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Radical : my journey out of Islamist extremism

Author: Maajid Nawaz
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of a young man's rise in an extremist Muslim group, his imprisonment in Egypt, and his rebirth as an advocate for peace and understanding.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Maajid Nawaz
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maajid Nawaz
ISBN: 9780762791361 0762791365
OCLC Number: 830367097
Description: xxvi, 270 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface to the US Edition --
Foreword / Kate Allen --
Prologue --
Part 1. B-Boy --
1. Memories of the Ghost Train --
2. This Game's Not for Pakis --
3. The Doctor Who Said "Fuck tha Police" --
4. The Stranger Stabbed for Me --
5. The Green Backpack with No Bomb --
6. When Babri Mosque Fell in India --
7. A Land Where Fetuses Are Cut from Wombs --
Part 2. Islamist --
8. An Islamist Takeover --
9. 12,000 Muslims Screaming "Khilafah" --
10. Servant of the Compeller --
11. The Womb That Bore Me --
12. A Show of Hands to Harden the Heart --
13. The Romanticism of Struggle --
14. Dreams of a Nuclear Caliphate --
15. Caliphs in Copenhagen --
16. The Polemic --
17. Welcome to Egypt: We Do As We Please --
18. The Ghimamah Has No Rules --
19. Number Forty-Two --
20. Assalaamu Alaykum, You've Just Come out of Hell --
21. The Luxury of an Audience --
22. The Penguin Is Hit by Slippers --
23. "Monocracy" --
Part 3. Radical --
24. Where the Heart Leads, the Mind Can Follow --
25. No Right to Silence --
26. How Many Years Did You Fail? --
27. Civil-Democratic Intimidation --
28. The Decade-Late Apology --
29. Monkeys in a Zoo --
30. Visiting No. 10 --
31. Khudi Pakistan --
32. I Will See Your Day When It Comes --
Postscript --
Epilogue: Ideas Are Bulletproof (2013) --
Glossary of Arabic Terms --
Resources --
Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Maajid Nawaz ; with Tom Bromley.

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The story of a young man's rise in an extremist Muslim group, his imprisonment in Egypt, and his rebirth as an advocate for peace and understanding.

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"Riveting" - Christian Science Monitor"Maajid Nawaz's Radical is fascinating, and essential if you want to understand in a visceral way why some young Muslims embrace extremist ideology. Nawaz went Read more...

 
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