Book Display I March 2022

The following list of books includes 16 English-language titles published in March 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.

Sufi Women of South Asia

Author: Tahera AftabPublisher: Brill (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Sufism, Islam, MysticismRegion: South Asia

The Power of the People: Everyday Resistance and Dissent in the Making of Modern Turkey, 1923-38

Author: Murat Metinsoy Publisher: Cambridge Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: PoliticsRegion: Turkey

Islamic Law in Circulation: Shaf'i Texts across the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean

Author: Mahmood KooriaPublisher: Cambridge Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Islam, TextsRegion:

Justice in Islam: Abu Dharr and the Quest for the Righteous Community

Author: Raymond William BakerPublisher: Oxford Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Justice, IslamRegion:

Pure and True: The Everyday Politics of Ethnicity for China's Hui Muslims

Author: David R. StroupPublisher: Univ. of Washington PressYear: 2022Discipline: Islam, RaceRegion: China

The Oxford Handbook of Politics in Muslim Societies

Editor: Melani Cammett, Pauline JonesPublisher: Oxford Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Politics, Islam, SocietyRegion:

Jihad: What Everyone Needs to Know

Author: Asma AfsaruddinPublisher: Oxford Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: JihadRegion:

The Making of Martyrdom in Modern Twelver Shi’ism: From Protesters and Revolutionaries to Shrine Defenders

Author: Adel HashemiPublisher: BloomsburyYear: 2022Discipline: Shi'ismRegion: Iran

Embracing Muslims in a Catholic Land: Rethinking the Genesis of Islām in Mexico

Author: Jonathan BenzionPublisher: Brill (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: American StudiesRegion: Mexico

Unlocking the Medinan Qur’an

Editor: Nicolai SinaiPublisher: Brill (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Quranic StudiesRegion: Medina

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

Editor: Mario KlarerPublisher: Columbia University PressYear: 2022Discipline: AnthropologyRegion: North Africa

The Art of Defiance: Dissident Culture and Militant Resistance in 1970s Iran

Author: Peyman VahabzadehPublisher: Edinburgh University Press (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: Iran

Wali Pitu And Muslim Pilgrimage In Bali, Indonesia: Inventing a Sacred Tradition

Author: Syaifudin ZuhriPublisher: Leiden University Press (Netherlands)Year: 2022Discipline: Ethnographic StudiesRegion: Indonesia

An Anxious Inheritance: Religious Others and the Shaping of Sunni Orthodoxy

Author: Aaron W. HughesPublisher: Oxford University Press (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Islamic StudiesRegion: Middle East

The Unsettled Plain: An Environmental History of the Late Ottoman Frontier

Author: CHRIS GRATIENPublisher: Stanford University PressYear: 2022Discipline: Environmental ScienceRegion: Ottoman Empire

Jerusalem: History of a Global City

Author: Vincent Lemire (Author), Juliana Froggatt (Translator), Katell Berthelot (Author), Julien Loiseau (Author), Yann Potin (Author)Publisher: University of California PressYear: 2022Discipline: HistoryRegion: Jerusalem