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Book review: Islamic State: the digital caliphate by Abdel Bari Atwan

Falkiner, Daniel (2015) Book review: Islamic State: the digital caliphate by Abdel Bari Atwan. LSE Review of Books (24 Sep 2015). Website.

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Abstract

Islamic State: The Digital Caliphate provides detailed answers to a number of pressing questions: What exactly is ISIS? Where did it come from? Who is behind it? How does it function? What are the reasons for its success? Daniel Falkiner welcomes the rich description and analysis and finds Abdel Bari Atwan does an admirable job of explaining the ways Islamic State exploits 21st century technology and cultural trends to attract, groom and direct new members across the globe.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 2.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2017 13:54
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2020 00:33
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/73462

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