Book Display – April 2020

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in April 2020 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. [ Curated by Sulaiman Popal with the Maydan team].

 

Revolution and Disenchantment: Arab Marxism and the Binds of Emancipation

Author: Fadi A. BardawilPublisher: Duke University PressYear: 2020Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Middle East

Takfīr im militanten Salafismus

Author: Justyna NedzaPublisher: Brill (UK)Year: 2020Discipline: Law, PoliticsRegion:

Bayana:The Sources of Mughal Architecture

Author: Mehrdad Shokoohy, Natalie H. ShokoohyPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2020Discipline: History, ArchitectureRegion:

Local States in an Imperial World: Identity, Society and Politics in the Early Modern Deccan

Author: Roy S. FischelPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2020Discipline: History, PoliticsRegion:

Remapping Persian Literary History, 1700-1900

Author: Kevin L. SchwartzPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2020Discipline: History, LiteratureRegion:

Secularism in the Arab World

Author: Aziz al-Azmeh and Translated by David BondPublisher: Oxford Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2020Discipline: History, Religous Studies Region:

Sacred Place and Sacred Time in the Medieval Islamic Middle East

Author: Daniella Talmon-HellerPublisher: Oxford Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2020Discipline: History, Religous Studies Region:

Embattled Dreamlands The Politics of Contesting Armenian, Kurdish and Turkish Memory

Author: David LeupoldPublisher: Routledge Taylor and Francis GroupYear: 2020Discipline: Politics Region:

The Impact of Global English on Cultural Identities in the United Arab Emirates

Author: Sarah HopkynsPublisher: Routledge Taylor and Francis GroupYear: 2020Discipline: Anthropology, Middle EastRegion:

Aesthetic Hybridity in Mughal Painting, 1526–1658

Author: Valerie GonzalezPublisher: Routledge Taylor and Francis GroupYear: 2020Discipline: Art HistoryRegion:

Contesting the Iranian Revolution: The Green Uprisings

Author: Pouya AlimaghamPublisher: Cambridge Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2020Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Iran

Arabian Satire: Poetry from 18th-Century Najd

Author: Ḥmēdān al-ShwēʿirPublisher: New York Univ. PressYear: 2020Discipline: Literature, Poetry Region: