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New Crusades Constructing the Muslim Enemy

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ISBN-10: 0231126670

ISBN-13: 9780231126670

Edition: 2003

Authors: Emran Qureshi, Michael Sells

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This volume explores the historical, political and institutional forces that have raised the spectre of a threatening and monolithic Muslim enemy. It confronts stereotyped depictions of the Arab-Islamic world, offering instead an informed, critical and realistic study of contemporary Islam.
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Book details

List price: $36.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/26/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 0.70" wide x 0.93" long x 0.09" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Emran Qureshi is an independent scholar and freelance journalist. His articles and reviews have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the Toronto Globe & Mail, the Washington Post, and the Guardian Weekly. He resides in Ottawa, where he is working on his next book, a study of Islam and human rights.Michael A. Sells is Emily Judson Baugh and John Marshall Guest Professor of Comparative Religion at Haverford College. He is the author of more than sixty articles and seven books, including Approaching the Qur'an: The Early Revelationsand The Bridge Betrayed: Religion and Genocide in Bosnia.

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