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1. The trouble with terrorism

1. The trouble with terrorism  

Charles Townshend

in Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2018
Published Online: 
May 2018
eISBN: 
9780191846724
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198809098.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198809098
The point of terrorism is to upset and make people feel vulnerable. ‘The trouble with terrorism’ attempts to define terrorism by examining the relationship between terror and war. Should ... More
5. Nationalism and terror

5. Nationalism and terror  

Charles Townshend

in Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2018
Published Online: 
May 2018
eISBN: 
9780191846724
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198809098.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198809098
The framework for much of modern terrorist action is ethnic or nationalist, with each nationalism being culturally unique. The emblematic terrorist act—the assassination of Archduke Franz ... More
Terror and terrorism

Terror and terrorism  

Antulio J. Echevarria II

in Military Strategy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2017
Published Online: 
Feb 2017
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199340132.003.0005
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chapter
‘Terror and terrorism’ discusses strategies in which terror is used to break an opponent’s willingness to fight or to induce a change in a rival power’s policy or behavior. Terror often ... More
Northern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction

Northern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)  

Marc Mulholland

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2020
Published Online: 
Mar 2020
eISBN: 
9780191863639
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198825005.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198825005
Northern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction explores the pivotal moments in Northern Irish history: the rise of republicanism in the 1800s, Home Rule and the civil ... More
3. Paramilitarism

3. Paramilitarism  

Marc Mulholland

in Northern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2020
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Mar 2020
eISBN: 
9780191863639
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198825005.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198825005
The culture of paramilitarism in Ireland was undiminished by the world wars. The Ulster Volunteer Force became a founding myth for Northern Ireland with the annual Orange parades being a ... More
8. Modern Ireland

8. Modern Ireland  

Senia Pašeta

in Modern Ireland: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775406
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801678.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192801678
‘Modern Ireland’ explores the history of Ireland since World War II. Ireland underwent massive political changes when it became a Republic, and between 1973 and 1998 a series of scandals ... More

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