The Shade Of Swords.

M J Akbar

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THE SHADE OF SWORDS: M.J. Akbar writes the first cohensive history of jihad. From the Prophet Muhammed to the presence of British and American troops in Afghanistan, and more recently in Iraq, Akbar shows how jihad's origins lie in the earliest consciousness of Muslims, how it thrives on complex notions of persecution, victory and sacrifice.

Jihad pervades the mind and soul of Islam. This book reveals its strength and significance, and this jihad has come to Iraq in a new, Shia dimension.

Language English
ISBN-10 8174362916
ISBN-13 978-8174362919
No of pages 404
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Lotus
Published Date 31 Dec 2003

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