Islam and Salvation in Palestine: The Islamic Jihad Movement

Islam and Salvation in Palestine: The Islamic Jihad Movement

by Meir Hatina

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Overview

Hatina (Middle Eastern history, Tel Aviv U., Israel) traces the history of the Palestinian Jihad movement from its origins in 1981, in Gaza up to 1999. Particular attention is paid to the movement's relationship to Hamas, its role in and response to the Oslo Accords, its relation to Iran and Hizballah, and its ideology, symbolism, and calendar. The Islamic Jihad's internal charter is reproduced in an appendix. Distributed in the US by Syracuse University Press.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789652240484
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2001
Series: Dayan Center Papers , #127
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 6.66(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword11
Preface13
Introduction: The Rise of Palestinian Radical Islam17
Chapter 1The Islamic Jihad--Historic Milestones23
Chapter 2Ideological Outlook47
Chapter 3Between the PLO and the Brothers/Hamas63
Chapter 4The Oslo Accords--Ideology and Political Reality85
Chapter 5Relations with Iran and Hizballah107
Chapter 6World of Images and Symbols117
Conclusion129
Notes139
AppendixThe Islamic Jihad's Internal Charter161
Bibliography169
Index175

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