Infernal Machine: A History of Terrorism

Infernal Machine: A History of Terrorism

by Matthew Carr
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1595584080

ISBN-13: 2901595584082

Pub. Date: 10/06/2008

Publisher: New Press, The

Highly accessible account of the history of terrorism that places 9/11 and al Qaeda in historical context.

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Highly accessible account of the history of terrorism that places 9/11 and al Qaeda in historical context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901595584082
Publisher:
New Press, The
Publication date:
10/06/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
410

Table of Contents


Prologue: The Bomb in the Baby Carriage     1
Beginnings
The Hero Takes the Stage     13
Anarchists and Dynamitards     37
Terror and Resistance     58
Freedom Fighters
Savages     77
The Romance of the Urban Guerrilla     109
The Revolutionary Festival     133
Patriots     165
The Terrorist Decades
The Dawn of International Terrorism     197
The First War on Terror     223
The Armies of God     237
Waiting for Catastrophe     268
A Raid on the Path: 9/11 and the War on Terror     291
Epilogue: In a Time of Terror     322
Notes     329
Selected bibliography     357
Acknowledgments     382
Index     384

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