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Rock the Casbah : rage and rebellion across the Islamic world

Author: Robin B Wright
Publisher: London : Simon & Schuster, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A veteran reporter provides an up-close portrait of the fierce struggle between moderates and extremists taking place within the Islamic world today.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin B Wright
ISBN: 9781439103166 143910316X
OCLC Number: 751806073
Description: 307 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: the sandstorm --
Extreme makeover --
The scent of jasmine --
The counter-jihad --
The big chill --
A midsummer's eve --
A different tune --
Hip-hop Islam --
The new chic --
The living poets society --
Satellite sheikhs and YouTube imams --
The axis of evil comedy tour --
Jihad Jones and the Kalashnikov babes --
A wild ride --
The beginning of the beginning --
The diplomatic pas de deux.
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"The best of all possible worlds: An old hand guides us through the changes in the post-9/11 Middle East, and is able to sort out in a sober, smart way what is really going on." --Thomas Ricks, Read more...

 
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