The Resource Talking to the enemy : faith, brotherhood, and the (un)making of terrorists, Scott Atran

Talking to the enemy : faith, brotherhood, and the (un)making of terrorists, Scott Atran

Label
Talking to the enemy : faith, brotherhood, and the (un)making of terrorists
Title
Talking to the enemy
Title remainder
faith, brotherhood, and the (un)making of terrorists
Statement of responsibility
Scott Atran
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the root causes of terrorism; discusses the psychological, social, and religious aspects of terrorism; and offers practical solutions on ways to identify and prevent future terrorists
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Atran, Scott
Dewey number
303.625
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6431
LC item number
.A875 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terrorists
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorism
  • International relations
  • Group identity
  • Qaida (Organization)
  • Ḥarakat al-Muqāwamah al-Islāmīyah
  • Taliban
Label
Talking to the enemy : faith, brotherhood, and the (un)making of terrorists, Scott Atran
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [491]-533) and index
Contents
I. The cause. 1. Sulawesi : an anthropologist at work -- 2. To be human : what is it? -- 3. The Moors of Mezuak -- II. The religious rise of civilizations. 4. Creation of the western world -- 5. Submission : Islam -- 6. The tides of terror -- 7. A parallel universe : the 9/11 Hamburg group and the three waves of jihad -- III. Whither Al Qaeda? Bali and Madrid. 8. Farhin's way -- 9. The road to Bali : "For all you Christian infidels!" -- 10. The JI social club -- 11. The great train bombing : Madrid, March 11, 2004 -- 12. Looking for Al Qaeda -- 13. The ordinariness of terror -- IV. The wild east. 14. Prying into Pakistan -- 15. A question of honor : why the Taliban fight and what to do about it -- 16. The terror scare : exaggerating threats at home and abroad -- V. War parties : groups, God, and glory. 17. All in the family : imagined kin, friendship, and teamwork -- 18. Blood sport : war makes men men -- 19. Beyond all reason : the Clausewitz delusion -- VI. "The mother of all problems" : Palestine, the world's symbolic knot. 20. Martyrdom 101 -- 21. Words to end wars : the science of the sacred -- VII. The divine dream and the collapse of cultures. 22. Bad faith : the new atheist salvation -- 23. Human rites : natural origins and evolution of religion -- 24. Our religious world -- Epilogue : Abe's answer : the question of politics
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 558 p.
Isbn
9780061344916
Lccn
2011411077
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2872534-01umb_inst
  • 2698172
  • (Sirsi) i9780061344909
  • (OCoLC)526077037
Label
Talking to the enemy : faith, brotherhood, and the (un)making of terrorists, Scott Atran
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [491]-533) and index
Contents
I. The cause. 1. Sulawesi : an anthropologist at work -- 2. To be human : what is it? -- 3. The Moors of Mezuak -- II. The religious rise of civilizations. 4. Creation of the western world -- 5. Submission : Islam -- 6. The tides of terror -- 7. A parallel universe : the 9/11 Hamburg group and the three waves of jihad -- III. Whither Al Qaeda? Bali and Madrid. 8. Farhin's way -- 9. The road to Bali : "For all you Christian infidels!" -- 10. The JI social club -- 11. The great train bombing : Madrid, March 11, 2004 -- 12. Looking for Al Qaeda -- 13. The ordinariness of terror -- IV. The wild east. 14. Prying into Pakistan -- 15. A question of honor : why the Taliban fight and what to do about it -- 16. The terror scare : exaggerating threats at home and abroad -- V. War parties : groups, God, and glory. 17. All in the family : imagined kin, friendship, and teamwork -- 18. Blood sport : war makes men men -- 19. Beyond all reason : the Clausewitz delusion -- VI. "The mother of all problems" : Palestine, the world's symbolic knot. 20. Martyrdom 101 -- 21. Words to end wars : the science of the sacred -- VII. The divine dream and the collapse of cultures. 22. Bad faith : the new atheist salvation -- 23. Human rites : natural origins and evolution of religion -- 24. Our religious world -- Epilogue : Abe's answer : the question of politics
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 558 p.
Isbn
9780061344916
Lccn
2011411077
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2872534-01umb_inst
  • 2698172
  • (Sirsi) i9780061344909
  • (OCoLC)526077037

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