The Politicisation of Islam
A Case Study of Tunisia
By (author) Mohamed Elhachmi Hamdi
Normal Price: $62.99
Your Price: $56.69 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.83 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Politicisation of Islam by Mohamed Elhachmi Hamdi
Book DescriptionThe Politicisation of Islam: A Case Study of Tunisia traces the emergence, rise, and recent eclipse of the modern Tunisian Islamic movement, al-Nahda, and provides a comprehensive analysis of its political, social, and intellectual discourse. The first two chapters concentrate on the factors behind the emergence of al-Nahda and its politicization. The three major confrontations between the movement and the Tunisian regime, which culminated in 1991 in the banning of all al-Nahda activities inside Tunisia, is explored in Chapter Three. The author discusses the basic concepts of political Islam in the movement's literature in Chapter Four, in particular the Islamists' rejection of secularism, and al-Nahda's proposal for a modern Islamic state in Chapter Five. In the concluding chapter, the author addresses the Islamists' cultural agenda and their insistence on an Islamic identity for Tunisia.A valuable contribution to the study of political Islam, this is the first complete analysis, in English, of the history of this modern Tunisian Islamic movement.
Buy Politicisation of Islam book by Mohamed Elhachmi Hamdi from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780813338880
(229mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 22-Nov-2000
Country of Publication: United States
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Politicisation of Islam book by Mohamed Elhachmi Hamdi and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Mohamed Elhachmi Hamdi
Mohamed E. Hamdi is the editor in chief of The Diplomat, an English-Arabic magazine for the dialogue of cultures and civilizations, and the editor in chief of Al-Mustakillah, a Pan-Arab weekly newspaper.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687