Historical Dictionary of Islamic Fundamentalism

Historical Dictionary of Islamic Fundamentalism

by Mathieu Guidere

Hardcover(Second Edition)

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Overview

The Historical Dictionary of Islamic Fundamentalism provides a comprehensive and detailed examination into Islam as a religion, Islam as a government, and Islam as a way of life. It is a thorough analysis of various groups, events, movements, key figures, and dogmas that have influenced contemporary Islamic Fundamentalism.

In this book, Dr. Guidère provides an in-depth look at Islamic Fundamentalism through a detailed chronology, an introductory essay, an Arabic-to-English glossary, and an extensive bibliography. The main portion of the book consists of the dictionary section, which has over 500 cross-referenced entries on groups, events, movements, key figures, dogmas, ideologies, and movements of the 20th and 21st centuries. This book is an excellent access point for high school students, college students, and anyone interested in a better understanding of the world of Islam.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538106693
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/20/2017
Series: Historical Dictionaries of Religions, Philosophies, and Movements Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 650
Product dimensions: 6.22(w) x 9.27(h) x 2.08(d)

About the Author

Mathieu Guidère is professor of Islamic and Middle Eastern studies at the University of Toulouse, France. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Center for Advanced Defense Studies in Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Editor’s Foreword (Jon Woronoff)
Preface
Reader’s Note
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Maps of the Islamic World
List of Figures
Islamic Splinter Groups in Afghanistan
Islamic Splinter Groups in Algeria
Islamic Splinter Groups in Bangladesh
Islamic Splinter Groups in Egypt
Islamic Splinter Groups in Indonesia
Islamic Splinter Groups in Iran
Islamic Splinter Groups in Iraq
Islamic Splinter Groups in Jammu and Kashmir
Islamic Splinter Groups in Lebanon
Islamic Splinter Groups in Libya
Islamic Splinter Groups in Morocco
Islamic Splinter Groups of the Muslim Brotherhood
Islamic Splinter Groups in Pakistan
Islamic Splinter Groups in the Philippines
Islamic Splinter Groups in Somalia
Islamic Splinter Groups in Sudan
Islamic Splinter Groups in Syria
Islamic Splinter Groups in Tunisia
Islamic Splinter Groups in Uzbekistan
Islamic Splinter Groups in Yemen
Al-Qaeda Splinter Groups and Affiliates
Chronology
Introduction
THE DICTIONARY
Glossary
Bibliography
About the Authors

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