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Confronting Fear A History of Terrorism

ISBN-10: 1560253991

ISBN-13: 9781560253990

Edition: 2002

Authors: Isaac Cronin

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List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 5/24/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Isaac Cronin is the author and editor of ten non-fiction books, including Confronting Fear: A Documentary History of Terrorism and The Believer, based on the film by Henry Bean that won the Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize in 2001. Cronin was the marketing director for the specialty cookbook publisher Aris Books, worked as a special sales consultant for Publishers Group West and currently manages ICPR, a public relations firm in Berkeley that focuses on sustainable businesses. He co-wrote Chan Is Missing, a film directed by Wayne Wang that was inducted into the National Film Archive in the Library of Congress. He lives in Oakland, California.

Introduction
Pre-History
Section introduction
from A History of Terrorism
from The Science of Revolutionary Warfare
President McKinley Shot, The Trial and Execution of Leon Czolgosz
Propaganda by Deed--The Greenwich Observatory Bomb of 1894
from The Secret Agent
Political Terrorism
Section introduction
from The Wretched of the Earth: The Third World and Violence
from Minimanual of the Urban Guerrilla
from On Terrorism and the State
from No One a Neutral: Political Hostage Taking in the Modern World
from Televisionaries: The Red Army Faction Story
from Jackal: The Complete Story of the Legendary Terrorist, Carlos the Jackal
from The Dirty War
from ETA: Profile of a Terrorist Group
from My People Shall Live
from Abu Nidal: A Gun for Hire
from One Day In September: The Full Story of the 1972 Munich Olympic Massacre and the Israeli Revenge Operation Wrath of God
from Fugitive Days
Religious Terrorism
Section introduction
from The Introduction to Social Justice in Islam
from The New Terrorism
from The Diversity of Bio-Weapons
from Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism Are Reshaping the World
The Moral Logic of Hizballah
from Hamas Website
from The Hunt for the Engineer: How Israeli Agents Tracked the Hamas Master Bomber
from Dollars for Terror: The United States and Islam
from Taliban
from Unholy Wars
from The New Jackals: Ramzi Yousef, Osama bin Laden and the Future of Terrorism
Declaration of War Against the Americans Occupying the Land of the Two Holy Places
A Portrait of the Terrorist from Shy Child to Singleminded Killer
Fringe Terorrism
Section introduction
The International Jew
from Armed and Dangerous: The Rise of the Survivalist Right
from Targets of Hatred: Anti-Abortion Terrorism
from American Terrorist: Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City Bombing
from The Unabomber's Manifesto
from Underground
Confronting Terrorism
Section introduction
Understanding Terrorist Behavior: The Limits and Opportunities of Psychological Inquiry
from Cruelty and Silence: War, Tyranny, Uprising and the Arab World
Acknowledgments
Photo Credits
Permissions
Bibliography
Suggestions for Further Reading