Book Display – April 2018

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

Colonial al-Andalus: Spain and the Making of Modern Moroccan Culture

Author: Eric CalderwoodPublisher: Harvard Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: History, Political ScienceRegion: Europe, North Africa

Making the Arab World: Nasser, Qutb, and the Clash That Shaped the Middle East

Author: Fawaz A. GergesPublisher: Princeton Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: History, Political ScienceRegion: Middle East

American Islamophobia: Understanding the Roots and Rise of Fear

Author: Khaled A. BeydounPublisher: Univ. of California PressYear: 2018Discipline: Sociology, LawRegion: North America

Shariah: What Everyone Needs to Know

Author: John L. Esposito and Natana J. DeLong-BasPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: Law, HistoryRegion: Global

In the Shade of the Golden Palace: Alaol and Middle Bengali Poetics in Arakan

Author: Thibaut d-HubertPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: Literature, HistoryRegion: Southeast Asia

The Religious Polemics of the Muslims of Late Medieval Christian Iberia

Author: Monica Colominas AparicioPublisher: BrillYear: 2018Discipline: HistoryRegion: Europe

Russia's Islam and Orthodox Beyond the Institutions

Editor: Alfrid K. Bustanov and Michael KemperPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2018Discipline: Religious Studies, PoliticsRegion: Europe

Reporting Islam: International Best Practice for Journalists

Author: Jacqui Ewart and Kate O'DonnellPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2018Discipline: CommunicationRegion: Global

Islam: A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation

Author: Imran AijazPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2018Discipline: PhilosophyRegion: Global