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Encyclopedia of Terrorism
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Sage Pubns
Publication date December 4, 2002
Pages 552
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780761924081
ISBN-10 0761924086
Dimensions 1.50 by 9 by 11.50 in.
Weight 3.90 lbs.
Original list price $215.00
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'The author, a renowned terrorism expert and chair of the Department of Criminal Justice at Long Island University in New York City, is a frequent commentator on CNN. He has produced an engaging single-volume encyclopedia, with over 300 entries, on the subject of terrorism worldwide. Appendixes include a chronology of terrorism from 1865 to the present, a list of web resources, an extensive bibliography, and maps noting the locations of terrorist activities around the world.'--'The Top 20 Reference Titles of the Year,' American Libraries, May 2004.Provides entries that cover the history of terrorism. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

"The most comprehensive and up-to-date work available on this subject…Essential for all academic and larger public libraries."
--LIBRARY JOURNAL

The Encyclopedia of Terrorism presents authoritative coverage of what is currently one of the world's most important topics. With more than 300 articles, the Encyclopedia provides detailed discussions of the who, what, where, when, and why of terrorism. Up-to-date and timely, the articles cover such topics as Al-Qaeda, biological terrorism, extremism, Saddam Hussein, jihad, Zacarias Moussaoui, and suicide bombers. Its concise, readable format and detailed chronology, photographs, maps, and charts make this an essential reference.

An internationally recognized expert on terrorism, Harvey Kushner has studied terrorism for more than three decades. He serves as a consultant on terrorism for a broad array of governmental and private agencies. In addition, his commentary appears regularly on Fox National News, CNN, the British Broadcasting Corporation, National Public Radio, Voice of America, and in articles in Reuters, The Associated Press, the Washington Post, and other newspapers and magazines worldwide. His expertise ensures that the entries, including contributions by other authorities in the field, are of the highest quality.

Key Features:

  • More than 300 authoritative, in-depth articles
  • Extensive, balanced coverage of terrorist groups (such as the IRA), key events (including September 11), people, terms, and statistics, as well as biographical, historical, and geographical information
  • Cross-references to related entries at the end of each article
  • Comprehensive, global coverage
  • Valuable appendices include: list of government organizations, list of terrorist organizations, list of well known female terrorists, detailed list of further readings

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9780761924081 | details & prices | 552 pages | 9.00 × 11.50 × 1.50 in. | 3.90 lbs | List price $215.00
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