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Allah, the God of Islam, Moslem Life and Worship. By Florence Mary Fitch. Illustrated with photographs selected by Beatrice Creighton and the author. New York, Lothrop, Lee and Shepard Co., 1950. pp. 144. $3.00.

An Arab Philosophy of History: Selections from the Prolegomena of Ibn Khaldun of Tunis (1332–1406). Translated and Arranged by Charles Issawi. Wisdom of the East Series. London, John Murray; New York, Transatlantic Arts, Inc., 1750. pp. xiv, 170. $1.50.

A History of Armenian Christianity from the Beginning to Our Own Times. By Leon Arpee. New York, 1946. pp. xiii, 386.

Historia de la Literatura Arabigo-Espanola. Por Angel Gonzáles Palencia. Segunda edición revisada. Barcelona, 1945, pp. 381, with 8 illustrations.

Du Droit musulman et de son application effective dans le monde. Par G. H. Bousquet. Alger, 1949. pp. 104.

Procédure et voies d'execution en matière rnusulmane algérienne. Par Edmond Desportes. Alger, 1949. pp. 239.

The Legacy of Maimonides. By Ben Zion Bosker. New York, Philosophical Li- brary, 1950. ix, pp. 128. $3.75.

Impressions du Proche Orient. Par Henri Nusslé. Collection L'Actualité Protestante. Neuchatel, Delachaux et Niestlé, 1949, pp. 160. Swiss francs 5.50.

Dialogue Avec L'lslam. Par Henri Nusslé. Lausanne, Action Chrétienne en Orient, 1949, pp. 150. Swiss francs 4.50.

Funfzig Jahre-Evangelische Missionsarbeit unter Muhammedanern. By Margarete Unruh Wiesbaden; Verlag der Evangelischen Muhammedaner-Mission, 1950; pp. 79.

Ethiopic Documents: Gurage. By Wolf Leslau. New York, 1950, pp. 176, with 12 Plates.

Child Problems Among the Arabs: Studies in a Muhammadan Village in Palestine. By Hilma Granqvist. Helsingfors, Söderström and Co. pp. 338.

Palestine under the Mandate. By Albert M. Hyamson. London, Methuen and Co. Ltd., pp, 204. 0-12-6 net.

Minorities in the Arab World. By A. H. Hourani. Issued under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs. London, Oxford University Press, 1947. Maps, index, pp. 170.

Highways in the Desert. By Ida Paterson Storm. Nashville, Tenn., Broadman Press, 1950. pp. 135. $.60.

Foundations of Turkish Nationalism: The Life and Teachings of Zia Gökalp. By Uriel Heyd, Ph. D. London, The Harvill Press, 1950. pp. 174. 12/6.

Russia and the West in Iran, 1918–1948. By George Lenczowski. Ithaca, New York, Cornell University Press, 1949. pp. xv + 383, illustrations, maps, appendices, index. $4.50.

The Reforms and Religious Ideas of Sir Sayyid Ahmad Khan. By J. M. S. Baljon, Jr., D. D, Leiden, E. J. Brill, 1949. pp. xii, 98, bibliography.

Whither Pakistan? By Ziauddin Ahmad Suleri. London, Eastern Publishers. pp. 96. 5/- Net.

Pakistan: The Heart of Asia. By Liaquat Ali Khan. Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1950. pp. xii, 151. $3.00.

Pivot of Asia. By Owen Lattimore. Boston, Atlantic Monthly Press, Little, Brown and Co., 1950. pp. xiv + 288. $3.50.

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