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- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 28.15
Hauptbeschreibung Der dschihadistische Terrorismus ist seit dem 11. September 2011 ins Bewusstsein der Öffentlichkeit gerückt. Eines der wichtigsten Mittel zur Propaganda, Diskussion und Rekrutierung sind verschiedene Internetpräsenzen. Das Funktionieren dieser Internetmedien wird in den Beiträgen des Bandes detailliert untersucht. Dazu kommen Beiträge,... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 27.95
Jihad is one of the most loaded and misunderstood terms in the news today. Contrary to popular understanding, the term does not mean "holy war." Nor does it simply refer to the inner spiritual struggle. This book, judiciously balanced, accessibly written, and highly relevant to today's events, unravels the tangled historical, intellectual, and political... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 18.99
Since the Islamic resurgence began to make news, the Islamic idea of holy war, or "jihad", has been the subject of tremendous media attention - much of it sensationalistic. This study attempts to discover where and when the idea of jihad originated, and to trace its early development. more...
- WND Books 2011; US$ 15.95
Best-selling author Hal Lindsey explains how, on September 11, an ancient fight-to-the-death conflict exploded on the shores of the U.S. Though most Americans didn't realize it, we were already involved in this struggle. A struggle driven by a hatred that goes back over 4000 years. Islamic fundamentalism's purpose is to replace the Judeo-Christian... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 21.00
the third publication in the series of Julius Wellhausen Lectures treats jihad primarily as a historical phenomenon. Josef van Ess explains the current development not only on the basis of the Koran and the tradition of prophets but also as result of century-long deliberations on how to interpret the term jihad in an adequate manner. Since the present-day... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 30.95
The Shade of Swords is the first cohesive history of Jihad, written by one of India's leading journalists and writers. In this paperback edition, updated to show how and why Saddam Hussein repositioned himself as a Jihadi against America, M.J. Akbar explains the struggle between Islam and Christianity. Placing recent events in a historical context,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 15.00
In his first book since What Went Wrong? Bernard Lewis examines the historical roots of the resentments that dominate the Islamic world today and that are increasingly being expressed in acts of terrorism. He looks at the theological origins of political Islam and takes us through the rise of militant Islam in Iran, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia, examining... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 32.00
Holy war ideas appear among Muslims during the earliest manifestations of the religion. This book locates the origin of Jihad and traces its evolution as an idea with the intellectual history of the concept of Jihad in Islam as well as how it has been misapplied by modern Islamic terrorists and suicide bombers. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 48.95
Global Jihadism exposes the core doctrine and strategy of today?s global Jihadist movement. The first half of the book explores the ideas upon which groups such as Al Qaeda are built, including the concepts of Jihad, al-Wala wal-Bara, Takfir and Tawhid. Jarret Brachman exposes a genre of Jihadist strategic scholarship that has been virtually... more...