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Crusade and jihad

William R. Polk

Crusade and jihad

the thousand-year war between the Muslim world and the global north

by William R. Polk

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Islamic civilization,
  • Crusades,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Jihad,
  • Western Civilization,
  • World history,
  • History,
  • War,
  • Islam

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThousand-year war between the Muslim world and the global north, 1000 year war between the Muslim world and the global north
    StatementWilliam R. Polk
    SeriesThe Henry L. Stimson lectures, Henry L. Stimson lectures, Yale University
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD157 .P56 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 632 pages
    Number of Pages632
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26952932M
    ISBN 100300222904
    ISBN 109780300222906
    LC Control Number2017942543
    OCLC/WorldCa982652240

      "Crusade and Jihad is a challenging and interesting book, well written and provocative."-Hugh Kennedy, Literary Review "In this magisterial treatment, William Polk cuts to the core of contemporary conflicts with the Muslim world, providing an accessible, often troubling account."-Joel Gordon,University of Arkansas, author of Nasser: Hero of the Arab Nation/5(35). The narrative also reveals the ways in which crusade and jihad were used to disguise ambitions for power and to justify atrocity and yet also inspired acts of great chivalry and heroic achievement. The story brims with larger than life characters, among them Richard the Lionheart, Nur al .

      • To order Crusade and Jihad for £16 (RRP £20) go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. . Crusade and Jihad is the first book to encompass, in one volume, the entire history of the catastrophic encounter between the Global North—China, Russia, Europe, Britain, and America—and Muslim societies from Central Asia to West Africa. William R. Polk draws on more than half a century of experience as a historian, policy planner, diplomat /5(11).

    Crusade and Jihad is characteristic of the many misrepresentations of history that emanate from the Middle East studies establishment. Despite the title, the book allots only some 30 of pages to the first millennium; 95 percent is devoted to the nineteenth and twentieth : Raymond Ibrahim.   The Crusades: A Response to Islamic Jihad Brian M. English. person who simply strolls into a bookstore looking for a history of the crusades is much more likely to walk out with a book written by a novelist, journalist, or ex-nun than one written by a professional historian and based on the best research available. The heightened public.


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William R. Polk draws on more than half a century of experience as a historian, policy planner, diplomat /5(16). Crusade and Jihad is the first book to encompass, in one volume, the entire history of the catastrophic encounter between the Global North—China, Russia, Europe, Britain, and America—and Muslim societies from Central Asia to West Africa.

William R. Polk draws on more than half a century of experience as a historian, policy planner, diplomat. Crusade and Jihad is the first book to encompass, in one volume, the entire history of the catastrophic encounter between the Global NorthChina, Russia, Europe, Britain, and Americaand Muslim societies from Central Asia to West Africa.

William R/5. Crusade and Jihad is the first book to encompass, in one volume, the entire history of the catastrophic encounter between the Global North—China, Russia, Europe, Britain, and America—and Muslim societies from Central Asia to West Africa.

William R. Polk draws on more than half a century of experience as a historian, policy planner, diplomat, peace negotiator, and businessman to explain the /5(16).

Malcolm Lambert investigates the histories of Christianity and Islam to trace the origins and development of crusade and jihad. In a narrative that brims with larger than life characters - among them, Richard Lionheart, Nur al-Din, Saladin, Baybars and Ghengiz Khan - he describes the fiercely fought struggles to control the sacred places of the Middle Crusade and jihad book between the/5.

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The series chronicles the fictional Butlerian Jihad, a crusade by the last Genre: Science fiction. This is rather clear from the tone of many jihad advocates who blame the Muslims harshly for not fulfilling the duty, such as in the Book of Jihad by al-Sulami (d.

).Author: Suleiman Mourad. ‘Crusade and Jihad’ Review: Conquest and Conquerors Islam created a mighty empire—and historical narratives that assign the Muslim world Reviews: Crusade and Jihad The Thousand-year War Between the Muslim World and the Global North (Book): Polk, William R.: What really happened in the centuries of conflict between Europe, Russia, China, America, and the peoples of the Muslim world Crusade and Jihad is the first book to encompass, in one volume, the entire history of the catastrophic encounter between the Global North--China, Russia.

