Alchemists of Revolution: Terrorism in the Modern World

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Basic Books, Jan 1, 1987 - Terrorism - 266 pages
Neither a call to "exterminate the beasts" nor a soft-hearted "sympathy for the devil" [the book] is a compelling argument that the surest way to unintentionally abet a terrorist organization is to deny its authenticity.--Blurb.

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Terrorism, claims Rubenstein (Antioch Sch. of Law, Washington, D.C.), is initiated by militants who are unable to organize mass violence or mobilize political support for their cause. He seeks to ... Read full review


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RICHARD E. RUBENSTEIN is professor of conflict resolution and public affairs at George Mason University and an expert on religious conflict. A graduate of Harvard University and Harvard Law School, he was a Rhodes Scholar and studied at Oxford University. He lives in Fairfax, Virginia.

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