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History of Islamic Origins of Western Education. By Mehdi Nakosteen. University of Colorado Press, Boulder, Colorado; pp. xxii, 361; 1964. $ 8.00.

Muslim Civilization in India. By S. M. Ikram. Edited by Ainslie T. Embree. Columbia University Press, New York and London, 1964; pp. x, 325. $ 6.00.

Islamic Jurisprudence: Shfi'is Risla. Translated with an Introduction, Notes and Appendices by Majid Khadduri. The Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1961, pp. xiv, 376. $ 6.75.

The Arabian Poets of Golconda. M. A. Muid Khan. University of Bombay, 1963; pp. 163, 7.50 Rs.

Studies in the History of Arabic Logic. By Nicholas Rescher. University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1963; pp. 108. $ 3.50.

A Pharmaceutical View of Abulcasis (al-Zahrw) in Moorish Spain, with special reference to the “Adhn” (Supplement Volume V, Janus, Revue internationale de l'histoire des sciences, de la médecine, de la pharmacie et de la technique). By Sami Khalaf Hamarneh and Glenn Sonnedecker. E. J. Brill, Leiden, 1963; pp. xii, 176 (22 Arabic text), map, 14 illustrations on 8 plates, 3 sketchmaps. Gld. 36.

Nou Guftr dar Trkh-i-Adyn (Nine Lectures on the History of Religions). By H. E. Dr. Al Aghar ikmat. Ibn Sina Press, Teheran, 1342, pp. 342.

The Modern Middle East. Edited by Richard H. Nolte. The Atherton Press (a division of Prentice-Hall, Inc.), New York, 1963; pp. 208. $ 5.95.

The Middle East Today. By Don Peretz. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1963; pp. 482. $ 7.50.

At-Tasawwuf ilä Riji at-Ta$sLawwuf: Vie des Saints du Sud Marocain des Ve-VIe-VIIe Siècles de Siégire. By Abu Yaqb Ysuf ibn Yay al-Tdil known as Ibn al-Zayyt (d. 627/1229–1230); Arabic text edited by Adolphe Faure. Editions Techniques Nord-Africaines, 22, rue du Béam, Rabat, Morocco, 1958; pp. viii, 553 (Arabic).

Stray Reflections. By Sir Muhammad Iqbl. Edited by Dr. Javid Iqbal. Sh. Ghulam Ali & Sons, Lahore, 1961; pp. xxxix, 160; Rupees 7.50.

Morocco: Problems of New Power. By I. William Zartman. Atherton Press, 70 Fifth Ave., New York, 1964; pp. ix, 260; plus 8 tables and 2 maps. $ 7.95.

North American Foreign Mission Agencies. Missionary Research Library, 3041 Broadway, New York, 10027. Sixth edition, 1964; pp. 80. $ 3.00.

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