Muslim Brotherhood, The
by Pargeter, Alison
In this authoritative analysis, Alison Pargeter follows the twists and turns of the Muslim Brotherhood as it battled through the years of oppression under authoritarian regimes to finally become a key and legitimate political actor. From Egypt and Syria to Tunisia and Libya, the Brotherhood and its afiliates are now faced with the complex task of transforming themselves from semi-clandestine opposition movements into legitimate political actors and, in some cases, into ruling powers. This is a fully updated edition with a new chapter covering the Arab Spring and subsequent parliamentary and Presidential elections in Egypt,and featuring revised introduction and conclusion.