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Politics & History of Modern Terrorism I


Politics and history of terrorism from the French Revolution until the end of the Cold War. The first of a two-part course sequence. Broad narrow definitions of terrorism. Questions of geopolitical, socioeconomic and cultural causation. Current methodology and empirical research of terrorism. Typology of terrorism includes historical analysis of racist, nationalist, anarchist and socialist organizations. Focus on controversies about state response regarding legal rights, proceedings, immigration and addressing political, social and cultural issues. Offered annually each fall semester.

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