Book Display – November 2017

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in November 2017 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.

The Struggle for Pakistan: A Muslim Homeland and Global Politics

Author: Ayesha JalalPublisher: Harvard Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: Political Science, HistoryRegion: South Asia

Afghanistan Rising: Islamic Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires

Author: Faiz AhmedPublisher: Harvard Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: History, PoliticsRegion: Central Asia

Jinnealogy: Time, Islam, and Ecological Thought in the Medieval Ruins of Delhi

Author: Anand Vivek TanejaPublisher: Stanford Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: AnthropologyRegion: South Asia

The Qur'an and the Just Society

Author: Ramon HarveyPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: Religious Studies, HistoryRegion: Middle East

Persian Art: Image-making in Eurasia

Editor: Yuka KadoiPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: Art HistoryRegion: Central Asia, South Asia, Middle East

Imperial Muslims: Islam, Community and Authority in the Indian Ocean, 1839-1937

Author: Scott S. ReesePublisher: Edinburgh Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: South Asia

Said the Prophet of God: Hadith Commentary across a Millennium

Author: Joel BlecherPublisher: Univ. of California PressYear: 2017Discipline: Religious Studies, HistoryRegion: Middle East

Becoming Better Muslims: Religious Authority and Ethical Improvement in Aceh, Indonesia

Author: David KloosPublisher: Princeton Univ. PresYear: 2017Discipline: AnthropologyRegion: Southeast Asia

Theory and Practice in the Music of the Islamic World

Editor: Rachel Harris and Martin StokesPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2017Discipline: EthnomusicologyRegion: Middle East, Central Asia, South Asia

Beyond Sunni and Shia: The Roots of Sectarianism in a Changing Middle East

Editor: Frederic WehreyPublisher: HurstYear: 2017Discipline: Politics, SociologyRegion: Middle East

Norman Anderson and the Christian Mission to Modernise Islam

Author: Todd ThompsonPublisher: HurstYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: Europe

Seen and Unseen: Visual Cultures of Imperialism

Editor: Sanaz Fotouhi and Esmaeil ZeinyPublisher: BrillYear: 2017Discipline: CommunicationRegion: Global

Formation of a Religious Landscape: Shi'i Higher Learning in Safavid Iran

Author: Maryam MoazzenPublisher: BrillYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East, Religious Studies

Hope and Otherness: Christian Eschatology and Interreligious Hospitality

Author: Jakob WirenPublisher: BrillYear: 2017Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Global

Essays on Turkish Literature and History

Author: Barbara FlemmingPublisher: BrillYear: 2017Discipline: History, LiteratureRegion: Middle East

Mihri Hatun: Performance, Gender-Bending, and Subversion in Ottoman Intellectual History

Author: Didem HavliogluPublisher: Syracuse Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East

Islam and Britain: Muslim Mission in an Age of Empire

Author: Ron GeavesPublisher: BloomsburyYear: 2017Discipline: HistoryRegion: Europe

Islamic Spirituality: Theology and Practice for the Modern World

Author: Zeki SaritoprakPublisher: BloomsburyYear: 2017Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Global

The Afterlife of al-Andalus: Muslim Iberia in Contemporary Arab and Hispanic Narratives

Author: Christina CivantosPublisher: SUNY PressYear: 2017Discipline: History, CommunicationRegion: Europe, Middle East

The Qur'an and its Concepts: Disciplinary Perspectives

Author: Ulrika MartenssonPublisher: EquinoxYear: 2017Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Global

Bureaucratizing Islam: Morocco and the War on Terror

Author: Ann Marie WainscottPublisher: Cambridge Univ. PressYear: 2017Discipline: PoliticsRegion: North Africa