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This week’s book giveaway is Modern Things on Trial: Islam’s Global and Material Reformation in the Age of Rida, 1865–1935, by Leor Halevi.  Check our blog on Wednesday to read an exclusive interview with the author, and on Thursday to read an excerpt from the introduction to the book.

The fall conference season is in full swing. Look for us at the:

Modernist Studies Association meeting, October 17-20

Society for Neuroscience meeting, October 19-23

Council on Social Work Education meeting, October 24-27

Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy meeting, October 31-Nov. 2

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Our weekly list of new books is now available! Educating Harlem A Century of Schooling and Resistance in a Black Community Edited by Ansley T. Erickson and Ernest Morrell Educating Harlem brings together a multidisciplinary group of scholars to consider the history of schooling in perhaps the nation’s most iconic black community. The volume traces the
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“Leor Halevi’s original study offers important perspectives on turn of the twentieth-century Islamic reformist thought in the context of changing relations between law and material history. He matches up instructive readings in legal opinions delivered in Cairo by Rashid Rida with innovative background research on the new products and technologies that prompted questions to him
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