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Militant Islam a sociology of characteristics, causes and consequences by Stephen Vertigans

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Published by Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Terrorism -- Social aspects,
  • Islamic fundamentalism -- Social aspects,
  • War on Terrorism, 2001- -- Social aspects

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementStephen Vertigans with contributions from Donncha Marron and Philip W. Sutton.
ContributionsMarron, Donncha., Sutton, Philip W.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6431 .V464 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18534127M
ISBN 109780415412452, 9780415412469, 9780203891070
LC Control Number2008011385

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