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Dynamite Club How a Bombing in Fin-de-Si�cle Paris Ignited the Age of Modern Terror

ISBN-10: 0618555986
ISBN-13: 9780618555987
Edition: 2009
List price: $26.00
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Description: From an award-winning Yale historian, the fascinating story of a long-forgotten "war on terror" that has much in common with our own On a February evening in 1894, a young radical intellectual named Emile Henry drank two beers at an upscale Parisian  More...

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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 2/12/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.396

From an award-winning Yale historian, the fascinating story of a long-forgotten "war on terror" that has much in common with our own On a February evening in 1894, a young radical intellectual named Emile Henry drank two beers at an upscale Parisian restaurant, then left behind a bomb as a parting gift. This incident, which rocked the French capital, lies at the heart of The Dynamite Club, a mesmerizing account of Henry and his cohorts and the war they waged against the bourgeoisie-setting off bombs in public places, killing the president of France, and eventually assassinating President McKinley in 1900. Paris in the belle epoque was a place of leisure, elegance, and power. Newly electrified, the city's wide boulevards were lined with posh department stores and outdoor cafes. But prosperity was limited to a few. Most lived in dire poverty, and workers and intellectuals found common cause in a political philosophy-anarchism-that embraced the overthrow of the state by any means necessary. Yet in targeting civilians to achieve their ends, the dynamite bombers charted an new course. Seeking martyrdom, believing fervently in their goal, and provoking a massive government reaction that only increased their ranks, these "evildoers" became, in effect, the first terrorists in modern history. Surprising and provocative, The Dynamite Club is a brilliantly researched account that illuminates a period of dramatic social and political change-and subtly asks us to reflect upon our own.

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