Book Display – June 2019

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

Islamic Law of the Sea Freedom of Navigation and Passage Rights in Islamic Thought

Author: Hassan S. Khalilieh,Publisher: Cambridge University PressYear: 2019Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East

How Information Warfare Shaped the Arab Spring The Politics of Narrative in Egypt and Tunisia

Author: Nathaniel GreenbergPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Middle East Studies, Media StudiesRegion: Middle East

Muslims in Southern Africa Johannesburg’s Somali Diaspora

Author: Samadia SadouniPublisher: Palgrave MacmillanYear: 2019Discipline: Migration StudiesRegion: Africa, South Africa

Faces of Muhammad Western Perceptions of the Prophet of Islam from the Middle Ages to Today

Author: John V. TolanPublisher: Princeton University PressYear: 2019Discipline: HistoryRegion: Europe

Possessed by the Right Hand The Problem of Slavery in Islamic Law and Muslim Cultures

Author: Bernard K. FreamonPublisher: BrillYear: 2019Discipline: History, Islamic LawRegion: Global

Communities Of The Qur’an: Dialogue, Debate And Diversity In The 21st Century

Editor: Emran El-Badawi and Paula Sanders Publisher: OneWorldYear: 2019Discipline: Religious Studies, Islamic StudiesRegion: Global

Crime and Punishment in Islamic Law A Fresh Interpretation

Author: Mohammad Hashim KamaliPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Islamic LawRegion: Global

From Freedom Fighters to Jihadists Human Resources of Non-State Armed Groups

Author: Vera MironovaPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: PsychologyRegion: Middle East, Iraq

Art, Allegory and the Rise of Shi’ism in Iran, 1487-1565

Author: Chad KiaPublisher: Edinburgh University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Islamic ArtRegion: Asia, Iran

Many Rivers, One Sea Bangladesh and the Challenge of Islamist Militancy

Author: Joseph AllchinPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Asian StudiesRegion: Asia, Bangladesh

New Perspectives on Pakistan's Political Economy State, Class and Social Change

Editor: Matthew McCartney, S. Akbar ZaidiPublisher: Cambridge University PressYear: 2019Discipline: South Asian Studies, Political EconomyRegion: Asia, Pakistan

Road Warriors Foreign Fighters in the Armies of Jihad

Author: Daniel BymanPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Middle East StudiesRegion: Global