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.
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