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Author Ahmed, Akbar S.

Title Islam today : a short introduction to the Muslim world / Akbar S. Ahmed.

Published London [England] ; New York : I.B. Tauris Pub., 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  297 AHME    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 253 pages ; 22 cm
Notes "Best non-fiction book of the year-LA Times"--Cover.
"Reprinted with additional material in 2002 ..."--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [241]-243) and index.
Contents Introduction: raising questions -- What is Islam? -- The challenge of the past: empires and dynasties -- When worlds collide: Muslim nations and Western modernity -- Muslims as minorities -- Islam in the age of the Western media.
Language notes English.
Subject Islam -- 20th century.
Islam in literature.
Islamic religious education.
Islam -- Customs and practices.
Islamic countries -- Civilization.
Islamic countries -- Civilization -- Western influences.
ISBN 1860642578 (paperback)