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Islam in Europe

Author: Jack Goody
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity Press ; Malden, MA : Distributed in the USA by Blackwell Pub., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book reveals the central role that Islam has played in European history. Following the movement of people, culture and religion from East to West, Goody breaks down the perceived opposition between Islam and Europe, showing Islam to be a part of Europe's past and present. In a historical analysis of religious warfare and forced migration, the author examines our understanding of legitimate violence, ethnic  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Goody
ISBN: 0745631924 9780745631929 0745631932 9780745631936
OCLC Number: 52160170
Description: viii, 178 pages : 3 maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Past encounters --
Bitter icons and ethnic cleansing --
Islam and terrorism --
The Taliban, the Bamiyan and us : the Islamic other.
Responsibility: Jack Goody.
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Reveals the central role that Islam has played in European history. Following the movement of people, culture and religion from East to West, this work breaks down the perceived opposition between  Read more...

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