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SHARIA INCORPORATED A Comparative Overview of the Legal Systems of Twelve Muslim Countries in Past and Present Edited by JAN MICHIEL OTTO
Jan Michiel Otto (ed.)
Sharia Incorporated A Comparative Overview of the Legal Systems of Twelve Muslim Countries in Past and Present
The aim of Sharia Incorporated is to provide unbiased and contextual information about a topic that has of late been hijacked by politics in the Muslim world as well as in the West. Sharia Incorporated, written by laudable international scholars, is an ambitious study of the incorporation of Islamic law traditions into national legal systems. The book also explores the sensitive topic of ‘Western’ human rights and other rule of law standards in a Muslim world. It provides an in-depth analysis of the role of sharia in the historical and legal formation of twelve representative Muslim states, with a unique comparison of key issues raised by the ‘Islamic awakening’ of recent decades. In the preface Jan Michiel Otto goes to the heart of the prevailing environment in which Western discourses tend to oversimplify the substance and effect of Islam and sharia.
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Jan Michiel Otto is professor of law and governance in developing countries at Leiden University, Faculty of Law, and director of the Van Vollenhoven Institute for law, governance and development.
Overview of the incorporation of Islamic law into national legal systems
LAW, GOVERNANCE, AND DEVELOPMENT Language English Publishing date Fall 2010 ISBN 978 90 8728 057 4 E-ISBN 978 94 0060 017 1 Price s 49.90 £ 39,90 $ 49,90 Format Paperback 156 x 234 mm Page extent 675 pages Coverdesign Studio Jan de Boer
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Never Marry a Woman with Big Feet Women in Proverbs from Around the World In cultures all over the world, gender issues have been expressed in proverbs, the smallest literary genre. This fascinating book provides revealing insights into the female conditition across centuries and continents analyzing similarities, differences and contradictions from thousands of proverbs from over 150 countries. For a search see: www.WomeninProverbsWorldwide.com
LITERATURE Language English Publishing date Fall 2010 E-ISBN 978 94 0060 019 5 Price s 19,50 £ 16.50 $ 24.50 Page extent 352 pages Coverdesign Kok Korpershoek
Mineke Schipper is professor of intercultural literary studies at Leiden University.
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Reggae & Ratelslangen Ratio en emotie van baanbrekende Leidse wetenschappers [Reggae & Rattlesnakes: Reason and Emotion of Exploratory Leiden Scholars]
Travelling the globe catching snakes to turn their venom into Medicine. Observating how druglords rule Jamaican slums, or inside the literary underground in Shanghai: In Reggae & Rattlesnakes pioneering scientists share their inspiration and map their road to success in fifteen revealing portraits: You will meet exceptional people, and also the fields of research in which Leiden University at it’s 87th lustrum stands out on an international level.
Scientists / 87 th lustrum Leiden University LUP general Language Dutch Publishing date Fall 2010 ISBN 978 90 8728 085 7 E-ISBN 978 94 0060 003 4 Price s 19,95 £ 15.50 $ 22.75 Format Paperback 156 x 234 mm Page extent 124 pages Coverdesign Bureau Beck
Iranian Studies Series The Iranian Studies Series publishes high-quality scholarship on various aspects of Iranian civilisation, covering both contemporary and classical cultures of the Persian cultural area, that includes Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Central Asia, while classical societies using Persian as a literary and cultural language were located in Anatolia, Caucasus, Central Asia and the Indo-Pakistani subcontinent. The series intends to publish resources and original research and make them accessible to a wide audience. www.lup.nl
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Johan Christoph BĂźrgel and Christine van Ruymbeke (eds.)
Nizami: A Key to the Treasure of Hakim In this â€œKeyâ€? thirteen eminent scholars focus on different aspects of the Khamsa, which is a collection of five long poems written by the Persian poet Nizami. Topics are mysticism, art history, comparative literature, science, and philosophy. It constitutes a significant development in the field of Nizami-studies, and more general, of Persian literature. It shows how classical Greek knowledge mingles with the Persian past and the Islamic culture in Nizamiâ€™s world.
