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Published by Duke University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • World - General,
  • Political Science,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics/International Relations

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsVan Gosse (Editor), Van Gosse (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11422577M
ISBN 100822365588
ISBN 109780822365587

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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 Terror movement in Europe, Bolshevik terrorism /5.   The British Royal Navy has a nearly year history, but one of the most fascinating — and terrifying — journeys ever made was Franklin's lost Arctic expedition. The new AMC series The Terror .   Reviews "This book represents an interesting effort to form an all pervading model to expand the current understanding of terrorism, posing history as a mirror; The History of Terrorism: From Antiquity to ISIS exhibits an ambitious attempt to decipher the commonalities of different versions of terrorism, which is crystallised into a recommendable book for sociologists, anthropologists and.   In The Lessons of Terror, novelist and military historian Caleb Carr examines terrorism throughout history and the roots of our present crisis and reaches a provocative set of conclusions: the practice of targeting enemy civilians is as old as warfare itself; it has always failed as a military and political tactic; and despite the dramatic increases in its scope and range of weapons, it will continue Reviews:

Your first book is Every War Must End, by Fred Charles Iklé. Iklé’s book is a classic from the s, written during the Vietnam War at a time of agonizing reappraisal in the US, with tens of thousands dying and no concept of how to bring the conflict to a close. But in the original edition he never actually mentions that war. "Combining astonishing historical breadth with a personal and accessible narrative style, The Terror of History is a moving testimony to the incredibly diverse ways humans have sought to cope with their frightening history.", World Book Industry "The Terror of History is an enjoyable book, though disturbing at the same time. As said, it is not an academic book; it covers largely personal reflections and Cited by: 4. This book reflects on Western humanity's efforts to escape from history and its terrors--from the existential condition and natural disasters to the endless succession of Cited by: 4.   These are lively, well-researched books built round an interestingly dodgy central character. Her latest offering, The Beauty and the Terror, has a .