Islamic Fundamentalism since 1945
Published December 2nd 2004 by Routledge – 176 pages
Beverley Milton-Edwards analyzes the roots and emergence of new Islamic movements and the main thinkers that inspired them.
Providing a much-needed historical overview, the main facets of Islamic fundamentalism are put in a global context, with a thematic debate of issues such as:
For students and anyone interested in the history, effects and consequences of these Islamic movements, Islamic Fundamentalism since 1945 is the book to buy.
1. A Diverse Tradition from Past to Present 2. The Advance of Secularism: Decline of Islam? 3. Identity and Revivalism 4. Islam Armed: Resistance in an Ideological Era 5. Going Global: Fundamentalism and Terror 6. Ground Zero and Islamic Fundamentalism
Beverley Milton-Edwards is a Reader in Politics and International Affairs in the School of Politics, Queen's University, Belfast. She is the author of Islamic Politics in Palestine, Contemporary Politics in the Middle East and Conflicts in the Middle East since 1945.