Prof.dr. Johann Christoph BĂźrgel is professor emeritus in Islamic Studies at Bern University and has received several prizes for his Nizami-translations.
LITERARY STUDIES Language English Publishing date Fall 2010 ISBN 978 90 8728 097 0 E-ISBN 978 94 0060 014 0 Price s 44,95 ÂŁ 39 $ 62.50 Format Paperback 156 x 234 mm Page extent 250 pages Coverdesign Iranian Studies Series Tarek Atrissi
Dr. Christine van Ruymbeke is Soudavar Lecturer in Persian Studies at Cambridge University, UK.
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The RubĂĄiyĂĄt of KhayyĂĄm An Updated Bibliography This book fills a gap by providing a new selection and description of almost 900 editions of the world-famous Persian quatrains: The RubĂĄiyĂĄt of KhayyĂĄm. This is the first bibliography to be published since 1929. Omar KhayyĂĄm was a Persian homo universalis: mathematician, scientist, philosopher, astronomer
BIBLIOGRAPHY Language English Publishing date Fall 2010 ISBN 978 90 8728 096 3 E-ISBN 978 94 0060 008 9 Price s 34,95 ÂŁ 29.95 $ 47.95 Format paperback 156 x 234 mm Page extent 196 pages
and poet, believed to have written 200 to 600 RubĂĄiyĂĄt (quatrains). The RubĂĄiyĂĄt of KhayyĂĄm a perfect object for book collectors and lovers of poetry. Jos Coumans is a librarian and has been the secretary of the Dutch Omar KhayyĂĄm Society since 1997.
Language English Publishing date Fall 2010 ISBN 978 90 8728 087 1 E-ISBN 978 94 0060 010 2 Price s 34,95 ÂŁ 29.95 $ 47.95 Format Paperback 156 x 234 mm Page extent 204 pages
Enigmatic Embellishments in Early Persian Poetry This is the first study of Persian literary riddles to appear in English. In addition to the genre of riddles, the book examines the relationship between metaphors and riddles and the genre of literary description. Literary riddles occur in the early specimens of Persian literature from the tenth century and they continue to be used in modern Iranian society. Dr. A.A. Seyed-Gohrab is track-leader of the Persian Studies programme at Leiden University.
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Father of Persian Verse Rudaki and his Poetry
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LITERATURE Language English Publishing date Fall 2010 ISBN 978 90 8728 092 5 E-ISBN 978 94 0060 016 4 Price s 34.95 ÂŁ 29.95 $ 47.95 Format Paperback 156 x 234 mm Page extent 136 pages
Abu â€˜AbdollĂ˘hâ€™ Jafar ibn Mohammad Rudaki (c. 880 CE-941 CE) is widely regarded as â€œthe father of Persian poetryâ€?, for he was the first major poet to write in New Persian language. This book presents Rudaki as the founder of a new poetic aesthetic, which was adopted by subsequent generations of Persian poets. Rudaki is credited with being the first to write in the rubĂ˘i form; and many of the images we first encounter in Rudakiâ€™s lines have become staples of Persian poetry. Sassan Tabatabai (Iran 1967) teaches Persian and the Humanities at Boston University. Tabatabai is a poet, translator and editor.
A.A. Seyed-Gohrab and S. McGlinn (eds.)
One Word - Yak Kaleme
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19th Century Persian Treatise Introducing Western Codified Law One Word â€“ Yak Kaleme was one of the first treatises in the Middle East to demonstrate that Islam is compatible with modern western forms of government, and specifically that sharia principles can be incorporated in a codified law comparable to that found in Europe. Unlike many fellow Oriental travellers, he observed that European dominance was not derived from a few technological advances, but primarily from the organisation of society. In One Word, the author argues that the principles underlying constitutional government can be found in Islamic sources. One Word was a significant text during the Iranian Constitutional Revolution of 1906, but its message is relevant today.
