Child from the Village
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This autobiography tells of the early years of a person who, in later life, would become one of Egypt's most influential radical Islamist thinkers. This memoir - a document of substantial historical value - tells of Sayyid Qutb's childhood in the village of Musha in Upper Egypt. Editor(s): Calvert, John; Shepard, William E. Translator(s): Calvert, John; Shepard, William E. Series: Middle East Literature in Translation. Num Pages: 136 pages. BIC Classification: 1HBE; 3JJC; 3JJF; BGA; HBJH; HBLW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 160 x 19. Weight in Grams: 452. . 2004. 1st. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780815608059
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About the Author: Sayyid Qutb (1906-1966) was a member of the Muslim Brotherood and prominent Islamist revivalist figure whose career spanned the middle decades of this century. John Calvert is assistant professor of history at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He has published several articles on Islamic movements and thinkers. William Shepard is professor emeritus of religious studies at the University Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. He is the author of The Faith of a Modern Muslim Intellectual: The Religious Aspects and Implications of the Writings of Ahmad Amin and Sayyid Qutb and Islamic Activism: A Translation and Critical Analysis of 'Social Justice in Islam.'
Title: Child from the Village
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