This is the third edition of John Espositos highly-regarded book on the challenge that the Islamic revival poses for the West. The new edition is thoroughly updated and contains new material on current affairs in Turkey, Afghanistan, Palestine, and Southeast Asia, as well as a discussion of international terrorism.
â€¢Praise for previous editions:
"Esposito has written that rarest, and most useful, of books: a consideration of Islamic Fundamentalism by someone who knows what hes talking about."--The Village Voice Literary Supplement
"Offers a valuable history of the leading figures and movements in the 20th century Islamic revival, underlining the trend in recent years away from violence and toward parliamentary practices."--The New York Times
"One of Americas foremost authorities and interpreters of Islam...offers an informed and reasoned discussion of Islam in politics."--The Wall Street Journal
"There is no superior voice explaining Muslims to us."--Times Higher Education Supplement