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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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Manto: Selected Stories

Aatish Taseer - Fiction - 2011 - 170 pages
The gentle dhobi who transforms into a killer, a prostitute who is more child than woman, the cocky, young coachman who falls in love at first sight, a father convinced that ...
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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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Jihad: The Origin of Holy War in Islam

Reuven Firestone - Religion - 1999 - 208 pages
While there exists no evidence to date that the indigenous inhabitants of Arabia knew of holy war prior to Islam, holy war ideas and behaviors appear already among Muslims ...
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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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The Cult of Saints among Muslims and Jews in Medieval Syria

Josef W. Meri - 2002 - 342 pages
This accessible study is the first critical investigation of the cult of saints among Muslims and Jews in medieval Syria and the Near East. Through case studies of saints and ...
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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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