The Resource Allah's Angels : Chechen Women in War

Allah's Angels : Chechen Women in War

Label
Allah's Angels : Chechen Women in War
Title
Allah's Angels
Title remainder
Chechen Women in War
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this comprehensive portrait of the women of Chechnya in modern war, Paul Murphy argues that they are the principal victims of the 1994 and 1999 wars with Russia and the present conflict with Islamic jihadists. War forced Chechen women to venture far beyond their traditional roles and advance their human rights, but the current movement championing traditional Islam is taking those rights away. The book challenges conventional thinking on why women fight and are willing to kill themselves in the name of Allah. Drawing on personal interviews, insider resources, and other materials, Murphy pre
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 947.086
  • 947.52086
Index
index present
LC call number
DK511.C37M87 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Allah's Angels : Chechen Women in War
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-278) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Prologue; ONE: Mat Ogni: The Traditional Chechen Woman; TWO: Welcome to Hell!; THREE: The Pain Continues; FOUR: Baking Bread; FIVE: The Sisterhood; SIX: Mountains of Bodies; SEVEN: I'm Not Who You Think I Am; EIGHT: Rising from the Ashes; NINE: Saving Pompeii; Notes; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn707067933
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (321 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283049634
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613049636
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  • 304963
  • edb59e31-56ee-4b9b-b702-629228818c9d
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35644461
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)707067933
  • pebcs1283049635

Library Locations

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