Book Display May 2019

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

Arabs in the Early Islamic Empire: Exploring al-Azd Tribal Identity

Author: Brian UlrichPublisher: Edinburgh University PressYear: 2019Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East, Arabian Peninsula

The Rise of Islamic Political Movements and Parties: Morocco, Turkey and Jordan

Author: Esen KirdişPublisher: Edinburgh University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: Middle East, North Africa

Sufism in Ottoman Egypt: Circulation, Renewal and Authority in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries,

Author: Rachida ChihPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2019Discipline: Islamic StudiesRegion: Middle East, Egypt

Routledge Handbook of Islamic Law

Editor: Khaled Abou El Fadl, Ahmad Atif Ahmad, Said Fares HassanPublisher: RoutledgeYear: 2019Discipline: Islamic LawRegion: Global

The Anthropology of Islamic Law: Education, Ethics, and Legal Interpretation at Egypt's Al-Azhar

Author: Aria NakissaPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Islamic Studies, AnthropologyRegion: Middle East, Egypt

Arabic Oration: Art and Function

Author: Tahera QutbuddinPublisher: BrillYear: 2019Discipline: Arabic Literature, Islamic StudiesRegion: Global

Minority Religions under Irish Law

Editor: Kathryn O'SullivanPublisher: BrillYear: 2019Discipline: Islamic LawRegion: Europe, Ireland

Lifeworlds of Islam: The Pragmatics of a Religion

Author: Mohammed A. BamyehPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: SociologyRegion: Global

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Everyone Needs to Know

Author: Dov WaxmanPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: Middle East

Divided Gulf: The Anatomy of a Crisis

Editor: Andreas KreigPublisher: Palgrave MacmillanYear: 2019Discipline: Political Science, Security StudiesRegion: Middle East

Unsaying God: Negative Theology in Medieval Islam

Author: Aydogan KarsPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Religious Studies, Medieval HistoryRegion: Global

Migrating Texts: Circulating Translations around the Ottoman Mediterranean

Editor: Marilyn BoothPublisher: Edinburgh University PressYear: 2019Discipline: LiteratureRegion: Ottoman Empire