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Published: 31 October 2019

272 Pages | 1

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474439237


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The Jihadist Preachers of the End Times

ISIS Apocalyptic Propaganda

Bronislav Ostranský

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Studies in Islamic Apocalypticism and Eschatology

  • The first comprehensive study of ISIS primary sources, previously only discussed as part of the background to broader interpretations of the ISIS campaign
  • Introduces and analyses the key topics of ISIS propaganda
  • Places particular manifestations of ISIS apocalypticism in a consistent and meaningful framework
  • Based on a coherent critical approach to the primary sources, both in Arabic and Western languages, including new media and social network sources
  • Interpretations are interspersed with extensive quotations from ISIS sources, providing the reader with the specifics of the Jihadist approach to apocalyptic rhetoric
  • Includes an appendix containing an ISIS 'apocalyptic reader' of primary source material
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