My life is a weapon : a modern history of suicide bombing

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Full title: My life is a weapon : a modern history of suicide bombing / Christoph Reuter ; translated by Helena Ragg-Kirkby.
Alternative titles: Mein Leben ist eine Waffe. English
Main author: Reuter, Christoph.
Other authors: Ragg-Kirkby, Helena
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • The power of the powerless, the powerlessness of the powerful
  • The original assassins : a history of faith and power in the Islamic world
  • A key to paradise around their necks : Iran's suicide battalions
  • The marketing strategies of martyrdom : Hezbollah in Lebanon
  • Israel and Palestine : the culture of death
  • Suicide or martyrdom? : modern Islam and the feud of the Fatwas
  • Bushido replaces Allahu akbar : the Japanese Kamikaze
  • The parasites of anger : al-Qaeda and the Islamist Internationale
  • Separatist movements and female suicide bombers : the cases of Sri Lanka and Kurdistan
  • After martyrdom : recent developments in Iran.