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Dynamite Club : How a Bombing in Fin-de-siècle Paris Ignited the Age of Modern Terror (Reprint)

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Distinguished historian John Merriman maintains that the Age of Modern Terror began in Paris on February 12, 1894, when ****** Emile Henry set off a bomb in the Café Terminus, killing one and wounding twenty French citizens. The true story of the circumstances that led a young radical to commit a cold-blooded act of violence against innocent civilians makes for riveting reading, shedding new light on the terrorist mindset and on the subsequent worldwide rise of ****** by deed. Merriman’s fascinating study of modern history’s first terrorists, emboldened by the invention of dynamite, reveals much about the terror of today.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 259
Genre: History, Political Science
Sub-Genre: Political Freedom + Security / Terrorism, Modern / 19th Century, Europe / France
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Yale Univ Pr
Author: John Merriman
Language: English
Street Date: March 1, 2016
TCIN: 50774825
UPC: 9780300217926
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-8001
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