Islamic Fundamentalism

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Continuum International Publishing Group, Limited, 1997 - Religion - 224 pages
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By viewing Islamic fundamentalism as a reactive challenge to modern civilizations and political structure, Dr. Choueiri presents a striking analysis of how and why Islamic values have become such a potent contemporary political force, and sheds new light on a much-misunderstood situation.This book offers a rigorous definition of Islamic fundamentalism by linking its connotations to the historical background of Muslim traditions.>

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About the author (1997)

Youssef M Choueiri is Reader in Islamic Studies at the University of Manchester, UK. He has authored and edited a number of books, including Islamic Fundamentalism (Continuum, 2003), Arab Nationalism (Blackwell, 2002) and A Companion to the History of the Middle East (Blackwell, 2005).

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