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NCJ Number: 30616 Find in a Library
Title: MIND OF THE TERRORIST
Author(s): G MCKNIGHT
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 182
Sponsoring Agency: Michael Joseph Ltd
London, England
Sale Source: Michael Joseph Ltd
52 Bedford Square
London,
United Kingdom
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: THROUGH INTERVIEWS WITH REVOLUTIONARIES, TERRORISTS, AND THEIR FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS, THE AUTHOR EXPLORES THE PERSONALITIES, MOTIVATIONS AND CAUSES OF REVOLUTIONARYTERRORIST LEADERS AND THOSE WHOM THEY LEAD.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR REPORTS ON TERRORIST ACTIVITIES AND INTERVIEWS WITH REVOLUTIONARY LEADERS IN JAPAN, CANADA, THE U.S., THE MIDDLE EAST, LATIN AMERICA, CYPRUS, AND NORTHERN IRELAND. HE FOCUSES ON HOW REVOLUTIONARIES RECONCILE THEIR TERRORIST ACTIVITIES WITH ROUTINE LIVING AND THE DEATHS OF INNOCENT, UNINVOLVED PERSONS.
Index Term(s): Attitudes; Leadership; Motivation; Personality assessment; Revolutionary or terrorist groups; Role perception; Self concept; Terrorism/Mass Violence; Urban guerrilla warfare
Note: ALSO PUBLISHED IN THE SAME YEAR BY BOBBS-MERRILL CO. OF NEW YORK UNDER THE TITLE 'THE TERRORIST MIND.'
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