The crisis of Islamic civilization / Ali A. Allawi.

From the Publisher: Islam as a religion is central to the lives of over a billion people, but its outer expression as a distinctive civilization has been undergoing a monumental crisis. Buffeted by powerful adverse currents, Islamic civilization today is a shadow of its former self. The most disturb...

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Main Author: Allawi, Ali A., 1947-
Format: eBook
Published: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, ©2009.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Prologue: Axes of Islamic civilization
  • 1: Tearing the fabric
  • 2: Break with the past
  • 3: Counter-revolt of Islam
  • 4: Disenchanting the world
  • 5: Reformations of Islam
  • 6: Territory and power
  • 7: Where next for the Islamic state?
  • 8: Human rights and human duties
  • 9: Wealth and poverty
  • 10: Decline of creativity
  • 11: Last crisis
  • Notes
  • Index.