Awakening Islam (Hardcover)

The Politics of Religious Dissent in Contemporary Saudi Arabia

By Stephane LaCroix, George Holoch (Translator)

Harvard University Press, 9780674049642, 373pp.

Publication Date: April 15, 2011

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With unprecedented access to a closed culture, Lacroix offers an account of Islamism in Saudi Arabia. Tracing the last half-century of the Sahwa, or Islamic Awakening, he explains the brand of Islam that gave birth to Osama bin Laden--one that has been exported, and dangerously misunderstood, around the world.