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Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Terrorism -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRichard E. Rubenstein.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6431 .R83 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 266 p. :
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2741550M
ISBN 100465000959
LC Control Number86047740

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Unfortunately, Alchemists of Revolution isn't much of a book. In many ways it is outrageous,for in seeking to understand what motivates terrorists, Rubenstein loses sight of the evil they do--and of the way that terrorism destroys the fabric of societies where it takes root. The new alchemists: Silicon Valley and the microelectronics revolution Paperback – by Dirk Hanson (Author)Cited by: Audio Books & Poetry Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion CEWEBITY Librivox Free Audiobook Peaceful Pathways Shaye Tacker Slate 52 NYSTESOLPodcast's Podcast Environment: journeys through a changing world - for iPad/Mac/PC Lessons with Lara OnTheRoadAgainPages: Alchemists of Revolution: Terrorism in the Modern World. Basic Books, pp. One of the best of the recent spate of books on terrorism, rich in historical background, penetrating in its analysis of motives, measured in judging the challenge it presents to democratic societies.

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