Psychology of Friendship and Enmity The

This two-volume exploration of what might be termed "interpersonal war and peace" reveals why individuals and groups coalesce or collide, and how more positive relationships can be achieved.

Author: Rom Harré

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440803758


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This two-volume exploration of what might be termed "interpersonal war and peace" reveals why individuals and groups coalesce or collide, and how more positive relationships can be achieved.
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The New Voices of Islam

This is a must-read for all those interested in hearing the new voices and seeing the other face of Islam.

Author: Mehran Kamrava

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520250982

Category: History

Page: 291

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"Mehran Kamrava has compiled a selection from some of the leading Muslim reformist thinkers whose voices have often been muted and marginalized. These essays introduce the reader to the nuances of the unfolding drama surrounding the issues of religion, politics and the public space across the Muslim World, revealing the richness as well as the limitations of these new attempts to synthesize Islam and modernity. This is a must-read for all those interested in hearing the new voices and seeing the other face of Islam."--Manochehr Dorraj, Professor of Political Science, Texas Christian University "The New Voices of Islam is a fine collection that effectively answers the question: where are the reformist voices in Islam? Mehran Kamrava has done an excellent job of presenting the global diversity of Muslim thinking from North Africa to Southeast Asia, Europe to America."--John L. Esposito, University Professor and Founding Director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University "Western public concern about Islamic extremism is almost wholly uninformed by the views of the reforming intellectuals gathered together in Mehran Kamrava's very important book The New Voices of Islam. These men and women, living both within the Islamic world and in Europe and America, have been struggling for a modern, pluralist, tolerant and democratic transformation of the Muslim world years before the crises of 9/11 and 7/7. Their collective message deserves the widest exposure, particularly within western political circles where it has, sadly, gone unheeded."--David Waines, Emeritus Professor of Islamic Studies, Lancaster University "This volume contains not the voices of Muslim governments and Islamist oppositions but the work of Muslim mavericks--refreshing in their originality, searing in their critiques, reassuring in their rationality. These voices deserve a wider audience in the West, and this book responds to that need. But also, and most especially, they deserve the attention of Muslims everywhere. Government repression and Islamist pressures unfortunately obstruct general access to such unconventional ideas in many Muslim states."--Robert D Lee, Professor of Political Science, Colorado College
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American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences 13 3

3-6, 14-15, and 19-20 of al Māwardi's al Ahkām al Sultānīyah, trans, by Bernard Lewis in Islam, vol. 1: “Politics and War" (New York: Harper Torchbooks, ...

Author: Tamara Sonn

Publisher: International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT)



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The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences (AJISS), established in 1984, is a quarterly, double blind peer-reviewed and interdisciplinary journal, published by the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT), and distributed worldwide. The journal showcases a wide variety of scholarly research on all facets of Islam and the Muslim world including subjects such as anthropology, history, philosophy and metaphysics, politics, psychology, religious law, and traditional Islam.
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Learning and Teaching about Islam

... ISJ, Volume XXX No 2, April 2011 Lamb S. et al (2003) Islamic Civilization and the Arts. Spice Lewis, B. (1987) Islam: Volume 1. Politics and War.

Author: Caroline Ellwood

Publisher: John Catt Educational Ltd

ISBN: 9781908095282

Category: Islam

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With a foreword by HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan, this collection of contributions from leading contributors on the teaching of Islam in schools is aimed as a step towards improving intercultural understanding. '...Powerful and elegant... offers the reader a deeper knowledge of Islamic history and faith, its views on education and its perceptions of Western culture.' Jackie Holderness, International School magazine
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Making War In The Name Of God

( trans . ) . Islam : Volume 1 : Politics and War . New York , Oxford University Press , 1987 . Lippman , Thomas . Understanding Islam . ( 2nd rev . ed . ) ...

Author: Christopher Catherwood

Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.

