The Demon Lover: The Roots of Terrorism

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Simon & Schuster, May 11, 2010 - Social Science - 448 pages
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This groundbreaking work on the psychological and political roots of terrorism by award-winning writer Robin Morgan is updated with her new introduction covering the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the US. In a new afterword, "Letters from Ground Zero," Morgan offers her eyewitness account of the physical and emotional devastation caused by the assault on New York's World Trade Center and the global struggle in its aftermath.

First published in 1989, "The Demon Lover" is now more timely than ever: a personal journey as well as a landmark work of investigative journalism. Traveling to the Middle East refugee camps, she gathered the first interviews with Palestinian women about their lives as women, and re-encountered the core connection between patriarchal societies and the inevitability of terrorism. In her final chapter, "Beyond Terror," Morgan sets forth a compelling vision of hope for the future.

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Good feminist analysis of the roots of violence and religious terrorism. Read full review

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Robin Morgan lives in New York. She is the author of, most recently, "A Hot January: Poems 1996-1999.

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