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Her Day in Court: Women’s Property Rights in Fifteenth-Century Granada
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This book is a study of the historical record of Muslim women's property rights and equity. Based on Islamic court documents of fifteenth-century Granada--documents that show a high degree of women's involvement--the book examines women's legal entitlements to…
Praying to the West: How Muslims Shaped The Americas

Praying to the West: How Muslims Shaped The Americas

Omar Mouallem

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|September 21, 2021

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Guests Of The Sheik: An Ethnography Of An Iraqi Village
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A delightful, well-written, and vastly informative ethnographic study, this is an account of Fernea's two-year stay in a tiny rural village in Iraq, where she assumed the dress and sheltered life of a harem woman. This volume gives a unique insight into a part…
Headscarves And Hymens

Headscarves And Hymens

Mona Eltahawy

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|March 15, 2016

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Mona Eltahawy, an Egyptian American woman, wrote an article for Foreign Policy entitled "Why Do They Hate Us?", "they" being Muslim men and "us" being women. The piece sparked controversy, of course, making it clear that misogyny in the Arab world is something…
Islam, Arabs, And The Intelligent World Of The Jinn
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According to the Qur’an, God created two parallel species, man and the jinn, the former from clay and the latter from fire. Beliefs regarding the jinn are deeply integrated into Muslim culture and religion, and have a constant presence in legends, myths,…
Justice And Beauty In Muslim Marriage: Towards Egalitarian Ethics And Laws
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Remembrance And Prayer: The Way Of Prophet Muhammad
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Islam And Modernity: An Unfinished Project
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Islamic Ethos and the Specter of Modernity
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Drawing on the work of Hegel, this book proposes a framework for understanding modernity in the Muslim world and analyzes the discourse of prominent Muslim thinkers and political leaders. Chapter by chapter, the book undertakes a close textual analysis of the…
Nine Parts Of Desire: The Hidden World Of Islamic Women
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INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER - Pulitzer Prize winning author presents the stories of a wide range of Muslim women in the Middle East. As an Australian American and an experienced foreign correspondent, Brooks' thoughtful analysis attempts to understand the…
Under Siege: Islamophobia And The 9/11 Generation
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The 9/11 attacks in the United States, the subsequent global “war on terror,” and the proliferation of domestic security policies in Western nations have had a profound impact on the lives of young Muslims, whose identities and experiences have been shaped within…
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