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The Muslim World
Volume 27, Issue 4, pages 400–413, October 1937
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(1937), BOOK REVIEWS. The Muslim World, 27: 400–413. doi: 10.1111/j.1478-1913.1937.tb00372.x
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Books Reviewed in this article:
One Hundred Years: A history of the foreign missionary work of the Presbyterian Church in the U. S. A., with some account of countries, peoples and the policies and problems of modern missions. By Arthur Judson Brown, D.D. Fleming H. Revell Company, 1936. pp. 1140. $8.00.
The Nile: The Life-Story of a River. By Emil Ludwig. The Viking Press, New York, 1937. pp. 619. $5.00.
The Cape to Cairo Dream: A Study in British Imperialism. By Lois A. C. Raphael, Ph.D. New York, Columbia University Press; London, F. S. King & Co., Ltd. pp. 514. $4.50.
Materials for the History of the Text of the Qur'ān.The Old Codices. The Kitāb al-Maşāhif oi Ihn Ab? Dāwūd together _with a collection of the Variant Readings from the Codices of Ibn Mas'ūd, Ubai,‘Ali, Ibn‘Abbās, Anas, Abū Mūsā and other Qur'ānic Authorities which present a Type of Text Anterior to That of the Canonical Text of‘Uthman. Edited by Arthur Jeffery. Printed for the Trustees of the “De Goeje Fund”, No. XI. Leiden, 1937. pp. xii, 362, 224 (Arabic text). 8vo. 10 guilders; cloth, 12 guilders.
The Persian Journey of the Reverend Ashley Wishard and his Servant Fathi. By Elgin Groseclose. Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, pp. 259. $2.50.
Mecca and Beyond. By Edward M. and Rose W. Dodd. Published by the Central Committee on the study of Foreign Missions and the Missionary Education Movement of the U. S. and Canada, 1937. Illustrated. pp. 215. Cloth, $1.00; paper, $.50.
The Young Moslem Looks at Life. By Murray T. Titus, Ph.D. Friendship Press, New York. 1937. pp. x., 181. Cloth, $1; paper, 60 cents.
What Is this Moslem World? By Charles R. Watson. Friendship Press, New York, 1937. 8vo, pp. 207. Index, maps. Cloth, $1.00; paper, 60 cents.
Christendom and Islam. By W. Wilson Cash. Harper Brothers, New York. pp. 205. $2.00.
Desert Encounter, an Adventurous Journey through Italian Africa, by Knud Holmboe. Translated by Helga Holbek, with an Introduction by J. H. Driberg. George G. Harrop, Ltd., London, 1936. pp. 282.
The Unveiling of Arabia, by R. H. Kiernan. George G. Harrap & Co., London, pp. 359. Price 12/6d.
The Great Commission.The Missionary Response of the Student Volunteer Movements in North America and Europe; some personal reminiscences. Robert P. Wilder, M.A., D.D. Oliphants, Ltd. pp. 115. 2/-net.
Al-Nizām al-Iqtişādi fi Sūr?ya wa-Lubnān.Edited by Sa‘id Himd̄dah. American Press, Beirut, 1936. pp. 523+18. With map and several tables.
‘Umar ibn-abi-Rab?'ah.Vol. I. ‘Aşr ibn-abi-Rab?'ah. By Jibra'?l S. Jabbūr. Catholic Press, Beirut, 1935. pp. 212+8.
Bulletin of the Faculty of Arts, University of Egypt. Vol. III, pt. 1, May, 1935. Cairo, Egypt, pp. 112+72.
An Important Manuscript of the Traditions of Bukhāri. By A. Mingana. Heffer and Sons, Cambridge, 1936. pp. 28 with nine facsimiles. 10s. 6d. net.
The Lamb, the Woman and the Dragon; an Exposition of the Revelation of St. John. By Albertus Pieters. Zondervan Publishing Co., Grand Rapids, Michigan. 1937. pp. 383. $2.00.
Reformbewegungen im Islam. By D. Gottfried Simon, reprint from the Jahrbuch der Theologischen Schule Bethel, 7 Band, 1936, pp. 41 (price not given, but about 1 mark).
Die Verszaehlung des Koran.Von Anton Spitaler. Nach islamischer Ueberlieferung—Sitzungsberichte der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophisch—historische Abteilung, Jahrgang 1935. Heft 11.