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Islam: an Introduction: Home

Short bibliography of books and websites introducing Islam


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Denny, Frederick Mathewson. An introduction to Islam / Frederick Mathewson Denny. New York : Macmillan ; London : Collier Macmillan, c1985. CALL #=BP161.2 .D46 1985

Denny, Frederick Mathewson. Islam and the Muslim community / Frederick M. Denny. 1st ed. San Francisco : Harper & Row, c1987. CALL #=BP161.2 .D464 1987

Esposito, John L. Islam : the straight path / John L. Esposito. Expanded ed. New York : Oxford University Press, 1991. CALL #=BP161.2 .E85 1991

Jansen, Godfrey H. Militant Islam / G. H. Jansen. London : Pan Books, 1979. CALL #=BP60 .J36

Living Islam [videorecording] / a BBC-TV production in association with Ambrose Video Publishing. New York, NY : Ambrose Video Publishing, c1993. 6 videocassettes (300 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. CALL #=Videorecord AVP 126-130

The Middle East, opposing viewpoints / Mary E. Williams, book editor. San Diego : Greenhaven Press, 2000. CALL #=DS63.1 .M5426 2000

The Muslim almanac : a reference work on the history, faith, culture, and peoples of Islam / Azim A. Nanji, editor. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1996. CALL #=BP40 .M83 1996

Rippin, Andrew, 1950- . Muslims : their religious beliefs and practices / Andrew Rippin. 2nd ed. London ; New York : Routledge, 2001. CALL #=BP161.2 .R53 2001

Robinson, Neal, 1948- . Islam, a concise introduction / Neal Robinson. Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, 1999. CALL #=BP161.2 .R59 1999

Waines, David. An introduction to Islam / David Waines. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995. CALL #=BP161.2 .W29 1995

Walker, Benjamin, 1913- . Foundations of Islam : the making of a world faith / Benjamin Walker. London : Peter Owen ; Chester Springs, PA : Distributed in the USA by Dufour Editions, 1998. CALL #=BP161.2 .W33 1998



Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck, 1935- . The contemporary Islamic revival : a critical survey and bibliography / Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad, John Obert Voll, and John L. Esposito ; with Kathleen Moore and David Sawan. New York : Greenwood Press, 1991. CALL #=Z7835.M6 H23 1991

Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck, 1935- . The Islamic revival since 1988 : a critical survey and bibliography / Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad and John L. Esposito with Elizabeth Hiel and Hibba Abugideiri. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997. CALL #=Z7835.M6 H24 1997

Silverburg, Sanford R. U.S. foreign relations with the Middle East and North Africa : a bibliography / by Sanford R. Silverburg and Bernard Reich. Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1994. CALL #=Z3014.R44 S55 1994

Islam and Politics

Esposito, John L. Islam and politics / John L. Esposito. 3rd ed. Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, c1991.  CALL #=BP63.A4 M533 1991

Gerges, Fawaz A., 1958- . America and political Islam : clash of cultures or clash of interests? / Fawaz A. Gerges. Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 1999. CALL #=DS63.74 .G46 1999