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In The Name Of God And Country

Author : Michael Fellman
ISBN : 9780300155013
Genre : Political Science
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Illuminating The Dark Arts Of War

Author : David Tucker
ISBN : 9781441177421
Genre : Political Science
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Since 9/11, the dominant view is that we have entered an era of 'new conflict' in which technology has empowered non-state actors who now pose unprecedented and unmanageable threats to U.S. national security. This unique work studies a range of threats, from homegrown and foreign terrorism to the possibility of cyber- or Chinese sabotage and fears of religious subversion to challenge every aspects of this 'new conflict' argument and expose its underlying exaggerations and misunderstandings. Examining such issues as political violence, the role of religion in terrorism, the impact of technology, and the political aspects of homeland security, this unique survey demonstrates how such activities as terrorism are limited by their clandestine nature. It also addresses why we need to switch our strategic focus and increase the role citizens have in dealing with such threats. This historically informed and critical analysis fills a void in the debates on the threats and conflicts that the U.S. confronts at home and abroad and will appeal to anyone interested in national security and terrorism.

Journal Of The Civil War Era

Author : William A. Blair
ISBN : 9781469608976
Genre : History
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The Journal of the Civil War Era Volume 3, Number 2 June 2013 TABLE OF CONTENTS Editor's Note William Blair Articles Stephen Cushman When Lincoln Met Emerson Christopher Phillips Lincoln's Grasp of War: Hard War and the Politics of Neutrality and Slavery in the Western Border Slave States, 1861–1862 Jonathan W. White The Strangely Insignificant Role of the U.S. Supreme Court in the Civil War Review Essay Yael Sternhell Revisionism Reinvented? The Antiwar Turn in Civil War Scholarship Professional Notes Gary W. Gallagher The Civil War at the Sesquicentennial: How Well Do Americans Understand Their Great National Crisis? Book Reviews Books Received Notes on Contributors The Journal of the Civil War Era takes advantage of the flowering of research on the many issues raised by the sectional crisis, war, Reconstruction, and memory of the conflict, while bringing fresh understanding to the struggles that defined the period, and by extension, the course of American history in the nineteenth century.

The History Of Terrorism

Author : Gérard Chaliand
ISBN : 9780520292505
Genre : History
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First published in English in 2007 under title: The history of terrorism: from antiquity to al Qaeda.

The Historical Origins Of Terrorism In America

Author : Robert Kumamoto
ISBN : 9781317911449
Genre : History
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When we think of American terrorism, it is modern, individual terrorists such as Timothy McVeigh that typically spring to mind. But terrorism has existed in America since the earliest days of the colonies, when small groups participated in organized and unlawful violence in the hope of creating a state of fear for their own political purposes. Using case studies of groups such as the Green Mountain Boys, the Mollie Maguires, and the North Carolina Regulators, as well as the more widely-known Sons of Liberty and the Ku Klux Klan, Robert Kumamoto introduces readers to the long history of terrorist activity in America. Sure to incite discussion and curiosity in anyone studying terrorism or early America, The Historical Origins of Terrorism in America brings together some of the most radical groups of the American past to show that a technique that we associate with modern atrocity actually has roots much farther back in the country’s national psyche.

Modern War A Very Short Introduction

Author : Richard English
ISBN : 9780191667749
Genre : History
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Warfare is the most dangerous threat faced by modern humanity. It is also one of the key influences that has shaped the politics, economics, and society of the modern period. But what do we mean by modern war? What causes modern wars to begin? Why do people fight in them, why do they end, and what have they achieved? In this accessible and compelling Very Short Introduction, Richard English explores the assumptions we make about modern warfare and considers them against the backdrop of their historical reality. Drawing on the wide literature available, including direct accounts of the experience of war, English provides an authoritative account of modern war: its origins, evolution, dynamics, and current trends. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Views From The Dark Side Of American History

Author : Michael Fellman
ISBN : 9780807139028
Genre : History
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Throughout his long and influential career, Michael Fellman has explored the tragic side of American history. Best known for his path-breaking work on the American Civil War and for an interdisciplinary methodology that utilizes social psychology, cultural anthropology, and comparative history, he has delved into issues of domination, exploitation, political violence, racism, terrorism, and the experiences of war. Incorporating essays written over the past thirty years -- two of them previously unpublished, and the others not widely available -- Views from the Dark Side of American History reveals some of the major personal and scholarly concerns of his career and illuminates his approach to history, research, applied theory, and analysis. Each essay includes a thought-provoking preface and afterword that situate it in its time and explore its intellectual and political contexts. Fellman also grapples with the personal elements of developing as a historian -- the people with whom he argued or agreed with, the settings in which he gave or published the papers, and the subjective as well as historical issues that he addressed. The collection encourages history students, historians, and general readers of history to think through the layers of their historical engagement and to connect their personal experiences and social commitments to their explorations.

Kansas History

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ISBN : UCSD:31822040959462
Genre : Kansas
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The Awful Grace Of God

Author : Stuart Wexler
ISBN : 9781619020757
Genre : History
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An in-depth examination of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination using declassified documents to reveal a secret right-wing terrorist network. The Awful Grace of God examines America’s most violent right-wing extremists, including Sam Bowers, head of the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan of Mississippi; J.B. Stoner, founder of the National States’ Rights Party; and Reverend Wesley Swift, founder of the Church of Jesus Christ Christian, who are the likely culprits behind the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis on April 4, 1968. Hancock and Wexler have sifted through thousands of pages of newly declassified law enforcement files on the King murder, conducted dozens of interviews with figures of the period, and re-examined information from several recent cold case investigations. Their research shed new light on the terrorist network built by these racist militant groups. The data they found—previously unavailable to congressional investigators—as well as the new data-mining techniques they employed will provide a roadmap for future investigation. “A timely study.” —Kirkus Reviews “A step in the [right] direction of a better understanding of a national tragedy.” —Booklist

Books In Print 2009 2010

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ISBN : 0835250210
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