THE HISTORY OF TERRORISM
Publié avec le concours du Ministère français chargé de la culture, Centre national du livre. Published with the assistance of the French Ministry of Culture’s National Center for the Book. The publisher gratefully acknowledges the generous contribution to this book provided by the Literature in Translation Endowment Fund of the University of California Press Foundation, which is supported by a major gift from Joan Palevsky.
THE HISTORY OF
FROM ANTIQUITY TO AL QAEDA
Gérard Chaliand and Arnaud Blin
Translated by Edward Schneider, Kathr yn Pulver, and Jesse Browner
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
BERKELEY LOS ANGELES LONDON
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