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Muslim, Actually: How Islam is Misunderstood and Why it Matters

Paperback, 03/02/2022, £9.99
A provocative exploration of what it means to be a Muslim today.

The Islam Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

Hardback, 30/07/2020, £19.99

Prevent Strategy: Helping the Vulnerable Being Drawn towards Terrorism or Another Layer of State Surveillance?

Hardback, 31/12/2020, £44.99
Prevent Strategy is a collection of work from practitioners (youth workers and the police) and academics researching and covering the application of the UK's Prevent strategy, in relation to the right to freedom of expression and section 26 Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2016 duty

Lived Islam: Colloquial Religion in a Cosmopolitan Tradition

Paperback, 11/06/2020, £21.99
This book is designed to serve as a text for courses on modern Islam. It challenges misleading questions which foster assumptions of Islam as a monolithic essence to instead argue that Islam, like all religions, is complex and thus best understood through analogy with language.

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

Hardback, 13/10/2022, £25.00
No sectarian division has had a more momentous impact than that between the two dominant branches of Islam. Widely considered the world's leading expert on the subject, Toby Matthiesen offers the full story of the Sunni-Shia split, delving down from its roots in the early days of Islam to the present day and its global effect on current events.

The Fate of Abraham: Why the West is Wrong about Islam

Hardback, 12/05/2022, £25.00
A controversial and outspoken book debunking the popular theory that Islam and the West are irreconcilable enemies, showing how in truth they share many more values

Salafi-Jihadism: The History of an Idea

Paperback, 03/08/2017, £10.99

Thinking Through Islamophobia: Global Perspectives

Paperback, 01/12/2009, £25.00
Since Al Qaeda's attacks on America in 2001, 'Islamophobia' has entered common parlance. This book considers attitudes towards Islam and Muslims in Russia, investigates the concept in Western democracies, and analyses the meanings of 'Islamophobia'. It analyses the ways in which the rights of Muslims are contested in various parts of the world.

Suitable Enemy: Racism, Migration and Islamophobia in Europe

Paperback, 01/03/2009, £27.99
Fekete exposes a new kind of institutionalised racism behind the inhuman migration and security policies of the EU.

What is Islamophobia?: Racism, Social Movements and the State

Paperback, 05/06/2017, £10.00
Discusses the endemic nature of Islamophobia in the West across various sections of society, both left and right.

Islamophobia Industry - Second Edition: How the Right Manufactures Hatred of Muslims

Paperback, 15/08/2017, £12.00
A journalistic look at the terrifying growth of Islamophobia across the Western world today

Introducing Islam 2ed

Paperback, 21/01/2014, £42.99

Islamic Enlightenment: The Modern Struggle Between Faith and Reason

Paperback, 22/02/2018, £12.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2017'An eye-opening, well-written and very timely book' Yuval Noah Harari'The best sort of book for our disordered days: timely, urgent and illuminating' Pankaj Mishra'It strikes a blow...for common humanity' Sunday TimesThe Muslim world has often been accused of a failure to modernise and adapt.

Study Quran

Hardback, 19/11/2015, £45.00

American Qur'an

Hardback, 02/11/2015, £65.00
This triumph of American art, reflecting a decade of travel in the Islamic work, unites two cultures with its transcendent power.

Qur'an: The Basics

Paperback, 30/06/2016, £18.99
This second edition of a popular introduction to the holy book of Islam includes an essential updated reference guide, including a chronology of the revelation, links to internet resources, and suggestions for further reading.

Islam: The Basics

Paperback, 21/04/2011, £18.99
Now in its second edition, Islam: The Basics provides an introduction to the Islamic faith, examining the doctrines of the religion, the practises of Muslims and the history and significance of Islam in modern contexts.

Prophet Muhammad: How Islam was Born

Paperback, 28/11/2018, £9.99

Women are the Future of Islam

Paperback, 23/04/2020, £9.99
'We will change things from within' Sherin Khankan is a pioneer, founding the first mosque for women in Europe and leading the way for a more progressive form of Islam.

The Muslim Problem: Why We're Wrong About Islam and Why It Matters

Hardback, 04/03/2021, £14.99
A provocative exploration of what it means to be a Muslim today.

A Concise Guide to the Quran: Answering Thirty Critical Questions

Paperback, 03/11/2020, £16.99
An expert in the study of Islam offers a clear and concise guide to the history and contents of the Quran, covering thirty common questions.

Islam in China

Paperback, 15/07/2021, £21.99

Islam through Objects

Paperback, 01/07/2021, £24.99

The Book of Contemplation: Islam and the Crusades

Paperback, 03/07/2008, £12.99
The volume comprises lightly annotated translation of a key medieval Arabic text that bears directly on the Crusades and Crusader society and the Muslim experience of them.

Islam Obscured: The Rhetoric of Anthropological Representation

Paperback, 08/03/2005, £109.99
Ethnographers have observed Muslims nearly everywhere Islam is practiced. Varisco's analysis goes beyond the rhetoric over what Islam is to the information from ethnographic research about what Muslims say they do and actually are observed to do.

