Terrorism in Context
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The purpose of the project that led to this volume was to advance the analysis of political terrorism by commissioning a series of comparative case studies written by specialists from different disciplines on a variety of past and present campaigns of oppositional terrorism, which, as these studies show, is often closely connected to state repression.
Hardcover, 652 pages
Published January 18th 1995 by Penn State University Press (first published December 1st 1994)
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Amelia
Crenshaw is the ultimate authority on the psychology of terrorism. However this book is somewhat more broad, and covers a range of terrorist groups.
For instance, there's a section on left-wing terrorism covers the activities of the Italian Red Brigades and German RAF in the l960s and l970s, the urban guerilla warfare in Argentina in the 1970s, and the rise of Sendero Luminoso in Peru during the 1980s and 1990s. Another section deals with terrorism arising from conflicts in ethnically/religiously...more
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