ISBN: 0806531673

Category: History

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From Islam declaring Jihad against the west, to Arab against Jew, to Catholic against Protestant, one question resonates with the global threat we face today: Why does God inspire the killing of Man? Renowned historian Christopher Catherwood vividly recounts a saga of passion and prejudice that laid the foundation for our own troubled age. Beginning with the death in 632 of Muhammad--as much political leader and general as prophet--Islam commenced its breathtaking spread, which, under Muhammad's successors, eventually conquered an empire larger than Rome's. Even as this vast realm broke apart into Sunni and Shiite factions, the Christian retaliation--ruthlessly and unscrupulously unleashed in 1095 with the First Crusade--sparked a clash between East and West that continues to this day. The pattern would repeat itself again and again: with the Ottoman invasion of the Balkans, in which the same Islamic faith that had once been an institution of tolerance in places like Spain became an instrument of expansion; with the wars of the Reformation, when Catholic and Protestant slaughtered each other in the name of the Prince of Peace; and with the endless conflicts of today's Middle East, savagely fought over by three faiths that all worship the same God. Based on exhaustive research and written with an unflinching, unbiased eye toward revealing the often painful truth, Making War in the Name of God unveils humanity's ancient habit of sanctifying bloodshed--and exposes a past that we forget at our peril. Christopher Catherwood teaches history at Cambridge University in England and at the University of Richmond (Virginia). A fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he is the author of several acclaimed books, including Churchill's Folly: How Winston Churchill Created Modern Iraq, A God Divided: Understanding the Differences Between Islam, Christianity, and Judaism, and Whose Side Is God On?
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North Africa

In The Cambridge History of Islam, vol. ... Islam from the Prophet Muhammad to the Capture of Constantinople. Volume 1: Politics and War.

Author: Phillip C. Naylor

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 9780292778788

Category: History

Page: 373

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North Africa has been a vital crossroads throughout history, serving as a connection between Africa, Asia, and Europe. Paradoxically, however, the region's historical significance has been chronically underestimated. In a book that may lead scholars to reimagine the concept of Western civilization, incorporating the role North African peoples played in shaping "the West," Phillip Naylor describes a locale whose transcultural heritage serves as a crucial hinge, politically, economically, and socially. Ideal for novices and specialists alike, North Africa begins with an acknowledgment that defining this area has presented challenges throughout history. Naylor's survey encompasses the Paleolithic period and early Egyptian cultures, leading readers through the pharonic dynasties, the conflicts with Rome and Carthage, the rise of Islam, the growth of the Ottoman Empire, European incursions, and the postcolonial prospects for Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, and Western Sahara. Emphasizing the importance of encounters and interactions among civilizations, North Africa maps a prominent future for scholarship about this pivotal region.
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Islam Peace and Social Justice

Bernard Lewis, Islam: From the Prophet Muhammad to the Capture of Constantinople, Volume 1: Politics and War (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1974), ...

Author: A Christian van Gorder

Publisher: ISD LLC

ISBN: 9780227902028

Category: Religion

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Islam, Peace and Social Justice examines the ways in which Islamic cultures have dealt with issues of social justice historically and culturally. With unwavering objectivity, the author helps readers of any faith to gain a nuanced and accurate understanding of the challenges that we face in contemporary multifaith engagements. Dr van Gorder offers a comprehensive and sympathetic Christian insight into Islam. The contentious issues of social justice that are encountered in this broad, yet intricate, studyinclude the concept of Jihad, poverty, political oppression, human rights, genocide, racism, sexual injustice, homophobia, and environmental degradation. The challenges are real and the problems are vast; partnerships and solutions must be found - peopleof faith, Muslim, Jewish and Christian, must find ways to work together to address these shared challenges. This work exposes misrepresentations and stereotypes about Islamic views of social justice that abound in Europe and North America. The author encourages a deeper appreciation of how themes of social justice resound through Islamic texts and have been expressed both in the contemporary and historical life of various and diverse Islamic communities worldwide.
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Eternal Iran

Ibn Kathir, Al-Bidaya wa'l-nihaya, as trans. in Bernard Lewis, Islam; From the Prophet Muhammad to the Capture of Constantinople, Volume 1: Politics and War ...

Author: P. Clawson

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781403977106

Category: Political Science

Page: 203

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Exploring continuities and changes, this book provides the historical backdrop crucial to understanding how Iranian pride and sense of victimization combine to make its politics contentious and potentially dangerous.
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A Short History of the Mongols

... Tārīkh-i-Fakhrī, On the Systems of Government and the Muslim Dynasties, ... to the Capture of Constantinople Volume 1: Politics and War (Oxford: Oxford ...

