BOOK REVIEWS


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Mankind at the Cross Roads. By Edward M. East, Charles Scribner Sons, New York. pp. 360. $3.50.

Muhammadan Architecture in Egypt and Palestine. By Martin S. Briggs, F.R.I.B.A. The Oxford University Press, American Branch. Printed in Great Britain. Quarto, pp. xv 255–250 illustrations $28.00.

The Arab at Home. By Paul W. Harrison, M.D. 345 pp. with ma s and illustrations. Price $3.50. Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York 1923.

Studien ueber die persischen Fremdwoerter im kiassischen Arabisch, von A. Siddiqi, M.A., Dr. phil. Göttingen, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1919. 118 pp.

The Khilafet. By Mohammed Barakatullah (Maulavie). pp. 97. 2s, 6d. Luzac & Co. London. 1924.

An Essay on Islam, with illustrations, by M. Venkata Ratnam. Evleryman's Press, Madras. 1922 pp. 208

Christianity and the Race Problem by J. H. Oldham, M.A. Student Christian Movement. 32 Russell Square, London W. C. I. pp. 380. 7/6 net.

India and the Church. Being Impressions of the following Members of the Mission of Help: The Bishop of. Peterborough, The Dean of Manchester, The Revs. D. Jenks G. V. Smith, E. P. Swain, P. N. Wagget and Miss Higson with Contributions by The Archbishop of Canterbury and The Metropolitan of India. Published by the S. P. C. K., London. VII and 179 pp. Price 4s 6d.

Annubuvvath Fil Islam, or Prophethood in Islam, by M. Ahmed Batcha B.A., published by The Dar-ul-Islam Office, Madras, 1923. 6g pp.

Die Neue Turkei, Wirtschaftliche Zustaende und Aussichten. By Walter Lierau, published by E. S. Mittler & Sohn, Berlin. 1923. 60 pp. with map. Price I Mk.

Indische Missionsgeschichte, von Julius Richter, Zweite Auflage, published by C. Bertelsmann at Gütersloh, 1924. 567 pp. Price, gold 9m, bound IIm.

Non-Cooperation and Islam, by Hazrat Mirza Bashir-ud-din Mahmud Ahmad, second successor of the Promised Messiah and leader of the Ahmadiyya Community, published by Secretary in-charge of mission work, Qadian, District Gurdaspur, (Panjab), pages 115.

Islamic Mode of Worship, by Murza Bashir-ud-din Mahmud Ahmad, published by Qodian Press, Panjab.

Claims and Teachings of Ahmad, the promised Messiah and Mahdi, from his own writings and sayings, (Fourth Edition) b Abdullah Alladin. Alladin Buildings, Oxford Street, Secunderabad, India.

Turkey, the Great Powers, and the Bagdad Railway. A Study in Imperialism. By Prof. E. M. Earle of Columbia University. The Macmillan Co., New York, 1923. Pp. 364. 10/6d.

The Modern Mind and the Virgin Birth, by G. W. McPherson, pages 116. Yonkers Book Company, New York.

Islamic Bookbindings, by F. Sarro. Kegan Paul. London. £5. 5s. Net.

Egypt and the Army, by Lieut.-Colonel P. G. Elgood, C. M. G. 382 pages and reference maps. Oxford University Press, London: Milford 16/-net.

Extracts from the Holy Koran with Sayings of the Holy Prophet Mahomad, (Third Edition), by Abdullah Allahdin, Secunderabad, India, pp. 195.

Al-Ghazzali's Mishkat Al-Anwar (“The Niche for Lights”). A Translation with Introduction by W. H. T. Gairdner, B. A. Oxon; C. M. S. Missionary in Cairo; Director of the School for Oriental Studies, Cairo. London. Published by the Royal Asiatic Society. 74 Grosvenor Street, W. I. 1924. Asiatic Society Monographs, Vol. XIX.

Layla and Majnun: An English Poem in the Persian Vein. By William Bashir Pickard. The Mosque, Woking, 1924. Pages 62.

