Coverart for item
The Resource America's secret jihad : the hidden history of religious terrorism in the United States, Stuart Wexler

America's secret jihad : the hidden history of religious terrorism in the United States, Stuart Wexler

Label
America's secret jihad : the hidden history of religious terrorism in the United States
Title
America's secret jihad
Title remainder
the hidden history of religious terrorism in the United States
Statement of responsibility
Stuart Wexler
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The conventional narrative concerning religious terrorism inside the United States says that the first salvo occurred in 1993, with the first attack on the World Trade Center in New York City. This narrative has motivated more than a decade of wars, and re-prioritized America's domestic security and law enforcement agenda. But the conventional narrative is wrong. A different group of jihadists exists within US borders. This group has a long but hidden history, is outside the purview of public officials and has an agenda as apocalyptic as anything Al Qaeda has to offer. Radical sects of Christianity have inspired some of the most grotesque acts of violence in American history: the 1963 Birmingham Church bombing that killed four young girls; the "Mississippi Burning" murders of three civil rights workers in 1964; the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968, the Atlanta Child Murders in the late 1970s; and the Oklahoma City Bombing in 1995.America's Secret Jihad uses these crimes to tell a story that has not been told before. Expanding upon the author's ground-breaking work on the Martin Luther King, Jr. murder, and through the use of extensive documentation, never-before-released interviews, and a re-interpretation of major events, America's Secret Jihad paints"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wexler, Stuart
Dewey number
363.3250973
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL65.T47
LC item number
W49 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terrorism
  • Violence
Label
America's secret jihad : the hidden history of religious terrorism in the United States, Stuart Wexler
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Twisted theology : the synagogue bombings of 1957-1958 -- Genesis : the Christian identity movement -- The days of Noah : the 1962 Ole Miss integration riots and the 1963 murder of Medgar Evers -- The desecrated sanctuary : the 1963 sixteenth street Baptist church bombing -- The blood of martyrs : the 1964 (Neshoba County) Mississippi burning murders -- The grapes of wrath : Black militant reaction and the urban riots of 1964-1965 -- The alpha : the failed attempts to assassinate Martin Luther King Jr., 1958-1967 -- The omega : the final plot to assassinate Martin Luther King Jr., 1967-1968 -- Tribulation : outrage and the investigation into who really killed King -- The end of an age : the fragmentation of the radical right in the 1970s -- The tenth plague : the Atlanta child murders, 1979-1981 -- Jeremiah's warriors : the Order, the CSA, and the 1984 murder of Shock Jock Alan Berg -- Tim McVeigh's Bible : the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing -- Zealous for honor : lone-wolf terrorism through the new millennium -- Revelations : apocalyptic religious terrorism post-9/11
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 417 pages
Isbn
9781619025585
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015009474
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • sky274689718
  • (OCoLC)908287020
  • 916322
Label
America's secret jihad : the hidden history of religious terrorism in the United States, Stuart Wexler
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Twisted theology : the synagogue bombings of 1957-1958 -- Genesis : the Christian identity movement -- The days of Noah : the 1962 Ole Miss integration riots and the 1963 murder of Medgar Evers -- The desecrated sanctuary : the 1963 sixteenth street Baptist church bombing -- The blood of martyrs : the 1964 (Neshoba County) Mississippi burning murders -- The grapes of wrath : Black militant reaction and the urban riots of 1964-1965 -- The alpha : the failed attempts to assassinate Martin Luther King Jr., 1958-1967 -- The omega : the final plot to assassinate Martin Luther King Jr., 1967-1968 -- Tribulation : outrage and the investigation into who really killed King -- The end of an age : the fragmentation of the radical right in the 1970s -- The tenth plague : the Atlanta child murders, 1979-1981 -- Jeremiah's warriors : the Order, the CSA, and the 1984 murder of Shock Jock Alan Berg -- Tim McVeigh's Bible : the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing -- Zealous for honor : lone-wolf terrorism through the new millennium -- Revelations : apocalyptic religious terrorism post-9/11
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 417 pages
Isbn
9781619025585
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015009474
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • sky274689718
  • (OCoLC)908287020
  • 916322

Library Locations

    • Des Moines Public Library CentralBorrow it
      1000 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50309, US
      41.5860906 -93.63119350000001
    • Des Moines Public Library Franklin AvenueBorrow it
      5000 Franklin Avenue, Des Moines, IA, 50310, US
      41.61090195 -93.68839790996259
Processing Feedback ...