Publications of Al-Azmeh, A.

Al-Azmeh A. Populism Contra Democracy : Recent Democratist Discourse in the Arab World (In German). In: Die Islamisierung des Islam : imaginäre Welten einer politischen Theologie. Vol 33. Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag; 1996. p. 145-75. (Edition Pandora; vol 33).
Al-Azmeh A. Muslim Modernism and the Canonical Text. In: Al-Attas SS, editor. Islam and the challenge of modernity : historical and contemporary contexts. Kuala Lumpur: International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization; 1996. p. 391-428.

Book Review : Majnun : The Madman in Medieval Islamic Society

This article reviews the book "Majnun : The Madman in Medieval Islamic Society" by Michael W. Dols.

Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq

Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq : Unknown Works

Al-Azmeh A. Populism Contra Democracy : Recent Democratist Discourse in the Arab World (In Arabic). In: Dımuqratiyya min dun dimuqratiyin. Beirut: Markaz Dirasat al-Wahda al-‘Arabiyya; 1995. p. 207-28.
Al-Azmeh A. Ibn Khaldún (In Hungarian). In: Miller D, editor. Politikai filozófiák enciklopédiája. Budapest: Kossuth; 1995. p. 202-3.
Al-Azmeh A. Iszlám politikai gondolkodás. In: Miller D, editor. Politikai filozófiák enciklopédiája. Budapest: Kossuth; 1995. p. 223-7.
Al-Azmeh A, Tarabulsi F. The Renaissance Outsider (In Arabic). In: Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq. London: Riad el-Rayyes Books; 1995. p. 7-47.

Nationalism and the Arabs

Focuses on Arabs' relation to nationalism. Portrayal of Arab nationalism in the West; Early Arab nationalism.

Rhetoric for the Senses : A Consideration of Muslim Paradise Narratives

Discusses the work of al-Ghazālī (†1111) and Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya (†1350).

Book review : A History of the Arab Peoples

This article reviews the book "A History of the Arab Peoples" by Albert Hourani.

Al-Azmeh A. Populisme contre démocratie : discours démocratisants dans le monde arabe. In: Salamé G, Al-Azmeh A, editors. Démocraties sans démocrates : politiques d'ouverture dans le monde arabe et islamique. Paris: Fayard; 1994. p. 233-52.
Al-Azmeh A. Populism Contra Democracy : Recent Democratist Discourse in the Arab World. In: Salamé G, editor. Democracy without democrats? : The renewal of politics in the Muslim world. London: I.B. Tauris; 1994. p. 112-29.
Al-Azmeh A. Rushdie, the Traitor. In: Abdallah A, editor. For Rushdie : essays by Arab and Muslim writers in defense of free speech. New York: G. Braziller; 1994. p. 24-8.
Al-Azmeh A. Chronophagous Discourse : A Study of the Clerico-Legal Appropriation of the World in a Muslim Tradition. In: Reynolds F, Tracy D, editors. Religion and Practical Reason : New Essays in the Comparative Philosophy of Religions. Albany: State University of New York Press; 1994. p. 163-212.

Book review : Culture and Intellectuals in Arab Society (in Arabic)

This article reviews the book "Culture and Intellectuals in Arab Society".

Phronesis

The book includes the following articles:Muslim 'Culture' and the European Tribe -- Islamism and the Arabs -- The Discourse of Cultural Authenticity -- Arab Nationalism and Islamism -- Islamist Revivalism and Western Ideologies -- Utopia in Islamic Political Thought -- Wahhabite Polity -- Islamic Studies and the European Imagination.

Al-Azmeh A. Rushdie, le traitre. In: Abdallah A, editor. Pour Rushdie : cent intellectuels arabes et musulmans pour la liberté d'expression. Paris: La Découverte; 1993. p. 33-5.

Book review : The Mental Taboo : Salman Rushdie and the Truth within Literature (In Arabic)

This article reviews the book "The Mental Taboo : Salman Rushdie and the Truth within Literature" by Sadiq Al-Azm.

Al-`Ilmaniyya min manzur mukhtalif

Secularism in Modern Arab Life and Thought

"Authenticity" and the Flight from Reality (in Arabic)

Contains:Authenticity and its CognatesIslamist Revivalism and Western Ideologies

Al-Azmeh A. Islam Hukuk Kavrami ve Gercekligin özgülestirilmesi. In: Sosyal ve Tarihi Baglami Icinde Islam Hukuku. Vol 13. Istanbul: İz; 1992. p. 317-36. (İz Yayıncılık; vol 13).

Barbarians in Arab Eyes

Discusses the manner in which Arabic culture conceived of others.

Book review : The Despotic State in the Arab East (in Arabic)

This article reviews the book "The Despotic State in the Arab East" by Khaldun Al-Naqib.

Book review : Postmodernism & Islam : Predicament and Promise

This article reviews the book "Postmodernism & Islam : Predicament and Promise" by Akbar S. Ahmed.

Book review : A History of the Arab Peoples

This article reviews the book “A History of the Arab Peoples” by Albert Hourani.

