Welcome to H-Mideast-Medieval, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-MidEast-Medieval is a digital network for scholars and others interested in the study of the Islamic lands of the Middle East during the medieval period (defined roughly as 500-1500 C.E.). The network is sponsored by Middle East Medievalists (MEM).

Recent Content

Author: 
Ingrid Houssaye Michienzi
Reviewer: 
Travis Bruce

Bruce on Ingrid Houssaye Michienzi, 'Datini, Majorque et le Maghreb (14e-15e siècles) Réseaux, espaces méditerranéens et stratégies marchandes'

Ingrid Houssaye Michienzi. Datini, Majorque et le Maghreb (14e-15e siècles) Réseaux, espaces méditerranéens et stratégies marchandes. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2013. xxx + 694 pp. $282.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-23289-1.

Reviewed by Travis Bruce (History Department -- Wichita State University) Published on H-Mideast-Medieval (December, 2013) Commissioned by Christine D. Baker

Author: 
Zayde Antrim
Reviewer: 
Steve Tamari

Tamari on Antrim, 'Routes and Realms: The Power of Place in the Early Islamic World'

Zayde Antrim. Routes and Realms: The Power of Place in the Early Islamic World. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. Maps. xviii + 212 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-991387-9.

Reviewed by Steve Tamari Published on H-Mideast-Medieval (November, 2013) Commissioned by Christine D. Baker

Land and Belonging in the Medieval Islamic World

Author: 
Tayeb El-Hibri
Reviewer: 
Zohar Hadromi-Allouche

Hadromi-Allouche on El-Hibri, 'Parable and Politics in Early Islamic History: The Rashidun Caliphs'

Tayeb El-Hibri. Parable and Politics in Early Islamic History: The Rashidun Caliphs. New York: Columbia University Press, 2010. xi + 471 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-15082-8; ISBN 978-0-231-52165-9.

Reviewed by Zohar Hadromi-Allouche (Divinity and Religious Studies -- University of Aberdeen) Published on H-Mideast-Medieval (July, 2013) Commissioned by Christine D. Baker

Author: 
G. R. Hawting
Reviewer: 
Walid Saleh

Saleh on Hawting, 'The Idea of Idolatry and the Emergence of Islam: From Polemic to History'

G. R. Hawting. The Idea of Idolatry and the Emergence of Islam: From Polemic to History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. xvii + 168 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-65165-3.

Reviewed by Walid Saleh (Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto) Published on H-Mideast-Medieval (February, 2005)

In the Fog of History

Author: 
M. A. S. Abdel Haleem
Reviewer: 
Andrew Rippin

Rippin on Fakhry, 'An Interpretation of the Qur'an: English Translation of the Meanings' and Haleem, 'The Qur'an: A New Translation'

Majid Fakhry. An Interpretation of the Qur'an: English Translation of the Meanings. New York: New York University Press, 2002. xi + 647 pp. $23.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-2724-9.M. A. S. Abdel Haleem. The Qur'an: A New Translation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. xliii + 464 pp. $27.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-280548-5.

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