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Case for Islamo-Christian Civilization

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ISBN-10: 0231127979

ISBN-13: 9780231127974

Edition: 2006

Authors: Richard W. Bulliet

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Conventional wisdom maintains that the differences between Islam and Christianity are irreconcilable. Pre-eminent Middle East scholar Richard W. Bulliet disagrees, and in this fresh, provocative book he looks beneath the rhetoric of hatred and misunderstanding to challenge prevailing -- and misleading -- views of Islamic history and a "clash of civilizations." These sibling societies begin at the same time, go through the same developmental stages, and confront the same internal challenges. Yet as Christianity grows rich and powerful and less central to everyday life, Islam finds success around the globe but falls behind in wealth and power. Modernization in the nineteenth century brings…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 2/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.704

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