Institute of Ismaili Studies – Academic Publications

Publication Content

Professor Mohammed Arkoun
The Unthought in Contemporary Islamic Thought

London: Saqi Books in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2002, pp. 352. More
Professor Ali S Asani
Ecstasy and Enlightenment: The Ismaili Devotional Literature of South Asia

London: I.B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2002, pp xxii + 183. More
Professor K.K. Aziz
Selected Speeches and Writings of Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah

Ed. K. K. Aziz, London: Kegan Paul International, 1998, 2 vols. More
Dr Sayyad Jalal Badakhchani
Contemplation and Action: the Spiritual Autobiography of a Muslim Scholar

A New Edition and English translation of Sayr wa Suluk by Nasir al-Din Tusi, London: I.B. Tauris in assocation with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 1998, pp. xiii + 140. More
Dr Sayyad Jalal Badakhchani
Paradise of Submission: A Medieval Treatise on Ismaili Thought

A new Persian edition and English translation of Nasir al-Din Tusi’s Rawda-yi Taslim. Ismaili Text and Translations Series 5, London: I.B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2005, pp. 287 (English) + 220 (Persian). More
Professor Henry Corbin
Temple and Contemplation

Tr. Philip Sherrard, London: Kegan Paul International in association with Islamic Publications Ltd., 1986, pp. xii + 413. More
Professor Henry Corbin
History of Islamic Philosophy

Tr. Philip Sherrard, London: Kegan Paul International in association with Islamic Publications Ltd., 1993, pp. xviii + 445. More
Professor Henry Corbin
Cyclical Time and Ismaili Gnosis

Tr. Ralph Manheim and James Morris, London: Kegan Paul International in association with Islamic Publications Ltd., 1983, pp. x + 212. More
Dr Delia Cortese
Arabic Ismaili Manuscripts: The Zahid ‘Ali Collection in The Library of The Institute of Ismaili Studies

London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2003, pp. xxiii + 215. More
Dr Delia Cortese
Ismaili and Other Arabic Manuscripts: A Descriptive Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Library of The Institute of Ismaili Studies

London: I.B.Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2000, pp. xviii + 170. More
Dr Farhad Daftary
A Short History of the Ismailis: Traditions of a Muslim Community

Islamic Surveys Series. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1998, pp. viii + 248. More
Dr Farhad Daftary
The Isma‘ilis: Their History and Doctrines

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990, pp. xvii + 803. More
Dr Farhad Daftary
Intellectual Traditions in Islam

London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2000, pp. xvii + 252. More
Dr Farhad DaftaryDr Josef W Meri
Culture and Memory in Medieval Islam: Essays in Honour of Wilferd Madelung

London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2003, pp. 448. More
Dr Farhad Daftary
Mediaeval Ismaili History and Thought

Ed. Farhad Daftary, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996, pp. xviii + 331. More
Dr Farhad Daftary
Ismaili Literature: A Bibliography of Sources and Studies

London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2004, pp. 469. More
Dr Farhad Daftary
Ismailis in Medieval Muslim Societies.

Ismaili Heritage Series, 12. London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2005. More
Dr Nadia Eboo Jamal
Surviving the Mongols: Nizari Quhistani and the Continuity of Ismaili Tradition in Persia

Ismaili Heritage Series 8, London: I.B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2002, pp. xvi + 190. More
Dr Aziz Esmail
The Poetics of Religious Experience: The Islamic Context

Occasional Papers Series 1, London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 1998. More
Dr Aziz Esmail
A Scent of Sandalwood: Indo-Ismaili Religious Lyrics

London: Curzon in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2002, pp. xi + 227. More
Dr Adam Gacek
Catalogue of Arabic Manuscripts in the Library of The Institute of Ismaili Studies. Vol. 2

London: Islamic Publications, 1985, pp. xx + 254, Vol 2. More
Dr Adam Gacek
Catalogue of Arabic Manuscripts in the Library of The Institute of Ismaili Studies. Vol. 1

London: Islamic Publications, 1984, pp. xvii + 180, Vol. 1. More
Dr Valérie Gonzalez
Beauty and Islam: Aesthetics in Islamic Art and Architecture

London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2001, pp. 160.Gallery of Images from this publication, with additional photographs by the author and from the Aga Khan Trust for CultureMore
Hamid Haji
Founding the Fatimid State: The Rise of an Early Islamic Empire

Ismaili Texts and Translation Series, 6. London: I.B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2006. More
Professor Heinz Halm
The Fatimids and Their Traditions of Learning

London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 1997, pp. 120. More
Dr Alice C Hunsberger
Nasir Khusraw, The Ruby of Badakhshan: A Portrait of the Persian Poet, Traveller and Philosopher