Book Review : Islam in European Thought

Reviews the book `Islam in European Thought,` by Albert Hourani.

al-ʻArab wa-al-barabirah : al-Muslimun wa-al-ḥaḍarat al-ukhra

Arabs and Barbarians : Medieval Arabic Ethnology and Ethnography

Al-Azmeh A. The Discourse of Cultural Authenticity : Islamist Revivalism and Enlightenment Universalism. In: Deutsch E, editor. Culture and modernity : East-West philosophic perspectives. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press; 1991. p. 468-86.
Al-Azmeh A. Disengaging Arab Nationalism from Islamism (In Arabic). In: The Return of Colonialism. London: Riyad El-Rayyes Books; 1991. p. 221-9.

Book review : Arab Intellectuals and the West : The Psychoanalysis of a Collective Neurosis (in Arabic)

This article reviews the book "Arab Intellectuals and the West : The Psychoanalysis of a Collective Neurosis" by George Tarabishi.

Book Review : Race and slavery in the Middle East : An historical enquiry

This article reviews the book "Race and slavery in the Middle East : An historical enquiry" by Bernard Lewis.

Book review : The Crisis of Modern Islam : A Preindustrial Culture in the Scientific-Technological Age

This article reviews the book "The Crisis of Modern Islam : A Preindustrial Culture in the Scientific-Technological Age" by Bassam Tibi.

al- Turath bayna al-sulṭan wa al-tarikh

The Politics and the History of 'Heritage'

Al-Azmeh A. Myth, Text, and History (In Arabic). In: Islam and Modernity. London: Al-Saqi Books; 1990. p. 259-84.
Al-Azmeh A. Poisoned Utopia. In: De Jongh N, editor. The Bedside Guardian. London: Collins; 1989.
Al-Azmeh A. Poisoned Utopia. In: Appignanesi L, Maitland S, editors. The Rushdie file. London: Fourth Estate; 1989.
Al-Azmeh A. The Satanic Flame. In: Appignanesi L, Maitland S, editors. The Rushdie file. London: Fourth Estate; 1989.

Les Versets Sataniques de Salman Rushdie : Version nouvelle de la tunique d'Osman

On the Cultural Expansion of Islamism

Book review : In Search of Shadows : Conversations with Egyptian Women

This article reviews the book "In Search of Shadows : Conversations with Egyptian Women" by Wedad Zenie-Ziegler.

Al-Azmeh A. Islamic Legal Theory and the Appropriation of Reality. In: Islamic Law : Historical and Social Contexts. London: Routledge; 1988. p. 250-65.

Book review : "Nationalist Thought and the Colonial World" and "The Difficult Dialogue : Marxism and Nationalism" and "Syria and the French Mandate" and "The Making of the Modern World"

This article reviews the books "Nationalist Thought and the Colonial World" by Partha Chatterjee, "The Difficult Dialogue : Marxism and Nationalism" by R. Munck, "Syria and the French Mandate" by Philip S. Khoury, and "The Making of the Modern World" by R.Robertson.

Book review : Isabelle : The Life of Isabelle Eberhardt

This article reviews the book "Isabelle : The Life of Isabelle Eberhardt" by Annette Kobak.

Book review : A Touch of Genius : The Life of T.E. Lawrence

This article reviews the book "A Touch of Genius : The Life of T.E. Lawrence" by Malcolm Brown and Julia Cave.

Book review : Asad, the Sphinx of Damascus

This article reviews the book "Asad, The Sphinx of Damascus" by Moshe Maoz.

Book review : Images of Women : The Portrayal of Women in Photography of the Middle East, 1860-1950

This article reviews the book "Images of Women : The Portrayal of Women in Photography of the Middle East, 1860-1950" by Sarah Graham-Browne.

Book review : Discovering Islam

This article reviews the book "Discovering Islam" by Akbar Ahmad.

Book review : "Islam and the State" and "Nostradamus and the Millennium"

This article reviews the books "Islam and the State" by Panayiotis J. Vatikiotis and "Nostradamus and the Millennium" by John Hogue.

al- Turath bayna al-sulṭan wa al-tarikh

The Politics and the History of 'Heritage'

Al-Azmeh A. Islamic Political Thought. In: Miller D, editor. The Blackwell encyclopaedia of political thought. Oxford: Blackwell; 1987. p. 249-53.
Al-Azmeh A. Ibn Khaldun. In: Miller D, editor. The Blackwell encyclopaedia of political thought. Oxford: Blackwell; 1987. p. 229-30.

Book review : Christianity and the World Religions

This article reviews the book "Christianity and the World Religions" by Hans Küng, Josef van Ess, Heinrich von Stietencron, Heinz Bechert, and Peter Heinegg.

Book review : The Ba'th and the Creation of Syria

This article reviews the book "The Ba'th and the Creation of Syria" by David Roberts.

Al-Azmeh A. Islamic Studies and the European Imagination. Exeter: University of Exeter, Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies; 1986.

Islamic Studies and the European Imagination

Inaugural lecture, University of Exeter, 17 March 1986.

Al-Azmeh A. Wahhabite Polity. In: Netton IR, editor. Arabia and the Gulf : From Traditional Society to the Modern States. London: Croom Helm; 1986. p. 75-90.

Book review : Ibn Khaldun and Islamic Ideology

This article reviews the book "Ibn Khaldun and Islamic Ideology" edited by Bruce B. Lawrence.

Book review : Europe and Islam

This article reviews the book "Europe and Islam" by Hichem Djaït.

Distinguished Arabist series

Papers presented as a contribution to the "Distinguished Arabist Series" of lectures held at the British Campus of New England College in November, 1985.