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Islamic State (ISIS or IS) -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 15 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Beekeeper of Sinjar by Dunya Mikhail
    The Beekeeper of Sinjar - by Dunya Mikhail

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788161299 | ISBN 10: 1788161297

    In The Beekeeper of Sinjar, the acclaimed poet and journalist Dunya Mikhail tells the harrowing stories of women from across Iraq who have managed to escape the clutches of ISIS. Since 2014, ISIS has been persecuting the Yazidi people, killing or ens ... more

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  • Cover image of book Freedom Fighter: My War Against ISIS on the Frontlines of Syria by Joanna Palani
    Freedom Fighter: My War Against ISIS on the Frontlines of Syria - by Joanna Palani

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786494351 | ISBN 10: 1786494353

    The gripping story of one woman’s war against ISIS on the frontlines of Syria.   Joanna Palani made headlines across the world when her role fighting ISIS in the Syrian conflict was revealed. She is one of a handful of western women who joined t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity and My Fight Against the Islamic State by Nadia Murad
    The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity and My Fight Against the Islamic State - by Nadia Murad

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780349009773 | ISBN 10: 0349009775

    'Telling my story of first, surviving genocide and then, as a captive of ISIS is not easy, but people must know.'   The remarkable and courageous story of Nadia Murad, a twenty-three-year-old Yazidi woman who is working with Amal Clooney to chall ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad by Souad Mekhennet
    I Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad - by Souad Mekhennet

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780349008370 | ISBN 10: 034900837x

    Souad Mekhennet is a German-born Moroccan Muslim, a Washington Post correspondent, still based in Germany. This is her brave and powerful memoir. Her life and her quest are nothing less than THE modern story.   I was told to come alone. I was not ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Age of Jihad: Islamic State and the Great War for the Middle East by Patrick Cockburn
    The Age of Jihad: Islamic State and the Great War for the Middle East - by Patrick Cockburn

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786630421 | ISBN 10: 1786630427

    From the award-winning author of The Rise of Islamic State, the essential story of the Middle East’s disintegration.  The Age of Jihad charts the turmoil of today’s Middle East and the devastating role the West has played in the region from 200 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Irregular War: Isis and the New Threat from the Margins by Paul Rogers
    Irregular War: Isis and the New Threat from the Margins - by Paul Rogers

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784538446 | ISBN 10: 1784538442

    The world has changed. Rather than a clash of civilisations, the West now faces revolts from the margins, driven by widening economic divisions, rising global elites and dangerous environmental constraints.   The emergence of global terrorist ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl Who Escaped ISIS by Farida Khalaf and Andrea C. Hoffmann
    The Girl Who Escaped ISIS - by Farida Khalaf and Andrea C. Hoffmann

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784702755 | ISBN 10: 1784702757

    In August 2014, Farida Khalaf was just a normal Yazidi girl, living in a village high in the mountains of northern Iraq. Then her village was attacked and swiftly taken by ISIS fighters, and her whole world changed. The jihadists murdered the men and ... more

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  • Cover image of book ISIS: Battling the Menace by Patrick Cockburn
    ISIS: Battling the Menace - by Patrick Cockburn

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781633534353 | ISBN 10: 1633534359

    In ISIS: Battling the Menace, Patrick Cockburn provides unique insights into the Islamic State scourge.  He traces the origin of ISIS, confronts the horror of its methods, and details its threat to the Middle East and the world at large through a se ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Raqqa Diaries: Escape from Islamic State by Samer
    The Raqqa Diaries: Escape from Islamic State - by Samer

    £9.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786330536 | ISBN 10: 1786330539

    Since ISIS occupied Raqqa in eastern Syria, it has become one of the most isolated and fear-ridden cities on earth.  The sale of televisions has been banned, wearing trousers the wrong length is a punishable offence, and using a mobile phone ... more

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  • Cover image of book Is Islam an Enemy of the West? by Tamara Sonn
    Is Islam an Enemy of the West? - by Tamara Sonn

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781509504428 | ISBN 10: 1509504427

    New York, Washington, Madrid, London and now Paris - the list of Western cities targeted by radical Islamic terrorists waging global jihad continues to grow. Does this extreme violence committed in the name of Islam point to a fundamental enmity betw ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nononsense Isis and Syria: The New Global War on Terror by Phyllis Bennis
    Nononsense Isis and Syria: The New Global War on Terror - by Phyllis Bennis

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781780263120 | ISBN 10: 1780263120

    From its sudden emergence as a military force to be reckoned with in Syria and Iraq in June 2014 through its YouTube executions of hostages to its atrocious attacks in Paris in November 2015, the movement variously known as ISIS, Islamic State and Da ... more

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  • Cover image of book The New Threat from Islamic Militancy by Jason Burke
    The New Threat from Islamic Militancy - by Jason Burke

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784701475 | ISBN 10: 1784701475

    In The New Threat renowned expert and prize-winning reporter Jason Burke provides the clearest and most comprehensive guide to Islamic militancy today.   From Syria to Somalia, from Libya to Indonesia, from Yemen to the capitals of Europe, Isl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War by Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami
    Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War - by Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780745336220 | ISBN 10: 0745336221

    In 2011, many Syrians took to the streets of Damascus to demand the overthrow of the government of Bashar al-Assad. Today, much of Syria has become a warzone where foreign journalists find it almost impossible to report on life in this devastated lan ... more

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  • Cover image of book Islamic State: Rewriting History by Michael Griffin
    Islamic State: Rewriting History - by Michael Griffin

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780745336510 | ISBN 10: 0745336515

    The world is watching Islamic States lightning advance through Syria to the gates of Baghdad. For the third time in fifteen years, the US risks being drawn into another war in the Middle East despite its experiences in Afghanistan and Iraq. IS are c ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rise of Islamic State: ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution by Patrick Cockburn
    The Rise of Islamic State: ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution - by Patrick Cockburn

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784780401 | ISBN 10: 1784780405

    The essential on the ground report on the fastest-growing new threat in the Middle East from the Winner of the 2014 Foreign Affairs Journalist of The Year Award   Out of the failures of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Arab Spring and Syria, a new ... more

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