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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TERRORISM. More than 300 entries include the 9/11 World Trade Center Attack, Carlos the Jackal, Montana Freemen, Nuclear terrorism, Oklahoma City bombing, Usama Bin Laden, the USS Cole.
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TERRORISM. Cindy C. Combs and Martin Slann. As recent airplane hijackings, the Oklahoma City bombing, and the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East have shown, terrorism is an unfortunate reality that can have potentially devastating effects on governments, businesses, and individuals.
Written by two well-known experts on the subject, the Encyclopedia of Terrorism provides students, researchers, journalists, and policymakers with a complete survey of this rapidly growing problem. More than 300 entries organized in an easily accessible A-to-Z format offer thorough treatments of the events, people, organizations, and places that have figured prominently in international terrorism. Each entry is placed within its appropriate historical context to help readers understand the wide-ranging motivations behind terrorist actions. Entries include: The 9-11 World Trade Center Attack // Aerial hijacking // Carlos the Jackal // Cyber-terrorism // Montana Freemen // Nuclear terrorism // Oklahoma City bombing // Sarin gas attacks // Usama Bin Laden // Unabomber // Attack on the USS Cole.
Also included in this comprehensive volume is a chronology of terrorist events that have occurred from 1945 to the present.
black-and-white photographs. Index. Appendix. Bibliography. Cross references. Chronology. 352 Pages. Extra large 8-1/2" X 11" volume.
Cynthia Combs is currently a professor of political science at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. She is the author of the leading textbooks in terrorism Terrorism in the Twentieth-First Century (Prentice-Hall, 1997) and has lectured around the world on terrorism.
Martin W. Slann is currently a professor of political science Clemson University. He is the author of several widely used texts, including Introduction to Politics: Governments and Nations in the Post Cold War Era (McGraw-Hill, 1998) and Introduction to International Politics (Addison-Wesley Longman, 2003).