The Crisis of Islamic Civilization

The Crisis of Islamic Civilization

by Ali A. Allawi
     
 

Ali A. Allawi - a respected Iraqi statesman and thinker who has served the postwar government in several senior positions — offers a bold analysis of today's crisis in the Islamic world.See more details below

Overview

Ali A. Allawi - a respected Iraqi statesman and thinker who has served the postwar government in several senior positions — offers a bold analysis of today's crisis in the Islamic world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300139310
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface....................ix
Prologue: The Axes of Islamic Civilization....................1
1 Tearing the Fabric....................22
2 The Break with the Past....................41
3 The Counter-Revolt of Islam....................63
4 Disenchanting the World....................85
5 The Reformations of Islam....................109
6 Territory and Power....................137
7 Where Next for the Islamic State?....................157
8 Human Rights and Human Duties....................186
9 Wealth and Poverty....................206
10 The Decline of Creativity....................229
11 The Last Crisis....................249
Notes....................274
Index....................292

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