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Description - Islam in Europe by Jack Goody

Goody traces three routes of Islam into Europe, following the Arab through North Africa, Spain and Mediterranean Europe; the Turk through Greece and the Balkans; and the Mongol through Southern Russia to Poland and Lithuania. Each thrust made its mark on Europe in terms of population and culture. Yet this was not merely a military impact: especially in Spain, but elsewhere too, Europe was substantially modified by this contact. Today it takes the form of some eleven million immigrants, not to speak of the possible incorporation of further millions through Bosnia, Albania and Turkey.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780745631936
ISBN-10: 0745631932
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 10mm)
Pages: 188
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 3-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jack Goody

Jack Goody is Emeritus William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology at St. Johns College, Cambridge

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