The Crusades Through Arab Eyes

Amin Maalouf

March 2006 | £14.99 | 296pp

European and Arab versions of the Crusades have little in common. For Arabs, the twelfth and thirteenth centuries were years of strenuous efforts to repel a brutal and destructive invasion by barbarian hordes. Under Saladin, an unstoppable Muslim […]

Imams and Emirs

Fuad I. Khuri

March 2006 | £14.99 | $25.95 | 272pp

In this classic, comprehensive study of Islamic sects in the contemporary Arab world, Khuri focuses on the Sunni, Shi‘a, Alawis, Druze, Ibadis, Zaidis, Yazidis and the Maronites (who, although Christian, are included because they share certain distinguishing features). […]

Islam

Mohammed Arkoun

February 2006 | £14.99 | $25.95 | 416pp

At a time when Islam is the focus of attention, vilified by some and a source of inspiration for others, Arkoun’s is one of few voices that seek to go against the stream. His radical review of mainstream […]

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