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1) Geoffrey Parker, The Military Revolution: Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, 1500–1800. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. http://www.amazon.com/Military-Revolution-Innovation-Rise-1500-1800/dp/0521479584/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1372744977&sr=1-1&keywords=geoffrey+parker+military

2) Allan Megill, Historical Knowledge, Historical Error: A Contemporary Guide to Practice. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. http://www.amazon.com/Historical-Knowledge-Error-Contemporary-Practice/dp/0226518302/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1401057075&sr=1-1&keywords=historical+knowledge+historical+error

3) Anne Broadbridge, Kingship and Ideology in the Islamic and Mongol Worlds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. http://www.amazon.com/Kingship-Ideology-Islamic-Cambridge-Civilization/dp/052185265X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1372745198&sr=1-1&keywords=broadbridge+mongol

4) Ann Lambton, State and Government in Medieval Islam: an Introduction to the Study of Islamic Political Theory. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981. http://www.amazon.com/State-Government-Medieval-London-Oriental/dp/0197136001/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1372745257&sr=1-1&keywords=lambton+state+and+government

5) Ernest Gellner, Nations and Nationalism, Second Edition. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2009. http://www.amazon.com/Nations-Nationalism-Second-Perspectives-Past/dp/0801475007/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1372745534&sr=1-1&keywords=gellner+nations   

6) Euan Cameron, The European Reformation.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. http://www.amazon.com/European-Reformation-Euan-Cameron/dp/0199547858/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1372745683&sr=1-1&keywords=cameron+european+reformation

7) Fernand Braudel, The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II. New York: Harper and Row, 1972. http://www.amazon.com/Mediterranean-World-Age-Philip-Vol/dp/0520203089/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1372745752&sr=1-1&keywords=braudel+mediterranean

8) Janina Safran, Defining Boundaries in al-Andalus: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013. http://www.amazon.com/Defining-Boundaries-al-Andalus-Muslims-Christians/dp/0801451833/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1372746003&sr=1-1&keywords=safran+defining+boundaries

9) Aziz al-Azmeh, Muslim Kingship: Power and the Sacred in Muslim, Christian and Pagan Polities. New York: I.B. Tauris, 1997. http://www.amazon.com/Muslim-Kingship-Sacred-Christian-Politics/dp/1860646093/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1372746165&sr=1-1&keywords=azmeh+muslim+kingship

10) Robert Meister, After Evil: A Politics of Human Rights. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012. http://www.amazon.com/After-Evil-Politics-Columbia-Political/dp/0231150377/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1401057188&sr=1-1&keywords=after+evil

11) Kaya Sahin, Empire and Power in the Reign of Suleyman: Narrating the Sixteenth-Century Ottoman World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.  http://www.amazon.com/Empire-Power-Reign-S%25fcleyman-Sixteenth-Century/dp/1107034426/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1372747371&sr=1-1&keywords=sahin+empire+power

12) Marshall Hodgson, Rethinking World History: Essays on Europe, Islam, and World History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. http://www.amazon.com/Rethinking-World-History-Studies-Comparative/dp/0521438446/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1372748166&sr=1-1&keywords=hodgson+rethinking+world+history

13) A. Azfar Moin, The Millennial Sovereign: Sacred Kingship and Sainthood in Islam. New York: Columbia University Press, 2013. http://www.amazon.com/Millennial-Sovereign-Kingship-Sainthood-Disciplines/dp/0231160364/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1372748724&sr=1-1&keywords=moin+millennial+sovereign

14) Kecia Ali, Sexual Ethics and Islam: Feminist Reflections on Qur’an, Hadith and Jurisprudence. Oxford: Oneworld Publications, 2006. http://www.amazon.com/Sexual-Ethics-Islam-Reflections-Jurisprudence/dp/1851684565/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1401055077&sr=8-1&keywords=kecia+ali

15) David Lowenthal, The Past is a Foreign Country. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0521294800/ref=oh_details_o01_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

16) Fazlur Rahman, Prophecy in Islam: Philosophy and Orthodoxy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1958. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0226702855/ref=oh_details_o02_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

17) Nasir al-Din Tusi, Paradise of Submission: A Medieval Treatise on Ismaili Thought. London: Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2005. http://www.amazon.com/The-Paradise-Submission-Medieval-Translations/dp/1860644368/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1401055836&sr=8-1&keywords=paradise+of+submission

18) Khaled Abou El-Fadl, Speaking in God’s Name: Islamic Law, Authority and Women. Oxford: Oneworld Publications, 2001. http://www.amazon.com/dp/1851682627/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pd_S_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=1HZGFRNSJQXPY&coliid=I6LFLWS2SO23P

19) Kathleen Davis, Periodization and Sovereignty: How Ideas of Feudalism and Secularization Govern the Politics of Time. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0812240839/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=1HZGFRNSJQXPY&coliid=IRA2S9ZAD0VLG

20) Sarah Bowen Savant, The New Muslims of Post-Conquest Iran: Tradition, Memory and Conversion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. http://www.amazon.com/New-Muslims-Post-Conquest-Iran-Civilization/dp/1107014085/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1401056980&sr=1-1&keywords=sarah+bowen+savant

21) Lenn Goodman, Islamic Humanism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. http://www.amazon.com/Islamic-Humanism-Lenn-E-Goodman/dp/0195189140/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1401057217&sr=1-1&keywords=islamic+humanism

22) Fuad I. Khuri, Imams and Emirs: State, Religion and Sects in Islam. London: Saqi Books, 2007. http://www.amazon.com/Imams-Emirs-State-Religion-Essentials/dp/0863564267/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1401057289&sr=1-1&keywords=imams+and+emirs+sects

23) John Walbridge, God and Logic in Islam: The Caliphate of Reason. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. http://www.amazon.com/dp/1107641098/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_ttl?_encoding=UTF8&colid=1HZGFRNSJQXPY&coliid=I1ECENV4IR3PDR

24) Dominique Iogna-Prat, Order and Exclusion: Cluny and Christendom face Heresy, Judaism and Islam (1100-1150). Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003. http://www.amazon.com/Order-Exclusion-Christendom-1000-1150-Conjunctions/dp/0801437083/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1401058121&sr=1-1&keywords=iogna-prat

25) Colin Turner, Islam without Allah? The Rise of Religious Externalism in Safavid Iran. Richmond: Curzon Press, 2000. http://www.amazon.com/Islam-Without-Allah-Religious-Externalism/dp/1138010677/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1401058207&sr=1-1&keywords=islam+without+allah

 

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1 Comment

  1. Jacob Bender says:

    Would you be interest in reviewing my documentary film on Ibn Rushd and Musa ibn Maymun, “Out of Cordoba”? See http://www.outofcordoba.com

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