The Charismatic Leadership Phenomenon in Radical and Militant Islamism

Haroro Ingram

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    Ingram journeys through over a century of history in the first full length examination of the charismatic leadership phenomenon in Islamist radicalism and militancy. Exhaustively researched and founded upon a suite of innovative multidisciplinary paradigms, this book features case studies of Hassan al-Banna, Sayyid Qutb, Abdullah Azzam, Osama Bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki. An authoritative analysis of a phenomenon largely ignored by scholars of both charismatic leadership and Islamism. This ground-breaking investigation offers important insights into the complex nuances that drive the rise and evolution of not only Islamist militancy but radical and militant groups more broadly.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationFarnham, United Kingdom
    PublisherAshgate Publishing Ltd
    Number of pages262
    ISBN (Print)9781409449843
    Publication statusPublished - 2013


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