Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 December 2015

284 Pages


ISBN: 9780198745761

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Terrorism Before the Letter

Mythography and Political Violence in England, Scotland, and France 1559-1642

Robert Appelbaum

  • Offers the first account of terrorism—its impact, extent, and literary accounts—for England, Scotland, and France in this period
  • Presents a new theory of terrorist violence, based on history as well as philosophy and political science
  • Combines the literatures and events of England, Scotland, and France in one analysis
  • Uses a methodology based on Kenneth Burke's 'grammar of motives'
  • Written in a clear, compelling, and accesible style