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Maxime Rodinson

Maxime Rodinson (1915–2004) was a Marxist historian and sociologist who specialized in Islam and the Arab world. He was for many years a professor at the École Pratique des Hautes Études at the Sorbonne and, after working several years in Syria and Lebanon, supervised the Muslim section of the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris. Among his other works are The Arabs, Marxism and the Muslim World; Islam and Capitalism; and Israel and the Arabs.