Terrorism and Societies
Considering a range of influential terror groups from the last 40 years, this book explores relationships between people, social processes and activities that result in acts of terrorism. It examines Islamic groups alongside nationalist, 'red' and far right organizations to identify important similarities in the social contexts and experiences and demands of members.
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The History of Terrorism: From Antiquity to Al Qaeda
Gérard Chaliand,Arnaud Blin
Limited preview - 2007
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