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The caravan : Abdallah Azzam and the rise of global jihad

Author: Thomas Hegghammer
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom Cambridge University Press 2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

The much-awaited book about Abdallah Azzam, one of the jihadi movement's most important figures. It explains why jihadism went international in the 1980s, paving the way for the events of 9/11.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: ʻAbd Allāh ʻAzzām; ʻAbd Allāh ʻAzzām; Abdullah Azzam
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hegghammer
ISBN: 9780521765954 0521765951
OCLC Number: 1150893751
Description: xx, 695 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction; Prologue; 1. Palestinian; 2. Brother; 3. Fighter; 4. Scholar; 5. Vagabond; 6. Writer; 7. Pioneer; 8. Diplomat; 9. Manager; 10. Recruiter; 11. Ideologue; 12. Mujahid; 13. Resident; 14. Enemy; 15. Martyr; 16. Icon; Conclusion.
Responsibility: Thomas Hegghammer.


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'For anyone wishing to understand the story of global jihad, understanding the life and thought of Abdallah Azzam is essential. Hegghammer provides a first-rate guidebook. Meticulously researched, Read more...

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