This newly revised and updated, paperback version of the Historical Dictionary of Terrorism contains a wealth of information regarding major terrorists groups, significant terrorist events and the weapons behind the terror. The authors provide a foundation for the understanding of what terrorism is, who practices it, and who is victimized by terrorist missions. It has been significantly abridged to suit a younger audience and provides numerous Internet sites for furthering research. Entries are more concise and easy to read and the bibliography has been streamlined to include easily accessible resources.
New entries are devoted to:
o Major terrorist groups,
o Significant terrorist events
o Different forms of terrorism
o Statutes, treaties and strategies
o New weapons of mass destruction