Islam & the Middle East

The world of Islam from its seventh century beginnings expanding westwards to Spain and eastwards throughout the Near East to India and central Asia, covering art and architecture, history, archaeology, religion and philosophy

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  1. Yemeni Manuscript Cultures in Peril

    Yemeni Manuscript Cultures in Peril [Hardback]

    Sabine Schmidtke (Editor); Hassan Ansari (Editor)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9781463242022
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Handbooks
    Volume: 49
    An illustrated collection of articles on Yemeni manuscript culture. .... Learn More
  2. A History of the Study of Grammar among the Syrians

    A History of the Study of Grammar among the Syrians [Hardback]

    Daniel King (Editor)

    £69.00

    ISBN: 9781463241971
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    An English translation of a Latin work on the Syriac grammatical tradition ('Historia artis grammaticae apud Syros') by the 19th-century German theologian and linguist, Adalbert Merx. .... Learn More
  3. The Many Faces of Iranian Modernity

    The Many Faces of Iranian Modernity: Sufism and Subjectivity in the Safavid and Qajar Periods [Hardback]

    Robert Ames (Author)

    £77.00

    ISBN: 9781463242374
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: The Modern Muslim World
    Volume: 8
    This study into both reformism and mysticism demonstrates both that mystical rhetoric appeared regularly in supposedly anti-mystical modernist writing and that nineteenth- and twentieth-century Sufis actually addressed questions of intellectual an... .... Learn More
  4. The Arabs from Alexander the Great until the Islamic Conquests

    The Arabs from Alexander the Great until the Islamic Conquests: Orientalist Perceptions and Contemporary Conflicts [Hardback]

    Ayad Al-Ani (Author)

    £85.00

    ISBN: 9781463242855
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Gorgias Handbooks
    Volume: 54
    This is not a conventional history book. It is rather a study of the sociology of historical writing about a period that, although quite distant in time (330 B.C. to A.D. 670), still influences political discourse about the Arab world, and especia... .... Learn More
  5. Islamic Origins, Arabian Custom, and the Documents of the Prophet

    Islamic Origins, Arabian Custom, and the Documents of the Prophet [Hardback]

    Sarah Z. Mirza (Author)

    £109.00

    ISBN: 9781463206444
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Islamic History and Thought
    Volume: 17
    Along with the Qurʾān and ḥadīth, pragmatic documents negotiating land, taxes, and tribal relations are attributed to the Prophet Muḥammad (~570-632 CE) in early Islamic historiography. These are often viewed as relics reflecting the Prophet’s rel... .... Learn More
  6. La Şaḥīfa de Médine (VIIe siècle)

    La Şaḥīfa de Médine (VIIe siècle): Une relecture critique [Hardback]

    Yahia Bellahcene (Author)

    £144.00

    ISBN: 9781463242688
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Islamic History and Thought
    Volume: 25
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  7. The Exceptional Qu'ran

    The Exceptional Qu'ran: Flexible and Exceptive Rhetoric in Islam's Holy Book [Hardback]

    Johanne Christiansen (Author)

    £88.00

    ISBN: 9781463207298
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Islamic History and Thought
    Volume: 26
    This monograph examines the principle of dispensation in the Qur'an, which seems to be, if not unique, articulated in a new manner compared to previous religions (cf. Deut 12,32). The Qur'anic dispensations have never been systematically studied a... .... Learn More
  8. Charles Masson: Collections from Begram and Kabul Bazaar, Afghanistan 1833–1838

    Charles Masson: Collections from Begram and Kabul Bazaar, Afghanistan 1833–1838 [Paperback]

    Elizabeth Errington (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592197
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The book discusses and catalogues Charles Masson’s 1833–8 collections from the urban site of Begram and Kabul bazaar. It utilises Masson archival material which appears as a supplementary BM online publication The Charles Masson Archive: British L... .... Learn More
  9. Studies in the Decorative Arts of the Muslim World

    Studies in the Decorative Arts of the Muslim World [Hardback]

    Ernst Grube (Author)

    £250.00

    ISBN: 9780907132790
    Published by : Pindar Press
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    A selection of twelve previously published papers by Ernst Grube which examine specific materials used in Islamic decorative arts. Six papers examine pottery and tiles, one considers Ilkhanis stucco work as represented in the mausoleum of the ... .... Learn More
  10. Further Studies in Islamic Painting

    Further Studies in Islamic Painting [Hardback]

    Ernst Grube (Author)

    £200.00

    ISBN: 9781899828500
    Published by : Pindar Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    A collection of Professor Grube's essays on Islamic paintings of the late 14th and 15th century in the Timurid empire and Ottoman Turkey. This is a new revised edition of the 1968 exhibition catalogue The Classical Style of Islamic Painting , ... .... Learn More

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