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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Overview

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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Abortuary, Abortion Mill.
2: Anarchism.
3: Animal, Beast.
4: Anti-American Slogans.
5: Antichrist.
6: Antisemitism.
7: Ape.
8: Arab.
9: Army References.
10: Aryan.
11: Assassination.
12: Axis of Evil.
13: Ayatollah.
14: Bandit.
15: Barbarian.
16: Black Power, Black Panther.
17: Blame America First.
18: Bolshevik.
19: Bomb Afghanistan Back to the Stone Age, Nuke Afghanistan.
20: Bomb Thrower.
21: Brigade.
22: Butcher.
23: Caves.
24: Civilization, Clash of Civilizations.
25: Collateral Damage.
26: Commando.
27: Communist.
28: Counterterrorism.
29: Coup D'État.
30: Coward.
31: Crackpot.
32: Crime.
33: Crusade.
34: Death Squad.
35: Demon, Devil.
36: Dog.
37: Ecoterrorism.
38: Enemy.
39: Ethnic Cleansing.
40: Evil.
41: Extermination, Liquidation.
42: Extremist.
43: Fanatic.
44: Fascism.
45: Freedom.
46: Freedom Fighter.
47: Fundamentalist.
48: Genocide.
49: God References.
50: Ground Zero.
51: Guerrilla.
52: Hitler Analogy.
53: Holocaust, Holocaust Denial.
54: Hubal of the Age.
55: Imperialism.
56: Infidel.
57: Insurgency.
58: Insurrection.
59: International Community.
60: Jew.
61: Jihad, Holy War.
62: Lamb.
63: Liberation, National Liberation Movement.
64: Lone Crazed Killer.
65: Lunatic Fringe.
66: Madman, Megalomaniac.
67: Martyr.
68: Massacre.
69: Mastermind.
70: Mau Mau.
71: Medieval.
72: Militant.
73: Misfit.
74: Monster.
75: Mud People, Mud Race, "Muds".
76: Murder, Mass Murder.
77: Muslim.
78: National Security.
79: New World Order.
80: Nihilism.
81: 9-11.
82: Nut.
83: Operation Infinite Justice.
84: Pacifism.
85: Parasite, Pest.
86: Patriotism.
87: Pearl Harbor Analogy.
88: Pig.
89: Plot.
90: Protection.
91: Racist.
92: Radical.
93: Raghead.
94: Red.
95: Retaliation, Resistance.
96: Revolution.
97: Rogue State.
98: Satanic.
99: Snake, Serpent.
100: Soldier.
101: Subversive.
102: Suicide Terrorism, Suicide Bomber.
103: Swamp.
104: Terrorism.
105: Terrorism as Disease.
106: Traitor.
107: Turk.
108: Un-American, Anti-American.
109: Vampire, Bloodsucker.
110: Victim.
111: Violence, Political Violence.
112: War, War on Terrorism.
113: Warrior, Holy Warrior.
114: Weapons of Mass Destruction.
115: Why Do They Hate Us?.
116: Worm.
117: Zealot.
118: Zionism, Zionist Peril, ZOG.
General Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.