Islamic Imperialism: a history

👤 Bernard Porter  
  Book review
Efraim Karsh Yale University Press, 2006; 276 pp.   For anyone who believes that ‘imperialism’ is an exclusively Western phenomenon, that Islam has only been the victim of it, and that 9/11 was simply a reaction to that (‘blowback’), this book will come as a bit of a shock. Karsh argues that aggressive imperialism was ... Read more
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