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Author Davis, Joyce, 1953-

Title Martyrs : innocence, vengeance, and despair in the Middle East / Joyce M. Davis.

Publication Info. New York : Palgrave, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  297.7 DAVIS    Check Shelf
Description 214 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [203]-208) and index.
Contents A minister's question : what have we done that they hate us so? -- The innocents : Mohammed al Dirrah and Avraham Yitzak Schijveschuurder -- The child as soldier-martyr : Iran's Mohammad Hosein Fahmideh -- The woman as soldier-martyr and suicide bomber : Loula Abboud -- Suicide bombers and September 11 : Muhammad Atta and Izzidene al Masri -- The mothers of martyrs : Munabrahim Daoud and Um Iyad -- The trainers : Abu Muhammad and Munir al Makdah -- Can they be stopped? -- The hatred and the hope.
Subject Martyrdom -- Islam.
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Muslim martyrs -- Middle East.
Islam and politics -- Middle East.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001.
ISBN 0312296169
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