical Introduction

Author: Nicolai SinaiPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Global

Qur'anic Guidance for Good Governance: A Contemporary Perspective

Editor: Abdullah al-Ahsan and Stephen B. YoungPublisher: Palgrave MacmillanYear: 2017Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Global

Unveiling Sufism: From Manhattan to Mecca

Author: William Rory Dickson and Meena Sharify-FunkPublisher: EquinoxYear: 2017Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Global

Muhammad's Heirs: The Rise of Muslim Scholarly Communities, 622-950

Author: Jonathan E. BrockoppPublisher: Cambridge Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: History, Religious StudiesRegion: Middle East

Narratives of Kingship in Eurasian Empires, 1300-1800

Author: Richard van LeeuwenPublisher: BrillYear: 2017Discipline: Literature, HistoryRegion: Europe, Central Asia

Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History, Vol. 10 Ottoman and Safavid Empires (1600-1700)

Editor: Thomas, et al.Publisher: BrillYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East

Shared Identities: Medieval and Modern Imaginings of Judeo-Islam

Author: Aaron W. HughesPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East

Tunisia: An Arab Anomaly

Author: Safwan M. MasriPublisher: Columbia Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: North Africa

In Search of the Lost Orient: An Interview

Author: Olivier RoyPublisher: Columbia Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Central Asia

Words Are Weapons: Inside ISIS's Rhetoric of Terror

Author: Philippe-Joseph SalazarPublisher: Yale Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: Politics, CommunicationRegion: Global

Islamic Macroeconomics: A Model for Efficient Government, Stability and Full Employment

Author: Almarzoqi, et al.Publisher: RoutledgeYear: 2017Discipline: EconomicsRegion: Global

Islamists of the Maghreb

Author: Jeffry R. Halverson and Nathaniel GreenbergPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2017Discipline: PoliticsRegion: North Africa

Arabs and Iranians in the Islamic Conquest Narrative: Memory and Identity Construction in Islamic Historiography, 750-1050

Author: Scott SavranPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East

Tantawi Jawhari and the Qur'an: Tafsir and Social Concerns in the Twentieth Century

Author: Majid DaneshgarPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2017Discipline: Religious Studies, HistoryRegion: Middle East, North Africa

Reading Milton Through Islam

Editor: David Currell and Fracois-Xavier GleyzonPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2017Discipline: Literature, HistoryRegion: Middle East, Europe

Routledge Handbook on Christian-Muslim Relations

Editor: David ThomasPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2017Discipline: History, Religious Studies, PoliticsRegion: Global

Sacrifice in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Author: David L. WeddlePublisher: New York Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Global

Routledge Handbook on Early Islam

Editor: Herbert BergPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2017Discipline: Religious Studies, HistoryRegion: Middle East

The Making of Christian Malta: From the Early Middle Ages to 1530

Author: Anthony LuttrellPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: Europe

In The Shadows of Glories Past: Jihad for Modern Science in Muslim Societies, 1850 to the Arab Spring

Author: John W. LivingstonPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East

The Rise of Science in Islam and the West: From Shared Heritage to Parting of the Ways, Eighth to Nineteenth Centuries

Author: John W. LivingstonPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East

European Muslims and New Media

Editor: Merve Kayikci and Leens d'HaenensPublisher: Cornell Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: Sociology, PoliticsRegion: Europe

The Politics of Secularism: Religion, Diversity, and Institutional Change in France and Turkey

Author: Murat AkanPublisher: Columbia Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: Europe, Middle East

Jihad and Dawah: Evolving Narratives of Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jamat ud Dawah

Author: Samina YasmeenPublisher: HurstYear: 2017Discipline: PoliticsRegion: South Asia

The Hazaras and the Afghan State: Rebellion, Exclusion and the Struggle for Recognition

Author: Niamatullah IbrahimiPublisher: HurstYear: 2017Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Central Asia

Lost Islamic History: Reclaiming Muslim Civilisation from the Past (Revised and Expanded Edition)

Author: Firas AlkhateebPublisher: HurstYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: Global

The Syrian Jihad: The Evolution of an Insurgency (Revised and Updated Edition)

Author: Charles R. ListerPublisher: HurstYear: 2017Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Middle East