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Religion and politics in the Middle East /
edited by Michael Curtis.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1981.
x, 406 p. --
0865310653 :
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Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1981.
0865310653 :
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"Prepared under the auspices of the American Academic Association for Peace in the Middle East."
Includes index.
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Bibliography: p. 373-381.
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Table of Contents
Westview Special Studies on the Middle East: Religion and Politics in the Middle Eastp. iii
Introductionp. 1
Islam and Politicsp. 9
The Anatomy of Islamic Revival: Legitimacy Crisis, Ethnic Conflict, and the Search for Islamic Alternativesp. 31
Islam and Arab Nationalismp. 43
Sources of Arab Nationalism: An Overviewp. 55
The Political Character of Judaism and Islam: Some Comparisonsp. 69
Egyptp. 77
Nationalism in Twentieth Century Egyptp. 91
Changing the Law on Personal Status in Egypt Within a Liberal Interpretation of the Shari'Ap. 109
Recently Approved Amendments to Egypt's Law on Personal Statusp. 125
Iranp. 129
Khumayni's Islamic Republicp. 139
Iraqp. 153
Israelp. 163
Religion and Its Role in National Integration in Israelp. 197
Gush Emunin: Politics, Religion, and Ideology in Israelp. 207
Notesp. 215
Lebanonp. 217
Ethnic Conflict and the Reemergence of Radical Christian Nationalism in Lebanonp. 227
Libyap. 247
Qadhafi's Thoughts on True Democracyp. 261
Saudi Arabiap. 273
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Syriap. 287
Sudanp. 307
Turkeyp. 323
Yemenp. 349
Directory of Modern Islamp. 363
Bibliography the Islamic Middle East: an Incomplete Bibliographic Essayp. 373
About the Editor and Contributorsp. 383
Indexp. 387
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