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Author Scott, Rachel M.

Title The challenge of political Islam : non-Muslims and the Egyptian state / Rachel M. Scott.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  BP172.5.C6 S36 2010    Available
 CCQ - C Ring Library  BP172.5.C6 S36 2010 c.2  Available
Description xiii, 277 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-261) and index.
Contents Non-Muslims in classical Islam -- Discontinuity, continuity, and the rise of Islamism -- Non-Muslims and the Egyptian state -- The dhimma -- Toward citizenship -- Citizenship in an Islamic state -- Coptic responses.
Subject Islam -- Relations -- Coptic Church.
Coptic Church -- Relations -- Islam.
Islam and state -- Egypt.
Religion and state -- Egypt.
Copts -- Political activity.
Religious minorities -- Egypt.
ISBN 9780804769051 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804769068 (pbk. : alk. paper)