Ismaili Heritage Series 4. London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2000, pp. 288. More
Dr Faquir M Hunzai
Shimmering Light: An Anthology of Ismaili Poetry

London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 1996. More
Dr Faquir M Hunzai
Knowledge and Liberation: A Treatise on Philosophical Theology

Ed. and tr., F. M. Hunzai, London: I.B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 1998 (paperback with corrections 1999), pp. xii + 132 (English) + 92 (Persian). More
Dr Rafique Keshavjee
Mysticism and the Plurality of Meaning: The Case of the Ismailis of Rural Iran

Occasional Paper Series 2, London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 1998. More
Dr Dominique-Sila Khan
Crossing the Threshold: Understanding Religious Identities in South Asia

London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2005, pp. 185. More
Professor Verena Klemm
Memoirs of a Mission: The Ismaili Scholar, Statesman and Poet, al-Mu’ayyad fi’l-Din al-Shirazi

Ismaili Heritage Series 9, London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2003, pp. xx + 160. More
Dr Arzina R Lalani
Early Sh‘i Thought: The Teachings of Imam Muhammad al-Baqir.

London: I.B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2000, pp. 256. More
Professor Wilferd MadelungDr Toby Mayer
Struggling with the Philosopher: A Refutation of Avicenna’s Metaphysics

Ismaili Texts and Translations Series 2, A New Arabic Edition and English Translation of Muhammad b. ‘Abd al-Karim al-Shahrastani’s Kitab al-Musara‘a, London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2001, pp. v + 107 (English) + 135 (Arabic). More
Mr Farouk Mitha
Al-Ghazali and the Ismailis: A Debate on Reason and Authority in Medieval Islam.

Ismaili Heritage Series 5, London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2001, pp. xxi + 128. More
Professor James W Morris
The Master and the Disciple: An Early Islamic Spiritual Dialogue

A New Arabic Edition and Translation of Ja‘far b. Mansur al-Yaman’s Kitab al-‘Alim wa’-l-Ghulam, Ismaili Texts and Translations Series 3, London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2001, pp. xiii + 225 (English) + 180 (Arabic). More
Professor Abdullah Saeed
Approaches to the Qur’an in Contemporary Indonesia

Qur’anic Studies Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2005. More
Dr Amyn B Sajoo
Civil Society in the Muslim World: Contemporary Perspectives

London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2002, pp. 339. More
Dr Amyn B Sajoo
Muslim Ethics: Emerging Vistas

I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2004, pp. 164. More
Dr Ayman Fu’ad Sayyid
The Fatimids and their Successors in Yaman: The History of an Islamic Community.

In collaboration with Paul E. Walker & Maurice A. Pomerantz; Arabic Edition and English summary of volume 7 of Idris ‘Imad al-Din’s ‘Uyun al-akhbar. London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2002, pp. x + 109 (English) + 397 (Arabic). More
Professor Annemarie Schimmel
Make a Shield from Wisdom: Selected Verses from Nasir-i Khusraw’s
Divan

London: Kegan Paul International in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 1993, pp. vii + 103. Reprinted in 2001 by I. B. Tauris. More
Dr Reza Shah-Kazemi
Justice and Remembrance; Introducing the Spirituality of Imam ‘Ali

London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2006 More
Ayatollah Ja‘far Sobhani
Doctrines of Shi‘i Islam: A Compendium of Imami Beliefs and Practices

Translated into English and Edited by Reza Shah-Kazemi. London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2001, pp xix + 240. More
Dr Suha Taji-Farouki
Modern Muslim Intellectuals and the Qur’an

Qur’anic Studies Series, 1. Oxford: Oxford University Press in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2004. 342 pp. More
Dr Paul E WalkerProfessor Wilferd Madelung
The Advent of the Fatimids: A Contemporary Shi‘i Witness

An edition and English translation of Ibn al-Haytham’s Kitab al-Munazarat, Ismaili Text and Translations Series 1, London: I.B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2000, pp. xiv + 192 + 134.More
Dr Paul Walker
Hamid al-Din al-Kirmani: Ismaili Thought in the Age of al-Hakim

Ismaili Heritage Series 3, London: I.B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 1999, pp. xiv + 168. More
Dr Paul Walker
Exploring an Islamic Empire: Fatimid History and its Sources

Ismaili Heritage Series 7, London: I.B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2002. More
Dr Paul Walker
Abu Ya‘qub al-Sijistani: Intellectual Missionary

Ismaili Heritage Series 1, London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 1996, pp. xv + 132. More
Major Peter Willey
Eagle’s Nest: Ismaili Castles of Iran and Syria

Ismaili Heritage Series, 10. London: I. B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2005. More

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  1. Having read a good many of them I can attest to the fact that these academic publications are of a very high standard and based on the translations and interpretations of original manuscripts.

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