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Published: 27 June 2002

208 Pages


ISBN: 9780195154351

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Unholy War

Terror in the Name of Islam

John L. Esposito

  • One of the world's leading authorities on the Islamic world answers the many troubling questions raised in the wake of the September 11 attack
  • Brief, clear-sighted and accessibly written
  • Distinguishes between the religion of Islam and the actions of extremists like Osama bin Laden
  • Chronicles the rise of extremist groups and examines their frightening worldview and tactics
  • Examines Anti-Americanism (and anti-Europeanism) as a broad-based phenomenon that cuts across Arab and Muslim societies