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Aatish Taseer - Fiction - 2011 - 304 pages
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The Temple-goers

Aatish Taseer - Fiction - 2010 - 304 pages
A young man returns home to Delhi after several years abroad and resumes his place among the city's cosmopolitan elite - a world of fashion designers, media moguls and the idle ...
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The Way Things Were: A Novel

Aatish Taseer - Fiction - 2015 - 576 pages
An absorbing family saga set amid the commotion of the last forty years of Indian history The Way Things Were opens with the death of Toby, the Maharaja of Kalasuryaketu, a ...
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The Future of Islam in the Middle East: Fundamentalism in Egypt, Algeria ...

Mahmud A. Faksh - History - 1997 - 132 pages
An important new study that assesses comparatively the future of Islamic fundamentalism in three key countries--Egypt, Algeria, and Saudi Arabia--and argues that the threat of ...
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Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab

Leslie Peirce - History - 2003 - 475 pages
In this skillful analysis, Leslie Peirce delves into the life of a sixteenth-century Middle Eastern community, bringing to light the ways that women and men used their local ...
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In the Path of God: Islam and Political Power

Daniel Pipes - History - 373 pages
Americans' awareness of Islam and Muslims rose to seemingly unprecedented heights in the immediate aftermath of September 11, 2001, but this is not the first time they have ...
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Islam: A Mosaic, Not a Monolith

Vartan Gregorian - Political Science - 2004 - 164 pages
After World War II, leading western powers focused their attention on fighting the "Red Menace," Communism. Today, as terrorist activity is increasingly linked to militant ...
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The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global

Fawaz A. Gerges - History - 2005 - 345 pages
Since September 11, Al Qaeda has been portrayed as an Islamist front united in armed struggle, or jihad, against the Christian West. However, as the historian and commentator ...
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War and Peace in the Law of Islam

Majid Khadduri - History - 2006 - 321 pages
Khadduri presents a lucid analysis of classical Islamic doctrine concerning war and peace and its adaptation to modern conditions. Working primarily with original Muslim ...
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