Islamism in the shadow of al-Qaeda

Level B N297.1977 /729993 Available
Full title: Islamism in the shadow of al-Qaeda / François Burgat ; translated by Patrick Hutchinson.
Alternative titles: Islamisme à l'heure d'Al-Qaida. English
Main author: Burgat, François.
Format: Book           
Edition: 1st ed.


Table of Contents:
  • Translator's note and acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • The identity matrix of "Muslim-speak"
  • From national struggle to the disillusionments of "recolonization" : the triple temporality of Islamism
  • The Islamist field between national specificity and transnationalization
  • Red Sea secrets or Islamism without colonization
  • The brothers and the salafis : between modernization and literalism, with or without radicalization
  • Islamic radicalization : between religious sectarianism and political counterviolence
  • From Sayyid Qutb to Mohammed Atta : sectarianism or political counterviolence?
  • From fears inherited to fears exploited : the war of representations
  • Hard power and imposed reform : the illusions of the western response to Islamism
  • Conclusion : against terrorism
  • The absolute weapon?
  • Appendix : the Islamists as seen by the West in 1992.