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Published: 07 October 1999

352 Pages

5-5/16 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780195130768

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The Islamic Threat

Myth or Reality?

Third Edition

John L. Esposito

  • Places the challenge of Islam in critical perspective, exploring the vitality of the religion as a global force and the history of its relations with the West
  • Demonstrates the diversity of the Islamic resurgence, and the mistakes our analysts make in assuming a hostile, monolithic Islam
  • Expanded to include new material on current affairs in Turkey, Afghanistan, Palestine, and Southeast Asia, as well as a discussion of international terrorism

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