Author: George Lane

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781786733399

Category: History

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The Mongol Empire was the mightiest land empire the world has ever seen. At its height it was twice the size of its Roman equivalent. For a remarkable century and a half it commanded a population of 100 million people, while the rule of Chinggis (Genghis) Khan marched undefeated from the Pacific Ocean to the Caspian Sea. George Lane argues that the Mongols were not only subjugators who swept all before them but one of the great organising forces of world history. His book traces the rise of the Great Khan in 1206 to the dissolution of the empire in 1368 by the Ming Dynasty. He discusses the unification of the Turko-Mongol tribes under Chinggis' leadership; the establishment of a vigorous imperium whose Pax Mongolica held mastery over the Central Asian steppes; imaginative policies of religious pluralism; and the rich legacy of the Toluid Empire of Yuan China and Ilkhanate Iran. Offering a bold and sympathetic understanding of Mongol history, the author shows that commercial expansion, cultural assimilation and dynamic political growth were as crucial to Mongol success as desire for conquest.
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Islam in the Hinterlands

This book takes a distinctly anti-racist,feminist standpoint in exploring the reality of the Muslim diasporawhile touching on much-debated issues, such as the shar'iacontroversy, veiling in public schools, media portrayals of Muslims,and ...

Author: Jasmin Zine

Publisher: UBC Press

ISBN: 0774822732

Category: Religion

Page: 340

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Muslim communities have become increasingly salient in the social, cultural, and political landscape in Canada largely due to theaftermath of 9/11 and the racial politics of the ongoing "war onterror" that have cast Muslims as the new "enemywithin." Featuring some of Canada's top Muslim Studiesscholars, Islam in the Hinterlands examines how gender, publicpolicy, media, and education shape the Muslim experience inCanada. A timely volume addressing some of the most hotlycontested issues in recent cultural history, it will be essentialreading for academics as well as general readers interested in Islamicstudies, multiculturalism, and social justice.
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Eclairer l Obscurit

Les Noirs et Les Nord-Africains selon L'Islam Habeeb Akande ... Arabic-English Lexicon: Volume 1 and 2. ... Islam Volume I: Politics and War. [Islam vol I: ...

Author: Habeeb Akande

Publisher: Rabaah Publishers

ISBN: 9780957484559

Category: Religion

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Eclairer l'Obscurité (Illuminating the Darkness en anglais) traite du statut des noirs et des Nord-Africains en Islam. Le livre est divise en deux parties: la premiere partie explore les concepts de race, de "negritude", d'esclavage, de mariages mixtes et de racisme au sein de l'Islam et a la lumiere du Coran, des Hadiths (traditions prophetiques) et de sources historiques anciennes. La seconde partie du livre est composee d'un recueil de courtes biographies de nobles musulmans noirs et Nord-Africains dans l'histoire musulmane, incluant des prophetes, des compagnions du Prophete ainsi que des personnages historiques plus recents.Cela fournit un apercu fascinant de l'ensemble des civilisations africaines, de la resistance violente organisee contre le colonialisme et aussi des brillants savants d'une tradition souvent oubliee qui nourrirent cette histoire. Le lecteur n'a besoin d'aucune precision lors de la lecture de ce livre, si ce n'est celle que l'auteur s'efforce de clarifier tout du long : le din de l'Islam n'est pas seulement exempt de racisme, mais il y est tout a fait oppose, le considerant comme etant la forme la plus aberrante de la jahiliyyah (l'ignorance).
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The Islamic Challenge

The voices in this book belong to legislators, local officials, doctors and engineers, educators and intellectuals, lawyers and social workers, owners of small businesses, translators, and community activists.

Author: Jytte Klausen

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199289929

Category: Political Science

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The voices in this book belong to legislators, local officials, doctors and engineers, educators and intellectuals, lawyers and social workers, owners of small businesses, translators, and community activists. They are also all Muslims, who have decided to become engaged in political and civic organizations. And for that reason, they constantly have to explain themselves, mostly in order to say who they are not. They are not fundamentalists, not terrorists, and most do not supportthe introduction of Islamic religious law in Europe - especially not its application to Christians. This book is about who these people are, and what they want.This book is based on three hundred interviews with European Muslim leaders from six European countries: Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Great Britain, France, and Germany. The question of Islam in Europe is not a matter of global war and peace but raises difficult questions about the positions of Christianity and Islam in public life, and about European identities. There is not one Muslim position on how Islam should develop in Europe but many views, and most Muslims are rather looking forways to build institutions that will allow European Muslims to practice their religion in a way that is compatible with social integration.
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Islam and Politics in Kenya

8 Muslims and the Law

Author: Arye Oded

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers

ISBN: 1555879292

Category: Political Science

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8 Muslims and the Law
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The Military Factor in Social Change Vol 1

Revolution , Armies , and War : A Political History . Boulder 1985 . ... Slaves on Horses : The Evolution of the Islamic Polity . Cambridge 1980 .

