Allah in the West: Islamic Movements in America and Europe

Allah in the West: Islamic Movements in America and Europe

By: Gilles Kepel (author)Paperback

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This new book is an outstanding account of the ways in which Islam is asserting its identity in the West today.

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Gilles Kepel is Director of Research at the French National Science Research Council. His previous books (two of which have been translated into English -- The Prophet and the Pharaoh and The Revenge of God) aroused wide interest throughout the world.


Introduction. Part I: a In the Wilderness of North Americaa :. 1. The Birth of an American Religion. 2. The Three Lives of Malcolm X. 3. Farrakhan in the Looking--Glass of America. Part II: The Britannic Verses:. 4. Return to the Empire. 5. a Britishnessa and Identity. 6. The Rushdie Affair. Part III: France, Land of Islam:. 7. The FIS Versus the a Sons of Francea . 8. Behind the Veil. 9. The Communalist Challenge. Conclusion. Notes. Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/02/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780745615585
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780745615585
  • weight: 426
  • ISBN10: 0745615589
  • translations: French

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