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San Jose State University Additional Readings Middle East Studies Program Dr. Mira Z. Amiras Middle Eastern Traditions Recommended Readings The following books should be considered only a starting point for further research on the Middle East and North Africa and religion—particularly Islam—in the Middle East. The list is uneven in part because the literature itself is uneven. For example, you will find many volumes on Sufism in the bookshops but few on Shi’ism. For early works, a good place to look for additional readings is in the bibliography of Marshall Hodgeson’s three volumes on The Venture of Islam . There are also numerous journals, newspaper articles and internet sites which will be of use. Keep in mind that sources are of uneven quality, so please read critically. Abbot, N. 1942 Aishah: The Beloved of Mohammed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1946 Two Queens of Baghdad. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ‘Abd al ‘Ati, H. 1977 The Family Structure in Islam . Indianapolis: American Trust Publications. Abdul-Rauf, M. 1984 A Muslim’s Reflections on Democratic Capitalism . Washington: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. Abinader, E. 1997 Children of the Roojme: A Family’s Journey from Lebanon. Madison: Wisconsin University Press. Abu-Absi, S. 1981 “Language in Education in the Arab Middle East.” Annual Review of Applied Linguistics. p. 129-143. Abu-Hakima, A. 1982 The Modern History of Kuwait: 1750-1965 . Montreal: McGill University. Abu-Lughod, I., ed. 1971 The Transformation of Palestine: Essays on the Origin and Development of the Arab- Israeli Conflict. Evanston: Northwestern University Press. Abu-Lughod, L. 1986 Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society. Berkeley: University of California Press. Abu-Zahra, N. 1988 “The Rain Rituals as Rites of Spiritual Passage.” International Journal of Middle East Studies. 20(4): 507-29. Afkhami, M. and E. Fredi 1997 Muslim Women and Politics . New York: Syracuse University Press. Afshar, H. 1985 A Revolution in Turmoil. State Univ. of New York Press.
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Dr. Mira Z. Amiras MdES—SJSU READINGS ON THE MIDDLE EAST, ISLAM AND THE WEST page 2 ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Ahmad, M. 1987 “The Arabic Printing Press in Turkey and the Arab East.” Islamic Culture: An Eng. Quart. 61(1): 79-86. Ahmed, A. R. 1987 “Development of Islamic Historiography up to the Close of the 10th Century Hidjira” Addarah (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) 13(2). Alavi, K. 1988 “Iqbal and Sufism.” Iqbal Review: Journal of the Iqbal Academy Pakistan. 29(3):79-88. Albin, M.W.
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