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Alms for jihad : charity and terrorism in the Islamic world

Author: Millard Burr; Robert O Collins
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
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Throughout their history, Muslims have donated to charitable endowments set up for the purposes of promoting their faith. While most are legitimate, there is now considerable evidence to show that others have more questionable intentions. This ground-breaking book is the first to piece together the financial systems that support terror.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Burr, Millard.
Alms for jihad.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005024165
(OCoLC)61361578
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Millard Burr; Robert O Collins
ISBN: 9780511161834 0511161832 0511159374 9780511159374 0511247419 9780511247415 0521857309 9780521857307 052167395X 9780521673952 0511161298 9780511161292 0511161107 9780511161100
OCLC Number: 82905522
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 348 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Tables; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 The third pillar of Islam: zakat; 2 Saudi Arabia and its Islamic charities; 3 The banks; 4 Afghanistan beginnings; 5 Islamic charities and the revolutionary Sudan; 6 Islam at war in the Balkans; 7 Russia and the Central Asian Crescent; 8 From Afghanistan to Southeast Asia; 9 The Holy Land; 10 The Islamization of Europe; 11 Islamic charities in North America; 12 Conclusion; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: J. Millard Burr and Robert O. Collins.
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In this excellent, well-written book, Burr and Collins offer a broad, intensive survey of Islamic charity, religious gifts and endowments. -- Choice"

 
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