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In search of the lost Orient : an interview

Author: Olivier Roy; Jean-Louis Schlegel; Christopher Jon Delogu
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book-length interview, Olivier Roy, a leading expert on political Islam, tells the story of how his many adventures and discoveries have shaped his understanding of the Islamic world. In  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Interviews
Named Person: Olivier Roy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olivier Roy; Jean-Louis Schlegel; Christopher Jon Delogu
ISBN: 9780231179348 0231179340
OCLC Number: 991585110
Notes: Translated from the French.
Description: xii, 260 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Preamble --
Part II. From Louis-le-Grand to Dreux via Afghanistan --
Part III. The Afghan decade --
Part IV. The central Asia decade --
Part V. Cultures and the universally human : toward Holy ignorance --
Part VI. The importance of a religious genealogy.
Other Titles: En quête de l'Orient perdu.
Responsibility: Olivier Roy ; as interviewed by Jean-Louis Schlegel ; translated by C. Jon Delogu.

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Olivier Roy is one of the most important analysts of political Islam working today, arguably the single most insightful voice in a vast field. In Search of the Lost Orient provides a complete Read more...

 
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