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The Regency of Tunis and the Ottoman Porte, 1777-1814: Army and Government of a North-African Eyâlet at the End of the Eighteenth Century

The Regency of Tunis and the Ottoman Porte, 1777-1814: Army and Government of a North-African Eyâlet at the End of the Eighteenth Century

1st Edition

Asma Moalla
June 01, 2010

This study of the Tunisian army and government in the time of the pasha-bey Hammûda the Husaynid (1777--1814) stresses the deeply Ottoman character of these institutions and the political and administrative impact of the jurisdictional authority of the Ottoman Porte on the province in general. This...

Muslim Diaspora: Gender, Culture and Identity

Muslim Diaspora: Gender, Culture and Identity

1st Edition

Haideh Moghissi
June 08, 2009

Muslim Diaspora identifies those aspects of migratory experience that shatter or reinforce a group’s attachment to its homeland and affect its readiness to adapt to a new country. The contributors to this collection examine many dimensions of life in the Diaspora and demonstrate that identity is...

The Alevis in Turkey: The Emergence of a Secular Islamic Tradition

The Alevis in Turkey: The Emergence of a Secular Islamic Tradition

1st Edition

David Shankland
July 27, 2007

This is the only volume dedicated to the Alevis available in English and based on sustained fieldwork in Turkey. The Alevis now have an increasingly high profile for those interested in the diverse cultures of contemporary Turkey, and in the role of Islam in the modern world. As a heterodox Islamic...

The New Politics of Islam: Pan-Islamic Foreign Policy in a World of States

The New Politics of Islam: Pan-Islamic Foreign Policy in a World of States

1st Edition

Naveed S. Sheikh
May 16, 2007

This is a timely study of the international relations of Islamic states, dealing both with the evolving theory of pan-Islamism from classical to post-caliphal times and the foreign-policy practice of contemporary states, especially Saudi Arabia, Iran and Pakistan, from the colonial period to the...

Medieval Islamic Economic Thought: Filling the Great Gap in European Economics

Medieval Islamic Economic Thought: Filling the Great Gap in European Economics

1st Edition

S.M. Ghazanfar
May 16, 2007

First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Small Players of the Great Game: The Settlement of Iran's Eastern Borderlands and the Creation of Afghanistan

The Small Players of the Great Game: The Settlement of Iran's Eastern Borderlands and the Creation of Afghanistan

1st Edition

Pirouz Mojtahed-Zadeh
May 16, 2007

This book deals with the 19th century Anglo-Russian Great Game played out on the territorial chessboard of eastern and north-eastern parts of the waning Persian empire. The Great Game itself has been written about extensively, but never from a Persian angle and from the point of view of the local...

The West and Islam: Western Liberal Democracy versus the System of Shura

The West and Islam: Western Liberal Democracy versus the System of Shura

1st Edition

Mishal Fahm al-Sulami
May 16, 2007

First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Islamic Insurance: A Modern Approach to Islamic Banking

Islamic Insurance: A Modern Approach to Islamic Banking

1st Edition

Aly Khorshid
February 12, 2004

Some Muslims believe insurance is unnecessary, as society should help its victims. Muslims can no longer ignore the fact that they live, trade and communicate with open global systems, and they can no longer ignore the need for banking and insurance. Aly Khorshid demonstrates how initial clerical...

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