Books Reviewed

British Muslims: New Directions in Islamic Thought, Creativity and Activism

In this book, the primary focus is on how different generations navigate relations across three distinct religious and social worlds: traditional Islam imported from...

Justice for All and How to Achieve It: Citizens, Lawyers and the Law in the Age of Human Rights

"Justice for All and How to Achieve It" is a nicely written, smooth-flowing book that turns its lens first and foremost to the international...

Meeting the Challenge of Cultural Diversity in Europe: Moving Beyond the Crisis

In this book, the author advocates moving from a theoretical paradigm of assimilationism and multiculturalism to ‘intercultural integration’. Robin Wilson offers an underlying re-foundation...

American Academic Cultures: A History of Higher Education

At a time when American higher education seems ever more to be reflecting on its purpose and potential, people are more persuaded than ever...

China and the Islamic World: How the New Silk Road Is Transforming Global Politics

Robert Bianchi takes readers through an exploration of China's multi-pronged and multifaceted engagement with the Muslim world by focusing on its ambitious new project,...

Protecting Multiculturalism: Muslims, Security, and Integration in Canada

In a post-9/11 sea of social and political disputes, one state stands apart. As a progressively strong anti-Islamic social movement grows in the West,...

The Genesis of America: US Foreign Policy and the Formation of National Identity, 1793–1815

The book examines how US foreign policy helped the formation of American national consciousness. Jasper M. Trautsch places foreign policy at the centre of...

Post-Ottoman Topologies: The Presence of the Past in the Era of the Nation-State

How are historians and social scientists to understand the emergence, the multiplicity, and the mutability of collective memories of the Ottoman Empire in the...

Travellers in Ottoman Lands: The Botanical Legacy

This book focuses on the botanical legacy of many parts of the former Ottoman Empire including present-day Turkey, the Levant, Egypt, the Balkans, and...

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