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Edited by Augustus Richard Norton
Leading scholars assembled by the Civil Society in the Middle East program provide lucid, informed essays on the prospects for political reform in the Middle East.
Paul J.I.M. de Waart
The disregard of international law in the Arab-Israeli conflict is interrelated with international impotence to check the disruption of states in the aftermath of East-West detente. The present international discussion on good governance gives a ray of hope.
Edited by Şerif Mardin
This work provides information on an aspect of the encounter of Islam with the West which is best described as the unconscious appropriation by Islam of elements of Western culture.
A description of the processes by which, over centuries of large-scale contact, Romance (Old Sicilian and Italian) and English verbs have been integrated to varying degrees into the Arabic structure of Maltese. Loan verbs are analysed and classified into categories ranging from fully naturalised ...
This pioneer study of Aristotle's theory of deduction in early medieval Islam provides invaluable first-hand information on both the classical and the Islamic dimensions of an important chapter in the history of medieval Islamic philosophy.
One can no longer cite the Kitāb of Sībawayhi without referring to this study of its manuscript tradition, based on 43 manuscripts. The analysis of its transmission by Arab scholars leads to the discovery of an exceptional manuscript, kept in Milan, which makes a new reading of the Kitāb possible.
Laila Al-Zwaini and Rudolph Peters
This bibliography contains some 1,600 Western-language publications on Islamic law which have appeared between 1980 and 1993.
Anke von Kügelgen
The reception and revival of Ibn Rušd in the Arab world of the 20th century provides a profound insight into the efforts of prominent Arab intellectuals to redefine Islamic culture and reveals the possibilities and limits of a dialogue with the West.
Ibn Abī al-Dunyā
K. al-Manām by Ibn Abī al-Dunyā (d. 281/894) is a compendium of 350 Muslim dream narratives in Arabic. The English introduction examines the function of dreams in classical Arabic literature with a focus on dreams as a means of edification.
P. Marcel Kurpershoek
This work presents the complete collection of oral poetry of a bedouin poet in Central Arabia—transcribed and translated on the basis of taped recordings—, an extensive glossary, and chapters on i.a. the Najdi tradition in poetry, linguistic features, and prosody.
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