Book Display – July 2019

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

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation and Human Rights

Editor: Marie Juul Petersen and Turan KayaogluPublisher: University of Pennsylvania PressYear: 2019Discipline: Law, International RelationsRegion: Middle East

Indian Muslim(s) After Liberalization

Author: Maidul IslamPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: South East Asia, India

When Islam Is Not a Religion Inside America's Fight for Religious Freedom

Author: Asma T. UddinPublisher: Pegasus BooksYear: 2019Discipline: Law, Religious StudiesRegion: North America, USA

Finding Faith in Foreign Policy: Religion and American Diplomacy in a Postsecular World

Author: Gregorio BettizaPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: International RelationsRegion: Global

Gambling with Violence State Outsourcing of War in Pakistan and India

Author: Yelena BibermanPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: Southeast Asia

Gendered Morality Classical Islamic Ethics of the Self, Family, and Society

Author: Zahra AyubiPublisher: Columbia University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Islamic Studies, Gender StudiesRegion: Global

Useful Enemies Islam and The Ottoman Empire in Western Political Thought, 1450-1750

Author: Noel MalcolmPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Political PhilosophyRegion: Europe

Contested Politics in Tunisia Civil Society in a Post-Authoritarian State

Author: Edwige FortierPublisher: Cambridge University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Political Science, Middle East StudiesRegion: North Africa, Tunisia

Hezbollah Mobilization and Power

Author: Aurélie DaherPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Middle East StudiesRegion: Middle East, Lebanon

Iran Resurgent The Rise and Rise of the Shia State

Author: Mahan AbedinPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Middle East StudiesRegion: Middle East, Iran

Modern Things on Trial: Islam’s Global and Material Reformation in the Age of Rida, 1865–1935

Author: Leor HaleviPublisher: Columbia University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Middle East Studies, Religious StudiesRegion: Middle East, Egypt

The House of Sciences The First Modern University in the Muslim World

Author: Ekmeleddin IhsanogluPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East, Ottoman Empire

Crony Capitalism in the Middle East Business and Politics from Liberalization to the Arab Spring

Editor: Ishac Diwan, Adeel Malik, and Izak AtiyasPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Economies of Muslim SocietiesRegion: Middle East

Religion in the Egyptian Novel

Author: Christina PhilipsPublisher: ِEdinburgh University PressYear: 2019Discipline: Arabic LiteratureRegion: Middle East, Egypt