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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 15 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Rage: The Vicious Circle of Islamist and Far-Right Extremism by Julia Ebner
    The Rage: The Vicious Circle of Islamist and Far-Right Extremism - by Julia Ebner

    £11.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781788310321 | ISBN 10: 1788310322

    The early twenty-first century has been defined by a rise in Islamist radicalisation and a concurrent rise in far right extremism. This book explores the interaction between the 'new' far right and Islamist extremists and considers the consequences f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Boko Haram: Inside Nigeria
    Boko Haram: Inside Nigeria's Unholy War - by Mike Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784535537 | ISBN 10: 1784535532

    An insurgency in Nigeria by the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has left thousands dead, shaken Africa's biggest country and worried the world. Yet it remains a mysterious - almost unknowable - organisation. rough exhaustive on-the-ground reporti ... more

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  • Cover image of book The New Threat from Islamic Militancy by Jason Burke
    The New Threat from Islamic Militancy - by Jason Burke

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784701475 | ISBN 10: 1784701475

    In The New Threat renowned expert and prize-winning reporter Jason Burke provides the clearest and most comprehensive guide to Islamic militancy today.   From Syria to Somalia, from Libya to Indonesia, from Yemen to the capitals of Europe, Isl ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rise of Islamic State: ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution by Patrick Cockburn
    The Rise of Islamic State: ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution - by Patrick Cockburn

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784780401 | ISBN 10: 1784780405

    The essential “on the ground” report on the fastest-growing new threat in the Middle East from the Winner of the 2014 Foreign Affairs Journalist of The Year Award   Out of the failures of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Arab Spring and Syria, a new ... more

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  • Cover image of book Radical: My Journey from Islamist Extremism to a Democratic Awakening by Maajid Nawaz
    Radical: My Journey from Islamist Extremism to a Democratic Awakening - by Maajid Nawaz

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780753540770 | ISBN 10: 0753540770

    Born and raised in Essex, Maajid Nawaz was recruited into politicised Islam as a teenager. Abandoning his love of hip hop music, graffiti and girls, he was recruited into Hizb ut-Tahrir (the Liberation Party) where he played a leading and internatio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Algeria Since 1989: Between Terror and Democracy by James D. Le Sueur
    Algeria Since 1989: Between Terror and Democracy - by James D. Le Sueur

    £20.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781842777251 | ISBN 10: 1842777254

    Algeria's democratic experiment is seminal in post-Cold War history. The first Muslim nation to attempt the transition from an authoritarian system to democratic pluralism, this North African country became a test case for reform in Africa, the Arab ... more

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  • Cover image of book Resistance: The Essence of the Islamist Revolution by Alastair Crooke
    Resistance: The Essence of the Islamist Revolution - by Alastair Crooke

    £24.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780745328850 | ISBN 10: 0745328857

    This book traces the essence of the Islamist Revolution from its origins in Egypt, through Najaf, Lebanon, Iran and the Iranian Revolution to today. Alastair Crooke presents a compelling account of the ideas and energy which are mobilising the Islami ... more

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  • Cover image of book Muslim Spaces of Hope: Geographies of Possibility in Britain and the West by Richard Phillips (editor)
    Muslim Spaces of Hope: Geographies of Possibility in Britain and the West - by Richard Phillips (editor)

    £31.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781848133013 | ISBN 10: 1848133014

    Debates about contemporary Islam and Muslims in the West have taken some negative turns in the depressing atmosphere of the war on terror and its aftermath. This book argues that we have been too preoccupied with problems, not enough with solutions. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frontline Pakistan: The Path to Catastrophe and the Killing of Benazir Bhutto by Zahid Hussain
    Frontline Pakistan: The Path to Catastrophe and the Killing of Benazir Bhutto - by Zahid Hussain

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781845118020 | ISBN 10: 1845118022

    Pakistan has been home to the world's most dangerous terrorists. Osama Bin Laden himself is believed to be hiding close to its border. After 9/11, Pakistan's military leader, General Pervez Musharraf, took an astonishing about-turn, and pledged his s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rethinking Islamism: The Ideology of the New Terror by Meghnad Desai
    Rethinking Islamism: The Ideology of the New Terror - by Meghnad Desai

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781845112677 | ISBN 10: 1845112679

    The global struggle against 'terror' looks set to become one of the defining characteristics of geopolitics in the new century. Despite increasingly frantic calls - especially after the London bombings of July 7 2005 - for western leaders to 'underst ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Roots of Radical Islam by Gilles Kepel
    The Roots of Radical Islam - by Gilles Kepel

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780863565090 | ISBN 10: 0863565093

    Gilles Kepel, one of the world's leading experts on Islamist movements, was amongst the first to identify Egypt as the cradle of contemporary Islamism. This seminal work, now with a new introduction, gives a profoundly perceptive account of the found ... more

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  • Cover image of book Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender and Pluralism by Omid Safi
    Progressive Muslims: On Justice, Gender and Pluralism - by Omid Safi

    £30.00   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781851683161 | ISBN 10: 185168316x

    Developed in response to the events of September 11, this is a provocative collection of articles from fourteen prominent Muslim thinkers. They offer a timely re-assessment of Islam's relationship with the modern world, confronting the views of both ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fundamentalism Reborn? Afghanistan and the Taliban by William Maley (editor)
    Fundamentalism Reborn? Afghanistan and the Taliban - by William Maley (editor)

    £25.00   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781850653608 | ISBN 10: 1850653607

    A comprehensive account of the history, ascendancy and decline of the Taliban movement, the most dramatic manifestation of Islamic fundamentalism since the Iranian revolution. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism: The Limits of Postmodern Analysis by Haideh Moghissi
    Feminism and Islamic Fundamentalism: The Limits of Postmodern Analysis - by Haideh Moghissi

    £26.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9781856495905 | ISBN 10: 1856495906

    As a religion, Islam has been demonized for its gender practices like no other. This book analyses that Orientalism, with particular reference to representations of Muslim women and describes the real sexual politics of Islam. In a major feminist cr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Covering Islam: How the Media and the Experts Determine How We See the Rest of the World by Edward Said
    Covering Islam: How the Media and the Experts Determine How We See the Rest of the World - by Edward Said

    £10.99   paperback   (1997) - ISBN 13: 9780099595014 | ISBN 10: 009959501x

    From the Iranian hostage crisis through the Gulf War and the World Trade Centre bombing, the West has been haunted by a spectre called "Islam". As portrayed by the news media - and by a chorus of government, academic and corporate experts - "Islam" i ... more

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