Book reviewed in this article:

The Quranic Art of Calligraphy and Illumination.* By Martin Lings. New York: Interlink Books, 1987 (orig. ed. London, 1976). 242 pp. Illustrations. Indices. $49.95, hardcover.

The Rising of al-Husayn: Its Impact on the Consciousness of Muslim Society. By Shaykh Muhammad Mahd Shams al-Dn. Translated from the Arabic by I.K.A. Howard. New York: Methuen, 1986. xxi plus 218 pp. $15.95, paper.

Remembrance and Prayer: The Way of the Prophet Muhammad. By Muhammad al-Ghazl. Translated by Yusuf Talal De Lorenzo. Leicester, England: The Islamic Foundation, 1986/1406 A.H. 232 pp. Arabic text of prayers. Index. 10.-, hardcover; 4.95, paperback.

The Bounteous Koran. A translation of meaning and commentary by M.M. Khatib. Authorized by Al-Azhar, 1984. London: Macmillan Press, 1986. xlvii plus 827 pp. plus 14 pp. of addenda. Preface. Introduction. Arabic index of srahs. $36.00, hardcover.

Les Mille et une nuits d'Antoine Galland ou le chef-d'oeuvre invisible. By Georges May. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1986. 247 pp. in French. 135 francs.

Rethinking Islam Today. By Mohammed Arkoun. [Occasional Papers Series.] Washington, D.C.: Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University, 1987. 25 pp. n.p.

Al-Fnrabi's Commentary and Short Treatise on Aristotle's “De Interpretntione.” Translated with an Introduction and Notes by F. W. Zimmermann. [The British Academy, Classical and Medieval Logic Texts]. London: Oxford University Press, 1981. clii plus 287 pages. $145.00.

The Path of God's Bondsmen from Origin Return. (Mersd al-ebd men al-mabd el-ma-d): A Sufi Compendium by Najm al-Dn Rzi known as Dya. By ‘Abd Allh ibn Muhammad Najm al-Dn Rz Translated from the Persian with introduction and annotation by Hamid Algar. [Persian Heritage Series, No. 35.] Delmar, NY: Caravan Books, 1982. 537 pages. n.p.

Islamic Coins. By Michael Bates. [ANS Handbook 2]. New York: The American Numismatic Society, 1982. Deluxe edition includes 36 color slides. 52 pp. $8.00.

Dadda ‘Atta and His Forty Grandsons; The Socio-political Organization of the Ait ‘Atta of Southern Morocco. By David Hart. [MENAS Socio-Economic Studies.] Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1983. xix plus 260 pp. $30.00.

The Lebanese Crisis (1975-1985): A Bibliography. Compiled by Georges T. Labaki. College Park: Center for International Development and Conflict Management, University of Maryland, 1986. 134 pp. n.p.

Arab Resources: The Transformation of a Society. Edited by Ibrahim Ibrahim. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies; London: Croom Helm, 1983, 304 pp. Tables. n.p.

From Trucial States to United Arab Emirates: A Society in Transition. By Frauke Heard-Bey. London and New York: Longman, 1982. xxvi plus 522 pages. Maps. Abbreviations. Bibliography. Appendix. Glossary. Index. $45.00, cloth.

Saudi Arabia: Rush to Development. Profile of an Energy Economy and Investment. By Ragaei El Mallakh. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982. 472 pages. Illustrations. Appendix. Bibliography. $32.50.

The Changing Bedouin. Edited by Emanuel Marx and Avshalom Shmueli. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books, 1984. xi plus 197 pp. $29.95.

Religious Strife in Egypt: Crisis and Ideological Conflict in the Seventies. By Nadia Ramses Farah. New York: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, 1986. xiii plus 135 pp. Bibliography. Chapter notes. $42.00, hardcover.

Egypt: Politics and Society, 1945-1981. By Derek Hopwood. London: George Allen and Unwin, 1982. x plus 194 pp. $10.95; $28.50, cloth.

Middle East Mission: The Story of a Major Bid for Peace in the Time of Nasser and Ben-Gurion By Elmore Jackson. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1983. 124 pp. Chronology; Appendix; Index. $12.95.

Protest Movements and Religious Movements in Egypt: Past and Present. By Afaf Lutfi al-Sayyid Marsot. [Occasional Paper Series]. Washington, D.C.: Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University, 1984. 10 pp. $3.75.

Religion and Political Development: Some Comparative Ideas on Ibn Khaldun and Machiavelli. By Barbarara Freyer Stowasser. [Occasional Paper Series]. Washington, D.C.: Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University, 1983. 28 pp. n.p.

American Christianity, the Jewish State, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict. By Thomas Wiley. [Occasional Paper Series]. Washington, D.C.: Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University, 1983. 32 pp. n.p.

Readings on Islam in Southeast Asia. Compiled by Ahmad Ibrahim, Sharon Siddique, and Yasmin Hussain. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 1985. xv plus 407 pp. Bibliography. n.p.

The Two Yemens. By Robin Bidwell. London: Longman; Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1983. xvii plus 350 pp. Maps; List of Abbreviations; Glossary; Bibliography; Index. $26.00.

Jewish Life under Islam: Jerusalem in the Sixteenth Century. By Ammon Cohen. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1984. xiii plus 267 pp. Map; Tables; Index. $30.00.

Modernization in the Sudan: Essays in Honor of Richard Hill. Edited by M.W. Daly. New York: Lilian Barber Press, 1985. 177 pp. Index. $29.50, hardcover.

Islam in India: Studies and Commentaries. Vol III: The Islamic Experience in Contemporary Thought. By Syed Vahiduddin. Edited by Christian W. Troll. Delhi: Chanakya Publications, 1986. xi plus 292 pp. Photograph. Glossary. Indices. n.p.

Atatürk and the Modernization of Turkey. Edited by Jacob M. Landau. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1984. xiii plus 268 pp. Index. $20.00.