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I speak for myself : American women on being Muslim / co-editors, Maria M. Ebrahimji and Zahra T. Suratwala.
Forty women under age forty share what it has been like to have been born and raised in the United States as a Muslim, examining the dichotomy between Islamic and Western values, and discussing stereotypes, the events of 9/11, and other related topics.
Publication Date: 1978-09-07
First published in 1970, The Cambridge History of Islam is a most comprehensive and ambitious collaborative survey of Islamic history and civilization. On publication it was welcomed as a work useful both for reference and reading, for the general reader, student and specialist alike. It has now been reprinted, with corrections, and for ease of handling the original two hardcover volumes have each been divided into two separate paperbacks.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Understanding Islam / by . Publication Date: 2007-02-22. ISBN: 9781906716875
Scholars and Scholarship on Women and Islamic Cultures - A Study of Ph.D. Dissertations: 1960–2002. The focus of the project was to compose as complete a list as possible with author, title, university, topic, date of completion, and abstract of each thesis.
ProQuest dissertations & theses global Searchable and browsable database of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day. It also offers full text for graduate works added since 1997, along with selected full text for works written prior to 1997. It contains a significant amount of new international dissertations and theses both in citations and in full text. Designated as an official offsite repository for the U.S. Library of Congress, PQDT Global offers comprehensive historic and ongoing coverage for North American works and significant and growing international coverage from a multiyear program of expanding partnerships with international universities and national associations.
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