Reflections on the Revolution In Europe: Immigration, Islam and the West

Reflections on the Revolution In Europe: Immigration, Islam and the West

Christopher Caldwell


In gentle of cultural crises akin to the Danish sketch controversy and the terrorist assault at the Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris, Christopher Caldwell’s incisive point of view hasn't ever been extra well timed or indispensible. Reflections at the Revolution in Europe is destined to develop into the vintage paintings on how Muslim immigration completely reshaped the West.
 
This provocative and unflinching research of Europe’s unforeseen inflow of immigrants investigates the more and more well-known Muslim populations actively shaping the way forward for the continent. Muslims dominate or approximately dominate many vital eu towns, together with Amsterdam and Rotterdam, Strasbourg and Marseille, the Paris suburbs and East London, and in these towns Islam has challenged the eu lifestyle at each flip, turning into, in impression, an “adversary culture.” In Reflections at the Revolution in Europe, Caldwell examines the anger of natives and novices alike. He exposes the unusual ways that welfare states engage with 3rd global customs, the anti-Americanism that brings eu natives and Muslim rookies jointly, and the arguments over ladies and intercourse that force them aside. He considers the charm of sharia, “resistance,” and jihad to a moment iteration that's extra alienated from Europe than the 1st, and addresses a quandary of religion between local Europeans that leaves them with a susceptible hand as they confront the claims of beginners.

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