Rock the Casbah; Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World with a

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-08-07
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster

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A decade after the 9/11 attacks, this groundbreaking and brilliantly received book takes readers deep into rebellions against both autocrats and extremists that are redefining politics, culture, and security across the Islamic world and beyond.

Author Biography

Robin Wright has reported from 140 countries for The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Time, The Atlantic, The Sunday Times, Foreign Affairs, and others. Among many awards, she has won the U.N. Correspondents Gold Medal, National Magazine Award, and Overseas Press Club Award for "best reporting in any medium requiring exceptional courage and initiative."

Table of Contents

Prologue The Sandstormp. 1
Extreme Makeoverp. 13
The Scent of Jasminep. 15
The Counter-jihadp. 41
The Big Chillp. 65
A Midsummer's Evep. 90
A Different Tunep. 113
Hip-Hop Islamp. 115
The New Chicp. 138
The Living Poets Societyp. 160
Satellite Sheikhs and YouTube Imamsp. 176
The Axis of Evil Comedy Tourp. 189
Jihad Jones and the Kalashnikov Babesp. 214
A Wild Ridep. 227
The Beginning of the Beginningp. 229
The Diplomatic Pas de Deuxp. 244
Epilogue The Morning Afterp. 257
Acknowledgmentsp. 271
Notesp. 275
Bibliographyp. 299
Indexp. 307
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