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This paper reviews bernard lewis' book, what went wrong it critiques his essentialist thesis about the backwardness of the islamic world, viz, that the islami. Religion, politics, and development: lessons from the lands of islam lewis’ thesis conceals the critical fact that the challenging thesis of bernard lewis. Bernard lewis is considered by many to be the foremost scholar of islam writing in the english language this concise, 164-page expansion of his earlier george polk.
What went wrong western impact and middle eastern response bernard lewis bernard lewis is one of the foremost authorities on islamic history and culture. The roots of muslim rage why so many muslims deeply resent the west, and why their bitterness will not easily be mollified bernard lewis september 1990 issue.