Terrorism

Terrorism

by Michael Newton
     
 

Terrorism is violence used by small groups as a tactic to influence governments and other organizations. It includes assassination, bombing, hijacking, kidnapping, and other horrible acts. Terrorism defines the different types of terrorism and examines the history of terrorist practices, from nineteenth-century clashes between the British and the Irish to the…  See more details below

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Terrorism is violence used by small groups as a tactic to influence governments and other organizations. It includes assassination, bombing, hijacking, kidnapping, and other horrible acts. Terrorism defines the different types of terrorism and examines the history of terrorist practices, from nineteenth-century clashes between the British and the Irish to the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States. The book examines the various facets of terrorism by analyzing historical cases, discussing the tactics used by the terrorists, describing how government and law-enforcement authorities responded, and telling how those events influenced future antiterrorism efforts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791094129
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Series:
Criminal Investigations Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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