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Terrorism: Origins and Evolution
Terrorism is not a new phenomenon but has been present for over two thousand years. It has been used to advance ethnic, religious, and ideological goals; it has been used by dissidents and states to maintain control; it has been used at times as a means for attaining or maintaining power for its own sake. This book places terrorism in a historical and analytical context, c ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published September 3rd 2005 by Palgrave Macmillan
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This book is dense in the amount of case studies that it covers, though it doesn't particularly go into any with any real detail. It is a good starting point of counter-terrorism studies as it gives a broad starting point. I don't feel like there is a huge analytical method used throughout the book (no real conclusions outside that terrorism exists and will exist in the future), and it is quite conventional in its conception. It's useful, but not mind-blowing like some other reads.