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What is terrorism?

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism -- History -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLeonard Weinberg and William Eubank.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesThe roots of terrorism
    ContributionsEubank, William Lee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6431 .W443 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3411497M
    ISBN 100791083055
    LC Control Number2005027569


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