Book Display – January 2019

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in January 2019 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.

A Pearl in Peril

Author: Christina LukePublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: ArchaeologyRegion: Middle East, Turkey

The Praiseworthy One: The Prophet Muhammad in Islamic Texts and Images

Author: Christiane GruberPublisher: Indiana University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Islamic StudiesRegion: Global

Believing Women in Islam: Unreading Patriarchal Interpretations of the Qur'an, Revised Edition

Author: Asma BarlasPublisher: University of Texas PressYear: 2019Discipline: Middle East Studies, Islamic StudiesRegion: Global

Muslims of Central Asia: An Introduction

Author: Galina M. YemelianovaPublisher: Edinburgh University PressYear: 2019Discipline: History, Islamic StudiesRegion: Central Asia

Winning Hearts and Votes: Social Services and the Islamist Political Advantage

Author: Steven BrookePublisher: Cornell University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Political Science, Middle East StudiesRegion: Middle East, Egypt

LGBTI Rights in Turkey: Sexuality and the State in the Middle East

Author: Fait MuediniPublisher: Cambridge University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Middle East Studies, Political ScienceRegion: Middle East, Turkey

The Oxford Handbook of Islamic Law

Editor: Anver M. Emon and Rumee AhmedPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: LawRegion: Global

Interpreting Averroes: Critical Essays

Editor: Peter Adamson, Matteo Di GiovanniPublisher: Cambridge University PressYear: 2019Discipline: PhilosophyRegion: Global

Veiling Esther, Unveiling Her Story: The Reception of a Biblical Book in Islamic Lands

Author: Adam J. SilversteinPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Religious Studies, Biblical StudiesRegion: Middle East

Mamluk Cairo, a Crossroads for Embassies: Studies on Diplomacy and Diplomatics

Editor: Frédéric Bauden and Malika DekkichePublisher: BrillYear: 2019Discipline: Middle East Studies, Islamic StudiesRegion: Middle East, Egypt

In Their Own Words: Understanding Lashkar-e-Tayyaba

Author: C. Christine FairPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Regional Studies, SociologyRegion: South Asia, Pakistan

Prophetic Translation: The Making of Modern Egyptian Literature

Author: Maya I. KesrouanyPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Literary StudiesRegion: North Africa, Egypt