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Ulrike Meinhof and the Red Army Faction : performing terrorism

Author: Leith Passmore
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Ulrike Meinhof's entrance into the West German terrorist underground was both a footnote to the waning student movement of the late 1960s, and a preamble to the bloodiest period in Germany's post-war history. Meinhof fought to make herself heard as a high-profile journalist before becoming a founding member of the Red Army Faction (RAF) in 1970. She continued writing in the underground and from 1972, in prison,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Ulrike Marie Meinhof; Ulrike Marie Meinhof; Ulrike Marie Meinhof; Ulrike M Meinhof; Ulrike Marie Meinhof
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leith Passmore
ISBN: 9780230337473 0230337473
OCLC Number: 714725076
Description: xii, 212 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: performing terrorism --
Where words fail --
Writing underground --
The art of hunger --
Show, trial, and error --
SUICIDE = MURDER = SUICIDE --
Conclusion: voices and echoes.
Responsibility: Leith Passmore.
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With a communicative approach to the phenomenon of terrorism and new archival sources, the book documents Meinhof's journalism and terrorism (1959-1976) and challenges many of the established  Read more...

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