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Author Lewis, Jeffrey William, 1969-

Title The business of martyrdom : a history of suicide bombing / Jeffrey William Lewis.

Published Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  363.32509 LEWI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 346 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-336) and index.
Contents Martyrdom as innovation: the invention of suicide bombing in Imperial Russia -- The weapon of martyrdom: Lebanon, 1981-1985 -- Martyrdom and control: the reinvention of suicide bombing by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam -- Trial runs: the provisional IRA and the Workers' Party of Kurdistan -- Managing martyrdom, part I: Palestinian suicide bombing in the 1990s -- Managing martyrdom, part II: Palestinian suicide bombing in the second Intifada and after, 2000-2010 -- Globalized martyrdom: the Jihadi movement and suicide bombing after 9/11 -- The business of martyrdom.
Subject Suicide bombings -- History.
Suicide bombers -- History.
Terrorism -- History.
ISBN 9781612510514 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1612510515 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9781612510972 (ebk.)
1612510973 (ebk.)