Religions: new acquisitions in SOAS Library during December 2017 & January 2018

By Mary Fisk|January 31, 2018|China and Inner Asia, History, Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica, Religions|

This is a selection of titles received by SOAS Library for the Study of Religions collections during December 2017 and January 2018. Click on the hyperlink to go through to the item entry on the SOAS Library catalogue Please note that E-book content is accessible to SOAS staff and students only, with institutional log-in Comparative and thematic In search of the lost Orient: an interview / Olivier Roy; as interviewed

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Osama Bin Laden files released

By Victoria Bird|November 2, 2017|Archival collections, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica, Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica, Politics, Politics and International Relations, Religions|

The CIA has releases nearly 470,000 additional files recovered in the May 2011 Raid on Osama Bin Laden’s compound. The material contains audio, document, image, video, and software operating system files. The material is posted in the original Arabic and in as close to the original form as possible, modified only so the files cannot be edited. Among other things, this release includes: Usama Bin Ladin’s personal journal and more

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Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica – Dec 2012 to November 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|January 21, 2014|Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica|0 comments

Red star over Iraq : Iraqi communism before Saddam / Johan Franzén. Languages of love and hate : conflict, communication, and identity in the medieval Mediterranean / edited by Sarah Lambert and Helen Nicholson. Mongol rule in Seljuk Anatolia. The politics of conquest and history-writing 1243-1282. Sara ur Yildiz. The people want : a radical exploration of the Arab Uprising / Gilbert Achcar ; translated from the French by G.M.

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Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica – November 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|January 3, 2014|Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica|0 comments

Islam Understanding the Qur’an today / Mahmoud Hussein translated from the French by David Bond. The terrorist in search of humanity : militant Islam and global politics / Faisal Devji. Parcours de féministes musulmanes belges. De l’engagement dans l’islam aux droits des femmes? Ghaliya Djelloul. Islamic banking and finance : what it is and what it could be / editor, Tarek El Diwany Made with : the emerging alternative to

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Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica – October 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|January 2, 2014|Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica|0 comments

Islam Towards an Islamic enlightenment : the Gülen movement / M. Hakan Yavuz. Les Maîtres Soufis et leurs disciples, IIIe – Ve siècles de l’hégire (IXe – XIe s.) : enseignement, formation et transmission / sous la direction de Geneviève Gobillot et Jean-Jacques Thibon. Women of Sufism : a hidden treasure / selected and edited by Camille Adams Helminski. Law and piety in medieval Islam / Megan H. Reid. The

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Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica – September 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|October 21, 2013|Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica|0 comments

Islam Les deux routes syrienne et égyptienne de pèlerinage au nord-ouest de l’Arabie Saoudite / Alî Ibrâhîm al-Ghabbân. Maṭāliʻ al-nūr al-sanī al-munbiʼ ʻan ṭahāraẗ nasab al-Nabiyy al-ʻarabī / ʻan ʻAbdī Afandī al-Būsnawī taḥqīq Josef Dreher.;”مطالع النو السنّي المنبيء عن طهارة نسب النب العربي / عن عبدي أفندي البوسنوي تحقيق يوسف دريهر” Family planning in the legacy of Islam / Abdel Rahim Omran Rock the Casbah : rage and rebellion across the

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Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica – August 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|September 30, 2013|Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica|0 comments

Islam Interpreting Avicenna : critical essays / edited by Peter Adamson. In the age of Averroes : Arabic philosophy in the sixth/twelfth century / edited by Peter Adamson. Islamic thought in the dialogue of cultures : a historical and bibliographical survey / By Hans Daiber. Tales of God’s friends : Islamic hagiography in translation / edited by John Renard. Striving in the path of God : Jihād and Martyrdom in

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Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica – July 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|September 11, 2013|Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica|0 comments

Islam Christian Muslim relations : a bibliographical history / edited by David Thomas, Barbara Roggema and Alexander Mallett with Juan Pedro Monferrer-Sala … [et al.]. Studies in medieval Shi’ism / Wilferd Madelung edited by Sabine Schmidtke. Studies on Sufism in Central Asia / Devin DeWeese. The dynamics of Sunni-Shia relationships : doctrine, transnationalism, intellectuals and the media / edited by Brigitte Maréchal and Sami Zemni. Hizbullah’s identity construction / Joseph

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Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica – June 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|July 28, 2013|Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica|0 comments

Middle East Alliances and treaties between Frankish and Muslim rulers in the Middle East : cross-cultural diplomacy in the period of the Crusades / by Michael Köhler translated by Peter M. Holt revised, edited and introduced by Konrad Hirschler. Texts as objects, objects as texts / Miriam Frenkel Syria’s uprising and the fracturing of the Levant / Emile Hokayem. A very British killing : the death of Baha Mousa /

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Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica – May 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|July 24, 2013|Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica|0 comments

Middle East Brokers of deceit : how the US has undermined peace in the Middle East / Rashid Khalidi. Everyday Arab identity : the daily reproduction of the Arab world / Christopher Phillips. Regional economic integration in the Middle East and North Africa : beyond trade reform / Mustapha Rouis and Steven R. Tabor. Atlas of the Gulf states / by Phillip Cadene and Bridgette Dumortier. The Seljuks of Anatolia

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