Debating History: Debates on the Rise of Islamist Extremism, 1st Edition

  • Robert Green
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  • ISBN-10: 1682823725
  • ISBN-13: 9781682823729
  • DDC: 320.55
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released July 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Islamist extremism arose out of political Islam—the combination of political and religious goals. Extremists have used violence to achieve their political goals, launching attacks all over the globe. Through a narrative-driven pro/con format—supported by relevant facts, quotes, and anecdotes—this book examines controversial issues stemming from historic events. Topics include: Is Islamist extremism the result of political repression? Did Western Intervention in the Middle East Give Rise to Extremism? Did Poverty Cause Islamist Extremism? Has the War on Terror Been Successful?

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Copyright Page.
Important Events in the Rise of Islamist Extremism.
1: A Brief History of Islamist Extremism.
2: Is Islamist Extremism the Result of Political Repression?.
3: Has Western Intervention in the Middle East Caused Islamist Extremism?.
4: Does Poverty Cause Islamist Extremism?.
5: Has the War on Terror Been Successful?.
Source Notes.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.