Book Display | October 2021

The following list of books includes 24 English-language titles published in October 2021 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 Wali Siddiq with the Maydan team]

The Clergy and the Modern Middle East: Shi'i Political Activism in Iran, Iraq and Lebanon

Author: Mohammad R. KalantariPublisher: Bloomsbury PublishingYear: 2021Discipline: Islam and PoliticsRegion: Iran/Iraq/Lebanon

Early Islam in Medina: Malik and his Muwatta'

Author: Yasin DuttonPublisher: Bloomsbury PublishingYear: 2021Discipline: Islamic StudiesRegion: Hejaz

Metaphors of Death and Resurrection in the Qur'an: An Intertextual Approach with Biblical and Rabbinic Literature

Author: Abdulla GaladariPublisher: Bloomsbury PublishingYear: 2021Discipline: Textual StudiesRegion: Middle East

Muslim Masculinities in Literature and Film: Transcultural Identity and Migration in Britain

Author: Peter CherryPublisher: Bloomsbury PublishingYear: 2021Discipline: Gender StudiesRegion: Britain

Prognostic Dreams, Otherworldly Saints, and Caliphal Ghosts: A Critical Edition of Saʿdeddīn Efendi’s (d. 1599) Selimname

Author: Saʿdeddīn EfendiEditor: H. Erdem ÇıpaPublisher: Brill (UK)Year: 2021Discipline: Region:

Gender and Biopolitics: The Changing Patterns of Womanhood in Post-2002 Turkey

Author: Pınar SarıgölPublisher: Brill (UK)Year: 2021Discipline: Gender StudiesRegion: Turkey

A Companion to Early Modern Istanbul

Editor: Shirine Hamadeh, Çiğdem KafescioğluPublisher: Brill (UK)Year: 2021Discipline: Travel GuideRegion: Istanbul

From the Khan's Oven: Studies on the History of Central Asian Religions in Honor of Devin DeWeese

Editor: Eren Tasar, Allen J. Frank, Jeff EdenPublisher: Brill (UK)Year: 2021Discipline: HistoryRegion: Central Asia

The Language of Violent Jihad

Author: Paul Baker, Rachelle Vessey, Tony McEneryPublisher: Cambridge University Press (UK)Year: 2021Discipline: Islamic StudiesRegion: Global

Lumbering State, Restless Society: Egypt in the Modern Era

Author: Nathan J. Brown, Shimaa Hatab, Amr AdlyPublisher: Columbia University PressYear: 2021Discipline: SociologyRegion: Egypt

The Production of Meaning in Islamic Architecture and Ornament

Author: Yasser TabbaaPublisher: Edinburgh University Press (UK)Year: 2021Discipline: ArchitectureRegion: Global

Rumi: A Life in Pictures

Author: John RenardPublisher: Edinburgh University Press (UK)Year: 2021Discipline: RumiRegion: Persia

Arabic Political Discourse in Transition

Author: El Mustapha LahlaliPublisher: Edinburgh University Press (UK)Year: 2021Discipline: Political StudiesRegion: Middle East

The Eurasian Steppe: People, Movement, Ideas

Author: Warwick BallPublisher: Edinburgh University Press (UK)Year: 2021 Discipline: HistoryRegion: Central Asia

Kurdish Diaspora Mobilization in Denmark: Supporting the Struggle in Syria

Author: Anne Sofie SchøttPublisher: Edinburgh University Press (UK)Year: 2021Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: Denmark

Islam and the Arabs in Spanish Scholarship: 16th Century to the Present

Author: James T. MonroePublisher: Harvard University PressYear: 2021Discipline: HistoryRegion: Spain

Muslims and the Making of Modern Europe

Author: Emily GreblePublisher: Oxford University Press (UK)Year: 2021Discipline: HistoryRegion: Europe

Rethinking Salafism: The Transnational Networks of Salafi 'Ulama in Egypt, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia

Author: Raihan IsmailPublisher: Oxford University Press (UK)Year: 2021Discipline: SalafismRegion: Egypt/Kuwait/Saudi Arabia

Transnational Islam and the Integration of Turks in Great Britain

Author: Erdem DikiciPublisher: SpringerYear: 2021Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: Britain

Understanding Afghanistan: History, Politics and the Economy

Author: Abdul QayyumPublisher: Routledge Taylor & Francis GroupYear: 2021Discipline: Country StudyRegion: Afghanistan

Islam and the Trajectory of Globalization: Rational Idealism and the Structure of World History

Author: Louay M. SafiPublisher: Routledge Taylor & Francis GroupYear: 2021Discipline: Islamic StudiesRegion: Global

Ecological Solidarity and the Kurdish Freedom Movement: Thought, Practice, Challenges, and Opportunities

Editor: Stephen E. HuntPublisher: Rowman and Littlefield PublishersYear: 2021Discipline: Region: Kurdistan

Political Kinship in Pakistan: Descent, Marriage, and Government Stability

Author: Stephen M. LyonPublisher: Rowman and Littlefield PublishersYear: 2021Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: Pakistan

Revolutionary Tunisia: Inequality, Marginality, and Power

Author: Stefano PontiggiaPublisher: Rowman and Littlefield PublishersYear: 2021Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: Tunisia