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  • Hardcover: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Knopf Canada; 1st Edition edition (Aug. 21 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0307362078
  • ISBN-13: 978-0307362070
  • Product Dimensions: 21.1 x 13.7 x 2.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 340 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #37,287 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By A. Khalifa on Feb. 22 2014
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I am biased of course, but this book is not just about Muslims, but about how humanity tends to repeat its mistakes, how we all disguise our own prejudice. an amazing read.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Ken Kardash on Jan. 21 2013
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Congratulations to Doug Saunders for raising a voice of calm and reason against hysteria about Muslim immigration to the West. His meticulous reporting should reassure anyone fretting that Muslims are set to conquer the world by ideological intent and demographic inevitability. If you harbour any such anxieties, this book is well worth reading. For most of us living with Muslim neighbours, we already know that this fear is illusory, fanned by fringe elements of the media to the benefit of only their own book sales. In fact, the author begins each chapter with quotations from popular alarmists, then systematically demolishes their claims. I found this format to be powerful and convincing.
What I found most original and interesting about this book was how it places the current islamophobia in historical context. Saunders demonstrates nicely how prejudice against an influx of potentially dangerous “others” has recurred throughout modern Western history, only to be ultimately washed away by the peaceful forces of integration into a prosperous society. The ironic sense of “tide” in the title thus becomes apparent only when you finish reading the book, or at least the middle of its three sections.
The final section, “What we should worry about”, offers politically correct suggestions about how better education and job opportunities would help prevent extremist violence. Those measures would improve life for all of us. What is only tangentially addressed here, and I was hoping would be further explored, is how a tiny minority of second-generation immigrants are indoctrinated and enabled to act out violently against the West. As Saunders points out, these extremists tend to be well educated and integrated into western society. It seems to me that this is something we should worry about. Maybe another book can address that, which is why I withhold one star in rating this one.
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2 of 4 people found the following review helpful By G.F. McCauley on Dec 16 2012
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Sanders does a first rate job of arguing (and backing that argument with facts) that the fears of Muslim immigration among Europeans and North Americans is groundless. Bravo!
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3 of 8 people found the following review helpful By Gordon Miller on Jan. 10 2013
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The author appears to be trying to prove a generalization on a global basis. It is somewhat obvious that Muslims immigrating to Canada and the United States for the right reasons are no threat whatever. The author appears to have traveled extensively and has done much research on immigration statistics. However, he seriously misrepresents many scholarly authors completely out of context to support his case. His misrepresentations are so outrageous that I question whether he has read those authors thoroughly. He has ignored, or is simply blind to the growing intensity and power of Islamic extremists in Muslim countries and the infiltration of the West by their operatives. Moreover, these extremist operatives are a serious threat to the Muslims the author is trying to support. They have immigrated to Canada and the US to escape the tyranny of, and abuse by political Islam. Is this book a reflection of "forgive him Lord for he knows not..." OR in the words of Bertrand Russell, "He who observes a crime in silence, commits it."
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
History, Science and Statistics - All in One Jan. 26 2013
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The one thing that stands out in "The Myth of the Muslim Tide" is that it's not based on the author's personal whims or views: it's based on exhaustive research and the derived statistics. It delves deep in to the history of immigration and assimilation from as far back as 200 years.

Reading this book had me better educated not only about the myths of the current immigration tide of Muslims but also on the history of Catholic and Jewish immigration to US and Western Europe. Comparing and correlating that background with the analysis of the current statistical data, the author very ably and logically concludes that the fears of the Muslim tide are over blown. The chapter "We have been here before" draws an excellent comparison of similarities between the fears and myths of earlier migrations and that of the current one of Muslims.

Let me make an honest admission here. I am a Muslim immigrant myself and had almost started to believe somewhat in the fears expressed by those who said that Muslims were working on an agenda - that of having the entire host society succumb to the Sharia law - and it's only after reading this book I realized that such reservations were no more than hallucination.

I would recommend this book to all who have reservations about the growing Muslim population and culture among their midst and would go beyond: I would seriously suggest that a condensed version of this book be made part of the curriculum for grade 9 to 10 students so that they can enter their adult life equipped with facts rather than fallacies.
8 of 12 people found the following review helpful
Answers many of my questions Oct. 5 2012
By William N. Abrams - Published on Amazon.com
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I discovered factual information that addresses many of the misconceptions that the media and political extremest say with such fervor and confidence. In most cases they are wrong or highly exaggerated. The book is full of independent statistics which are hard to argue with. Well written, easy to read.
6 of 9 people found the following review helpful
I loved this book because Nov. 20 2012
By J. Miller - Published on Amazon.com
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It irrefutably, compellingly, and with many facts refuted the myths of Eurabia as completely false. The fear mongers and borderline bigots that promote the Muslim tide myths were always wrong and based their mistaken claims on false and irrelevant data. This book reads easily and is chock full of facts with complete documentation. Highly recommended.
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Informative July 2 2013
By Roxie Teague - Published on Amazon.com
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I am interested in sociology so I found this book informative. I am alarmed by the reaction our citizens have to our Muslim immigrants. I will probably read this book again.
2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Thoughtful and fact based Feb. 16 2013
By Dan Goodman - Published on Amazon.com
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Step by step, and using multiple fact based references, Saunders refutes the theory that a conspiracy of political Islam is trying to overwhelm Western civilization, or that such a transformation is even possible. He does not defend radical Islam or jihadists, but demonstrate
that it's practitioners are in the minority.

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