An Islamic Response to Imperialism: Political and Religious Writings of Sayyid Jamal ad-Din "al-Afghani" (Near Eastern Center, UCLA)
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Language Notes Text: English, Persian (translation)
Theseus said About This Book. "Jamal ad-Din was a mysterious figure and most of the mysteries were his own making."Here is "for the first time a credible picture of Jamal ad-Din's lifethe second part contains translations of works by Jamal ad-Din himself, and these are valuable because most of them were written in Persian and have either not been easily available at all or else have been available only in Arabic translations. This is particularly true of Refutation of the Materialists."-International Journal of Middle East StudiesTABLE OF CONTENTS HIGHLIGHTSIntroductionPart I: The Life and Thought of Sayyid . "Afghani - Keddie Review" according to H. Nekrawesh. "An Islamic Response to Imperialism" is a great book to read. It is very interesting and educational book. Nikkie Keddie definately has done a great job.
Keddie is a professor of Eastern, Iranian, and women's history. Nikki R. She retired from the University of California, Los Angeles after 35 years of teaching.
This is particularly true of the Refutation of the Materialists. "Keddie has rendered a valuable service Afghani merits the attention of Western students of the contemporary international scene and the Muslim renaissance since he made the first significant attempt to answer the modern Western challenge to the Muslim world." ---Eastern World "Sayyid Jamal ad-Din al-Afghani (1838-1897), the well known religious reformer and political activist, led a busy and complex life full of obscure and clandestine ventures. Hence the tide of this book. The picture that emerges here confirms Afghani's long standing reputation as a defender of Muslim interests--not against borrowing European advances in science and technology, but against foreign political, economic, or military encroachment."--Middle East journal "Jamal ad-Din was a mysterious figure and most of the mysteries were of his own making it has bee