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From the Publisher"A distinguished work in its developing genre, intelligent and honest, amply meriting inclusion in all academic, reference and media libraries."
"Anyone who questions the nature and extent of modern terrorism and other forms of extremism need only look at this one-volume encyclopedia to have their doubts quelled. Its comprehensive coverage takes readers to all of the populated continents and to both extremes of the political spectrum. . . . The encyclopedia is a good resource for courses in international relations, political science, world history, and for those with an interest in current affairs. Recommended."
Library Media Connection
"[S]erves as an important companion to the author's Encyclopedia of Modern American Extremists and Extremist Groups (Greenwood, 2002). A valuable resource for students needing concise histories of particular groups or individuals."
School Library Journal
"This work complements the author's valuable Encyclopedia of Modern American Extremists and Extremist Groups (Greenwood 2002). . . . [A]ccurate, clearly written. . . . Encyclopedia of Modern Worldwide Extremists and Extremist Groups shows the value of examining the global scourge in a single volume."
Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
"[A]tkins provides a comprehensive overview of the most significant worldwide extremists and extremist groups over the past half century. He skillfully interweaves the infamous and obscure, focusing on politically significant groups, individuals, and events. . . . Recommended. All libraries."