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Terrorism: The Bottom Line

Terrorism: The Bottom Line
Author: Nathan I. Yungher
ISBN 13: 9780131568006
ISBN 10: 131568000
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2007-09-30
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $88.60

This captivating work moves away from the encyclopedic approach of its competitors to engage readers in the subject of terrorism. It is written in practical language and uses common terms, anecdotes, thought-provoking questions and case studies to help readers understand terrorism and its impact on society. This book offers 17 chapters in six sections with topics such as a brief history of terrorism; foundations of terrorism; terrorism as a universal plague; weapons of mass destruction; counterterrorism on the domestic front; and terrorism in our future. Built on the author’s most popular lectures, the book also contains riveting events in modern history and their relevance to terrorism.