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Table of Contents

A Note On Terminology
Introduction
Two Forms Of Martyrdom
1. Islam
Jihad: Holy War
Migration (Hijira), The Call (Da'wa) And Holy War (Jihad)
2. The Impossible National Community
Martrdom In Iran
Martyrdom In Palestine
Lebanon Between Martyrdom And Absurdity
Martyrdom In Lebanon
3. The Trans-National Neo-Umma: Al-Qaeda's
Martyrs
Diasporic Ummas
Forms Of Humiliation
The Global Metropolis
Organisational Forms
New Ummas
Different Types Of Actor
The Exclusion Of Women
The New Globalised Imaginary
Conclusion
Afterword To The English Edition
References
Index

About the Author

Farhad Khosrokhavar is Professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. He has published more than ten books on Iran, Islam in the West. He is currently researching and writing about prisons and religion in France, and he speaks regularly at conferences in the UK.

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