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The audacious ascetic

Flagg Miller

The audacious ascetic

what the Bin Laden tapes reveal about al-Qa"ida

by Flagg Miller

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    Subjects:
  • Political aspects,
  • Qaida (Organization),
  • Islamic fundamentalism,
  • Terrorists,
  • Personal recordings,
  • Asceticism,
  • Terrorism,
  • Audiotapes,
  • Biography,
  • Islam

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-441) and index.

    StatementFlagg Miller
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6430.B55 M55 2015, BP190.5.A75 M55 2015, HV6432.5.Q2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 459 pages
    Number of Pages459
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27188183M
    ISBN 100190264365
    ISBN 109780190264369
    OCLC/WorldCa900795783


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