Dubai Dreams: Inside the Kingdom of Bling

Dubai Dreams: Inside the Kingdom of Bling ISBN13: 9781857885279 Condition: New Notes: BUY WITH CONFIDENCE, Over one million books sold! 98% Positive feedback. Compare our books, prices and service to the competition. 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed Dubai has become the watchword for all things new, glittering and very bling– a billionaire’s dreamworld and a haven for…

Amazon Kindle Now available for Dubai and other places

Amazon Kindle the revolutionary reading device which might change the way people read book is now available in Dubai and 100 other countries of the world. Reading is being Revolutionized by Kindle Kindle is just like a book it has no light coming out of it nor it gets hot it feels and looks like…

Islam and the Army in Colonial India: Sepoy Religion in the Service of Empire

Product DescriptionA ground-breaking study of the cultural world of the Muslim soldiers of colonial India. Set in Hyderabad in the mid-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the book focuses on the soldiers’ relationships with the faqir holy men who protected them and the British officers they served. Drawing on Urdu as well as European sources, the…

Islam, Judaism, and the Political Role of Religions in the Middle East

Product DescriptionFrom the foreword: “The ‘clash of civilizations’ thesis is a gimmick, like ‘The War of the Worlds,’ better for reinforcing defensive self-pride than for critical understanding of the bewildering interdependence of our time. This book, in focusing on the ‘self’ and the ‘other’ in Jewish and Muslim thought, is an attempt in this direction.”…

The Saint and the Sultan: The Crusades, Islam, and Francis of Assisi’s Mission of Peace

Product DescriptionAn intriguing examination of the extraordinary–and little known meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and Islamic leader Sultan Malik Al-Kamil that has strong resonance in today’s divided world. For many of us, St. Francis of Assisi is known as a poor monk and a lover of animals. However, these images are sadly incomplete, because…

Recognizing Islam: Religion and Society in the Modern Middle East

Product DescriptionRecent crises in the Middle East have flooded the media with sensationalist and inaccurate portraits of Islam. This revised edition of Gilsenan’s classic work shows that Islam covers a multitude of forms and practices which are woven into daily existence in complex and sometimes almost invisible ways. Gilsenan explores a variety of social worlds…

The Iranians: Persia, Islam and the Soul of a Nation

ISBN13: 9780452275638 Condition: New Notes: BUY WITH CONFIDENCE, Over one million books sold! 98% Positive feedback. Compare our books, prices and service to the competition. 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed Book Review The Iranians explores Iran in the context of its old and complex culture, for throughout its history Iran has struggled with two warring identities-one evolving…

Rapid Transit in the United Arab Emirates: Dubai Metro, Al Sufouh Tramway, Red Line, Green Line, Purple Line, Blue Line

Product DescriptionPurchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher’s book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Dubai Metro (in Arabic: ) is a driverless, fully automated metro network in the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai. The Red…

Islam and Muslims: A Guide to Diverse Experience in a Modern World

Product DescriptionAppreciate a rich and diverse culture. Understand real people in their everyday lives. The need to understand Islam and Muslims has never been greater, both because of conflicts that dominate the news and because of the increasing presence of Muslims in Western societies. There are hundreds of books that introduce the Western reader to…

What Do Muslims Believe?: The Roots and Realities of Modern Islam

A fascinating and concise primer on one of the world’s most widespread religions. Islam is one of the great monotheistic religions of the world. Its teachings emphasize unity, humility, forgiveness, and love of God. The Qur’an sings the virtues of knowledge and rationality. The life of Muhammad demonstrates the importance of tolerance, social justice and…

Spirit of Islam

Product Description1922. A history of the evolution and ideals of Islam, with a life of the prophecy. Contents: Life and Ministry of the Prophet: Mohammed the prophet; Hegira; prophet at Medina; hostility of the Koreish and the Jews; invasion of Medina; prophets clemency; diffusion of the faith; year of deputations; fulfillment of the prophet’s work;…