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- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 1998; US$ 350.00
Die islamische Welt stellt für Europa eine zweifache Herausforderung dar: Sie ist seit dem Mittelalter ein mächtiger Gegner und Rivale, und sie verlangt von dem nach Erkenntnis der Geschichte strebenden Europäer, den eigenen Horizont zu überschreiten. Ihre Entstehung und der Verlauf ihrer Geschichte von den Anfängen bis etwa 1500 stehen im Mittelpunkt... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 18.95
After World War II, leading western powers focused their attention on fighting the ?Red Menace,? Communism. Today, as terrorist activity is increasingly linked to militant Islamism, some politicians and scholars fear a ?Green Menace,? a Pan-Islamic totalitarian movement fueled by monolithic religious ideology. Such fears have no foundation in history,... more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 29.99
Public diplomacy supports the interests of the United States by advancing American goals outside the traditional arena of government-to-government relations. Since 9/11, with the rise of al Qaeda and other violent organizations that virulently oppose the United States, public diplomacy in Muslim-majority countries has become an instrument to blunt... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00
The Iranian Revolution has catalysed the preconceptions holding sway in the Western World about the character of Islam and its politics, based as they are on a mixture of imagined cultural superiority and a latent fear of a resurgence similar to the Arab conquests of the seventh and eighth centuries of the long Ottoman domination of Eastern Europe.... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 222.00
This work re-examines the so-called Abbasid revolution, the ethnic character of whose effective constituency has been contested for over eight decades. It also brings to question the authenticity of the Abbasid dynastic claim. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1973; US$ 67.50
Professor Hitti, the distinguished authority on the Islamic world, views the highlights of Arab history through the windows of the capital cities where those events occurred. The account focuses on six cities -- Mecca, the religious capital; Medina, the caliphal capital; Damascus, the imperial capital; Baghdad, the intellectual capital; Cairo, the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00
There is a struggle for the hearts and minds of Muslims unfolding across the Islamic world. The conflict pits Muslims who support pluralism and democracy against others who insist such institutions are antithetical to Islam. With some 1.3 billion people worldwide professing Islam, the outcome of this contest is sure to be one of the defining political... more...