ISIS: A History

Editor/Author Gerges, Fawaz A.
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Princeton University Press

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ISBN: 978-0-69-117000-8
Category: Religion & Theology - Islam
Book Status: Available
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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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Table of Contents

    • Preface to the Paperback Edition
    • Acknowledgments
    • Introduction: Down the Rabbit Hole and into the History of ISIS
    • 1 The World According to ISIS
    • 2 Where ISIS Came From: Zarqawi to Baghdadi
    • 3 How Broken Iraqi Politics Fueled the Revival of ISIS
    • 4 Baghdadi's Evolution: From Invisible to Infamous
    • 5 Baathists and ISIS Jihadists: Who Converted Whom?
    • 6 How the Syrian War Empowered ISIS
    • 7 Misappropriating the Arab Spring Uprisings
    • 8 ISIS versus Al Qaeda: Redefining Jihad and the Transition from the Global to the Local
    • Conclusion: The Future of ISIS