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Terrorism, Ideology And Revolution

The Origins Of Modern Political Violence, 1st Edition

By Noel O'sullivan


232 pages

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This book represents a concerted attempt to bring the resources of political theory, political science and history to bear on modern terrorism. It provides the general assumptions about man and society which inspire terrorist activity, focusing on the continuity of violence in human affairs.

Table of Contents

Preface -- The Theory and Practice of Terrorism -- Terrorism, Ideology and Democracy -- Terror in the Theory of Revolution -- European Terrorism -- From Regeneration to Terror: the Ideology of the French Revolution -- The Origins, Structure and Functions of Nazi Terror -- The Process of Terror in Irish Politics -- Terrorism in New Contexts -- Terrorism and Islam -- The Containment of Terrorism: Violence in Turkish Politics 1965-80 -- The Urban Guerrilla in Latin America -- Gandhi's Theory of Non-violence: His Reply to the Terrorists -- Terrorism and the International Order -- Fighting the Hydra: international terrorism and the rule of law*

About the Author

Noel O'Sullivan

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