The Resource The business of martyrdom : a history of suicide bombing, Jeffrey W. Lewis

The business of martyrdom : a history of suicide bombing, Jeffrey W. Lewis

Label
The business of martyrdom : a history of suicide bombing
Title
The business of martyrdom
Title remainder
a history of suicide bombing
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey W. Lewis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Business of Martyrdom is the only comprehensive history of suicide bombing from its origins in Imperial Russia to the present day. It makes use of a framework from the history and philosophy of technology to explain the diffusion and evolution of suicide bombing over the past several decades. It is primarily a work of synthesis meant to reach a broad audience and endeavors to integrate as much of the recent scholarly literature as possible, including reconciling explanatory mechanisms that seem to be at odds with one another. In addition, this book is able to draw on very recent changes
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
363.32509
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6431
LC item number
.L493 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The business of martyrdom : a history of suicide bombing, Jeffrey W. Lewis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn796747586
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612510972
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
56307e35-fd0c-4951-ae97-ee9bb2ade1b6
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26543898
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)796747586
  • pebco1612510973

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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