Book Display | February 2022

The following list of books includes 28 English-language titles published in January 2022 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 Sound of Salvation

Author: Guangtian HaPublisher: Columbia Univ. PressYear: 2022Discipline: Gender, Sufism, MediaRegion: China

Islamic Leadership and the State in Eurasia

Author: Galina YemelianovaPublisher: Anthem PressYear: 2022Discipline: Politics, IslamRegion: Eurasia

Muslim-Christian Relations in Damascus amid the 1860 Riot

Author: Rana Abu-MounesPublisher: Brill (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Islam, Christianity, SocietyRegion: Damascus

The Religion and Rituals of the Nomads of Pre-Islamic Arabia: A Reconstruction Based on the Safaitic Inscriptions

Author: Ahmad Al-Jallad Publisher: Brill (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Society, Culture, ReligionRegion: Arabia

Historic Mosques in Sub-Saharan Africa: From Timbuktu to Zanzibar

Author: Stéphane PradinesPublisher: Brill (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Mosques, ArchitectureRegion: Sub-Saharan Africa

Learning Morality, Inequalities, and Faith: Christian and Muslim Schools in Tanzania

Author: Hansjörg DilgerPublisher: Cambridge Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: FaithRegion: Tanzania

Muhammad and the Origin of Islam in the Byzantine-Slavic Literary Context: A Bibliographical History

Editor: Zofia A. Brzozowska, Mirosław J.Leszka and Teresa Wolińska. Translated by Katarzyna Gucio and Katarzyna Szuster-TardiPublisher: Columbia Univ. PressYear: 2022Discipline: Muhammad, ByzantiumRegion: East Europe

Barbary Captives: An Anthology of Early Modern Slave Memoirs by Europeans in North Africa

Author: Mario KlarerPublisher: Columbia Univ. PressYear: 2022Discipline: Mediterranean, PiracyRegion: North Africa

Political Thought in the Mamluk Period: The Unnecessary Caliphate

Author: Mohamad El-MerhebPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Egypt

Secularism, Islam and public intellectuals in contemporary France

Author: Nadia KiwanPublisher: Manchester Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Islam, AcademiaRegion: France

Sacred as Secular: Secularization under Theocracy in Iran

Author: Abdolmohammad KazemipurPublisher: McGill-Queen's Univ. Press (Canada)Year: 2022Discipline: IslamRegion: Iran

Muslims of the Heartland: How Syrian Immigrants Made a Home in the American Midwest

Author: Edward E. Curtis IVPublisher: New York Univ. PressYear: 2022Discipline: ImmigrationRegion: Syria, America

The Islamic Movement in Israel

Author: Tilde RosmerPublisher: Univ. of British Columbia PressYear: 2022Discipline: IslamRegion: Israel

Ibn Arabi's Small Death

Editor: Mohammed Hasan Alway, William M. HutchinsPublisher: Univ. of Texas PressYear: 2022Discipline: Ibn Arabi, Sufism, IslamRegion:

Non-Sunni Muslims in the Late Ottoman Empire: State and Missionary Perceptions of the Alawis

Author: Necati AlkanPublisher: Bloomsbury PublishingYear: 2022Discipline: Ottomans, Alawis, MinioritiesRegion:

Central Asian Ismailis: An Annotated Bibliography of Russian, Tajik and Other Sources

Author: Dagikhudo DagievPublisher: Bloomsbury PublishingYear: 2022Discipline: Shi'iRegion: Central Asia

Anti-Veiling Campaigns in Turkey: State, Society and Gender in the Early Republic

Author: Sevgi AdakPublisher: Bloomsbury PublishingYear: 2022Discipline: Veiling, HistoryRegion: Turkey,

Muslims under Sikh Rule in the Nineteenth Century: Maharaja Ranjit Singh and Religious Tolerance

Author: Robina YasminPublisher: Bloomsbury PublishingYear: 2022Discipline: Sikhism, Islam, ToleranceRegion:

Taliban: The Power of Militant Islam in Afghanistan and Beyond

Author: Ahmed RashidPublisher: Bloomsbury PublishingYear: 2022Discipline: TalibanRegion: Afghanistan

Laughter in Occupied Palestine: Comedy and Identity in Art and Film

Author: Chrisoula LionasPublisher: Bloomsbury PublishingYear: 2022Discipline: Culture, ArtRegion: Palestine

Saudi Arabia 1975-2020

Editor: Anthony Axon and Susan HewittPublisher: Brill (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: HistoryRegion: Saudi Arabia

Quranic Arabic: From its Hijazi Origins to its Classical Reading Traditions

Author: Marijn van PuttenPublisher: Brill (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Quran, Arabic, HistoryRegion:

Magic in Malta: Sellem bin al-Sheikh Mansur and the Roman Inquisition, 1605

Editor: Dionysius A. Agius, Alexander Mallett, and Catherine RiderPublisher: Brill (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Malta, Magic, HistoryRegion:

Agents of the Hidden Imam: Forging Twelver Shi'ism, 850-950 CE

Author: Edmund HayesPublisher: Cambridge Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Shi'i, Twelver Shi'ismRegion:

The Alevis in Modern Turkey and the Diaspora: Recognition, Mobilisation and Transformation

Editor: Derya Ozkul, Hege MarkussenPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Alevis, DiasporaRegion: Turkey

Muslim-Christian Polemics in Safavid Iran

Author: Alberto TiburcioPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: PolemicsRegion: Iran,

Meeting Muhammad

Author: Omar SuleimanPublisher: Kube Publishing (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: IslamRegion:

Wahhabism and the World: Understanding Saudi Arabia's Global Influence on Islam

Editor: Wahhabism and the World: Understanding Saudi Arabia's Global Influence on IslamPublisher: Oxford Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: WahhabismRegion: Saudi Arabia

Islam, Jews and the Temple Mount: The Rock of Our/Their Existence

Editor: Yitzhak Reiter, Dvir DimantPublisher: Routledge Taylor and Francis GroupYear: 2022Discipline: Israel, Jews, IslamRegion:

Mary in the Qur'an: Friend of God, Virgin, Mother

Editor: Muna Tatari, Klaus von StoschPublisher: Univ. of Chicago PressYear: 2022Discipline: Qur'an, MaryRegion: