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Islam Embedded: The Historical Development of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS (1951-2003) Vol. 1

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dc.contributor.author Noor, Farish A.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-05-17T19:20:29Z
dc.date.available 2017-05-17T19:20:29Z
dc.date.copyright 2004 en_US
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.citation Noor, F. A. (2004). Islam Embedded: The Historical Development of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS (1951-2003) Vol. 1. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: MSRI. en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 983-99866-7-8
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/8128
dc.description.abstract “Farish Noor’s quick with and a sharp pen are known to most observers of the Malaysian scene through his regular commentaries on current affairs. In this work of longer breath, he shows himself skillful at sustained historical and social analysis of the country;s major opposition party PAS. Farish’s richly documented historical chapters relate the shifts in PAS’s counter-hegemonic discourse and practice – passing through leftists and Malay communalist phases to various styles of Islamism – to the wider political context, both national and international. This is without a doubt the best study of PAS that has appeared to date, and at the same time a social political history of independent Malaysia seen from the margins. ISLAM EMBEDDED is essential reading not only for those who wish to understand Malaysian politics, but also for students of contemporary Islamic movements. PAS is one of the most important religio-political movements in the MUsllim World today, comparable to the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, Pakistyan’s Jama’at-e-Islami and Turkey’s succession of Isalmist parties but with a history and a character of its own. This book deserves a place beside the best studies of those better known movements.” Prod. Martin van Bruinessen, International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM), Utrecht University, Netherlands en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Malaysian Sociological Research Institute en_US
dc.title Islam Embedded: The Historical Development of the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party PAS (1951-2003) Vol. 1 en_US
dc.type Book en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Faculty en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en_US


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