What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam

What Everyone Needs to Know About Islam

Book - 2011 | 2nd ed.
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Since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, there has been an overwhelming demand for information about Islam, and recent events - the war in Iraq, terrorist attacks both failed and successful, debates throughout Europe over Islamic dress, and many others - have raised new questions in theminds of policymakers and the general public. This newly updated edition of What Everyone Needs to Know about Islam is the best single source for clearly presented, objective information about these new developments, and for answers to questions about the origin and traditions of Islam.Editor of The Oxford Encyclopedia of Modern Islam and The Oxford History of Islam, and author of The Future of Islam and many other acclaimed works, John L. Esposito is one of America's leading authorities on Islam. This brief and readable book remains the first place to look for up-to-dateinformation on the faith, customs, and political beliefs of the more than one billion people who call themselves Muslims.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c2011.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9780199794133
0199794138
Branch Call Number: 297 ESPOS 2011
Characteristics: xix, 268 p. ; 22 cm.

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