The challenge of terrorism.

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Published by McDougal, Littell, Nextext in Evanston, Ill .

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

SeriesA historical reader
ContributionsMcDougal, Littell.
LC ClassificationsHV6431 .C445 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination270 p. :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3707549M
ISBN 100618236163
LC Control Number2003279520

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