Hasan Al-Banna

Pages: 160
Subject: Religion: Islam
Series: Makers of the Muslim World
Imprint: Oneworld

Hasan Al-Banna

Gudrun Kraemer

Hasan al-Banna (1906-1949) was an Egyptian political reformer, best known for establishing the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist organization which has millions of members and spans the Arab world. This book offers an account of al-Banna's life and work.
Hardback
9781851684304 (1 Nov 2009)
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The Book

Hasan al-Banna (1906 - 1949) was an Egyptian political reformer, best known for establishing the Muslim Brotherhood, an Islamist organisation which today has millions of members and spans the Arab world. Through his ardent struggle to revitalise Islamic values amid increasing Westernisation, al-Banna promoted Islamic charity and personal piety throughout Egypt, becoming a powerful political force until his mysterious assassination. In this well written and impartial biography, Kraemer gives a detailed account of al-Banna's life and work.

Additional Information

Subject Religion: Islam
Series Makers of the Muslim World
Pages 160
Imprint Oneworld

About the Author

Gudran Kraemer is Professor and Chair of Islamic Studies, Free University, Berlin.