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Historical Dictionary of Terrorism (Hardcover)

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The United States Department of Defense defines terrorism as "the calculated use of unlawful violence or threat of unlawful violence to inculcate fear; intended to coerce or to intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit of goals that are generally political, religious, or ideological." Although terrorism has been around for centuries, the al Qa'eda attacks of September 11, 2001, emphasized to the world, and most particularly the United States, just how deadly it can be.
This third edition of the Historical Dictionary of Terrorism presents the full spectrum of political violence through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on major terrorist groups and their leaders, significant terrorist events, cyberterrorism, counterterrorism, and social-science concepts regarding the motivations and group dynamics of terrorist groups. Sean K. Anderson and Stephen Sloan move beyond the gut reaction we have to this volatile and divisive topic and instead provide a reliable and objective reference on terrorism.

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Publisher Scarecrow Pr
Mfg Part# 9780810857643
SKU 210463082
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0810857642
Release Date 8/15/2009
Product Attributes
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Book Format Hardcover
Edition 0003
Number of Pages 0800
Publisher Scarecrow Press
Series Part 38
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