The Receding Shadow of the Prophet: The Rise and Fall of Radical Political Islam

The Receding Shadow of the Prophet: The Rise and Fall of Radical Political Islam

by Ray Takeyh, Nikolas K. Gvosdev
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275976297

ISBN-13: 9780275976293

Pub. Date: 06/30/2004

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Argues that political Islam is effective as a means of opposition but fails as a system of governance.  See more details below

Overview

Argues that political Islam is effective as a means of opposition but fails as a system of governance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275976293
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/30/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The Islamist challenge1
Ch. 2Iran : the Islamist state and the reformist agenda23
Ch. 3Islamism in Algeria : a history of hope and agony39
Ch. 4Egypt : the struggle for a nation's soul59
Ch. 5Islamism in the former Yugoslavia77
Ch. 6From the red star to the green crescent? Islamism in the former Soviet Union105
Ch. 7Some thoughts on Islamist failures in Sudan and Afghanistan147

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