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Origins of ISIS : The Collapse of Nations and Revolution in the Middle East (Reprint) (Paperback) (Simon

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The rapid expansion of ISIS and its swathe of territorial gains across the Middle East have been headline news since 2013. Yet much media attention and analysis has been focussed upon the military exploits, brutal tactics and radicalisation methods employed by the group. While ISIS remains a relatively new phenomenon, it is important to consider the historical and local dynamics that have shaped the emergence of the group in the past decade. In this book Simon Mabon and Stephen Royle provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of the roots, tactics and ideology of the group, exploring the interactions of the various participants involved in the formative stages of ISIS. Based on original scholarly sources and first-hand research in the region, this book provides an authoritative and closely-analysed look at the emergence of one of the defining forces of the early twenty-first century.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 232.0
Genre: Political Science, History, Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: I B Tauris & Co Ltd
Author: Simon Mabon & Stephen Royle
Language: English
Street Date: February 28, 2017
TCIN: 52041659
UPC: 9781784536961
Item Number (DPCI): 248-40-1426

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