Terrorism

Terrorism

A History

Book - 2009
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Terrorism is one of the forces defining our age, but it has also been around since some of the earliest civilizations. This one-of-a-kind study of the history of terrorism - from ancient Assyria to the post-9/11 War on Terror - puts terrorism into broad historical, political, religious and social context. The book leads the reader through the shifting understandings and definitions of terrorism through the ages, and its continuous development of themes allows for a fuller understanding of the uses of and responses to terrorism.

The study of terrorism is constantly growing and ever changing. In Terrorism: A History , Randall Law gives students and general readers access to this rich field through the most up-to-date research combined with a much-needed long-range historical perspective. He extensively covers jihadism, the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, Northern Ireland and the Ku Klux Klan plus lesser known movements in Uruguay, Algeria and even the pre-modern uses of terror in ancient Rome, medieval Europe and the French Revolution, among other topics.
Publisher: Cambridge ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2009.
ISBN: 9780745640389
0745640389
9780745640372
0745640370
Characteristics: xv, 363 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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