History and September 11th / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592132034
  • Publisher: Temple University Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/2003
  • Series: Critical Perspectives on the Past
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
In the Wake of September 11: the Clash of What? 8
Damming Afghanistan: Modernization in a Buffer State 22
A Short History of Anti-Americanism and Terrorism: The Turkish Case 56
Notes on the CIA's Secret War in Afghanistan 73
Rescuing Women and Children 81
A Cultural History of the War without End 94
The September 11, 2001, Oral History Narrative and Memory Project: A First Report 117
"Anti-Americanism" in the Arab World: An Interpretation of a Brief History 131
History of the Fundamentalist Imagination 157
Conjuring with Islam, II 175
9/11, the Great Game, and the Vision Thing: The Need for (and Elements of) a More Comprehensive Bush Doctrine 191
Afterword: The War Room 211
App.: Primary Source Documents
The Clash of Civilizations? (1993) 223
The King-Crane Commission Report (August 28, 1919) 227
Milestones (1960) 231
State of the Union Address (January 21, 1980) 234
The Definition of Terrorism (May 7, 2001) 237
Address to a Joint Session of Congress and the American People (September 20, 2001) 241
Speech on September 11 Attacks (October 7, 2001) 244
Opinion Leaders on America (December 19, 2001) 246
Radio Address on Women in Afghanistan (November 17, 2001) 249
State of the Union Address (January 29, 2002) 251
Campaign against Sanctions on Iraq 253
On September 11 (February 2, 2002) 255
About the Contributors 263
Index 265
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