Terrorism on American Soil A Concise History of Plots and Perpetrators from the Famous to the Forgotten

ISBN-10: 1591810493
ISBN-13: 9781591810490
Edition: 2006
Authors: Joseph T. McCann
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Description: The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 generated fear and concern among most Americans that we are no longer safe in our communities. However, terrorism is not a new phenomenon in the US. This book chronicles the history of terrorist plots and  More...

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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Sentient Publications
Publication date: 9/25/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.562
Language: English

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 generated fear and concern among most Americans that we are no longer safe in our communities. However, terrorism is not a new phenomenon in the US. This book chronicles the history of terrorist plots and attacks on American soil in a case format. Included are not only the most infamous attacks, but others that are obscure or relatively unknown, but fascinating nevertheless, and which illustrate important lessons about the changing nature of terrorism.

Lost-cause terrorism : the assassination of Abraham Lincoln
Beginning the dynamite era : the Haymarket bombing
A false sense of community : the assassination of William McKinley
Stop the presses : the Los Angeles Times bombing of 1910
An eclectic criminal : the case of Erich Muenter
A question of innocence : the San Francisco Preparedness Day bombing
Outrage : the anarchist bombings of 1919
Propaganda by the deed : the Wall Street bombing of 1920
Rush to justice : the case of Giuseppe Zangara
Doomed from the start : the Nazi Sabotage Plot of 1942
Drawing attention to a cause : the assassination attempt on Harry S. Truman
A second wave of foreign policy protests : the 1954 attack on the House of Representatives
First in flight : America's first airline hijacking
Justice delayed : bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church
An unshakable obsession : the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy
A year of living dangerously : the bombing attacks of 1975
Fake bombs : the hijacking of TWA flight 355
Spillover effect : the assassination of Orlando Letelier
Backlash : an alleged plot to kidnap the governor of Minnesota
Group remnants : the U.S. Capitol bombing of 1983
Influencing an election : America's first modern bioterrorist attack
A meeting of the terrorist minds : the case of Yu Kikumura
Flashpoint : the assassination of Rabbi Meir Kahane
International manhunt : the case of Mir Aimal Kasi
A needle in a haystack : investigating the 1993 World Trade Center bombing
Overzealousness : the case of the sheik and his lawyer
Thou shalt kill : the paradox of religiously motivated assassination
Reverberations : the political context of a New York City homicide
Conspiracy theories : the Oklahoma City bombing
Compulsory nonsuit? : the case of the unabomber
Regional manhunt : the case of Eric Rudolph
A finger on the trigger : America's first suicide terrorist bombers
Out of the blue : shooting attack at the empire state building
Leaderless resistance : the arson fires of Vail Ski Resort
Opportunities lost and found : the attempted millennial bombing
Connecting the dots : September 11, 2001
Are you afraid : the anthrax letters

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