Islam and the West – A Review of Bassam Tibi Book by Ian Pryde

A book review of Islamischer Fundamentalismus, moderne Wissenschaft und Technologie by Bassam Tibi, Professor of International Relations at the University of Göttingen, Germany. Published by Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt-am-Main, 1992.



The review was written in Russian by Ian Pryde and published in Res Publica in June 1992. An English translation can be found below (coming soon).

Res Publica was the leading Russian-language weekly broadsheet in Kyrgyzstan in the 1990s.

Res Publica

As can be seen above, Res Publica is not an incorrect transliteration of the Russian word Республика, but the newspaper’s correct designation in Latin – the masthead contains the standard Russian translation of the phrase, namely «общее дело» –