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Understanding Apocalyptic Terrorism
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Frances L. Flannery
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-20 - Publisher: Routledge

This book explores a cross-cultural worldview called 'radical apocalypticism' that underlies the majority of terrorist movements in the twenty-first century. Although not all apocalypticism is violent, in its extreme forms radical apocalypticism gives rise to terrorists as varied as members of Al Qaeda, Anders Behring Breivik, or Timothy McVeigh. In
Understanding Apocalyptic Terrorism
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Frances L. Flannery
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-20 - Publisher: Routledge

This book explores a cross-cultural worldview called 'radical apocalypticism' that underlies the majority of terrorist movements in the twenty-first century. Although not all apocalypticism is violent, in its extreme forms radical apocalypticism gives rise to terrorists as varied as members of Al Qaeda, Anders Behring Breivik, or Timothy McVeigh. In
Apocalypse, Revolution and Terrorism
Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: Jeffrey Kaplan
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-02 - Publisher: Routledge

This book focuses on religiously driven oppositional violence through the ages. Beginning with the 1st-century Sicari, it examines the commonalities that link apocalypticism, revolution, and terrorism occurring in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam past and present. It is divided into two sections, 'This was Then' and 'This is Now', which together
Terrorist Histories
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Caoimhe Nic Dhaibheid
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-03 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book addresses provides a series of in-depth portraits of men and women who have been labelled ‘terrorists’, from the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Bridging historical methodologies and theoretical approaches to terrorism studies, it seeks to contribute to the developing historicising of terrorism studies. This is achieved principally through
Understanding Terrorism and Political Violence
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Dipak K. Gupta
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-23 - Publisher: Routledge

This book provides a multidisciplinary approach to understanding human behavior and uses it to analyze the forces shaping the life cycle of violent political movements. This new edition has been revised and updated, with three new chapters being added. The 2nd edition takes us deeper inside human motivations, which cause