resources in arabic and islamic studies

The purpose of this series is to make available to students and scholars resources in Arabic and Islamic studies in English and at an affordable price. Volumes will include monographs, collected articles, study texts, translations of fundamental works from Arabic, French, and German, reprints of classic works, and handbooks and other reference works. In selecting volumes, the editors will be guided by a distinguished board of international scholars.


Maaike van Berkel, Radboud University, Nijmegen

Kristen Brustad, University of Texas at Austin

Antonella Ghersetti, Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Ruba Kana'an, Aga Khan Museum, Toronto

Wen-chin Ouyang, School of Oriental and African Studies, London

Tahera Qutbuddin, University of Chicago


For information and guidelines on proposing a topic for the series please contact the series editors:


Joseph E. Lowry (

Devin J. Stewart (

Shawkat M. Toorawa (


No. 1: A Reader of Classical Arabic Literature, annotated

Edited by S. A. Bonebakker and M. Fishbein

March 2012 | $29.95 | Paperback






No. 2: The Economy of Certainty: An Introduction to the Typology of Islamic Legal Theory

Aron Zysow

July 2013 | $36.95 | Paperback





No. 3: Hadith, Piety, and Law: Selected Studies

Christopher Melchert

November 2015 | $49.95 | Paperback






No. 4: Al-Ma’mûn, the Inquisition, and the Quest for Caliphal Authority

John Abdallah Nawas

November 2015 | $45.00 | Paperback






No. 5: Sibawayhi’s Principles: Arabic Grammar and Law in Early Islamic Thought

Michael G. Carter

November 2016 | $49.95 | Paperback






No. 6: Social Life under the Abbasids

Muhammad Manazir Ahsan,

edited by Shawkat Toorawa, with a new foreword by Julia Bray

 2019 | $39.95 | Paperback






No. 7: Studies in Medieval Islamic Intellectual Traditions

Hassan Ansari and Sabine Schmidtke

November 2017 | $44.95 | Paperback






No. 8: Selected Studies in Modern Arabic Narrative: History, Genre, Translation

Roger Allen

February 2019 | $44.95 | Paperback






No. 9: A History of the Encyclopaedia of Islam

Peri Bearman

March 2018 | $44.95 | Paperback






No. 10: Arabic Belles Lettres

edited by Joseph Lowry and Shawkat Toorawa

May 2019 | $44.95 | Paperback






No. 11: Muslim Perceptions and Receptions of the Bible

Camilla Adang and Sabine Schmidtke

April 2019 | $44.95 | Paperback

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