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Hymns (Nasheeds): A Contribution to the Study of the Jihadist Culture

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This article deals with militant Islamist hymns (anasheed jihadiya; in the following simply referred to as Nasheeds) as an expression of Jihadist culture. In this context jihadism is regarded as a militant fraction within the Salafi movement, with which it shares goals but not means.1 The Jihadist culture as a tool to create a common Jihadist identity and to mobilize new recruits is probably as important as its ideology is. In 2004 Marc Sageman made the following remarks in his book Understanding Terror Networks: “… social bonds play a more important role in the emergence of the global Salafi jihad than ideology.”2 The history of Nasheeds will be traced back as well as an analysis of its contents and usage will be given.
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Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Department for Languages and Cultures of the Near East,Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany

Publication date: 2012-12-01

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