Book Display – March 2018

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

Music, Sound, and Architecture in Islam

Editor: Michael Frishkopf and Federico SpinettiPublisher: Univ. of Texas PressYear: 2018Discipline: Ethnomusicology, Art HistoryRegion: Global

When the War Came Home: The Ottomans' Great War and the Devastation of an Empire

Author: Yigit AkinPublisher: Stanford Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East

Analytic Islamic Philosophy

Author: Anthony Robert BoothPublisher: Palgrave MacmillanYear: 2018Discipline: Philosophy, Religious StudiesRegion: Middle East, Europe

What is the Sharia?

Author: Baudouin DupretPublisher: HurstYear: 2018Discipline: Law, HistoryRegion: Global

Anthropomorphism in Islam: The Challenge of Traditionalism (700-1350)

Author: Livnat HoltzmanPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: Religious Studies, HistoryRegion: Global

Latino and Muslim in America: Race, Religion, and the Making of a New Minority

Author: Harold D. MoralesPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: SociologyRegion: North America

Democratic Transition in the Muslim World: A Global Perspective

Editor: Alfred StepanPublisher: Columbia Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Global

The Iranian Metaphysicals: Explorations in Science, Islam, and the Uncanny

Author: Alireza DoostdarPublisher: Princeton Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: Anthropology, HistoryRegion: Middle East

Ibn Khaldun: An Intellectual Biography

Author: Robert IrwinPublisher: Princeton Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: HistoryRegion: North Africa, Europe

Governing Muslims and Islam in Contemporary Germany: Race, Time, and the German Islam Conference

Author: Luis Manuel Hernandez AguilarPublisher: BrillYear: 2018Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Europe

Sacred Spaces and Transnational Networks in American Sufism

Author: Merin Shobhana XavierPublisher: BloomsburyYear: 2018Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: North America

Why Terrorists Quit: The Disengagement of Indonesian Jihadists

Author: Julie Chernov HwangPublisher: Cornell Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: Political Science, SociologyRegion: Southeast Asia

Muslims, Identity, and American Politics

Author: Brian CalfanoPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2018Discipline: PoliticsRegion: North America