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Book: Orientalists, Islamists and the Global Public Sphere

Chapter: Orientalist Constructions, Islamic Reform and Islamist Revolution

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.19735


The aim of this concluding chapter is now to add an “Islamic” perspective to this investigation. So far, I have only hinted at the fact that Muslim intellectuals were an inherent part of this process. On the following pages I shall demonstrate how different generations of Muslim thinkers have been engaged in this increasingly global process of shaping and disseminating a particularly modern image of Islam.

Chapter Contributors

  • Dietrich Jung ( - book-auth-564) 'University of Southern Denmark'