Terror, Terrorism, and the Human Condition / Edition 1

Terror, Terrorism, and the Human Condition / Edition 1

by C. Webel
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Palgrave Macmillan US

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Terror, Terrorism, and the Human Condition / Edition 1

This book is an attempt to clarify the often murky connections between terrorism, terrorists, and terror. It is designed for the general educated audience interested in recent events, the history leading up to them, and the prospects for dealing with the after effects. Using personal accounts from people who have lived through various forms of terror (survivors of the Dresden fire bombing, Hiroshima, the 9/11 attacks, and others) the book explores terror and its use as a weapon. Providing a unique perspective on terrorism, the book places current events within the broader context necessary to understand how we got here and where we are going.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403961617
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 12/01/2004
Series: Twenty-first Century Perspectives on War, Peace, and Human Conflict Series
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: What are Terror and Terrorism? A Brief History of Terror and Terrorism The Multiple Levels of Terror The Victims of Terror and Terrorism Individual and Collective Responses to Terror and Terrorism Terror, Terrorism, and the Human Condition Conclusion: The Future of Terror and Terrorism

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