Dr. A.A. Seyed-Gohrab is track-leader of the Persian Studies programme at Leiden University and Vice-Chairman of the Young Academy of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). S. McGlinn is an independent scholar and writes and translates in the fields of Bahai studies, Iranian studies and Islamic studies.
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How Islam is compatible with western government
Language English Publishing date Fall 2010 ISBN 978 90 8728 089 5 E-ISBN 978 94 0060 012 6 Price s 34,95 ÂŁ 29.95 $ 47.95 Format Paperback 156 x 234 mm Page extent 172 pages
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A.A. Seyed-Gohrab and S. McGlinn (eds.)
Safina Revealed A Compendium of Persian Literature in 14th Century Tabriz
LITERATURE Language English Publishing date Fall 2010 ISBN 978 90 8728 088 8 E-ISBN 978 94 0060 013 3 Price s 44,95 ÂŁ 39 $ 62.50 Format Paperback 156 x 234 mm Page extent 196 pages
The Safina-yi Tabriz (The Vessel of Tabriz or The Treasury of Tabriz) is a massive, well preserved manuscript from 14th-century Tabriz in Persia. Containing 209 works in Persian and Arabic, it is a complete treasure-house between two covers. The texts in this compendium show the canon of learning for a man of letters in the Islamic world. It covers prophetic traditions, ethics, mysticism, jurisprudence, theology, exegesis, history, grammar, literature and literary criticism, philosophy, astronomy and astrology, geomancy, mineralogy, mathematics, medicine, music, cosmography and geography.
For the first time, Safina Revealed introduces diverse aspects of this compendium, explaining its importance in the cultural and literary milieu of the 14th-century Islamic world in fourteen articles each revolving around a specific topic. Dr. A.A. Seyed-Gohrab is track-leader of the Persian Studies programme at Leiden University and Vice-Chairman of the Young Academy of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). S. McGlinn is an independent scholar and writes and translates in the fields of Bahai studies, Iranian studies and Islamic studies.
Canon of Learning in the Islamic World
Franklin Lewis and Sunil Sharma (eds.)
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The Necklace of the Pleiades 24 Essays on Persian Literature, Culture and Religion In Persian literature, the Necklace of the Pleiades is Dr. Lewis Franklin is an Associate Professor of Persian a metaphor for the six or seven stars which heavens Language and Literature at the University of Chicago. bestow, like precious pearls, upon a poet in gratitude Dr. Sunil Sharma is a Senior Lecturer at Boston and reward for composing a beautiful poem. University and a visiting lecturer in Indo-Persian and The topics of the 24 essays range from the Persian Urdu at Harvard University. Alexander romance, to Ferdowsiâ€™s Shahnama, the poetics of the ghazal and the qasida, Mughal court poetry, Sufism, Ismaili history, Bahaâ€™i literature, Iranian linguistics, the modern writer Sadeq 3;0=27;3<BA=43D7:( Hedayat, and the reception of Salman Rushdieâ€™s 5=5/<2;/5=5 novel in Persian translation. From Alexander romance and Sufism to Salman Rushdie
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A.A. Seyed-Gohrab, F. Doufikar-Aerts and S. McGlinn (eds.)
Embodiments of Evil: Gog and Magog Interdisciplinary Studies of the â€œOtherâ€? in Literature & Internet Texts ::3 3772 23 3< <C C< <77D D3 3@ @AA77BBG G> >@ @3 3AAAA
Gog and Magog, as archetypes of evil, have dwelt in our consciousness since their threatening appearance in the Bible and Quran. Maps, literature and texts ranging from Medieval Europe, the Byzantine and Arab world, in Berber, Persian and Indonesian traditions, to contemporary internet texts: all use these imaginary monstrous creatures. Embodiments of Evil: Gog and Magog reveals in eight essays the images of the â€˜Otherâ€™ from contemporary folk religion on the internet to the rich literary heritage of Alexander romances.
Dr. A.A. Seyed-Gohrab is track-leader of the Persian Studies programme at Leiden University. Dr. F. Doufikar-Aerts is a researcher at the Leiden School of Middle Eastern Studies. S. McGlinn is an independent scholar and writes and translates in the fields of Bahai studies, Iranian studies and Islamic studies.
