The Fiction of Nationality in an Era of Transnationalism

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Law Relating to Gifts, Trusts, and Testamentary Dispositions Among the Mahommedans

(according to the Hanafi, Maliki, Shafei, and Shiah Schools), Compiled from Authorities in the Original Arabic with Explanatory Notes and References to Decided Cases, and an Introduction on the Growth and Development of Mahommedan Jurisprudence

The State, Religion, and Ethnic Politics

Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan ; [this Vol. Had Its Origin in a Conference on "Islam, Ethnicity and the State in Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan" ... Held in November 1982, in Tuxedo, New York]

"Contributors to the volume are established scholars in their fields and successfully focus on the pertinent issues with a good mix of facts, analysis, and theoretical orientation. The contributions a

Taman Nurani

Islamic Impressions in Malaysian Contemporary Art

"The expression of Islamic spirituality in contemporary Malaysian art is influenced by several factors, namely the social context, the religious and cultural background of the artists and the personal

Variant Readings of the Qurʼan

A Critical Study of Their Historical and Linguistic Origins

This fascinating and important book attempts to investigate the nature of the seven Ahruf in which the Qur’an has been revealed and the reason for the variations in readings among the Qurraa of the Qu

Speeches of Chaudhri Muhammad Ali in the Constituent & National Assemblies of Pakistan, 1952-58

Forgotten Voices

Power and Agency in Colonial and Postcolonial Libya

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Spirituality of Shi'i Islam

Belief and Practices

Published in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies.

The Islamic Vision of Development in the Light of Maqasid Al-Shariah

The maqasid al-shari’ah (higher intents and purposes of Islamic Law) have been either directly stated in the Qur’an and the Sunnah or inferred from these by a number of scholars. All of these address

Understanding Maqasid al-Shari’ah

A Contemporary Perspective

Dr. Musafir bin Ali al-Qahtani's work contributes to the ever growing body of scholarly literature in the field of maqasid al-Shari'ah (higher objectives of Islamic law). Understanding Maqasidal-Shari

The Lightning-scene in Ancient Arabic Poetry

Function, Narration and Idiosyncrasy in Pre-Islamic and Early Islamic Poetry

In Old Arabic poetry from the pre-Islamic and early Islamic periods to the end of the orthodox Caliphate, one theme is the lightning-scene. In this the protagonist asserts that he could not sleep beca

The Other Side of the Mountain: Mujahideen Tactics in the Soviet-Afghan War