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The Resource Islam and the myth of confrontation: religion and politics in the Middle East

Islam and the myth of confrontation: religion and politics in the Middle East

Label
Islam and the myth of confrontation: religion and politics in the Middle East
Title
Islam and the myth of confrontation: religion and politics in the Middle East
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This work, from one of Britain's leading political commentators, argues that Islam is not central to the politics of the Middle East, a view which contradicts interpretations such as Edward Said's "orientation" thesis
Cataloging source
UkLiU
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Halliday, Fred
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS63
LC item number
.H282 1996
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islam and politics
  • Middle East
  • Middle East
  • Middle East
  • Islamic countries
  • Islamic countries
  • Islamic countries
Label
Islam and the myth of confrontation: religion and politics in the Middle East
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Middle East and International Politics -- 2. The Iranian Revolution in Comparative Perspective -- 3. The Gulf War, 1990-91 -- 4. Islam and the West: 'Threat of Islam' or 'Threat to Islam'? -- 5. Human Rights and the Islamic Middle East: Universalism and Relativism -- 6. Anti-Muslimism and Contemporary Politics: One Ideology or Many? -- 7. Conclusion: 'Orientalism' and its Critics
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781850439592
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Islam and the myth of confrontation: religion and politics in the Middle East
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Middle East and International Politics -- 2. The Iranian Revolution in Comparative Perspective -- 3. The Gulf War, 1990-91 -- 4. Islam and the West: 'Threat of Islam' or 'Threat to Islam'? -- 5. Human Rights and the Islamic Middle East: Universalism and Relativism -- 6. Anti-Muslimism and Contemporary Politics: One Ideology or Many? -- 7. Conclusion: 'Orientalism' and its Critics
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781850439592
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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