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The Resource What went wrong? : the clash between Islam and modernity in the Middle East, Bernard Lewis

What went wrong? : the clash between Islam and modernity in the Middle East, Bernard Lewis

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What went wrong? : the clash between Islam and modernity in the Middle East
Title
What went wrong?
Title remainder
the clash between Islam and modernity in the Middle East
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Bernard Lewis
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For centuries, the world of Islam was in the forefront of human achievement--the foremost military and economic power in the world, the leader in the arts and sciences of civilization. Christian Europe was seen as an outer darkness of barbarism and unbelief from which there was nothing to learn or to fear. And then everything changed. The West won victory after victory, first on the battlefield and then in the marketplace. In this volume, Bernard Lewis, a renowned authority on Islamic affairs, examines the anguished reaction of the Islamic world as it tried to make sense of how it had been overtaken, overshadowed, and dominated by the West. In a fascinating portrait of a culture in turmoil, Lewis shows how the Middle East turned its attention to understanding European weaponry, industry, government, education, and culture. In this landmark volume, an authority on the Middle East examines the anguished reaction of the Islamic world as it tries to understand why things have changed, how they have been overtaken, overshadowed, and to an increasing extent dominated by the West. 15 illustrations. Map
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DLC
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1916-2018
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Lewis, Bernard
Dewey number
956/.015
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS62.4
LC item number
.L488 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Middle East
  • Islamismo (história)
  • Middle East
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What went wrong? : the clash between Islam and modernity in the Middle East, Bernard Lewis
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Originally published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-177) and index
Contents
Preface to the hardcover edition -- Introduction -- Chap. 1. The lessons of the battlefield -- Chap. 2. The quest for wealth and power -- Chap. 3. Social and cultural barriers -- Chap. 4. Modernization and social equality -- Chap. 5. Secularism and the civil society -- Chap. 6. Time, space, and modernity -- Chap. 7. Aspects of cultural change -- Conclusion -- Author's note -- Afterword -- Notes -- Index
Control code
ocm50339532
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Perennial ed.
Extent
186 p.
Isbn
9780060516055
Lccn
2002030733
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o50339532
  • (OCoLC)50339532
Label
What went wrong? : the clash between Islam and modernity in the Middle East, Bernard Lewis
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-177) and index
Contents
Preface to the hardcover edition -- Introduction -- Chap. 1. The lessons of the battlefield -- Chap. 2. The quest for wealth and power -- Chap. 3. Social and cultural barriers -- Chap. 4. Modernization and social equality -- Chap. 5. Secularism and the civil society -- Chap. 6. Time, space, and modernity -- Chap. 7. Aspects of cultural change -- Conclusion -- Author's note -- Afterword -- Notes -- Index
Control code
ocm50339532
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Perennial ed.
Extent
186 p.
Isbn
9780060516055
Lccn
2002030733
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o50339532
  • (OCoLC)50339532

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