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Political Islam: Essays from Middle East Report (Merip Reader) Paperback – November 18, 1996


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Product Details

  • Series: Merip Reader
  • Paperback: 383 pages
  • Publisher: University of California Press (November 18, 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0520204484
  • ISBN-13: 978-0520204485
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #748,119 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Not only is it increasingly clear that there are multiple "Islamisms" within and between Muslim states, so that the term "Islamic fundamentalism" covers a spectrum of opinions and activities, but it is also apparent that the movements are developing new forms of synthesis between state and religion rather than restoring a primordial or "original" Islam. "Political Islam is an excellent source for this evidence."--"Journal of Religion

About the Author

Joel Beinin is Professor of History and Director of the Program in Modern Thought and Literature at Stanford University. He is an editor of Middle East Report. Joe Stork is a founder of the Middle East Research and Information Project and was Editor of Middle East Report for the first twenty-five years of its existence.

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8 of 12 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on November 12, 1999
Format: Paperback
If you want a clear and unbiased account of the reasons for the muslims' political behavior, this is the book to read. If you want to recover from having read culturally biased publications such as the ones by authors like Michael Field and Judith Miller whose primary objective seems to be making arab muslims look like idiotic monkeys, please don't miss the chance to read this very informative book.While not portraying the Middle East like the garden of Eden (it certainly isn't), the authors of the various essays help to shed light on a still unknown and largely misunderstood part of the world. Knowing the arabs' past, their successes and many failures, and understanding Islam's omnicomprehensive grasp on the faithful's lives, will help the reader gather a clearer view of the reasons for the muslims' behavior today.
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