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Women in modern terrorism

Jessica Davis

Women in modern terrorism

from liberation wars to global Jihad and the Islamic State

by Jessica Davis

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism,
  • Women terrorists,
  • History,
  • Islam

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJessica Davis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6433.I74 D39 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 181 pages
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27235780M
    ISBN 101442274972, 1442274980
    ISBN 109781442274976, 9781442274983
    LC Control Number2016040533
    OCLC/WorldCa958798010


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