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- DescriptionNearly seven million Muslims live in the United States today, and their relations with non-Muslims are strained. Many Americans associate Islam with figures such as Osama bin Laden, and they worry about homegrown terrorists.
- Author BiographyAkbar Ahmed is currently the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at the American University in Washington, D.C., USA, the First Distinguished Chair of Middle East and Islamic Studies at the U.S. Naval Academy, and a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. He has taught at Princeton, Harvard, and Cambridge Universities and has been called the world's leading authority on contemporary Islam by the BBC. He is a frequent media contributor, the author of several books (including Journey into Islam and Polity Press's Islam under Siege ), a playwright ( Noor and The Trial of Dara Shikoh ), and a published poet.
- Author(s)Akbar S. Ahmed
- PublisherBrookings Institution
- Date of Publication18/11/2011
- GenreSocial Studies: General
- Place of PublicationWashington DC
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBrookings Institution
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight658 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine32 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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