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E J Hobsbawm

Islam, Revolutions and Economic Liberalism

Here is a very topical, historical account by E.J. Hobsbawm of the rise of Islam in the so-called undeveloped world which occurred in reaction to the disruption caused by economic liberalism and colonialism. People who are curious to understand why there is still apparent opposition between Western “democracy” and capitalism and Islam, might find it interesting.

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