A very good history of many reasons why we have such a negative view of "Islam", even permeating into the secular viewpoints of today....
Paperback: 472 pages
Publisher: Oneworld Publications; Reprint edition (April 1, 2009)
Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 1.4 x 8.6 inches
Amazon Rank: 1406027
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
From the time of the Crusades to the present day, the relationship between Islam and the West has been one of conflict and misunderstanding. The prejudices conceived over a thousand years ago survive and continue, despite some strides towards increased mutual understanding. This classic study by Norman Daniel explores the political and religious considerations behind distorted western views of Islam, examining Christian-Muslim interaction from me...