eBook Talking Terrorism: A Dictionary of the Loaded Language of Political Violence, 1st Edition

  • Philip Herbst
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  • ISBN-10: 0313072167
  • ISBN-13: 9780313072161
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 220 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2003 | Published/Released October 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2003
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Defines, traces, and explains the language that surrounds terrorist activity. Includes words used to characterize individuals, groups, or countries that commit or support acts of political violence. Covers the language that conveys the justifications and agendas of those responding to violence and the ways terrorists use language to smear enemies, recruit and inspire group members, and communicate the righteousness of their causes.