Author: Henry Barbera

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

ISBN: 1412837804



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The Cambridge History of the Cold War Volume 1 Origins

Pan-Islamic and pan-Asian sensibilities also emerged in the first half of the ... Itsought to encourage Muslims tocollapse their political and religious ...

Author: Melvyn P. Leffler

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781316025611

Category: History


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This volume examines the origins and early years of the Cold War. In the first comprehensive reexamination of the period, a team of leading scholars shows how the conflict evolved from the geopolitical, ideological, economic and sociopolitical environments of the two world wars and interwar period, and discusses how markets, ideas and cultural interactions affected political discourse, diplomacy and strategy after World War II. The chapters focus not only on the United States and the Soviet Union, but also on critical regions such as Europe, the Balkans and East Asia. The authors consider the most influential statesmen of the era and address issues that mattered to people around the globe: food, nutrition and resource allocation; ethnicity, race and religion; science and technology; national autonomy, self-determination and sovereignty. In so doing, they illuminate how people worldwide shaped the evolution of the increasingly bipolar conflict and, in turn, were ensnared by it.
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War and Peace in the Law of Islam

Majid Khadduri [1909-2007] was a Professor of Middle East Studies at the School of Advanced International Studies of The Johns Hopkins University and Director of Research and Education at the Middle East Institute in Washington, D. C. He ...

Author: Majid Khadduri

Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.

ISBN: 9781584776956

Category: History

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Khadduri presents a lucid analysis of classical Islamic doctrine concerning war and peace and its adaptation to modern conditions. Working primarily with original Muslim sources, he examines the nature of the Islamic state, Islamic law and the influence of Western law.Other chapters consider classical Muslim attitudes toward foreign policy, international trade, warfare, treaties and how these have developed during the twentieth century. Majid Khadduri [1909-2007] was a Professor of Middle East Studies at the School of Advanced International Studies of The Johns Hopkins University and Director of Research and Education at the Middle East Institute in Washington, D. C. He was the author of several books in English and Arabic on Middle Eastern affairs. Contents: Fundamental Concepts of Muslim Law I Theory of the State II Nature and Sources of Law III The Muslim Law of Nations The Law of War IV Introduction V The Doctrine of the Jihad VI Types of Jihad VII Military Methods VIII The Initiation of War IX Land Warfare X Maritime Warfare XI Spoils of War XII Termination of Fighting The Law of Peace XIII Introduction XIV Jurisdiction XV Foreigners in Muslim Territory: Harbis and Musta'mins XVI Muslims in Non-Muslim Territory XVII Status of the Dhimmis XVIII Treaties XIX Commercial Relations XX Arbitration XXI Diplomacy XXII Neutrality XXIII Epilogue Glossary of Terms Bibliography Index
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The United States of War

The book will make us all globally smarter and a lot more curious."—Cynthia Enloe, author of The Big Push: Exposing and Challenging the Persistence of Patriarchy "Along with this book being a model of excellent scholarship, Vine is a ...

Author: David Vine

Publisher: University of California Press

ISBN: 9780520300873

Category: History

Page: 464

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The United States has been fighting wars constantly since invading Afghanistan in 2001. This nonstop warfare is far less exceptional than it might seem: the United States has been at war or has invaded other countries almost every year since independence. In The United States of War, David Vine traces this pattern of bloody conflict from Columbus’s 1494 arrival in Guantanamo Bay through the 250-year expansion of a global US empire. Drawing on historical and firsthand anthropological research in fourteen countries and territories, The United States of War demonstrates how US leaders across generations have locked the United States in a self-perpetuating system of permanent war by constructing the world’s largest-ever collection of foreign military bases—a global matrix that has made offensive interventionist wars more likely. Beyond exposing the profit-making desires, political interests, racism, and toxic masculinity underlying the country’s relationship to war and empire, The United States of War shows how the long history of U.S. military expansion shapes our daily lives, from today’s multi-trillion–dollar wars to the pervasiveness of violence and militarism in everyday U.S. life. The book concludes by confronting the catastrophic toll of American wars—which have left millions dead, wounded, and displaced—while offering proposals for how we can end the fighting.
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