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The Resource Jihad and death : the global appeal of Islamic State, Olivier Roy ; translated by Cynthia Schoch

Jihad and death : the global appeal of Islamic State, Olivier Roy ; translated by Cynthia Schoch

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Jihad and death : the global appeal of Islamic State
Title
Jihad and death
Title remainder
the global appeal of Islamic State
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Olivier Roy ; translated by Cynthia Schoch
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  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
RELIGION & POLITICS. How has ISIS been able to muster support far beyond its initial constituency in the Arab world and attract tens of thousands of foreign volunteers, including converts to Islam, and seemingly countless supporters online? In this compelling intervention into the debate about ISIS' origins and future prospects, the renowned French sociologist, Olivier Roy, argues that while terrorism and jihadism are familiar phenomena, the deliberate pursuit of death has produced a new kind of radical violence. In other words, we're facing not a radicalization of Islam, but the Islamization of radicalism.Jihad and Death is a concise dissection of the highly sophisticated narrative mobilised by ISIS: the myth of the Caliphate recast into a modern story of heroism and nihilism. According to Roy, this very contemporary aesthetic of violence is less rooted in the history of Islamic thought than it is entrenched in a youth culture that has turned global and violent
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YDX
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1949-
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Roy, Olivier
Dewey number
322.4/20944
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
HV6433.F7
LC item number
R6813 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Schoch, Cynthia
Series statement
Comparative politics and international studies series
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  • Terrorism
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorism
  • Muslim martyrs
  • Violence
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Jihad and death : the global appeal of Islamic State, Olivier Roy ; translated by Cynthia Schoch
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First published in French by Editions du Seuil, October 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent.
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48478805
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 130 pages
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9781849046985
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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  • n
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  • (Sirsi) i9781849046985
  • (Sirsi) i9781849046985
Label
Jihad and death : the global appeal of Islamic State, Olivier Roy ; translated by Cynthia Schoch
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in French by Editions du Seuil, October 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
48478805
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
vi, 130 pages
Isbn
9781849046985
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781849046985
  • (Sirsi) i9781849046985

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