Wilfrid Scawen Blunt was a British diplomat and poet, who fought the case for Egyptian and Irish nationalism, and for freedom from those states he felt to be oppressed by the colonial powers. A great admirer of Islam, the author's classic text from the 1880s predicts many of the divisions that affect the world today, and speaks of what must happen if the world is to ever be a peaceful one.
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Author Biography - Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt was the British Ambassador to the Middle East for ten years towards the close of the nineteenth century. He championed the cause of Irish independence, enduring a spell in jail for his beliefs. He was also a celebrated poet, and is work is still highly-regarded today. Mary FitzGerald is a journalist, and the first winner of the Douglas Gageby Scholarship. She has written extensively on Islam for the Irish Times, in her weekly series entitles 'Under the Crescent.'