All about Evil in literature worldwide
LITERATURE Language English Publishing date Fall 2010 ISBN 978 90 8728 090 1 E-ISBN 978 94 0060 011 9 Price s 34,95 ÂŁ 29.95 $ 47.95 Format Paperback 156 x 234 mm Page extent 162 pages
Agreement Restrictions in Persian
Language English Publishing date Fall 2010 ISBN 978 90 8728 093 2 E-ISBN 978 94 0060 015 7 Price s 44.95 ÂŁ 39 $ 62.50 Format Paperback 156 x 234 mm Page extent 224 pages
Agreement Restrictions in Persian is the first comprehensive attempt to tackle the issue of verbal agreement in the Persian language from a cross-linguistic point of view. Unlike the previous analyses, which consider the Experience as the subject, it is argued that the psychological state is the subject of the sentence. The results not only contribute to better understanding of Persian syntax, but also have important implications for grammar theory. Dr. Anousha Sedighi is an assistant professor of Persian at Portland State University. In 2010 she was awarded a grant from Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute to complete her first-year Persian language textbook and to organize a film series entitled â€œOn Iranian Women, By Iranian Women.â€?
Pots, Farmers and Foragers
Bart Vanmontfort, Leendert Louwe Kooijmans, Luc Amkreutz and Leo Verhart (eds.)
How pottery traditions shed a light on social interaction in the earliest Neolithic of the Lower Rhine Area
Pots, Farmers and Foragers How pottery traditions shed a light on social interaction in the earliest Neolithic of the Lower Rhine Area Bart Vanmontfort, Leendert Louwe Kooijmans, Luc Amkreutz, Leo Verhart
In Pots, Farmers and Foragers the contributing 24 European scholars show with evidence a new synthesis of the complex interaction of the communities of the western part of the North European Plain during early Neolithic. In the study of earliest stage of neolithisation pottery plays a key role. The most advanced northwestern settlement in the expansion of the central European Linear Pottery culture during the second half of the sixth millennium B.C. is to be found in the Lower Rhine Area. At the same time this is the northernmost extension of the synchronic and enigmatic pottery groups La Hoguette and Limburg. This volume convincingly states that pottery and its associated habits were among the first of the many new societal aspects to be adopted by neighbouring foraging communities. Bart Vanmontfort is lecturer in prehistory at Leuven University, Belgium. Leendert P. Louwe Kooijmans is emeritus professor in prehistory at Leiden University. Luc Amkreutz is curator prehistory of the Netherlands National Museum of Antiquities, Leiden. Leo Verhart is curator archaeology and early history of the Limburgs Museum, Venlo.
The Archaeology of the First Farmer-Herders in Egypt
Sowing the seed?
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A Timeless Vale
Noriyuki Shirai’s research on lithic artefacts used by the Epipalaeolithic hunter-fishers and Neolithic famer-herders in the Fayum gives a clue as to the mobility and residential strategy of the Fayum people and their time and labour investments in tool production. The Neolitic famer-herders ( 6th C.B.C.E.) relied heavily on hunting and fishing. Lithic evidence, as Shirai proves, suggests that the Fayum people were not nomadic but were tethered to lakeshores.
This thesis aims to provide a better understanding of the neolithisation process in the Dutch wetlands by means of the reconstruction of the natural vegetation, human impact, plant use and cultivation practises at the time of the Late Mesolithic, the Swifterbant culture and the Hazendonk group.
