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Encyclopedia of terrorism

Author: Peter Chalk
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The motivation to commit terrorist acts in the 21st century is just as likely to be religious or ideological as political. Modern terrorist organizations are more diffuse and are operating across national boundaries; and their methods have become more violent with little or no regard for civilian victims. This set provides coverage of the events, individuals, groups, incidents, and trends in terrorism in the modern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Chalk
ISBN: 9780313308956 0313308950
OCLC Number: 768800359
Description: 2 volumes (xviii, 871 pages) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: V. 1. A-L --
v. 2. M-Z.
Responsibility: Peter Chalk, editor.

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A valuable, up-to-date reference tool for understanding the latest developments in national and international terrorism-one of the most pressing security challenges facing the world today.  Read more...

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