Book Display- November 2018

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

Veils, Turbans, and Islamic Reform in Northern Nigeria

Author: Elisha P RennePublisher: Indiana University PressYear: 2018Discipline: African Studies, AnthropologyRegion: Africa, Nigeria

Islam and World History: The Ventures of Marshall Hodgson

Editor: Edmund Burke III and Robert MankinPublisher: The University of Chicago PressYear: 2018Discipline: Islamic Studies, HistoryRegion: Global

Palestinian Women’s Activism: Nationalism, Secularism, Islamism

Author: Islah JadPublisher: Syacuse University PressYear: 2018Discipline: Women's StudiesRegion: Middle East, Palestine

The Political Lives of Saints: Christian-Muslim Mediation in Egypt

Author: Angie HeoPublisher: University of California PressYear: 2018Discipline: Anthropology, Religious StudiesRegion: Middle East, Egypt

In Quest of Justice: Islamic Law and Forensic Medicine in Modern Egypt

Author: Khaled FahmyPublisher: University of California PressYear: 2018Discipline: Middle East Studies, LawRegion: Middle East, Egypt

Money, Markets, and Monarchies: The Gulf Cooperation Council and the Political Economy of the Contemporary Middle East

Author: Adam HaniehPublisher: Cambridge University PressYear: 2018Discipline: Political Science, Middle East StudiesRegion: Middle East

Ibadi Muslims of North Africa: Manuscripts, Mobilization, and the Making of a Written Tradition

Author: Paul M. Love, JrPublisher: Cambridge University PressYear: 2018Discipline: Islamic Studies, HistoryRegion: Middle East, North Africa

The Holocaust and North Africa

Editor: Aomar Boum and Sarah Abrevaya SteinPublisher: Stanford University PressYear: 2018Discipline: Middle East Studies, Jewish StudiesRegion: North Africa

Islam, Christianity and the Realms of the Miraculous: A Comparative Exploration

Author: Ian Richard NettonPublisher: Edinburgh University PressYear: 2018Discipline: Religious Studies, Islamic StudiesRegion: Global

The Islamic State in Britain: Radicalization and Resilience in an Activist Network

Author: Michael KenneyPublisher: Cambridge University PressYear: 2018Discipline: SociologyRegion: Europe, UK

Inside Tunisia's al-Nahda: Between Politics and Preaching

Author: Rory McCarthyPublisher: Cambridge University PressYear: 2018Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: Middle East, Tunisia

Sufism and Early Islamic Piety: Personal and Communal Dynamics

Author: Arin Salamah-QudsiPublisher: Cambridge University PressYear: 2018Discipline: Islamic StudiesRegion: Global

Environmental Politics in the Middle East

Editor: Harry VerhoevenPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2018Discipline: Environmental Science, Political ScienceRegion: Middle East

The Sorrowful Muslim's Guide

Author: Hussein Ahmad Amin, Translated by Yasmin Amin and Nesrin AminPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2018Discipline: Islamic PhilosophyRegion: Middle East, Egypt