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<p>Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. The company’s head office is in Leiden (The Netherlands), with a branch office in Boston, Massachusetts (USA). </p> <p>Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences. Brill also boasts an extensive catalog of online resources and primary source collections.</p>

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  • Islamic Law and the Crisis of the Reconquista
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: January 2015
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    • In <i>Islamic Law and the Crisis of the Reconquista</i>, Alan Verskin examines the efforts of Islamic jurists to articulate a new law which would address the predicament of Muslims living under Christian rule in Iberia.
  • Islamic Law in Theory
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: May 2014
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    • This book studies a range of Islamic texts, and employs contemporary legal, religious, and hermeneutical theory to study the methodology of Islamic law.
  • Islamic Law on Peasant Usufruct in Ottoman Syria
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: May 2012
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    • Drawing on Hanafi legal texts from Ottoman Syria between the 17th and early 19th centuries, this book examines how jurists balanced the rights and obligations of tenants and landlords on state and waqf lands, contributing in the process to the dynamism of the law and the adaptability and longevity of the Ottoman land system.
  • Islamic Legal Thought
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: September 2013
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    • In <i>Islamic Legal Thought: A Compendium of Muslim Jurists</i>, twenty-three scholars each contribute a chapter containing the biography of a distinguished Muslim jurist and a translated sample of his work. Jurists of the formative, classical and modern periods are represented.
  • Islamic Mysticism
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 1999
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    • This is a general survey of the rise and development of Islamic mysticism (Sufism) up to the modern period, which takes into account the latest achievements of scholarship on the subject. Sufism is examined from a variety of perspectives: as a vibrant social institution, a specific form of artistic expression, an ascetic and contemplative practice, and a distinctive intellectual tradition. <i>Islamic Mysticism</i> by Knysh is a comprehensive survey of the interesting and fascinating world of Islamic Mysticism.
  • Islamic Philosophy, Science, Culture, and Religion
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 2011
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    • This collection of essays covers the classical heritage and Islamic culture, classical Arabic science and philosophy, and Muslim religious sciences, showing continuation of Greek and Persian thought as well as original Muslim contributions to the sciences, philosophy, religion, and culture of Islam.
  • Islamic Piety in Medieval Syria
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: November 2007
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    • A study of the religious thought and practice of Muslims of all social echelons in Syria during the crusades and the anti-Frankish jihad, this book offers an intimate and complex analysis of the texture of medieval Islamic piety.
  • Islamic Reformism and Christianity
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: October 2009
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    • Drawing on newly-discovered archival materials, the study offers a comprehensive and critical reading of the polemics of Sheikh Rashīd Riḍā and his associates on Christianity in al-Manār, and their fascinating encounters with Arab Christians and Christian missionary movements.
  • Open Access Islamic States in Java 1500-1700
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: January 1976
  • Islamic Sufi Networks in the Western Indian Ocean (c.1880-1940)
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: August 2014
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    • In the period c. 1880-1940, Sufism in East Africa was the vehicle both for conversion to Islam and for reform of Islamic practice. In this book, Sufi expansion is traced and situated within the wider framework of Islamic reform.
  • Islamic Thought in the Dialogue of Cultures
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: August 2012
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    • The monograph aims at a historical and bibliographical survey of the qurʾānic and rational world-view of early Islam, of the period of translations from Greek into Syriac and Arabic, and of the impact of Islamic thought on Europe.
  • Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: August 2008
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    • The articles in this volume dedicated to Hans Daiber, one of the pioneering scholars in the history of Islamic thought in the Middle Ages, offer new insights into this field from a variety of perspectives: philological, philosophical, and historical.
  • Islamic Traditions and Muslim Youth in Norway
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 2010
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    • Drawing on a broad range of theorizing in anthropology and the social sciences, this book provides an in-depth ethnographic account of how 'young Muslims' in Norway engage and rework Islamic traditions in a context of international migration, globalization, and secular modernity.
  • Islamist Thinkers in the Late Ottoman Empire and Early Turkish Republic
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: October 2014
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    • <i>Islamist Thinkers in the Late Ottoman Empire and Early Turkish Republic</i> offers a comprehensive overview of the lives and ideas of thirteen influential Islamist thinkers. It makes available in English important primary sources to scholars and students with no access to these materials in their original languages.
  • Israel in the Wilderness
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: February 2008
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    • This collection of essays examines how stories from the biblical narrative of <i>Israel in the Wilderness</i> (Exodus 16-Deuteronomy 34) were interpreted by later Jewish and Christian writers (ca. 400 BCE-500 CE) as they sought to speak to their own circumstances.
  • Israel unter den Völkern
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 1964
  • Israel's Restoration
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: August 2008
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    • A textual comparative methodology, which permits each manuscript to be heard in its own right, is applied on both micro and macro levels to Ezekiel 36-39 revealing exegetical interaction behind many textual variants concerning the restoration of Israel.
  • Issues in International Migration Law
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: February 2015
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    • This lively collection presents the revised papers resulting from a conference held at the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen under the auspices of the Groningen Centre for Law and Governance and the Department of European and Economic Law. The conference brought together scholars from a number of countries to examine a series of current issues in international migration law - a topic which continues to be of major importance worldwide. The collection aims to widen horizons in the debate and assist in achieving an understanding of the fact, often forgotten by those who prefer rhetoric to understanding, that migration is a truly global phenomenon. While Europe is at the forefront of population changes and debates on the control and management of migration, there are major issues and crises in many areas across the globe, and various contributions to this volume rightly draw attention to them.
  • Issues in Religion and Education
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: February 2015
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    • <i>Issues in Religion and Education, Whose Religion?</i> is a contribution to the dynamic and evolving global debates about the role of religion in public education. It provides a cross-section of the debates over religion.
  • Iusti Lipsii <i>De Amphitheatro</i> et <i>De Amphitheatris quae extra Romam libellus</i>
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: February 2015
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    • <i>De Amphitheatro</i> ist ein Dialog zwischen Lipsius und seinem Lehrer Florentius in ihrem geliebten Rom. Sie haben Amphitheater als Gesprächsthema, und hauptsächlich das Colossaeum. <i>De Amphitheatris quae extra Romam libellus</i> beleuchtet verschiedene Amphitheater außerhalb von Rom. <i>De Amphitheatro</i> is a dialogue between Lipsius and his tutor Florentius about amphitheaters. The setting is Rome. Most of their conversation is about the Colossaeum. <i>De Amphitheatris quae extra Romam libellus</i> is mainly a description of several amphitheaters outside Rome.

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