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The day the sky fell : a history of terrorism

Author: Milton Meltzer
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2002.
Series: Landmark books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Landmark books edView all editions and formats
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Award-winning author Milton Meltzer searches for answers as he puts terrorism and its practitioners into historical context. Asking moral questions more troubling than ever before, Meltzer shows that terrorism is as old as humankind and that it has been the tool of innumerable ideologies, religions, and ethnic groups all over the world. Originally published in 1983 as The Terrorists, The Day the Sky Fell has been  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Milton Meltzer
ISBN: 037582250X 9780375822506 0375922504 9780375922503
OCLC Number: 48707011
Notes: Originally published in a slightly different form as: The terrorists, 1983.
Description: 290 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: September 11, 2001 --
Earlier, Overseas --
School for Terrorism --
The Religion of Islam --
Anyone is Fair Game --
Murder for Progress --
Propaganda by the Deed --
Sophia and the Tsar --
Bombs in Their Baggage --
Terrorism, American Style --
The Troubles in Ireland --
An Eye for an Eye --
International Network --
Mini-Manual for Terrorism --
To Light a Torch --
The Millionaire Revolutionary --
Up Against the Wall --
The Terrorist State --
An International Alliance --
The Goal of Life.
Series Title: Landmark books.
Responsibility: Milton Meltzer.
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Award-winning author Milton Meltzer searches for answers as he puts terrorism and its practitioners into historical context. Asking moral questions more troubling than ever before, Meltzer shows that terrorism is as old as humankind and that it has been the tool of innumerable ideologies, religions, and ethnic groups all over the world. Originally published in 1983 as The Terrorists, The Day the Sky Fell has been updated by the author, with new chapters and a new introduction.

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