Sayyid Qutb: the life and legacy of a radical Islamic intellectual

James Toth traces the life and thought of Sayyid Qutb, the Egyptian thinker and Islamist martyr branded by The New York Times Magazine as "The Philosopher of Islamic Terror." By returning to Qutb's writings, Toth draws a complex portrait of Qutb, one that moves beyond the cartoonish d...

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Main Author: Toth, James
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: New York Oxford University Press 2013
Reviews:[Rezension von: Toth, James, Sayyid Qutb] (2015) (Wheatley, Stephanie)
Further subjects:B Muslim scholars ; Egypt ; Biography
B Muslim scholars Egypt Biography
B Quṭb, Sayyid ; 1906-1966
B Quṭb, Sayyid 1906-1966
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System; OUP)
Parallel Edition:Print version: 9780199790883
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Summary:James Toth traces the life and thought of Sayyid Qutb, the Egyptian thinker and Islamist martyr branded by The New York Times Magazine as "The Philosopher of Islamic Terror." By returning to Qutb's writings, Toth draws a complex portrait of Qutb, one that moves beyond the cartoonish descriptions of him as the evil genius lurking behind today's terrorists
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0199332606
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790883.001.0001