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A collection of 21 carefully selected research companions to various key aspects of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. Peer reviewed and written by experts, these handbooks offer balanced accounts at an advanced level, along with an overview of the state of scholarship and a synthesis of debate, pointing the way for future research. Suitable for both students and scholars, the books offer stepping stones for new research on highly influential Muslim thinkers, as well as such prominent themes as food culture, art, Islamic manuscripts, and special themes such as the concept of paradise and the reception of the Arabian Nights in world literature. All volumes are in English.

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• Access to 435 essays written by leading experts.
• More than twelve years of content.
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Collection Highlights
• Arab Painting
• The Aghlabids and their Neighbours
• The Technique of Islamic Bookbinding (second revised edition)
• Ibn Hazm of Cordoba

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The Mongols' Middle East
Continuity and Transformation in Ilkhanid Iran
Publication Date: 30 May 2016
978-90-04-31472-6
Beyond the Legacy of Genghis Khan
Editor(s): Linda Komaroff
Publication Date: 28 Jan 2019
978-90-47-41857-3
The Technique of Islamic Bookbinding
Methods, Materials and Regional Varieties. Second Revised Edition
Publication Date: 31 Mar 2015
978-90-04-29111-9
Islamic Law in Past and Present
Publication Date: 23 Dec 2014
978-90-04-28180-6
The Qurʾān in Context
Historical and Literary Investigations into the Qurʾānic Milieu
Publication Date: 26 Oct 2009
978-90-47-43032-2
Food and Foodways of Medieval Cairenes
Aspects of Life in an Islamic Metropolis of the Eastern Mediterranean
Publication Date: 25 Aug 2011
978-90-04-20646-5
Roads to Paradise: Eschatology and Concepts of the Hereafter in Islam (2 vols.)
Volume 1: Foundations and Formation of a Tradition. Reflections on the Hereafter in the Quran and Islamic Religious Thought / Volume 2: Continuity and Change. The Plurality of Eschatological Representations in the Islamicate World
Publication Date: 01 Dec 2016
978-90-04-33315-4
Al-Suyūṭī, a Polymath of the Mamlūk Period
Proceedings of the themed day of the First Conference of the School of Mamlūk Studies (Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, June 23, 2014)
Editor(s): Antonella Ghersetti
Publication Date: 18 Oct 2016
978-90-04-33452-6
New Perspectives on Ibn ʿAsākir in Islamic Historiography
Editor(s): Steven Judd and Jens Scheiner
Publication Date: 06 Jun 2017
978-90-04-34520-1
The ʿAbbasid and Carolingian Empires
Comparative Studies in Civilizational Formation
Editor(s): D.G. Tor
Publication Date: 20 Oct 2017
978-90-04-35304-6
The Aghlabids and their Neighbors
Art and Material Culture in Ninth-Century North Africa
Publication Date: 06 Nov 2017
978-90-04-35604-7
The Thousand and One Nights and Twentieth-Century Fiction
Intertextual Readings
Publication Date: 01 Jan 2018
978-90-04-36269-7
Accusations of Unbelief in Islam
A Diachronic Perspective on Takfīr
Publication Date: 20 Oct 2015
978-90-04-30783-4
Ibn Ḥazm of Cordoba
The Life and Works of a Controversial Thinker
Publication Date: 27 Mar 2024
978-90-04-24310-1
Jāmī in Regional Contexts
The Reception of ʿAbd al-Raḥmān Jāmī’s Works in the Islamicate World, ca. 9th/15th-14th/20th Century
Publication Date: 28 Mar 2024
978-90-04-38660-0
Philosophy in Qajar Iran
Editor(s): Reza Pourjavady
Publication Date: 08 Nov 2018
978-90-04-38784-3
Medieval Muslim Historians and the Franks in the Levant
Editor(s): Alex Mallett
Publication Date: 11 Sep 2014
978-90-04-28068-7
Nomadic Societies in the Middle East and North Africa
Entering the 21st Century
Editor(s): Dawn Chatty
Publication Date: 12 Nov 2018
978-90-47-41775-0
Arab Painting
Text and Image in Illustrated Arabic Manuscripts
Publication Date: 15 Jul 2010
978-90-04-23661-5
A History of Ottoman Political Thought Up to the Early Nineteenth Century
Accusations of Unbelief in Islam
Al-Suyūṭī, a Polymath of the Mamlūk Period
Arab Painting
Beyond the Legacy of Genghis Khan
Food and Foodways of Medieval Cairenes
Ibn Ḥazm of Cordoba
Islamic Law in Past and Present
Jāmī in Regional Contexts
Medieval Muslim Historians and the Franks in the Levant
New Perspectives on Ibn ʿAsākir in Islamic Historiography
Nomadic Societies in the Middle East and North Africa
Philosophy in Qajar Iran
Roads to Paradise: Eschatology and Concepts of the Hereafter in Islam (2 vols)
The ʿAbbasid and Carolingian Empires
The Aghlabids and their Neighbors
The City in the Islamic World (2 vols)
The Mongols' Middle East
The Qurʾān in Context
The Technique of Islamic Bookbinding
The Thousand and One Nights and Twentieth-Century Fiction
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