Book Display – August 2018

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

Open to Reason: Muslim Philosophers in Conversation with the Western Tradition

Author: Souleymane Bachir Diagne. Translated by Jonathan AdjemianPublisher: Columbia Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: PhilosophyRegion: Global

The Future of Interfaith Dialogue: Muslim-Christian Encounters through A Common Word

Editor: Yazid Said and Lejla DemiriPublisher: Cambridge Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Global

Islamic Monuments in Cairo: The Practical Guide (New Revised 7th Edition)

Author: Caroline WilliamsPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: ArtRegion: Middle East

The Hijaz: The First Islamic State

Author: Malik DahlanPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East

The Muslim Merchants of Premodern China: The History of a Maritime Asian Trade Diaspora, 750–1400

Author: John W. ChaffeePublisher: Cambridge Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: HistoryRegion: East Asia

Islamophobia and the Novel

Author: Peter MoreyPublisher: Columbia Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: LiteratureRegion: Global

Language between God and the Poets: Ma‘na in the Eleventh Century

Author: Alexander KeyPublisher: Univ. of California PressYear: 2018Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Global

Lives of the Prophets: The Illustrations to Hafiz-i Abru’s “Assembly of Chronicles”

Author: Mohamad Reza GhiasianPublisher: BrillYear: 2018Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Middle East

Sufism in Central Asia: New Perspectives on Sufi Traditions, 15th-21st Centuries

Editor: Devin DeWeese and Jo-Ann GrossPublisher: BrillYear: 2018Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: Central Asia

'Stringing Coral Beads': The Religious Poetry of Brava (c. 1890-1975): A Source Publication of Chimiini Texts and English Translations

Editor: Alessandra Vianello, Lidwien Kapteijns and Mohamed KassimPublisher: BrillYear: 2018Discipline: Religious Studies, PoetryRegion: East Africa

Muslim Women, Domestic Violence, and Psychotherapy: Theological and Clinical Issues

Author: Nazila IsgandarovaPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2018Discipline: Behavioral Sciences, Religious StudiesRegion: Global

Religious Boundaries for Sex, Gender, and Corporeality

Editor: Alexandra Cuffel, Ana Echevarria, and Georgios T. HalkiasPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2018Discipline: Religious Studies, Gender StudiesRegion: Global

Burying Jihadis: Bodies Between State, Territory, and Identity

Author: Riva KastoryanoPublisher: HurstYear: 2018Discipline: Conflict StudiesRegion: Global

Qur'anic Hermeneutics: Between Science, History, and the Bible

Author: Abdulla GaladariPublisher: BloomsburyYear: 2018Discipline: Qur'anic StudiesRegion: Global

Amplifying Islam in the European Soundscape: Religious Pluralism and Secularism in the Netherlands

Author: Pooyan Tamimi ArabPublisher: BloomsburyYear: 2018Discipline: Religious StudiesRegion: The Netherlands

Muslim Voices: What It Means to Be Muslim Today

Author: Declan HenryPublisher: Univ. of British Columbia PressYear: 2018Discipline: Religious Studies, SociologyRegion: Global

Demography and Democracy: Transitions in the Middle East and North Africa

Author: Elhum HaghighatPublisher: Cambridge Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: Middle East

Both Eastern and Western: An Intellectual History of Iranian Modernity

Author: Afshin Matin-AsgariPublisher: Cambridge Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: HistoryRegion: Iran

Islam and Law in Lebanon: Sharia within and without the State

Author: Morgan ClarkePublisher: Cambridge Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: Political Science, Religious StudiesRegion: Lebanon

Inside the Arab State

Author: Mehran KamravaPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: Middle East

Political Science Research in the Middle East and North Africa: Methodological and Ethical Challenges

Editor: Janine A. Clark and Francesco CavatortaPublisher: Oxford Univ. PressYear: 2018Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: Middle East