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  • Among the Heroesby Jere Longman

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    Of the four horrific hijackings on September 11, Flight 93 resonates as one of epic resistance.At a time when the United States appeared defenseless against an unfamiliar foe, the gallant passengers and crew of Flight 93 provided for many Americans a measure of victory in the midst of unthinkable defeat. Together, they seemingly accomplished what... more...

  • The Ethics of Terrorismby Thomas A. Gilly; Yakov Gilinskiy; Vladimir A. Sergevnin

    Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 47.95

    The goal of this book is to provide a unique and comprehensive examination of the ethics of terrorism’s origins, history, meaning and its numerous avenues of expression. There are 18 lectures that address the ethics of terrorism in both traditional and nontraditional explanations, including the psychological aspects of abandonment, weakness and... more...

  • Driven from Homeby David Hollenbach

    Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Throughout human history people have been driven from their homes by wars, unjust treatment, earthquakes, and hurricanes. The reality of forced migration is not new, nor is awareness of the suffering of the displaced a recent discovery. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimates that at the end of 2007 there were 67 million persons... more...

  • Terrorismby Trevor Conan Kearns

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    Committing acts of violence against others for political purposes can be traced throughout history. With the growth of the mass media in the 20th century, however, the impact of violent terrorist acts can be spread around the globe instantaneously. No longer does a bombing or killing affect a single city or country. Moreover, the devastating terrorist... more...

  • The Evil of Terrorismby Uriel Rosenthal; Erwin R. Muller

    Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 32.95

    The United States and other countries throughout the world have suffered from catastrophic terrorism causing mass casualties. Elsewhere, terrorists have taken the lives of prominent people in ostentatiously cruel ways. In Iraq, bloody terrorist attacks are an endemic phenomenon. They have become part of daily life. There is no reason to expect a reduction... more...

  • Psycho-political Aspects of Suicide Warriors, Terrorism and Martyrdomby Jamshid A. Marvasti

    Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 59.95

    In this book there is no intention to bury or to praise suicide bombers. Instead, the text explores the controversy regarding the double standards, prejudice, and distortion with the concepts of “suicide bombers/warriors,” “terrorism” and “martyrdom.” Frequently, the “eyes of the beholders” and the political/religious... more...

  • Bangersby Chris Meade

    Andrews UK 2010; US$ 2.99

    A teenage lad’s fascination with old cars. An even greater fascination with teenage girls. A sad lack of sufficient funds to pursue either interest with much credibility. A conundrum which has challenged car-obsessed male youth the world over since the fateful day in 1885 when Gottleib Daimler’s spindly-wheeled creation puttered out of its... more...

  • Gangs and Law Enforcementby Linda M. Schmidt; James T. O'Reilly

    Charles C Thomas 2007; US$ 43.95

    “Gangs are on the rise again.” This portent of trouble comes from the FBI’S expert on gangs, Linda Schmidt. Today, there are over 30,000 gangs across America and over 800,000 gang members. Gangs are savvy and scarier than ever. Their firepower, military background and lack of restraint have made some city centers too dangerous to patrol.... more...

  • Pandemics and Bioterrorismby A. Trufanov; A. Rossodivita; M. Guidotti

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 157.00

    A collection of papers presented at the NATO ASI conference Transdisciplinary Information Sharing for Decision-Making against Biological Threats. It highlights strategic enablers such as cross-disciplinary information sharing, international outreach and partner activities, public diplomacy and strategic communication. more...

  • Londonistanby Melanie Phillips

    Encounter Books 2007; US$ 17.99

    The suicide bombings carried out in London in 2005 by British Muslims revealed an enormous fifth column of Islamist terrorists and their sympathizers. Under the noses of British intelligence, London has become the European hub for the promotion, recruitment and financing of Islamic terror and extremism - so much so that it has been mockingly dubbed... more...