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Allah in the West: Islamic Movements in America and Europe

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Gilles Kepel is one of Europe's leading authorities on contemporary Islam. This new book is an outstanding account of the ways in which Islam is asserting its identity in the West today. Kepel discusses the most spectacular and controversial manifestations of this phenomenon: the Rushdie affair, the 'veil' incident in France (when the French debated whether to allow three Muslim girls to wear an Islamic veil to attend state school) and the 'Islamization' of American black ghettos under the banner of the Black Muslims. ...

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Allah in the West: Islamic Movements in America and Europe
1997, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804727532

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Allah in the West: Islamic Movements in America and Europe
1997, Polity Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780745615585

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