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Published: 01 May 2019

336 Pages | 13 black and white illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190067939

Bookseller Code (01)

Jihad & Co.

Black Markets and Islamist Power

Aisha Ahmad

  • Offers a new explanation for the success of modern Islamist groups: an ability to work within and exploit local economies
  • Challenges conventional wisdom, offering a rationalist explanation for the rise of Islamism
  • Groundbreaking research features extensive interviews with jihadists and merchants from Somalia, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, and new fieldwork on the wars in Mali, Syria, and Iraq