9781851686087

Global Terrorism : A Beginner's Guide

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    9781851686087

  • ISBN10:

    1851686088

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-08-01
  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications
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Summary

What drives someone to become a suicide bomber? Who are al Quaeda and what do they want? What happens when the media becomes part of the story?

Author Biography

Joseph Coohill is Assistant Professor of History at Pennsylvania State University.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. viii
Introductionp. 1
A brief history of terrorismp. 22
The first war of the twenty-first centuryp. 51
Who they are, where they come from, and why they do itp. 81
Reacting to terrorismp. 111
The end of terrorismp. 145
Significant terrorist incidents, 1961-2007p. 168
Glossaryp. 224
Notesp. 229
Indexp. 236
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