The World's Living Religions, by Robert Ernest Hume, Ph. D., 1924. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, pp. VIII, 298. Price $1.75.

Bengali-Arabic Grammar, by Moh. Abdu Sobhan. Dacca, 1921, pp. 106.

Arabic-Bengali Primer, by Mousa Abdul Latif. Fourth edition 1919, Baptist Mission Press, Calcutta.

Beginner's Anglo-Arabic Translation, by Md. Obaidallah, Islamiya Library, Dacca. Second edition, 1924. Pp. 116.

Anglo-Arabic Stories, by Osman Ghani. Fourth edition, Dacca. Rahman Press. Pp. 146.

The Arabic Teacher, by Osman Ghani. Fourth edition, Dacca. Rahman Press. Pp. 136.

Anglo-Arabic Grammar, by Osman Ghani. Rahman Press, Dacca.

Arabi-Siksha, a beginners Bengali-Arabic textbook, by Raisuddin Ahmed. Calcutta. Pp. 65.

Anglo-Arabic Translation and Retranslation, by Osman Ghani, Dacca.

A Triglot Koran in Bengali. Published in Arabic, Urdu and Bengali script interlinear, by Haji Abdul Qayyum, 1330 A. H., II Wellesley Square, Calcutta, and sold at Rs. 10/8.

Angora, Constantinople, Londres: Mustapha Kemal Pacha et la politique anglaise en Orient, par Mme. Berthe Georges-Gaulis. Un vol. in-4 couronne (19×24) (Librairie Armand Colin, 103, Boul. St. Michel, Paris), broché. 8 fr.

Britain in India: Have We Benefited? By Khan Sahib Maulvi Idris Ahmad. Lucknow 1923. Fourth Edition, pp. 226. Price Rs 2/8/0.

India in Ferment. By Claude H. Van Tyne. D. Appleton and Company. New York. 1023. pp. 252.

La Renaissance du Maroc: 1913–1922. Dix Ans de Protectorat. Rabat, Paris, pp. 490. Price 7 Fr. 50.

Race Problems in the New Africa. By the Rev. W. C. Willoughby, F. R. G. S. A study of the Relation of Bantu and Britons in Those Parts of Bantu, Africa, Which are Under British Control. Oxford University Press, American Branch, New York. 1923. pp. 294. Price $4.50

La Syrie à l'époque des Mamelouks d'après les Auteurs Arabes. Description géographique, économique et administrative précédée d'une Introduction sur l'organization gouvernementale par Gaudefroy-Demombynes. Paris. 1923. pp. cxix. 288. Geuthner.

Der Koran Ausgewählt, Angeordnet Und Im Metrum Des Originals Übertragen. von Hubert Grimme. Verlag Ferdinand Schoningh: Paderborn. 1023. pp. 228. Price 2.85 gold marks.

The Powers and the Turk: A Protest and a Warning. By Sir George Greenwood, (Some time M. P. for Peterborough). With a Foreword by Sir Edward Boyle, Bart. Palmer: London. 1923. pp. 76. Price 3/6 net.

Uber den Gnomonschatten und die Schattentafeln der Arabischen Astronomie. Ein Beitrag zur arabischen Trigonometrie nach unediterten Arabischen Handschriften. By Karl Schoy. Orient Buchhandlung Heinz. Lafaire, Hannover, 1923. 29 pages.

Unio mystica: Sehnsucht und Erfullung. Hafisische Lieder in Nachbildungen, by Georg Jacob. Orient Buchhandlung Heinz Lafaire, Hannover, 1922. 57 pages.

Persische Turkische Mystik. By Max Meyerhof. Orient Buchhandlung Heinz Lafaire, Hannover. 40 pages.

Histoire du Maghreb. By Ismael Hamet. Published Editions Leroux, 28 Rue Bonaparte, Paris, 1933. 502 pages. Price 25 francs.

The Law of Apostasy in Islam. By Samuel M. Zwemer. Marshall Brothers, Ltd. London & New York. W. P. Blessing Company, Chicago, Ill. pp. 164. Price 6s.

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