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Recent Content

Author: 
Tarif Khalidi, ed., trans
Reviewer: 
Raziuddin Aquil

Aquil on Khalidi and trans, 'The Muslim Jesus: Sayings and Stories in Islamic Literature'


Tarif Khalidi, ed., trans. The Muslim Jesus: Sayings and Stories in Islamic Literature. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2001. x + 246 pp. $18.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-674-01115-1; $22.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-00477-1.

Reviewed by Raziuddin Aquil (Fellow in History, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta, India)
Published on H-Mideast-Medieval (June, 2003)

Author: 
Jonathan P. Berkey
Reviewer: 
Omid Safi

Safi on Berkey, 'Popular Preaching and Religious Authority in the Medieval Islamic Near East'


Jonathan P. Berkey. Popular Preaching and Religious Authority in the Medieval Islamic Near East. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2001. xii + 143 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-295-98126-0.

Reviewed by Omid Safi (Department of Philosophy and Religion, Colgate University)
Published on H-Mideast-Medieval (May, 2003)

Author: 
Minna Rozen
Reviewer: 
Sara Nur Yildiz

Yildiz on Rozen, 'History of the Jewish Community in Istanbul: The Formative Years, 1453-1566'


Minna Rozen. History of the Jewish Community in Istanbul: The Formative Years, 1453-1566. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2002. xix + 414 pages. $155.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-12530-8.

Reviewed by Sara Nur Yildiz (Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization, University of Chicago)
Published on H-Mideast-Medieval (March, 2003)

Author: 
Julia Clancy-Smith, ed.
Reviewer: 
David J. Wasserstein

Wasserstein on Clancy-Smith, 'North Africa, Islam and the Mediterranean World: From the Almoravids to the Algerian War'


Julia Clancy-Smith, ed. North Africa, Islam and the Mediterranean World: From the Almoravids to the Algerian War. London and Portland, Ore.: Frank Cass, 2001. 202 pp. $41.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7146-8184-9; $41.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7146-5170-5.

Reviewed by David J. Wasserstein (Department of Middle Eastern and African History, Tel Aviv University)
Published on H-Mideast-Medieval (February, 2003)

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