Hasan al-Banna

"Hasan al-Banna (1906-1949) was an Egyptian political reformer, best known for establishing the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist organisation which today has millions of members and spans the Arab world. Through his ardent struggle to revitalise Islamic values amid increasing Westernisation, al-...

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Main Author: Krämer, Gudrun 1953-
Contributors: Bannā, Ḥasan al- 1906-1949 (Other)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford Oneworld Publ. 2010
In:Year: 2010
Series/Journal:Makers of the Muslim world
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Bannā, Ḥasan al- 1906-1949 / History
B Muslimbruderschaft
Further subjects:B Jamʻīyat al-Ikhwān al-Muslimīn (Egypt)
B Jamʿīyat al-Ikhwān al-Muslimīn (Egypt)
B Egypt Politics and government 1882-1952
B Biography
B Muslims (Egypt) Biography
B Bannā, Ḥasan, 1906-1949
B Bannā, Ḥasan 1906-1949
B Egypt Politics and government 1882-1952
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Summary:"Hasan al-Banna (1906-1949) was an Egyptian political reformer, best known for establishing the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist organisation which today has millions of members and spans the Arab world. Through his ardent struggle to revitalise Islamic values amid increasing Westernisation, al-Banna promoted Islamic charity and personal piety throughout Egypt, becoming a powerful political force until his mysterious assassination. In this well written and impartial biography, Kr(c)Þmer gives a detailed account of al-Banna's life and work."--Publisher's description
"Hasan al-Banna (1906-1949) was an Egyptian political reformer, best known for establishing the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist organisation which today has millions of members and spans the Arab world. Through his ardent struggle to revitalise Islamic values amid increasing Westernisation, al-Banna promoted Islamic charity and personal piety throughout Egypt, becoming a powerful political force until his mysterious assassination. In this well written and impartial biography, Krämer gives a detailed account of al-Banna's life and work."--Publisher's description
ISBN:1851684301