The Contemporary Islamic Revival: A Critical Survey and Bibliography

The Contemporary Islamic Revival: A Critical Survey and Bibliography

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The Contemporary Islamic Revival: A Critical Survey and Bibliography by John L. Esposito, Yvonne Y. Haddad, John O. Voll

The Islamic revival in recent decades has generated a growth industry in books and periodical literature on contemporary Islam. This partially annotated bibliography lists available literature on the Islamic revival published in English between 1970 and 1988. Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad and her colleagues also provide background information and a special bibliography on women, Islamic banking, and Muslims in Europe and the United States.

Three introductory chapters provide an overview of the field of Islamic revival studies from varying perspectives. The bibliography includes academic and primary sources, many of which have been annotated. Some pre-1970 entries are included since they are the only available sources on particular subjects. Many entries are classified according to geographical areas and subdivided by specific country when appropriate. For comparative studies of international scope, entries on activities in China, the Soviet Union, parts of Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa are included, as well as entries on Muslims in Europe and North America, and Islamic institutions in the West. This work is an important reference tool for students and scholars of Islam and the Middle East.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313247194
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/30/1991
Series: Bibliographies and Indexes in Religious Studies Series , #20
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 6.42(w) x 9.61(h) x (d)
Lexile: 1280L (what's this?)

About the Author

YVONNE YAZBECK HADDAD is Professor of Islamic History at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She is the author of Islamic Values in the United States,

men, Religion, and Social Change

Contemporary Islam and the Challenge of History and The Islamic Understanding of Death and Resurrection. She has also contributed more than 30 articles to scholarly journals.

JOHN OBERT VOLL is Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire. He is the author of Islam: Continuity and Change in the Modern World and the co-author, with Sarah P. Voll, of Sudan: Unity and Diversity in a Multicultural Society.

JOHN L. ESPOSITO is Director of the Center for International Studies and Professor of Religious Studies at the College of the Holy Cross. He is also Adjunct Professor of Diplomacy at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy of Tufts University. Among his recent books are: Islam and Politics, lslam: The Straight Path, The Iranian Revolution: Its Global Impact,

ices of Resurgent Islam

and Women in Muslim Family Law.

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