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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Stranger to History: A Son's Journey Through Islamic Lands.   

Noon

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

Aatish Taseer - Fiction - 2015 - 565 pages
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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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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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Putting Islam to Work: Education, Politics, and Religious Transformation in ...

Gregory Starrett - Social Science - 1998 - 370 pages
The development of mass education and the mass media have transformed the Islamic tradition in contemporary Egypt and the wider Muslim world. In Putting Islam to Work, Gregory ...
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The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global

Fawaz A. Gerges - History - 2005
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 - 2010 - 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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Daily Life in the Medieval Islamic World

James E. Lindsay - History - 2005 - 299 pages
An intimate look into the daily life of the medieval Islamic world, providing insight into a civilized, powerful, and economically stable culture. Includes a glossary of ...
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Islam Without Fear: Egypt and the New Islamists

Raymond William Baker - History - 2009 - 320 pages
For the last several decades an influential group of Egyptian scholars and public intellectuals has been having a profound effect in the Islamic world. Raymond Baker offers a ...
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