Chronologies of Modern Terrorism

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M.E. Sharpe, 2008 - Political Science - 415 pages
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Examines the history of terrorism in the modern world, including its origins and development, and terrorist acts by groups and individuals from the French Revolution to today. Organized thematically and regionally, it outlines major developments in conflicts that involved terrorism, the history of terrorist groups, key aspects of counterterrorist policy, and specific terrorist incidents.
 

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Contents

1 The Early History of Terrorismas Ideology and Strategy
3
2 Social Revolutionary Terrorism in Europe and North America
33
3 Nationalist Terrorism in Europeand North America
60
4 Social Revolutionary Terrorism in Latin America
103
5 Revolutionaries of Asia and Africa
143
6 Terrorism in the Middle East
176
7 Radical Islamist Terrorism
238
8 Global JihadSeptember 11 and Afterwards
307
Glossary
375
Selected Bibliography
381
Index
385
About the Authors
405
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