Historical Dictionary of Terrorism

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Scarecrow Press, 1995 - Terrorism - 452 pages
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A reference that provides information on terrorist groups, events, and prominent figures spanning the period from the Zealot insurrections against Roman rule in first century Judea to the present. Entries on terrorist groups and movements provide information on their histories, programs, and leadership, as well as some discussion of the numbers and kinds of action perpetrated by each group. The introduction discusses essential components of terrorism that distinguish it from other forms of political violence. Extensive bibliography. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Separately, the authors have researched and written about terrorism for either the newspapers or for the U.S. government. Though they reach back into antiquity to include such topics as the Zealots ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
THE DICTIONARY
25
THE BIBLIOGRAPHY
375
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
451
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About the author (1995)

Stephen Sloan is University Professor and Fellow in the Global Perspectives Office at the University of Central Florida. He is the author of several books, including most recently, Terrorism: Assassins to Zealots, co-authored with Sean Kendall. John C. Bersia is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who writes for the Orlando Sentinel.

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