From Fatwa To Jihad

Almost thirty years ago, the image of burning copies of Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses held aloft by thousand-strong mobs of protesters became an internationally familiar symbol of anger and offence. In From Fatwa to Jihad, Kenan Malik reveals how the Rushdie affair transformed the debate worldwide on multiculturalism, tolerance and free speech, helped fuel the rise of radical Islam and pointed the way to the horrors of 9/11 and 7/7.

In this new edition, Malik examines the rise of home-grown jihadis, the threat of IS-inspired terrorism in Europe and how the West has failed to learn the lessons of the past.

Product Overview
ISBN 9781786491046
Categories BX, New Arrivals, Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction: Humanities, Spirituality and Religion
Author(s) Kenan Malik
Publisher ATLANTIC BOOKS
Pages 352
Format -
Dimensions -cm x -cm x -cm
Weight 0.336 kg

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