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Sayyid Qutb and the Origins of Radical Islamism - a book by Calvert, John

Sayyid Qutb and the Origins of Radical Islamism

Sayyid Qutb and the Origins of Radical Islamism( )
Author: Calvert, John
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:C. Hurst & Company, Publishers, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

Sayyid Qutb (1906-1966) was an influential Egyptian ideologue credited with establishing the theoretical basis for radical Islamism in the post colonial Sunni Muslim world. Lacking a pure understanding of the leader's life and work, the popular media has conflated Qutb's moral purpose with the aims of bin Laden and al-Qaeda. He is often portrayed as a terrorist, Islamo-Fascist, and advocate of murder. This book rescues Qutb from misrepresentation, tracing the evolution of his thought...
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Detailed Subjects: Religion / Religion, Politics & State
Religion / Fundamentalism
Political Science / World / Middle Eastern
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.4 x 8.4 Inches
Book Weight:0.022 Pounds

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