Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2009

352 Pages

ISBN: 9780199326297

Bookseller Code (06)

Borders of Islam

Exploring Samuel Huntington's Faultlines, from Al-Andalus to Virtual Ummah

edited by Stig Jarle Hansen, Atle Mesoy, and Tuncay Kardas

  • Considers the border regions of Islam vis a vis Hutington's famous 'clash of civilizations' thesis
  • Looks at the confrontation between Islamic-majority civilizations and their neighbors, be they Christian, Hindu, Buddhist or godless
  • Countries covered include Afghanistan, Bosnia, Chechnya, Ethiopia, Somalia, Pakistan and Turkey
  • Also looks at societies with Islamic faultlines, including the UK, France, the US, and Spain

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