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Pan-Islamism

[pan-is-lah-miz-uh m, -iz-, -is-luh-miz-, -iz-] /ˌpæn ɪsˈlɑ mɪz əm, -ɪz-, -ˈɪs ləˌmɪz-, -ˈɪz-/
noun
1.
the idea or advocacy of a political union of all Muslim nations.
Origin of Pan-Islamism
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; pan- + Islamism
Related forms
Pan-Islamic
[pan-is-lam-ik, -lah-mik, -iz-] /ˌpæn ɪsˈlæm ɪk, -ˈlɑ mɪk, -ɪz-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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  • By 1912 Pan-Islamism had recovered its poise and was moving forward once more.

    The New World of Islam Lothrop Stoddard
  • The black race offers no real danger except as the tool of Pan-Islamism.

  • As a world-force this band of Pan-Islamism had failed because it had been invoked by the wrong people for a wrong purpose.

    Pan-Islam George Wyman Bury
  • That it should do so it must follow now and for ever the ideas that are the mainspring of Pan-Islamism.

  • Later on we shall examine more fully the activities of these gentry in the chapters devoted to Pan-Islamism and Nationalism.

    The New World of Islam Lothrop Stoddard
  • They may be grouped roughly under the general concepts known as "Pan-Islamism" and "Nationalism."

    The New World of Islam Lothrop Stoddard
  • It is to a consideration of the first of these two concepts, to Pan-Islamism, that this chapter is devoted.

    The New World of Islam Lothrop Stoddard
  • It was at this time that Pan-Islamism assumed that essentially anti-Western character which it has ever since retained.

    The New World of Islam Lothrop Stoddard
  • The beginnings of self-conscious, systematic Pan-Islamism date from about the middle of the nineteenth century.

    The New World of Islam Lothrop Stoddard
  • Pan-Islamism has been tremendously stimulated by Western pressure, especially by the late war and the recent peace settlements.

    The New World of Islam Lothrop Stoddard

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