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Boko Haram

Alexander Thurston

Boko Haram

the history of an African jihadist movement

by Alexander Thurston

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jihad,
  • Islam and politics,
  • Islamic fundamentalism,
  • Terrorist organizations,
  • Terrorism,
  • Boko Haram,
  • Islam

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAlexander Thurston
    SeriesPrinceton studies in Muslim politics, Princeton studies in Muslim politics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6433.N62 B68 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 333 pages
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26942629M
    ISBN 100691172242
    ISBN 109780691172248
    LC Control Number2017013034
    OCLC/WorldCa979534100


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Boko Haram by Alexander Thurston Download PDF EPUB FB2

The story played out at the edge of American consciousness: On Apthe radical Islamic terrorist group Boko Haram invaded and torched a. First, the book provides interesting perspective on hitherto obscure episodes in Boko Haram’s early years.

According to the book, Muhammed Yusuf’s father (the authors’ grandfather) was a. Girls Captured By Boko Haram Brought Into Focus In 'Beneath The Tamarind Tree' Former CNN journalist Isha Sesay argues that the Nigerian government, the. "Thurston’s Boko Haram is lucid, nuanced and authoritative. It is candid about the many remaining uncertainties in the group’s story, and navigates these gaps adeptly, urging that the Nigerian government should politically engage with Boko Haram."—Azadeh Moaveni, Times Literary Supplement "Remarkable.

Boko Haram analyzes the activities and atrocities of Nigeria’s Jihadi terrorist group, Boko Haram, in the context of global religious fundamentalism and extremism. The book traces the early beginnings of the religious sect, the conversion of its leader to radical Islam inand the group’s campaign of violence beginning in and Author: Ona Ekhomu.

incarnation, Boko Haram declared its affiliation Boko Haram book the Islamic State, also known as ISIS and ISIL, in March —a move that soon brought schisms within the group. With a host of ac­ tors now involved in the conflict, Boko Haram remains deadly.

Central Arguments This book argues that Boko Haram represents the outcome ofFile Size: KB. Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal-Jihad, better known as “Boko Haram,” is the most violent phenomenon of the Nigerian Fourth Republic.

It is responsible not only for a regional food crisis that has devolved into famine in some areas, but also the displacement of millions and the deaths of tens of thousands of people. The insurgency in Nigeria began as a dissident religious sect’s Author: Hilary Matfess.

Boko Haram analyzes the activities and atrocities of Nigeria's Jihadi terrorist group, Boko Haram, in the context of global religious fundamentalism and extremism. The book traces the early beginnings of the religious sect, the conversion of its leader to radical Islam inand the group's campaign of violence beginning in and.

Book Haram looks at the work that has been done thus far, and what work needs to continue, to make gains to combat, marginalize, and ultimately defeat Boko Haram and resolve the conflict facing Author: Rapheal.

Going beyond the headlines, including the group’s abduction of girls in Chibok and the ensuing international outrage, Boko Haram provides readers new to the conflict with a clearly written and comprehensive history of how the group came to be, the Nigerian government’s failed efforts to end it, and its impact on ordinary citizens.

When researching for my book, Unmasking Boko Haram: Exploring Global Jihad in Nigeria, I uncovered sources tracing Nigerian jihadism’s origins to Algerian jihadists’ arrival in Nigeria in BACKGROUND. Boko Haram, which refers to itself as “Jama‘atu Ahl as-Sunnah li-Da‘awati wal-Jihad” (JASDJ; Group of the Sunni People for the Calling and Jihad) and “Nigerian Taliban”—other translations and variants are used—is a Nigeria-based group that seeks to overthrow the current Nigerian Government and replace it with a regime based on Islamic law.

Boko Haram 25 Mar GMT. 92 Chad soldiers killed in 'deadliest' Boko Haram attack. Attack on soldiers on the Boma peninsula on Sunday lasted at least seven hours and reinforcements were.