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Published: 22 November 2009

392 Pages

ISBN: 9780199326877

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Sayyid Qutb and the Origins of Radical Islamism

John Calvert

  • Sayyid Qutb (1906-1966) is considered one of the most influential ideologues of radical Islamism.
  • This biography rescues Qutb from the label of "terrorist" by offering a sophisticated analysis of his thought.
  • Qutb's life offers a view into the world of British colonialism, the birth of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, and the growth of radical Islamism.

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