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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Martinez, J. Michael (James Michael).
Terrorist attacks on American soil.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
J Michael Martinez
|Description:||1 online resource|
|Contents:||Introduction: Understanding terrorism --
PART 1. THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: "A sight which can never be forgotten": the Mountain Meadows Massacre (1857) ; "The gentle, kindhearted bioterrorist": Luke Pryor Blackburn and the Yellow Fever Plot (1864-1865) ; "We may suspect that race was the cause of the hostility": the Colfax Massacre (1873) --
PART 2. THE MODERN ERA: "The McNamaras have betrayed labor": the Los Angeles Times bombing (1910) ; "An explosion just like the sound of a Gatling gun": the Wall Street bombing (1950) ; "A President has to expect these things": the Truman assassination attempt (1950) ; "The Klan is back on the market": the Sixteenth Street bombing and the Civil Rights Movement 91963) ; "You don't need a Weatherman to know which way the wind blows": Weatherman and Counterculture Movement (1960s) --
PART 3. POSTMODERN TERROR: "A revolution against the industrial system": the Unabomber (1970s-1990s) ; "How charged with punishments the Scroll": the Oklahoma City bombing (1995) l "There is a bomb in Centennial Park; you have thirty minutes": Eric Robert Rudolph (late 1990s) ; "The system was blinking red": the Radical Islamic Movement and the September 11 attacks --
PART 4. CONCLUSION: The lessons of terrorism.
|Responsibility:||J. Michael Martinez.|
The United States has suffered a number of violent attacks on its own soil. Martinez (Coming for To Carry Me Home) surveys 12 of them: three in the 19th century (e.g., the 1857 Mountain Meadows