How do the issues: comparative religions, tradition and change, imperialism, nationalism, migrations, gender and society-come together (or apart) in the modern Middle East? What were Islam’s attractions and major issues in the 20th and 21st centuries, and what was the logic behind the author’s "conversion" and "unconversion"? Explain in Historical Context. Cite where appropriate.
Ed Husains " The Islamist"
Chapter 32 (Middle Eastern Civilization in the 20th Century) in " World History in Brief" by Peter Stearns
Human Record V.2 pp 486-494, 515-525