Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 March 2018

256 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9789774168642

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Western Imaginings

The Intellectual Contest to Define Wahhabism

Rohan Davis

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

  • A sociology of intellectuals, this seminal study examines how Wahhabism has been understood and represented by Western thinkers seeking to advance geopolitical interests and ideologies.
  • Helps shed light on the ways Wahhabism is portrayed in the Western media and among the public.
  • An essential reading for scholars and libraries of Islamic history, philosophy, media, public policy, and politics.