The Anthropology of Islam

Paperback, 01/03/2008, £34.99
Provides analyses of Islam and its relation to issues such as identities, politics, culture, power and gender. This book argues that Islam needs to be studied as a living religion through the observation of everyday Muslim life. It is useful for those interested in investigating the unsettled place of Islam in our multicultural society.

Youth On Religion: The development, negotiation and impact of faith and non-faith identity

Paperback, 09/01/2014, £42.99
Youth on Religion is the result of a unique project investigating what religion means for young people living in three multi-faith locations in Britain.

Just Your Average Muslim

Paperback, 19/03/2015, £8.99
Too often we see Islam and Muslims portrayed as fanatical jihadists or helpless victims of western oppression. This book provides a rare insight into what, as the book's title states, the average Muslim makes of it all.

Oxford Dictionary of Islam

Paperback, 04/11/2004, £13.99
An A-Z dictionary edited by John L. Esposito for general readers on the faith, institutions, movements, and concepts of the modern Islamic world. Approximately 2000 entries span the religious, political, and social spheres of modern Islam with background historical entries and particular emphasis on Islam and the West.

If the Oceans Were Ink

Paperback, 05/05/2015, £14.99
Tells the story of how author and her long-time friend Sheikh Mohammad Akram Nadwi found a way to confront ugly stereotypes and persistent misperceptions that were cleaving their communities.

Muhammad: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 24/03/2011, £8.99
In this Very Short Introduction Jonathan A. Brown presents both the Muslim version of Muhammad's life, as well as the efforts of Western scholars to uncover the historical Muhammad. He considers the prominent roles that Muhammad's persona has played in the lives of Muslims throughout history, looking at his life and legacy.

Science and Islam: A History

Hardback, 06/04/2017, £8.99
The 'fascinating and clearly written' (New Scientist) history of the extraordinary Islamic scientific revolution between the eighth and fifteenth centuries.

Koran: A Very Short Introduction

7, 24/02/2000, £8.99
Explores the significance of the Koran both in the modern world and in traditional Muslim culture. This book provides an account of the Koran as codex, as scripture, as liturgy, and as the embodiment of truth, and examines its means of formation and dissemination. It also discusses issues of interpretation for certain key verses.

Islam: A Short History

Paperback, 03/12/2001, £9.99
One of the world's foremost commentators on religious affairs on the history (and destiny) of the world's most misunderstood religion.

Qur'an: A Biography

Paperback, 09/08/2007, £7.99
An enlightening introduction to the making, and message, of the central book in the world's most misunderstood religion: 'An exceptionally illuminating and balanced narrative.' Ziauddin Sardar, Independent

Dictionary of Islam

Paperback, 24/04/2008, £15.99
Islam is a truly global faith, yet it remains somewhat of an enigma to many of us. This dictionary includes coverage of the historical formations of the worldwide Muslim community and highlights modern Muslim figures and events.

Islam: The Essentials

Paperback, 02/03/2017, £9.99

Muhammad, prophet and statesman

Paperback, £14.99
A short account of the life and achievements of one of the great figures of history, this volume also serves as an excellent introduction to one of the world's major religions.

Essential Koran

7, 09/05/1994, £14.99
Finally the riches of Islam are offered to the West in this accessible, annotated translation of the heart of the Koran's spiritual wisdom. Cleary's translation reveals the depths of Islamic spirituality.

Crisis of Islamic Civilization

Paperback, 02/02/2010, £21.00
Islam as a religion is central to the lives of over a billion people, but its outer expression as a distinctive civilization has been undergoing a monumental crisis. This book explores how Islamic civilization began to unravel under colonial rule, as its institutions, laws, and economies were often replaced by inadequate modern equivalents.


Paperback, 17/04/2008, £7.99
"First published 2004. First published, with corrections, as an Oxford World's Classics paperback 2005. Reissued 2008. Reprinted with corrections 2010"--T.p. verso.


Paperback, 11/09/2008, £9.99

Badshah Khan: Islamic Peace Warrior

Paperback, 23/04/2015, £8.99

Story of Reason in Islam

Paperback, 09/11/2016, £24.99
Unconventionally fusing the the history of faith and reason in Islam, this book traces the Qur'an-inspired intellectual revolution that took off in the Islamic world of the seventh century, revealing its highlights and following it through to its sixteenth-century demise.

First Dynasty of Islam

Paperback, 13/07/2000, £39.99
The standard work on this complex period in Arab history is available once again with the addition of a new introduction by the author which examines recent significant contributions to scholarship in the field.

Fifty Key Figures in Islam

7, 27/06/2006, £28.99
Intended for those wishing to learn about the Muslim culture, its people and its teachings, this work explores the lives and thoughts of fifty influential individuals in Islam and surveys a heritage that spans 1500 years. It covers key figures such as Prophet Muhammad, Suleiman 'the Magnificent', and El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X).
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