Cook, Michael, 1940-

Ancient religions, modern politics : the Islamic case in comparative perspective / Michael Cook. - Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2014. - xx, 541 p.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents : Part 1. Identity -- Islam and identity -- Hinduism and identity -- Catholicism and identity in Latin America -- Part 2. Values -- Society -- Warfare -- Divine jealousy -- Polity -- Part 3. Fundamentalism -- Islam and fundamentalism -- Hinduism and fundamentalism -- Latin American Catholicism and fundamentalism.

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Christianity and politics.
Hinduism and politics.
Islam and politics.
Islamic fundamentalism--Political aspects.
Religious fundamentalism--Political aspects.

297.272 / Co771A 2014