Book Display I May 2022

The following list of books includes 20 English-language titles published in May 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.

Making Place for Muslims in Contemporary India

Author: Kalyani Devaki MenonPublisher: Cornell Univ. PressYear: 2022Discipline: Islam, Politics, CultureRegion: India

Intermarriage and the Friendship of Peoples: Ethnic Mixing in Soviet Central Asia

Author: Adrienne EdgarPublisher: Cornell Univ. PressYear: 2022Discipline: USSR, Culture, SocietyRegion: Central Asia

Sultan Qaboos and Modern Oman, 1970-2020

Editor: Allen James Fromherz, Abdulrahman al-SalimiPublisher: Edinburgh Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Politics, HistoryRegion: Oman

The Caliph and the Imam: The Making of Sunnism and Shiism

Author: Toby MatthiesenPublisher: Oxford Univ. Press (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Politics, IslamRegion:

Editor: Bernard Schweizer, Lina Molokotos-Liderman, Yasmin AminPublisher: Policy Press, Univ. of Bristol (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Society, Islam, CultureRegion:

Sunnis and Shi'a: A Political History

Author: Laurence LouerPublisher: Princeton Univ. PressYear: 2022Discipline: Islam, History, PoliticsRegion: Middle East

The Christian Encounter with Muhammad: How Theologians have Interpreted the Prophet

Author: Charles TieszenPublisher: Bloomsbury (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: TheologyRegion: Middle East

The British Muslim Convert Lord Headley, 1855-1935

Author: Jamie GilhamPublisher: Bloomsbury (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: BiographyRegion: United Kingdom

Cyber Muslims: Mapping Islamic Digital Media in the Internet Age

Author: Robert RozehnalPublisher: Bloomsbury (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Digital StudiesRegion:

Mathematics and Physics in Classical Islam

Editor: Giovanna LelliPublisher: Brill (UK)Year: 2022Discipline: Mathematics and PhysicsRegion: Middle East

The Mamluk Sultanate: A History

Author: Carl F. PetryPublisher: Cambridge University PressYear: 2022Discipline: HistoryRegion: Middle East

Islamic Modernism and the Re-Enchantment of the Sacred in the Age of History

Author: Monica M. RingerPublisher: Edinburgh University PressYear: 2022Discipline: Islamic StudiesRegion:

Religion, Power, and Society in Suriname and Guyana: Hindu, Muslim, and Christian Relations

Author: R. Kirtie AlgoePublisher: Routledge Taylor & Francis GroupYear: 2022Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: Suriname, Guyana

Muslim Minorities and Social Cohesion: Cultural Fragmentation in the West

Editor: Abe W. AtaPublisher: Routledge Taylor & Francis GroupYear: 2022Discipline: Cultural StudiesRegion:

Rebellious Wives, Neglectful Husbands: Controversies in Modern Qur'anic Commentaries

Author: Hadia MubarakPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2022Discipline: Gender StudiesRegion:

Christian Thought in the Medieval Islamicate World

Author: Salam RassiPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2022Discipline: TheologyRegion: Middle East

Politicizing Islam: The Islamic Revival in France and India

Author: Z. Fareen ParvezPublisher: Oxford University PressYear: 2022Discipline: Political ScienceRegion: France, India

Exploring Islamic Social Work: Between Community and the Common Good

Editor: Hansjörg Schmid, Amir SheikhzadeganPublisher: SpringerYear: 2022Discipline: Social StudiesRegion:

Hollywood Films in North Africa and the Middle East: A History of Circulation

Author: Nolwenn MingantPublisher: SUNY PressYear: 2022Discipline: Media StudiesRegion: North Africa, Middle East

In the Shade of the Sunna: Salafi Piety in the Twentieth-Century Middle East

Author: Aaron Rock-Singer Publisher: University of California PressYear: 2022Discipline: Islamic StudiesRegion: Middle East