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Islams and Modernities
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Islams and Modernities
Price RM64.00 RM111.58
Product SKU 9781844673858
Brand Verso
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*This is a bargain copy. The book is in new condition but expect marking on the edge of the book*

 

Islams and Modernities- softcover


 Author: Aziz Al-Azmeh
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 9781844673858
Year: 2009
Language: English 
Pages: 234
Weight: 410g
Market Price: RM111.58

 

Islam has become the new spectre haunting Europe. All too often, even well-meaning liberals portray the modern resurgence of Islam as the new "Green Menace"—intolerant, medieval and barbaric—which has replaced Communism as the main threat to Western civilization and values. For Aziz Al-Azmeh, this Orientalist and racist view of Islam is nothing but the mirror-image of the myths propagated by Islamic fundamentalists and radicals. Both views share an erroneous and ahistorical conception of Islam as an unchanging and monolithic entity. Surveying both its social origins and its intellectual genealogy, Al-Azmeh rethinks the relationship between Islam and the West, uncovering a rich actual history of interaction.

 

 

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