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Each volume in < I>The Greenhaven Encyclopedia Of < /I>series provides an abundance of information on a particular historical era or topic. Compelling entries present definitions of important terms, biographies of central figures, and brief narratives of pivotal events that transformed civilizations and nations. Students will find quick and easily accessible answers to the difficult questions that arise while researching events, personalities, and issues of the past.< p>Each book contains a table o contents, a quick reference subject index, and a comprehensive index to assist students in finding the information they need. A comprehensive bibliography offers further avenues for research. < I>The Greenhaven Encyclopedia< /I> series offers students an open window on the world of the past. < /ul>< li> Table of contents < li> Quick reference subject index< li> Comprehensive index< li> Bibliography for further research< /ul>

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Written for high school students and up, this encyclopedia offers about 400 entries on important issues, central figures, and pivotal events associated with terrorism in the US and around the world, from ancient times to the present, with emphasis on 20th- and 21st-century terrorism arising from the Middle East. Various types of terrorism are discussed, including state and non-state terrorism, religious terrorism, criminal terrorism, and right-wing versus left-wing terrorism, along with terrorist's methods and motivations. There are also entries on people and agencies attempting to prevent terrorism, and on issues and policies related to terrorist acts. A chronology is included. Editor Netzley, a member of the Society of Children's Writers and Illustrators, has prepared other Greenhaven encyclopedias. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780737732351
Author:
Netzley, Patricia D.
Publisher:
Greenhaven Press
Consultant:
Fattah, Moataz A.
Author:
Netzley, Pat
Author:
Nardo, Don
Subject:
Reference - Encyclopedias
Subject:
Social Issues - Violence
Subject:
Social Science - Politics & Government
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Politics / Current Events
Subject:
Terrorism
Subject:
Catholicism
Subject:
Children s-Reference Encyclopedia
Edition Description:
Library binding
Series:
Greenhaven Encyclopedia of
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Grade Level:
from 10 up to 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1
Dimensions:
20070524 x 10 x 1 in 8 oz
Age Level:
13-17

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