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The missing martyrs : why there are so few Muslim terrorists

Auteur : Charles Kurzman
Éditeur: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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"Why are there so few Muslim terrorists? With more than a billion Muslims in the world--many of whom supposedly hate the West and ardently desire martyrdom--why don't we see terrorist attacks every day? Where are the missing martyrs? In this startlingly counterintuitive book, a leading authority on Islamic movements demonstrates that terrorist groups are thoroughly marginal in the Muslim world. Charles Kurzman draws  Lire la suite...
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Type de document: Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Charles Kurzman
ISBN: 9780199766871 0199766878
Numéro OCLC: 664260312
Description: v, 248 pages ; 25 cm
Contenu: Why there are so few Muslim terrorists --
Radical sheik --
Thoroughly modern mujahidin --
Liberal Islam vs. revolutionary Islamism --
Uncle Sam versus Uncle Usama --
Predicting the next attacks.
Responsabilité: Charles Kurzman.
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Why are there so few Muslim terrorists? With more than a billion Muslims in the world--many of whom supposedly hate the West and ardently desire martyrdom--why don't we see terrorist attacks every  Lire la suite...

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Kurzman is on the scholarly front line. The good news is that he seems to be winning. Times Higher Education Supplement

 
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