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ISIS : a history

Author: Fawaz A Gerges
Publisher: Princeton [New Jersey] : Princeton University Press, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, [2016] ©2016 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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An authoritative introduction to arguably the most important conflict in the world today, this is an essential book for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the social turmoil and political violence ravaging the Arab-Islamic world.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xiii, 368 pages
(DLC) 2015956950
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fawaz A Gerges
ISBN: 9781786848604 1786848600
OCLC Number: 1060200949
Awards: Commended for PROSE Awards: Government & Politics 2017
Commended for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2016
Description: 1 online resource (15 entries)
Contents: Introduction. Down the rabbit hole and into the history of ISIS --
The world according to ISIS --
Where ISIS came from : Zarqawi to Baghdadi --
How broken Iraqi politics fueled the revival of ISIS --
Baghdadi's evolution : from invisible to infamous --
Baathists and ISIS Jihadists : who converted whom? --
How the Syrian War empowered ISIS --
Misappropriating the Arab Spring uprisings --
ISIS versus Al Qaeda : redefining Jihad and the transition from the global to the local --
Conclusion. The future of ISIS.
Responsibility: Fawaz A. Gerges.

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An authoritative introduction to arguably the most important conflict in the world today, this is an essential book for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of the social turmoil and political violence ravaging the Arab-Islamic world.

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2017 Gold Medal Winner in Current Events (Political/Economic/Foreign Affairs), Independent Publisher Book Awards A CNN Fareed Zakaria GPS Book of the Week, August 7, 2016 One of Choice's Outstanding Read more...

 
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