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Islam Through Western Eyes From the Crusades to the War on Terrorism

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ISBN-10: 0231158947

ISBN-13: 9780231158947

Edition: 2012

Authors: Jonathan Lyons

List price: $62.00
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Despite the West's growing involvement in Muslim societies, conflicts, and cultures, its inability to understand or analyze the Islamic world threatens to curb any prospect of East-West rapprochement. Impelled by one thousand years of anti-Muslim ideas and images, the West has failed to engage in any meaningful or productive way with the world of Islam. Formulated in the medieval halls of the Roman Curia and courts of the European Crusaders and perfected in the newsrooms of Fox and CNN, this anti-Islamic discourse determines what can and cannot be said about Muslims and their religion, trapping the West in a dangerous, dead-end politics that it cannot afford in a rapidly globalizing world.A…    
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Book details

List price: $62.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 1/20/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Acknowledgments
War Without End?
Foucault's Toolbox
The Western Idea of Islam
Islam and Science
Islam and Violence
Islam and Women
What's Wrong with Us?
Notes
Bibliography
Index