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The Islamic state : a comparative history of Jihadist warfare

Author: Anthony Celso
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book examines the progressive radicalization of modern Sunni jihadist movements from a comparative perspective. It links growing jihadist extremism to past failures and analyzes the rise and fall of the Islamic State's "caliphate" as the culmination of this evolution.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Celso, Anthony.
Islamic state.
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2018
(DLC) 2018018418
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Celso
ISBN: 9781498569781 1498569781
OCLC Number: 1030483781
Description: xxiii, 247 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the Islamic State in comparative context --
Jihadist insurgency : failure and destruction breed resilience --
Islamic regression, jihadist frustration and Takfirist hyper violence --
The Islamic state Islamist "fifth wave" Islamist worldview --
The Islamic State's impact on jihadist insurgency in Iraq and Syria --
The Islamic State's reorientation of jihad in Egypt and Libya --
The Islamic State's impact on jihadist war in Nigeria and Mali --
The Islamic State's totalistic war against the West --
The jihadist forever war : six key conclusions.
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