Description - Face to Face with Political Islam by Francois Burgat
This text argues that political Islam's desire to restore a culture distorted by colonization does not necessarily compromise its progress to more democracy and greater tolerance. From Rabat to Gaza, through Algiers and Cairo, the author carried out his enquiry through interviews with prominent Islamists, and he allows them to speak for themselves in the book. Among the issues addressed are the relationship between Islam and modernity, Islamism and women, and questions of violence.
Buy Face to Face with Political Islam by Francois Burgat from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(216mm x 138mm x 19mm)
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd.
Country of Publication:
Other Editions - Face to Face with Political Islam by Francois Burgat
Book Reviews - Face to Face with Political Islam by Francois Burgat
Author Biography - Francois Burgat
Francois Burgat, a political scientist and Arabist, is Researcher at the CNRS in Paris. Having spent 7 years in Algeria, and a further 5 years in Egypt working on this book, he now directs the Centre Francais d'Archeologie et de Sciences Sociales in Sana'a, Yemen.