History of Terrorism (BOK)

G Chaliand

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This authoritative work provides an essential perspective on terrorism by offering a rare opportunity for analysis and reflection at a time of ongoing violence, chilling threats, and renewed reprisals. In it, some of the best international specialists working on the subject today examine terrorism's long and complex history from antiquity to the present day and find that terror, long the weapon of the weak against the strong, is a tactic as old as warfare itself. Beginning with the Zealots of Antiquity, the contributors discuss the Assassins of the Middle Ages, the 1789 Terror movement in Europe, Bolshevik terrorism during the Russian Revolution, Stalinism, "resistance" terrorism during World War II, and Latin American revolutionary movements of the late 1960s. Finally, they consider the emergence of modern transnational terrorism, focusing on the roots of Islamic terrorism, al Qaeda, and the rise of the contemporary suicide martyr. Along the way, they provide a groundbreaking analysis of how terrorism has been perceived throughout history. What becomes

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2007 Forfatter G Chaliand
Forlag
University Press Group Ltd
ISBN 9780520247093
Antall sider 483 Dimensjoner 15,4cm x 22,9cm x 3,4cm
Vekt 666 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Arnaud Blin, Gerard Chaliand Emner og form History