Book Display – May 2018

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

Islam in Pakistan: A History

Author: Muhammad Qasim ZamanPublisher: Princeton Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: HistoryRegion: South Asia

Hamas Contained: The Rise and Pacification of Palestinian Resistance

Author: Tareq BaconiPublisher: Stanford Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Middle East

Sharia Compliant: A User's Guide to Hacking Islamic Law

Author: Rumee AhmedPublisher: Stanford Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: Law, PoliticsRegion: Global

Medieval Latin Lives of Muhammad

Editor: Julian Yolles and Jessica WeissPublisher: Harvard Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: HistoryRegion: Europe

The Qur'an and Modern Arabic Literary Criticism: From Taha to Nasr

Author: Mohammad SalamaPublisher: BloomsburyYear: 2018Discipline: Religious Studies, LiteratureRegion: Middle East

God and Man in Tehran: Contending Visions of the Divine from the Qajars to the Islamic Republic

Author: Hossein KamalyPublisher: Columbia Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: History, PoliticsRegion: Middle East

The Taliban Reader: War, Islam, and Politics

Editor: Alex Strick van Linschoten and Felix KuehnPublisher: HurstYear: 2018Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Central Asia

Knot of the Soul: Madness, Psychoanalysis, Islam

Author: Stefania PandolfoPublisher: Univ. of Chicago PressYear: 2018Discipline: Anthropology, PsychologyRegion: Middle East

Halal Food: A History

Author: Febe Armanios and Bogac ErgenePublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: History, LawRegion: Global

Republic of Islamophobia: The Rise of Respectable Racism in France

Author: James WolfreysPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Europe

Rethinking Ibn 'Arabi

Author: Gregory A. LiptonPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: Religious Studies, PhilosophyRegion: Middle East, Europe

The Foreign Policy of Islamist Political Parties: Ideology in Practice

Editor: Mohamed-Ali AdraouiPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Global

Nineteenth-Century Local Governance in Ottoman Bulgaria

Author: M. Safa SaracogluPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: History, PoliticsRegion: Europe