World History: The Rise of ISIS: The Modern Age of Terrorism, 1st Edition

  • Caroline Kennan
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1534560572
  • ISBN-13: 9781534560574
  • DDC: 363.325
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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ISIS is a significant threat to modern societyit has caused the deaths of thousands and the rise of anti-Muslim sentiment around the world, despite the fact that prominent Muslim leaders have denounced the groups actions. Understanding ISIS is vital to defeating it. Readers learn about the creation of this terrorist group, its rise to power, and what is being done by nations around the world to stop its members from taking more lives. Full-color photographs and a timeline of key events contribute to a comprehensive overview of this chapter in the story of modern terrorism.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Setting the Scene: A Timeline.
Introduction: From Islam to ISIS.
1: Bin Laden, Al-Zaroawi, and AQI.
2: Al-Masri and the Creation of the Islamic State.
3: Abu Bahr Al-Baghdadi.
4: Syria, Mosul, and the Establishment of the Caliphate.
5: The Caliphate and the Coming Apocalypse.
6: The Impact of ISIS.
Epilogue: ISIS Worldwide.
For More Information.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.