Anthony Shadid: Legacy of the Prophet: Despots, Democrats, and the New Politics of Islam
Premiere Date: 4/30/2001; 57 minutes

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Anthony Shadid was recently Cairo correspondent for the Associated Press and is winner of an Overseas Press Club citation in 1997 for the series of articles that form the core of his newest book: Legacy of the Prophet: Despots, Democrats and the New Politics of Islam. This talk addresses the current political situation in the Middle East and the various Islamic political groups currently active. (#5667)

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World History, Culture, and Geography: The Modern World

10.10 Students analyze instances of nation-building in the contemporary world in at least two of the following regions or countries: the Middle East, Africa, Mexico and other parts of Latin America, and China.

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