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The Divergence of Judaism and Islam: Interdependence, Modernity, and Political Turmoil

Michael M. Laskier and Yaacov Lev


This book offers a panoply of diverse interdisciplinary perspectives on the final chapter of Jewish minority life within the Islamic orbit, on Islam and Judaism as religions, and on the contemporary relationship between Jews and Muslims in the Western world and between Israel and the Muslim nation-states. It offers a wide variety of eclectic methodological approaches that work synergistically to supply nuances to complex and often-misunderstood relationships. A companion volume to The Convergence of Judaism and Islam, the book explores the Judeo-Muslim relationship from the nineteenth century ... More

Keywords: divergence, interdependence, nationalisms, Zionism, modernization, Ottoman Empire, Balkans, Central Asia, Middle East, North Africa

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780813037516
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813037516.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael M. Laskier, editor

Yaacov Lev, editor

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1 Introduction

Michael M. Laskier, and Yaacov Lev

Section I Common Interests versus Latent and Overt Tensions

Section II Socioeconomic and Political Interaction in Arab Lands and Central Asia: Toward Jewish Immigration

Section III In the Shadow of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: History, Ideology, and Political Strategy

End Matter