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What went wrong? The Clash between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East

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For many centuries, Islam was the world's greatest, most open, most enlightened, most creative, most powerful civilisation. And then everything changed, as the previously despised West won victory after victory, first on the battlefield and in the marketplace, then in almost every aspect of public and even private life. Bernard Lewis examines the anguished reaction of the Islamic world as it tried to understand why things had changed, and he provides a fascinating portrait of a culture in turmoil. Some Middle Easterners asked not Who did this to us?' but Where did we go wrong?'; while others fastened blame on a series of scapegoats, both internal and external - and the results are very much with us today.

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Author(s):
Lewis, Bernard
Condition:
As new
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0297829297
ISBN-13:
9780297829294
Number of pages:
180
Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2002

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For many centuries, Islam was the world's greatest, most open, most enlightened, most creative, most powerful civilisation. And then everything changed, as the previously despised West won victory after victory, first on the battlefield and in the marketplace, then in almost every aspect of public and even private life. Bernard Lewis examines the anguished reaction of the Islamic world as it tried to understand why things had changed, and he provides a fascinating portrait of a culture in turmoil. Some Middle Easterners asked not Who did this to us?' but Where did we go wrong?'; while others fastened blame on a series of scapegoats, both internal and external - and the results are very much with us today.

Author(s):
Lewis, Bernard
Condition:
As new
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0297829297
ISBN-13:
9780297829294
Number of pages:
180
Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2002

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