Book Display – February 2018

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in February 2018 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 Muslim Brotherhood and the West: A History of Enmity and Engagement

Author: Martyn FramptonPublisher: Harvard Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: Politics, HistoryRegion: Middle East, North Africa

The Republic of Arabic Letters: Islam and the European Enlightenment

Author: Alexander BevilacquaPublisher: Harvard Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: HistoryRegion: Europe, Middle East

The Bible and the Qur'an: Biblical Figures in the Islamic Tradition

Author: John Kaltner and Younus MirzaPublisher: BloomsburyYear: 2018Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Global

Mandatory Separation: Religion, Education, and Mass Politics in Palestine

Author: Suzanne SchneiderPublisher: Stanford Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East

Islam, Modernity and a New Millennium: Themes from a Critical Rationalist Reading of Islam

Author: Ali PayaPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2018Discipline: Philosophy, Religious StudiesRegion: Global

Religion, Media, and Marginality in Modern Africa

Editor: Becker, et al.Publisher: Ohio Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: Anthropology, HistoryRegion: Africa

Suburban Islam

Author: Justine HowePublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: Politics, Religious StudiesRegion: North America

Young Muslim America: Faith, Community, and Belonging

Author: Muna AliPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: AnthropologyRegion: North America

Piety and Public Opinion: Understanding Indonesian Islam

Author: Pepinsky, et al.Publisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Southeast Asia

The Temptation of Graves in Salafi Islam: Iconoclasm, Destruction and Idolatry

Author: Ondrej Beranek and Pavel TupekPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Middle East