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The Woman Question in Islamic Studies The Woman Question in Islamic Studies Kecia Ali

The interconnected ways that sexism functions in academic Islamic studies and how to shift professional norms toward parity

Modern Arab Kingship Modern Arab Kingship: Remaking the Ottoman Political Order in the Interwar Middle East Adam Mestyan

How the “recycling” of the Ottoman Empire’s uses of genealogy and religion created new political orders in the Middle East

Empire of Salons Empire of Salons: Conquest and Community in Early Modern Ottoman Lands Helen Pfeifer

A history of the Ottoman incorporation of Arab lands that shows how gentlemanly salons shaped culture, society, and governance

Origins of the Just War Origins of the Just War: Military Ethics and Culture in the Ancient Near East Rory Cox

A groundbreaking history of the ethics of war in the ancient Near East

The Book of Yerba Mate The Book of Yerba Mate: A Stimulating History Christine Folch

The untold story of South America’s most interesting beverage

Tales Things Tell Tales Things Tell: Material Histories of Early Globalisms Finbarr Barry Flood and Beate Fricke

New perspectives on early globalisms from objects and images

Jews and the Qur'an Jews and the Qur'an Meir M. Bar-Asher

A compelling book that casts the Qur’anic encounter with Jews in an entirely new light

The Kings of Algiers The Kings of Algiers: How Two Jewish Families Shaped the Mediterranean World during the Napoleonic Wars and Beyond Julie Kalman

A richly detailed history of the Bacris and the Busnachs, two renowned Jewish families whose influence and reputation shook the capitals of Europe and America

The Shamama Case The Shamama Case: Contesting Citizenship across the Modern Mediterranean Jessica M. Marglin

How a nineteenth-century lawsuit over the estate of a wealthy Tunisian Jew shines new light on the history of belonging

A History of the Muslim World A History of the Muslim World: From Its Origins to the Dawn of Modernity Michael A. Cook

A panoramic history of the Muslim world from the age of the Prophet Muḥammad to the birth of the modern era