Books Received 2005-2006

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Books Received 2005-2006


ISLAM AND GENERAL SURVEYS

Gerges, Fawaz A. The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global. Cambridge University Press, 2005. Hardcover $27.00.

Fattah, Moataz A. Democratic Values in the Muslim World. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2006. Hardcover $49.95.

Jamieson, Alan. Faith and Sword: A Short History of Christian-Muslim Conflict. London, UK: Reaktion Books, 2006. Hardcover $29.95.

Lawrence, Bruce (Ed). Messages to the World: The Statements of Osama Bin Laden. New York, NY: Verso, 2005. Paper $16.95.

Nakash, Yitzhaq. Reaching for Power: The Shi'a in the Modern Arab World. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006. Paper 19.95.

Pintak, Lawrence. Reflections in a Bloodshot Lens: America, Islam and the War of Ideas. London, UK: Pluto Press, 2005. Hardcover $26.95.

Shanavas, T. O. Creation and/ or Evolution: An Islamic Perspective. Philadelphia, PA: LIBRIS, 2005. Hardcover, no price indicated.

Vahide, Sukran. Islam in Modern Turkey: An Intellectual Biography of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi. Albany, NY. State University of New York, 2005. Paper $24.95.

PALESTINE, ISRAEL, AND THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT

Agmon, Iris. Family and Court: Legal Culture and Modernity in the Late Ottoman Palestine. Syracuse University Press, 2006. Hardcover $39.95.

Farsakh, Leila. Palestinian Labour Migration to Israel: Labour, Land and Occupation. New York, NY: Routledge, 2005. Hard Cover, no price indicated.

Finkelstein, Norman G. Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2005. Hardcover $22.50.

Hasso, Francis. Resistance Repression and Gender: Politics in Occupied Palestine and Jordan. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2005. Paper $24.95.

Lesch, Ann M. and Ian S. Lustick. (Ed). Exile and Return: Predicaments of Palestinians and Jews. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005. Hardcover $45.00.

Nadan, Amos. The Palestinian Peasant Economy Under the Mandate: A Story of Colonial Bungling. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University Press, 2006. Paper $19.95.

Rabinowitz, Dan and Khawla Abu-Baker. Coffins on our Shoulders: The Experience of the Palestinian Citizens of Israel Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2005. Paper $19.95.

Rose, Jacqueline. The Question of Zion. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005. Paper $19.95.

Shenhav, Yehouda. The Arab Jews: A Post Colonial Reading of Nationalism, Religion, and Ethnicity. Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2006. $60.00.

THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE WORLD COMMUNITY

Brand, Laurie A. Citizens Abroad: Emigration and the State in the Middle East and North Africa. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Hardcover $85.00.

Harbury, Jennifer K. Truth, Torture and the American Way: The History and Consequences of U.S. Involvement in Torture. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 2005. Paper $14.00.

Jasanoff, Maya. Edge of Empire: Lives, Culture, and Conquest in the East, 1750-1850. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. Hardcover $27.95.

Nydell, Margaret K. Understanding Arabs: A guide for Modern Times. …

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