A World Without Islam - eBook  -     By: Graham E. Fuller
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A World Without Islam - eBook

Little, Brown & Company / 2010 / ePub

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Product Information

Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Little, Brown & Company
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 9780316072014
ISBN-13: 9780316072014
Availability: In Stock

Author Bio

Graham E. Fuller is a former vice chairman of the National Intelligence Council at the CIA, in charge of long-range strategic forecasting. He is an adjunct professor of history at Simon Fraser University and the author of numerous books about the Middle East.

Publisher's Weekly

In this wide-ranging historical text, Fuller, former vice chairman of the National Intelligence Council at the CIA, suggests that many of the current tensions that exist between the East and the West have geopolitical rather than religious origins and that these tensions would have arisen in a "world without Islam." The author opens the book with a theological analysis that emphasizes the continuities among the three Abrahamic faiths. He then pivots to an extended history of the Christian world that focuses on the conflict between Latin and Byzantine Europe, pointing out that the schism between them largely motivated the Crusades. The book then covers the relationship of Islam to Russia, India, and China before turning to the Muslim world specifically, surveying its centuries-long decline from a position of cultural, political, and economic dominance. Fuller covers an extraordinary number of subjects lucidly, and whether readers are persuaded by his valorization of geopolitics above religion, he cogently lays out the complex causes of contemporary conflicts and makes bold policy recommendations that move conversations about East-West relations beyond religious and ideological divides. (Aug.) Copyright 2010 Reed Business Information.

Editorial Reviews

"Fuller has been a voice of reason and calm in an otherwise hysterical debate about the root causes of the contemporary logjam....[A World Without Islam] is a needed corrective, a sober call not to settle for historical pabulum and instead recall a past and recognize a present that is far more complicated and layered than any polemic would have us believe."

Zachary Karabell, Los Angeles Times
"Fuller dares to suggest that overcoming the twenty-first-century anti-Western animosities of Middle Eastern Muslims requires an honest and historically informed assessment of economic and political inequities that moves us beyond a fixation on religious issues. This exceptional inquiry finally sustains a quite specific-and controversial-set of recommendations for reframing American foreign policy."—Booklist
"Well-reasoned...Fuller's book is indeed a useful corrective."—Ishaan Tharoor, Time
"Another must-read by one of the most thought-provoking writers on Islam and the Middle East."—Reza Aslan, author of No god but God and Beyond Fundamentalism
"A tour de force by one of the foremost authorities on global Muslim politics."—John L. Esposito, author of The Future of Islam

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