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What everyone needs to know about Islam

Author: John L Esposito
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, there has been an overwhelming demand for information about Islam, and recent events such as the war in Iraq, terrorist attacks both failed and successful, debates throughout Europe over Islamic dress, and many others, have raised new questions in the minds of policymakers and the general public. This newly updated edition is a source for clearly presented, objective  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Muḥammad, Prophet; Muḥammad, Prophet
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John L Esposito
ISBN: 9780199794133 0199794138 9780199794232 0199794235
OCLC Number: 671491789
Description: xix, 268 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Faith --
Islam and other religions --
Customs and culture --
Violence and terrorism --
Society, politics, and economy --
Muslims in the west.
Other Titles: Islam
Responsibility: John L. Esposito.

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