Terrorism Reference Library, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0787693111
  • ISBN-13: 9780787693114
  • DDC: 303.625
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 720 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2003 | Published/Released September 2004
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2003

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This 3-vol. set provides students with an understanding of the complex issue of global terrorism. The Almanac volume explores the roots and evolution of terrorism, covering the nature of contemporary terrorism and terrorist organizations. Terrorism Reference Library: Biographies includes 26 biographical sketches of terrorists and counter-terrorists, giving students insight into the people associated with the issue, both historical and contemporary. The Primary Sources volume includes 15 primary source documents that shed light on the aims and issues involved with terrorism. The set also includes a chronology; an appendix listing brief descriptions of more than 34 terrorist organizations; and more than 180 black-and-white photographs and maps.

For table of contents, sample pages or other volume specific information see the entry for the Almanac, Biographies or Primary Sources.

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"...This set provides just the type of information that middle school and high school age young adults will be looking for concerning terrorism and its roots...This resource will be valuable to middle and high school libraries as well as the children's reference departments of public libraries. The information is timely and written at a level that young adult students will be easily able to comprehend." -- ARBA