A Fundamental Fear: Eurocentrism and the Emergence of by S. Sayyid,Hamid Dabashi

By S. Sayyid,Hamid Dabashi

the terror and anxiousness aroused through Islamism isn't really a fable, neither is it easily a outcome of terrorism or fundamentalism.

Writing in 1997, prior to 11th of September and sooner than the austerity that has bred a brand new iteration of a ways correct teams throughout Europe and the united states, S. Sayyid warned of a spectre haunting Western civilization. This groundbreaking publication, banned via the Malaysian govt, is either an research of the stipulations that experience made ‘Islamic fundamentalism’ attainable and a provocative account of the ways that Muslim identities have come to play an more and more political function during the world.

This is a pioneering, provocative and intricately crafted research, which indicates the problem of Islamism isn't just geopolitical or maybe cultural but in addition epistemological.

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