Europe and the Mystique of Islam
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Europe and the Mystique of Islam by Maxime Rodinson
Book DescriptionFor centuries the Islamic world has, by turns, been both reviled and admired in the West. Since the time of the Crusades, Europeans have viewed Muslim culture and religion through the unique distorting lens of Orientalism, colouring all aspects of their perception and generating a curious blend of fascination and distrust. Historian, sociologist and Middle East specialist Maxime Rodinson presents an account of this relationship, in a history that is balanced and concise yet insightful.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781850431060
(200mm x 140mm x 16mm)
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1988
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Maxime Rodinson
Marxism and the Muslim World, Paperback (April 2015)
In his trademark polemical style, Maxime Rodinson examines the complexities of political Islam and Marxist ideology and their implications for Arab nationalism.
Islam and the Russian Empire, Paperback (February 2009)
An examination of the conflict between the central authority of the Russian Empire and its Muslim regions before, during and immediately after the Russian Revolution. It is suitable for those wishing to understand the complex dynamic between Islam and the State.
Islam and Capitalism, Paperback (April 2007)
Presents a rebuttal of the cultural reductionism of Max Weber and others who have tried to explain the politics and society of the Middle East by reference to some unchanging entity called 'Islam,' typically characterised as instinctively hostile to capitalism. This work looks at the facts, analysing economic texts with his customary common sense.
Medieval Arab Cookery, Hardback (December 1998)» View all books by Maxime Rodinson
Arabic cooking is the most exciting influence on avant-garde British cookery. The recipes and practices of the medieval Arab world are of more than just antiquarian utility. Giving the historical foundation, this book is a translation of two medieval Arab cookery books complimented by a collection of essays.
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Author Biography - Maxime Rodinson
Maxime Rodinson is an eminent historian, sociologist and Middle East specialist whose classic account Muhammad is also published by I.B.Tauris.
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