Islamic Fundamentalism since 1945

Synopsis

Here, Beverly Milton-Edwards analyzes the roots and emergence of these new Islamic movements and the main thinkers that inspired them.Providing a much-needed historical overview, the main facets of Islamic fundamentalism are put in a global context, with a thematic debate of issues such as:* the effects of colonialism on Islam* secularism and the Islamic reaction* Islam and violence* globalization and transnational Islamic movements* Islam in the wake of 9/11.For students and anyone interested in the history, effects and consequences of these Islamic movements, Islamic Fundamentalism since 1945 will be the book to buy.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2004