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Bombers and firesetters

Author: John M Macdonald; Robert B Shaughnessy; James A V Galvin
Publisher: Springfield, Ill. : Thomas, ©1977.
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A comprehensive and timely analysis of bombing and arson, this book explores such topics as bombs and their effects; bombers, arsonists, and their motivations; and the victims and targets of these crimes. The urban guerilla, the bombing campaign in Northern Ireland, a psychiatric study of an airplane bomber, bomb threats and disposal, and the investigation and punishment of these crimes are also discussed. Combining  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Macdonald, John M. (John Marshall), 1920-
Bombers and firesetters.
Springfield, Ill. : Thomas, ©1977
(DLC) 77023504
(OCoLC)3002117
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John M Macdonald; Robert B Shaughnessy; James A V Galvin
ISBN: 9780398089573 0398089574
OCLC Number: 847527451
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 252 pages)
Contents: HALF TITLE:BOMBERS AND FIRESETTERS; TITLE PAGE: BOMBERS AND FIRESETTERS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CONTENTS; BOMBERS AND FIRESETTERS; Chapter 1: BOMBING AND FIRESETTING; Chapter 2: BOMBS AND EXPLOSIONS; Chapter 3: BOMBERS AND THEIR MOTIVES; Chapter 4: REVOLUTIONARY BOMBERS; Chapter 5: THE BOMBING CAMPAIGN IN NORTHERN IRELAND; Chapter 6: PORTRAIT OF A PLANE BOMBER; Chapter 7: VICTIMS AND TARGETS; Chapter 8: BOMB DISPOSAL; Chapter 9: BOMB THREATS; Chapter 10: ARSON AND FIRESETTERS; Chapter 11: CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION; Chapter 12: PREVENTION AND PUNISHMENT; REFERENCES; INDEX.
Responsibility: by John M. Macdonald ; with contributions by Robert B. Shaughnessy and James A.V. Galvin.

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A comprehensive and timely analysis of bombing and arson, this book explores such topics as bombs and their effects; bombers, arsonists, and their motivations; and the victims and targets of these crimes. The urban guerilla, the bombing campaign in Northern Ireland, a psychiatric study of an airplane bomber, bomb threats and disposal, and the investigation and punishment of these crimes are also discussed. Combining firsthand experience with personal interviews, this report will provide crucial information to a number of concerned parties. Psychiatrists and psychologists will appreciate the cl.

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