BOOK REVIEWS


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Books Reviewed in this article:

The Renaissance of Islam. By Adam Mez. Translated into English by Salahuddin Khuda Bukhsh and D. S. Margoliouth. Luzac and Co., London, 1937. pp. 538 Price 12/6.

The Crusade in the Later Middle Ages. By Aziz Suryal Atiya, London, Methuen & Co., 1938. pp. 615.

The History of Ibn al-Furât.Arabic text with Arabic introduction, footnotes and indices; Vol. IX, part I, 1936 edited by Costi K. Zurayk, Adjunct Professor of Oriental History in the American University of Beirut; part II, 1938, by Dr. Zurayk and Nejla Izzedin of the Department of History, American Junior College.

Snfism: Its Saints and Shrines.An Introduction to the Study of Sufism with Special Reference to India. By John A. Subhan, B.A., B.D., Lecturer, The Henry Martyn School of Islamic Studies, Lahore. Lucknow Publishing House, Lucknow, India, 1938. pp. viii plus 412 and two illustrations. Rs. 4/- or $1.50.

The Wild Rue.A Study of Muhammadan Magic and Folklore in Iran. By Bess Allen Donaldson. Luzac & Company, Londoa pp. 216. 10/6.

Whither Arabia? By W. Harold Storm, M.D. Published by the World Dominion Press, London and New York, as one of its series of surveys of the missions fields of the world, xvi+128 pages, large 8vo, with illustrations and four maps. $2.00, or 5/6, cloth; 3/10, paper.

The Golden Milestone. By Samuel M. Zwemer and James Cantine. New York, Reveil, 1938. pp. 160. $1.50.

World Community. By William Paton. Student Christian Movement Press, London, 1938. pp. 192; 5s. net.

Ein Hamdani-Fund.Über das Berliner Unicum der beiden ersten Bücher des Ikl?l. By Oscar Löfgren. Upsala Universitets Asskrift 1935–7, pp. 32, pl. 1. Upsala, 1935.

The Book of Truthfulness(Kitab Al-Sidq). By Abu Said Al-Kharraz. Edited and translated from the Istanbul Unicum by Arthur John Arberry, Litt.D. Published for the Islamic Research Association by Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, London, New York, Bombay, Calcutta, Madras, pp. 67+82. 6/-.

Al-Ma'ālim al-Qurba fi Abkām al-Hisba, of Diyā’al-D?n Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-QurashI al-Shāfi'i, known as Ibn al-Ukhuwwa. Edited with Abstract of Contents, Glossary and Indices, by Reuben Levy, M.A., Litt.D., London, Luzac & Co., 1938. pp. xvi, 113+247.

Din-i-Fitrat, Islam ya Masihiyyat.(Natural Religion, Islam or Christianity). By Barakat Ullah, M.A. Christian Knowledge Society and Punjab Religious Book Society, Lahore, 1938. pp. 248. Annas Eight or $0.20.

Speeches and Documents on International Affairs, 1918–1937.Edited with an Introduction by Arthur Berriedale Keith, D. CL., D. Litt, LL.D. The World's Classics pp. Iv, 290 + x, 267. Oxford University Press. Price, 2s. each.

Catalogue of the Library of the India Office, vol. ii, Part vi, “Persian Books”. By A. J. Arberry, Litt.D., London, 1937.

L'Egypte Indépendante: par le groupe d'études de l'Islam.Centre d'Etudes de Politique Etrangers, No. 7. Paul Hartmann, Paris, 1938. 456 pages; map. 25 fr.

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