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Rise of Isis : the modern age of terrorism / Caroline Kennon.

Kennon, Caroline, (author.). Hughes, Seth, (designer.). Saidian, Siyavush, (editor.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch TEEN SOCIAL.SCI CRIME Kennon (Text) 37516002031143 TeenNF Social Science Available -
West Lebanon-Pike Twp PL - West Lebanon JA 956.054 KEN (Text) 74861000021669 Young Adult Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1534560564
  • ISBN: 9781534560567
  • Physical Description: 104 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Lucent Press, 2017.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Forward -- Setting the scene: A Timeline -- Introduction: From Islam to ISIS -- Chapter one: Bin Laden, al-Zarqawi, and AQI -- Chapter two: Al-Masri and the Creation of the Islamic State -- Chapter three: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi -- Chapter four: Syria, Mosul, and the Establishment of the Caliphate -- Chapter five: The Caliphate and the Coming Apocalypse -- Chapter six: The impact of ISIS -- Epilogue: ISIS Worldwide -- Notes -- For More Information -- Index -- Picture Credits -- About the Author.
Summary, etc.:
"ISIS is a significant threat to modern society--it has caused the deaths of thousands and the rise of anti-Muslim sentiment around the world, despite the fact that prominent Muslim leaders have denounced the group's actions. Understanding ISIS is vital to defeating it. Readers learn about the creation of this terrorist group, its rise to power, and what is being done by nations around the world to stop its members from taking more lives. Full-color photographs and a timeline of key events contribute to a comprehensive overview of this chapter in the story of modern terrorism."
Subject: IS (Organization) > Juvenile literature.
Terrorism > Religious aspects > Islam > Juvenile literature.
Terrorism > Middle East > Juvenile literature.
Terrorists > Juvenile literature.

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