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Brookings Institution Press: Islam: A Mosaic, Not a Monolith

Author: Vartan Gregorian
June 1, 2003


In Vartan Gregorian's new book, the author contrasts the problematic and generalized depiction of Islam by the Western media with the reality of a diverse following that encompasses more than a billion people. Vartan Gregorian, president of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, surveys 1,400 years of Islamic history.

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