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Published: 24 May 2018

184 Pages | 17 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198809098

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Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction

Third Edition

Charles Townshend

Very Short Introductions

  • Discusses recent changes in terrorism, such as the emergence of ISIS and the upsurge in individual suicide action
  • Looks at the impact and consequences of several recentterrorist attacks, including those in Brussels, Paris, Nice, and Rouen
  • Answers the pertinent questions - What is terrorism? Is it war? Is democracy especially vulnerable to terrorist attacks? What can we do to stop it?
  • Explores the impact of increased terrorism on society, including debates surrounding the erosion of civil liberties
  • Discusses the issue of 'cyberterror'
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over nine million copies sold worldwide

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