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Carr, C. (2002). The lessons of terror: A history of warfare
against civilians: Why it has always failed, and why it will fail again.
New York: Random House.
Stacks - HV 6431 .C38 2002
Carr covers the history of international terrorism.
Chaliand, G. & Blin, A. (Eds.). (2007). The history of
terrorism: From antiquity to Al Qaeda. Berkeley, CA: University
of California Press.
Stacks – HV6431.H5713 2007
Covers terrorism from prehistoric times to 9/11, including America’s anti-terrorism activities. It outlines a working definition of terrorism and covers terrorism in different regions of the world including Southeast Asia and Russia.
Lutz, J.M. and Lutz, B.J. (2005). Terrorism: Origins and
evolution. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Stacks - HV6431 .L87 2005
The authors assert that terrorism is not a recent phenomenon, arguing that it has existed for 2000 years. They cover terrorism and the ancient world and discuss the classification and causes of terrorism.
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Abu Ghraib Prison
Guantánamo Bay Naval Base (Cuba)
Iraq War, 2003- -- Atrocities
National security – United States
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
Terrorism – Finance
Terrorism – Government policy – United States
Terrorism – History
Terrorism – Prevention
Terrorists – Psychology
Torture -- Iraq
War on Terrorism, 2001-