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Two Hours That Shook the World : September 11, 2001 - Causes and Consequences - Fred Halliday

Two Hours That Shook the World

September 11, 2001 - Causes and Consequences

Paperback Published: 27th November 2001
ISBN: 9780863563829
Number Of Pages: 240

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Fred Halliday examines the causes and rise of Islamic fundamentalism and how terror became an instrument of political and military conflict. Sobering and encouraging, "Two Hours That Shook the World" provides a reasoned approach to what the future may hold.

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'By far the best book on the catastrophe of 11 September.' The Observer 'Cuts the proverbial ice.' Daily Star 'Sober and balanced.' John Gray, The New Statesman 'To understand 11 September we need a broader context and Halliday is up to the task ... He reveals his true calibre.' Ziauddin Sardar, The Independent 'I agree with the analysis in Fred Halliday's excellent book.' David Aaronovitch, The Independent

List of Appendicesp. 8
Keywordsp. 9
Introduction: Political Violence and the Claims of Reasonp. 23
September 11, 2001 and the Greater West Asian Crisisp. 31
Fundamentalism and Political Powerp. 51
Violence and Communal Conflict: Terrorism 'from Above' and 'from Below'p. 69
Anti-Muslimism: A Short Historyp. 87
Confusing the Issue: 'Islamophobia' Reconsideredp. 121
Oslo 1993: A Possible Peacep. 133
A Decade after Invasion: The Unease of Kuwaitp. 139
Iran: The Islamic Republic at the Crossroadsp. 151
Saudi Arabia: A Family Business in Troublep. 159
The Other Stereotype: America and its Criticsp. 167
Global Inequality and Global Rancourp. 175
'Islam' and the 'West': Cultural Conflict and International Relationsp. 193
Conclusion: Causes and Consequencesp. 213
Appendicesp. 217
Notesp. 237
Indexp. 248
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ISBN: 9780863563829
ISBN-10: 0863563821
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 27th November 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.49 x 13.56  x 1.93
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1

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