ISBN: 81-7829306-4 Publisher:Sage Language: English Physical Description: 224p Year of Publication: 2003
The book….is authored by one of the authorities on Islam…. Ahmed brings his scholarship to bear on some of the most relevant issues but the scholarship does not stand in the way of comprehensiveness and lucidity. The Telegraph Islam under Siege is a compelling and cogent book, and most importantly, given the current misrepresentation surrounding Islam.... [Dr Ahmed's] is a voice of moderation and scholarship.... This is an important new book, and Akbar S Ahmed, a social scientist, illuminates the debate by referring to Islamic history and beliefs.... This book will appeal to all those interested in teh future of the complex relationship between East and West and its implications for both cultures.