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The Archaeology of the First Farmer-Herders in Egypt explores how and why farming and herding started in a particular time period in a particular region of Egypt. The earliest Neolithic farming in combination with herding in Egypt is known in the Fayum, which is a large oasis with a permanent lake in the Egyptian Western Desert. Farming and herding started at the transition from the Epipalaeolithic to Neolithic in the 6th millennium cal.BC owing to the arrival of Levantine domesticates. The Neolithic farmer-herders in the Fayum relied heavily on hunting and fishing, which had been the major subsistence activities since the Epipalaeolithic period. There are no remains of substantial dwellings to indicate that these farmer-herders lived a sedentary way of life. Previous researchers have thus asserted that the Fayum people were nomadic and moved seasonally. Noriyuki Shirai’s research on lithic artefacts used by the Epipalaeolithic hunter-fishers and Neolithic farmer-herders in the Fayum gives a clue as to the mobility and residential strategy of the Fayum people and their time and labour investments in tool production. Lithic evidence suggests that the Fayum people were not nomadic but were tethered to lakeshores. The introduction of farming and herding would not have taken place in the Fayum without a lakeshore-tethered if not fully sedentary way of life. But the success of a farming-herding way of life in the Fayum would not have been possible without the reorganisation of mobility, which led to decreased moves of residential bases and increased logistical moves of individuals. Lithic evidence also suggests that the Fayum People kept exerting special efforts to make farming and herding reliable subsistence and to maximise the yield. The introduction of farming and herding in the Fayum would have been a solution to mitigate growing population/resource imbalances when the climate became drier and more people had to aggregate around permanent water sources in the 6th millennium cal.BC.
The Archaeology of the First Farmer-Herders in Egypt
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New insights into the Fayum Epipalaeolithic and Neolithic
Human Impact and Plant Subsistence in Dutch Wetlands During the Late Mesolithic and Early and Middle Neolithic (5500-3400 cal BC)
The Archaeology of the First Farmer-Herders in Egypt New insights into the Fayum Epipalaeolithic and Neolithic
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Mana Maori The Power of New Zealand’s First Inhabitants
Mana Maori De kracht van Nieuw-Zeelands eerste bewoners
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The discovery of New Zealand, the CULTURE / MUSEUM OF ETHNOLOGY last place on earth to be peopled, is surrounded by myths. Mana Maori: LUP general The Power of New Zealand’s First Language Dutch Publishing date Fall 2010 Inhabitants takes you on a journey exploring the histories of the coun- ISBN 978 90 8728 084 0 Price s 24.95 £ 20.95 $ 31.95 try’s first Polynesian discoverers, Format Paperback 219 x 279 mm Page extent 160 pages its encounters with Europeans, the Dutch explorer Abel Tasman and the subsequent settling by 7 8 9 0 8English 7 280840 Westerners and immigration waves 9 Language Publishing date Fall 2010 of the 1950s. Museum catalogue. ISBN 978 90 8728 083 3 Price s 24.95 £ 20.95 $ 31.95 Format Paperback 219 x 279 mm Page extent 160 pages
Dr. Fanny Wonu Veys is curator Oceania at the National Museum of Ethnology, Leiden.
Mobile Communication and the Protection of Children
What impact does the use of mobile communication technology have on children? The main idea is to develop a viable regulatory strategy in mobile content regulation that is applicable worldwide.
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Figuring Rural Development
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Concepts and Cases of Land Use, Sustainability and Integrative Indicators
Should an automated system be qualified as a juridical entity, thus carrier of rights and duties? All about the results of people restricting themselves to automated agreements.
A merger of environmental science and rural development economics. With a unique measuring rod of wealth and poverty: Freely Disposable Time.
In goede handen Verpleegkundige beroepsuitoefening in moreel perspectief
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Towards a new model of moral responsibilities for nurses and health care.
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Willem B. Drees is professor of philosophy of religion and ethics, and currently also the Dean of the Faculty of Religious Studies of Leiden University. Pieter Sjoerd van Koningsveld is professor of the History of Islam in Western Europe at the Faculty of Religious Studies of Leiden University.
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Front cover photo: Tarek Atrissi, Hilversum, Netherlands; back cover: portrait of J. Huizinga, author of The Autumn of the Middle Ages and Homo Ludens in de same pose as the Reading Pallas in the Seal of the University. © 2010 Leiden University Press. All rights reserved. Graphic design: André van de Waal, Coördesign.
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