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Terror and taboo

the follies, fables, and faces of terrorism

by Joseba Zulaika

  • 114 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism.,
  • Terrorism -- Government policy.,
  • Terrorism in mass media.,
  • Discourse analysis.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-276) and index.

    StatementJoseba Zulaika and William A. Douglass.
    ContributionsDouglass, William A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6431 .Z85 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 292 p. ;
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL810148M
    ISBN 100415917581, 041591759X
    LC Control Number95046989

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JOSEBA ZULAIKA and WILLIAM A. DOUGLASS. London and New York: Routledge, xii + pp., notes Author: Cynthia Keppley Mahmood.

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