Maxime Rodinson’s Islam and Capitalism was first published in France in and translated into English in It seeks to examine whether or not Islamic. Islam and Capitalism has 38 ratings and 4 reviews. Timothy said: Maxime Rodinson was a rare Orientalist who was praised by Edward Said in the earlier ver. by. SAMI ZUBAIDA. Islam and CapitaUsm by Maxime Rodinson, tianslated by Brian Marxist concepticms of capitalism and pre-capitaiist social formations; the .

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Rodinson, a French Marxist historian and sociologist, was determined to study the Islamic world with the assumption that is subject to the wnd laws and tendencies as everywhere else. The Janissaries Godfrey Goodwin.

Nightocelot rated it it was amazing Nov 23, Alex Mendieta rated it it was amazing Jul 19, On the whole very interesting and eye-opening book. Sign in to use this feature. Enthusiastic advocates of the socialist future would often argue that there was something inherently anti-capitalist in the world of Islam that made its development path fundamentally different from that of European capitalism. Islam and Capitalism by Maxime Rodinson.

Amsterdam,p. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Early Islam and the Birth of Capitalism. To ask other readers questions about Islam and Capitalismplease sign up. Share your thoughts with other customers. Marxist historian, sociologist and orientalist. Rosenthal Princeton,vol. Originally published in French inFrench Arabic-speaking Marxist takes on all comers most prominently Max Weber on the topic of Islam and capitalism. Lists with This Book.


Maxime Rodinson, Islam and Capitalism

Some credit him with coining the term “Islamic fascism” le fascisme islamique inwhich he used to describe the Iranian revolution. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Later in his career Rodinson wrote a biographic study of the Prophet Muhammad which was more open to religion having an explicit influence on economic and social life.

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Uslam Iqbal rated it it was amazing Feb 07, Anne Carter London,pp. Preview — Islam and Capitalism by Maxime Rodinson. Maxime Rodinson looks at the facts, analysing economic texts with his customary common sense, to show that Muslims never had any trouble making money.

Islam and Capitalism

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Again, the decisive isam here is the very different ways in which commercial capital and the state were linked to each other. Catalina Catarata rated it liked it Jul 03, He was the author of a rich body of work, including the book Muhammad, a biography of the prophet of Islam.


Oct 25, Muhammad Shemyal Nisar rated it really liked it. Description Islam and Capitalism is a learned, engaged rebuttal of the cultural reductionism of Max Weber and others who have tried to explain the politics and society of the Middle East by reference to some unchanging entity called ‘Islam,’ typically characterised as instinctively hostile to capitalism.

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