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Book This book does not require a rating on the project's quality scale. Crusade and jihad are often reckoned two sides of the same coin but this simple opposition, the author shows, conceals crucial differences and similarities.

From the outset jihad reflected tensions within as much as outside Islam. Jihad also described the struggle between good and evil in the souls of believers. -New York Times Book Review on Warriors of God As a beneficiary of 9/11, my ironies abound.

George W. Bush helped the attention I was getting by proclaiming a crusade five days after the attack. Osama bin Laden would thus gain credence for his claim to be the leader of jihad against Western imperialism.

A comment by a young Muslim man who had studied at an American university sets the tone for the impressively far-ranging Crusade and Jihad.

“The bottom line,” he tells William Polk, is that no Muslim ever tried to enslave or slaughter your people. You might think of the attack on the World Trade Center, 9/11, [ ].

The following book review of William R. Polk’s book, Crusade and Jihad: The Thousand-Year War between the Muslim World and the Global North (Yale University press, Jan. ) first appeared in the Christian Research d Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center ——– From beginning to end, Crusade and Jihad: The Thousand-Year War between.

Crusade and Jihad is the first book to encompass, in one volume, the entire history of the catastrophic encounter between the Global North—China, Russia, Europe, Britain, and America—and Muslim societies from Central Asia to West Africa. William R.

Polk draws on more than half a century of experience as a historian, policy planner, diplomat. The narrative also reveals the ways in which crusade and jihad were used to disguise ambitions for power and to justify atrocity and yet also inspired acts of great chivalry and heroic achievement.

The story brims with larger than life characters, among them Richard the Lionheart, Nur al-Din, Saladin, Baybars, and Ghengiz : Pegasus Books. Marco Meschini, a professor at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan, explains in his new book "Il Jihad e La Crociata" (The Jihad and the Crusade) published by Edizioni Ares, says that jihad and the Crusades are asymmetric.

In this interview with us, he explains why. Q: In what sense are jihad and the Crusades "holy wars". From beginning to end, Crusade and Jihad: The Thousand-Year War between the Muslim World and the Global North by William R. Polk is paradigmatic of all the misrepresentations and errors of history that have caused the West to become clueless of the sources behind its conflict with the Muslim worldview.

Worse, such blatant distortions of the past leave the West unable to provide solutions in. The present volume, The History of Jihad from Muhammad to ISIS, is his summa. William Polk’s Crusade and Jihad, by contrast, blames injured Muslim sensibilities on the depredations of the imperialist “Global North.” Polk writes apologetics rather than history.

An in-depth portrait of the Crusades-era Mediterranean world, and a new understanding of the forces that shaped itIn Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors, the award-winning scholar Brian Catlos puts us on the ground in the Mediterranean world of We experience the sights and sounds of the region just as enlightened Islamic empires and primitive Christendom began to contest :.

The bulk of Crusade and Jihad consists of a year historical summary of both Islam and the crusade movement – what is often ignored is that the crusades were triggered, in part, in response to the rapid expansion of Islamic power from the 7th century – although, being aimed primarily at a Western audience, the book obviously assumes a.Editor’s note: The following book review by Raymond Ibrahim of William R.

Polk’s book, Crusade and Jihad: The Thousand-Year War between the Muslim World and the Global North (Yale University press, Jan. ) first appeared in the Christian Research Journal. From beginning to end, Crusade and Jihad: The Thousand-Year War between the Muslim World and the Global North by William R.

Polk is. The Crusades took place over less than years and cost about one million lives, many lost due to illness. Jihad has been going over for years in which time it has claimed over million lives.

In other words, the death toll of jihad is times greater than that of the Crusades. Jihad continues at the rate of thousands of deaths per.