Islam in World Politics.

Author:Rhodes, Fred
Position::Brief article - Book review

ISLAM IN WORLD POLITICS Edited by A H Johns and Nelly Lahoud Published by Routledge ISBN 0 415 36267 9 price 22.99 [pounds sterling] paperback

The essays in this collection examine the emergence of Islam as a force in today's international political arena. Driven by a concern to understand factors leading to, and the implications of, this heightened political profile the contributors go beyond polemics and apologetics. The book critically examines some of the major events, movements and trends in the Islamic world over the past 50 years and their impact on the international scene. Reflecting the diversity...

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