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Description - Islam and the Myth of Confrontation by Fred Halliday

This volume sets out to reject anti-Islamic views of a future dominated by the conflict between "Islam" and "the West". It has been revised to encompass the events of 11 September 2001, spiralling violence in the Middle East and President George Bush's proposed identification of an "axis of evil". Considering the sources of Islamic militancy and analyzing the confrontational rhetoric of both Islamic and anti-Muslim demagogues, Halliday provides an alternative, critical, but cautious, reassessment. The Middle East, he argues, can be treated neither as a distinct nor as a unified region, but must be seen as a set of disparate societies, facing and reacting to the problems of economic development and political change.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781860648687
ISBN-10: 1860648681
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd.
Publish Date: 24-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Fred Halliday

Fred Halliday is Professor of International Relations at the LSE, author of many books, including Two Hours that Shook the World.

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