all ebooks in category: Islamic History (27)

Ibn Tufayl's Hayy Ibn Yaqzān: A Philosophical Tale
English | November 15, 2009 | ISBN: 0226303101 | True EPUB | 280 pages | 2.4 MB

The Arabic philosophical fable Hayy Ibn Yaqzan is a classic of medieval Islamic philosophy. Ibn Tufayl (d. 1185), the Andalusian philosopher, tells of a child …

We Are The Voice of the Grass: Interfaith Peace Activism in Northern Uganda
2019 | ISBN: 0190923156 | English | 312 pages | PDF | 11 MB

In the international press, East Africa is depicted as a region mired in civil war, child abduction, rebel militias, Muslim-Christian violence, and grinding poverty. Joseph …

Trickster Travels
English | EPUB | 0.6 MB

An engrossing study of Leo Africanus and his famous book, which introduced Africa to European readersAl-Hasan al-Wazzan–born in Granada to a Muslim family that in …

An Oral-Formulaic Study of the Qur'an
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0739183575 | 332 pages | PDF | 5 MB

The Qur’an makes extensive use of older religious material, stories, and traditions that predate the origins of Islam, and there has long been a fierce …

Christians versus Muslims in Modern Egypt: The Century-Long Struggle for Coptic Equality
English | 2003 | ISBN: 0195138686 | 336 pages | PDF | 2,5 MB

The Copts of Egypt are the largest Christian minority in the Middle East. In recent years they have often figured in the news as victims …

Art of Islam
English | ISBN: 184484658X, 1780429932 | 2009 | PDF | 256 pages | 94 MB

Islamic art is not the art of a nation nor of a people, but that of a religion: Islam. Spreading from the Arabian Peninsula, the …

Muslims and Christians in Norman Sicily
English | ISBN: 0415616441 | 2011 | 304 pages | PDF | 2 MB

The social and linguistic history of medieval Sicily is both intriguing and complex. Before the Muslim invasion of 827, the islanders spoke dialects of either …

Ottoman Brothers: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Early Twentieth-Century Palestine
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0804770689, 0804770670 | 360 pages | EPUB + MOBI | 1,7 + 2,2 MB

In its last decade, the Ottoman Empire underwent a period of dynamic reform, and the 1908 revolution transformed the empire's 20 million subjects into citizens …

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The Qur'an and Late Antiquity: A Shared Heritage
2019 | ISBN: 0199928959 | English | 552 pages | PDF | 5 MB

In this book, Angelika Neuwirth provides a new approach to understanding the founding text of Islam. Typical exegesis of the Qur'an treats the text teleologically, …

Religious Statecraft : The Politics of Islam in Iran
English | 2018 | ISBN: 0231183674 | 393 Pages | PDF | 3.27 MB

Since the 1979 revolution, scholars and policy makers alike have tended to see Iranian political actors as religiously driven—dedicated to overturning the international order in …