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The lessons of terror : a history of warfare against civilians : why it has always failed, and why it will fail again / Caleb Carr.

Carr, Caleb, 1955- (Author).

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Summary:

Taking a historical view of terror throughout the ages, bestselling author and military historian Caleb Carr explains why warfare against civilians has always failed.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview 363.3 CARR (Text) 37620000280331 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 07/06/2004 Available -

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  • ISBN: 0375508430
  • Physical Description: xiv, 272 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2002]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-259) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A catastrophe, not a cure -- Dulce bellum inexpertis -- Industry and cunning -- Covenants without the sword -- Honor has no effect on them -- To preach hatred -- Violence to its utmost bounds -- Fascinated by terror -- This fundamentally repugnant philosophy -- Shake hands with murder -- Profit or preservation?
Summary, etc.:
Taking a historical view of terror throughout the ages, bestselling author and military historian Caleb Carr explains why warfare against civilians has always failed.
Subject: Terrorism
Terrorism > History

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