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Politics & government
Beverley Milton-Edwards analyzes the roots and emergence of 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 is the book to buy.