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Terrorism: Assassins to Zealots / Edition 1

Terrorism: Assassins to Zealots / Edition 1

by Sean Kendall Anderson, Stephen SloanSean Kendall Anderson


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This newly revised and updated, paperback version of the Historical Dictionary of Terrorism contains a wealth of information regarding major terrorists groups, significant terrorist events and the weapons behind the terror. The authors provide a foundation for the understanding of what terrorism is, who practices it, and who is victimized by terrorist missions. It has been significantly abridged to suit a younger audience and provides numerous Internet sites for furthering research. Entries are more concise and easy to read and the bibliography has been streamlined to include easily accessible resources. New entries are devoted to: o Major terrorist groups, o Significant terrorist events o Different forms of terrorism o Statutes, treaties and strategies o New weapons of mass destruction o Cyber-terrorism

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810845893
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/19/2002
Series: A to Z Guide Series , #6
Edition description: REV
Pages: 504
Product dimensions: 5.59(w) x 8.75(h) x 1.42(d)

About the Author

Stephen Sloan is Professor of Political Science at the University of Oklahoma. He has pioneered the development of simulations of terrorist incidents to assist domestic and foreign law-enforcement departments, as well as the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force. Sean K. Anderson is Associate Professor of Political Science at Idaho State University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Acknowledgments Chapter 2 Acronyms and Abbreviations Chapter 3 Chronology Chapter 4 Introduction Chapter 5 THE DICTIONARY Chapter 6 Bibliography Chapter 7 About the Authors

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