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The Muslim World
Volume 75, Issue 3-4, pages 176–193, October 1985
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(1985), BOOK REVIEWS. The Muslim World, 75: 176–193. doi: 10.1111/j.1478-1913.1985.tb02762.x
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The Moors: Islam in the West. By Michael Brett. Photographs by Werner Forman. [Echoes of the Ancient World.] London: Orbis Publishing, 1980. 121 pp. Notes. Glossary. Chronological Table. Bibliography. End Maps. £ 7.45.
Islam in India, studies and commentaries. Vol. II: Religion and Religious Education. Edited by Christian W. Troll. New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House Pvt, 1985. xx plus 315 pp. Rs 150
Muslims, Christians, and Jews in the crusdader kingdom of Valencia: Societies in symbiosis. By Robert I. Burns. [Cambridge Iberian and Latin American Studies] Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984. xx plus 363 pp. Illustrations. Maps. $59.50
Urban Notables and Arab Nationalism: The Politics of Damascus, 1860-1920. By Philip S. Khoury. [Cambridge Middle East Library.] London: Cambridge University Press, 1983. xi plus 153 pp. $34.50.
The Sultan's Servants: The Transformation of Ottoman Provincial Government, 1550-1650. By I. Metin Kunt. [The Modern Middle East Series, No. 14.] New York: Columbia University Press, 1983. xxiii plus 181 pp. Map. Charts. Appendices. Figures. Index. $25.00.
Challenging Colonialism: Bank Misr and Egyptian Industrialization, 1920-1941. By Eric Davis. [Princeton Studies on the Near East.] Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1983. xv plus 232 pp. Photographs. Charts. Index, n.p.
The Anatomy of an Egyptian Intellectual, Yahya Haqqi. By Miriam Cooke. Washington: Three Continents Press, 1984. xi plus 188 pp. n.p.
Political Parties in the West Bank under the Jordanian Regime, 1949-1967. By Amnon Cohen. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1982. 278 pp. $19.50.
Jordanian Arms and the Middle East Balance. By Anthony H. Cordsman. Washington, D.C.: Middle East Institute, 1983. v plus 186 pp. Maps, Charts and Diagrams. $15.00.
Split Vision: The Portrayal of Arabs in the American Media, revised and expanded edition. Edited by Edmund Ghareeb. Washington, D.C.: American-Arab Affairs Council, 1983 (original edition, 1977 by the Institute of Middle Eastern and North Africa Affairs, Inc.). xvii plus 402 pp. $12.95, hardcover; $6.95, paperback.
Alternative Approaches to the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Comparative Analysis of the Principal Actors. Edited by Michael C. Hudson. Washington, D.C.: Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University, 1984. 217 pp. $9.95, Paper.
After the Palestine-Israel War. Khalil Nakleh and Clifford A. Wright. Belmont, MA: Institute of Arab Studies, 1983. vi plus 150 pp. n.p.
The Bitter Year: Arabs Under Israeli Occupation in 1982. Eric Hooglund et al. Washington, DC: American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, 1983. 276 pp. Appendix, n.p.
The House of Si Abd Allah: The Oral History of a Moroccan Family. Recorded, translated and edited by Henry Munson, Jr. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1984. xxi plus 320 pp. Photographs. Maps. Geneologies. Glossary. Index, n.p.
The Arab World: Personal Encounters. By Elizabeth Warnock Fernea and Robert A. Fernea. Garden City, New York: Anchor Press, 1985. xvi plus 366 pp. Map. Index. $19.95.
Isfahan Is Half the World: Memories of a Persian Boyhood. By Sayyed Mohammad Ali Jamālzādeh. Translated by W.L. Heston. [Princeton Library of Asian Translations.] Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1983 (original edition in Persian, 1956). xiii pus 298 pp. Introduction. Translator's Postscript. Glossary. Bibliography. $37.50. Anne H. Betteridge
Agricultural Innovation in the Early Islamic World, The diffusion of crops and farming techniques. By Andrew M. Watson. [Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization.] Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983. x plus 260 pp. Photographs. Maps. Indices. Bibliography, n.p.
Life and Land Use on the Bahrain Islands: The Geoarcheology of an Ancient Society. By Curtis E. Larsen. [Prehistoric Archeology and Ecology Series.] Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1983. xx plus 339 pp. Illustrations. Appendices. Index. $9.00, paper.
Persian Carpets. Michael Craig Hillmann. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1984. xii plus 98 pp. Map. Photographs. Diagrams. Index. $19.95.
Islam and Modernity: Transformation of An Intellectual Tradition. By Fazlur Rahman. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1982. 172 pp. n.p.
Islam's Understanding of Itself. Edited by Richard G. Hovannisian and Speros Vyronis, Jr. Malibu, CA: Undena Publications, 1983. 149 pp. $18.50, paper.
Ibn Rushd (Averroes): Talkh?s Kitāb al-Jadal (Middle Commentary on Aristotle's Topics). Edited by Charles E. Butterworth with Ahmad Abd al-Magid Haridi. (American Research Center in Egypt, Pub. No. 4.) Cairo: The General Egyptian Book Organization, 1979. liii plus 266 pp. with indices. $5.00, paper.
Ibn Rushd (Averroes): Talkh?s Kitāb al-'lbarah (In Librum Aristotelis de Interpretatione). Edited by Mahmoud M. Kassem. Completed, Revised and Annotated by Charles E. Butterworth and Ahmad Abd al-Magid Haridi. (American Research Center in Egypt, Pub. No. 5.) Cairo: The General Book Organization, 1981. xv plus 132 pp. Indices. $13.50, hardcover.
Ibn Rushd (Averroes): Talkh?s Kitāb al-Maqūlāt (Middle Commentary on Aristotle's Categories). Edited by Mahmoud M. Kassem. Completed, Revised and Annotated by Charles E. Butterworth and Ahmad Abd al-Magid Haridi. (American Research Center in Egypt, Pub. No. 6.) Cairo: The General Book Organization, 1980. xix plus 161 pp. Indices. $9.50, paper.
Ideological Revolution in the Muslim World. By Mohammad Yadegari. Indianapolis, IN: American Trust Publication, 1983. 114 pp. n.p.
The Islamic threat to the Soviet State. Alexandre Benningsen and Marie Broxup. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1983. 170 pp. Statistical Tables. Bibliography. Index, n.p.
Eastern Armenia in the Last Decades of Persian Rule, 1807-1828. (A Political and Socioeconomic Study of the Khanate of Erevan on the Eve of the Russian Conquest.) By George A. Bournoutian. Malibu, CA: Undena Publications, 1982. 165 plus xxii pp. Appendices, Bibliography and Index. $34.00, cloth; $29.00, paper.
Islam in Foreign Policy. Edited by Adeed Dawisha. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1983. x plus 191 pp. Index, n.p.
The Islamic Syncretistic Tradition in Bengal. By Asim Roy. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1983. xxv plus 310 pp. Index, n.p.