By Richard P. Mitchell

First released in 1969 as a part of a sequence edited by way of popular Islamic pupil Albert Hourani, this ebook has been the traditional resource for the historical past of the revivalist Egyptian movement--the Muslim Brethren as much as the time of Nasser. The Muslim Brethren are actually well-recognized for his or her foundational function within the Islamic revival which has now taken on new, and maybe harmful, existence in recent years. After having been out of print for over a decade, this reissue of the vintage paintings makes it available to a brand new iteration of students and scholars attracted to the Muslim revival--a staff whose numbers have elevated dramatically some time past decade. the recent paperback variation has a foreword via John Voll, a number one American Islamic student, discussing the next historical past and persevered importance of the Muslim Brethren.

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