The Backstory to the Battle of Jericho: A Study of Espionage, Strategy and Fear

20 Pages Posted: 19 Feb 2013 Last revised: 8 Mar 2013

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Barbara Pfeffer Billauer

Institute of World Politics; International Program in Bioethics, U. of Porto; Foundation for Law and Science Centers, Inc.

Date Written: February 19, 2013

Abstract

This article re-examines the lead up to the Battle of Jericho, demonstrating the impact of local espionage, and the systematized use of fear as a strategic weapon.

Keywords: strategy, tactics, terrorism, guerilla warfare, espionage, intelligence, psychology, warfare, asymetric warfare, text, Joshua, Rahab, Jericho, walls

JEL Classification: B31, C72, D74, H56, N45, N40, N85, O31, O33, D90

Suggested Citation

Billauer, Barbara P., The Backstory to the Battle of Jericho: A Study of Espionage, Strategy and Fear (February 19, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2220791 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2220791

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