The Islamic World in the Age of Western Dominance (Hardcover)

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By Francis Robinson (Editor)
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Volume 5 of The New Cambridge History of Islam examines the history of Muslim societies from 1800 to the present. Francis Robinson, a leading historian of Islam, has brought together a team of scholars with a broad range of expertise to explore how Muslims responded to the challenges of Western conquest and domination across the last two-hundred years. As their articles reveal, the social, economic, political and historical circumstances which influenced these responses have, in many different parts of the world, empowered Muslim societies and encouraged transformation and religious revival. The volume offers a fascinating glimpse into the local dimensions of that revival and how regional connections have been forged. Synthesising the academic research of the past thirty years, as well as offering substantial guidance for further study, this book is the starting-point for all those who wish to have a serious understanding of modern Muslim societies.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780521838269
ISBN-10: 0521838266
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: November 30th, 2010
Pages: 864
Language: English
Series: New Cambridge History of Islam