Believing Women in Islam

Asma Barlas

February 2019 | £22.99 | 316pp

Does Islam call for the oppression of women? Is women’s inequality supported by the Qur’an? Do men have the exclusive right to interpret Islam’s Holy Scripture? Non-Muslims point to the subjugation of women that occurs in many Muslim […]

Sea of Troubles

Ian Rutledge

March 2019 | £25.00 | 384pp

In the second half of the eighteenth century, approximately three quarters of the Mediterranean coastline and its hinterlands were controlled by a vast Islamic power, the centuries-old Ottoman Empire. However, by the end of the First World War, […]

Memoirs of a Woman Doctor

Nawal El Saadawi

March 2019 | £8.99 | 128pp

A young Egyptian woman clashes with her traditional family when she chooses a career in medicine. Rather than submit to an arranged marriage and motherhood, she cuts her hair short and works fiercely to realise her dreams. At […]

Love in the Kingdom of Oil

Nawal El Saadawi

April 2019 | £8.99 |

A woman disappears without trace. Nobody, including the police commissioner investigating the case, can understand how a woman could simply walk away, leaving husband and home behind. After all, in the Kingdom of Oil where His Majesty reigns […]

A Map of Absence

Edited by Atef Alshaer

May 2019 | £16.99 | 320pp

The Nakba or ‘catastrophe’ of 1948 saw hundreds of thousands of Palestinians dispossessed from their land to create the state of Israel, creating a refugee crisis that is still ongoing today. This trauma is a central theme in […]

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