The Resource Apocalyptic faith and political violence : prophets of terror, James F. Rinehart

Apocalyptic faith and political violence : prophets of terror, James F. Rinehart

Label
Apocalyptic faith and political violence : prophets of terror
Title
Apocalyptic faith and political violence
Title remainder
prophets of terror
Statement of responsibility
James F. Rinehart
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This study examines the functional relationship between millenarian-inspired terrorism and the process of political change. Through an exhaustive investigation of late twentieth-century movements--Aum Shinrikyo, Sendero Luminoso, and Hezbollah--it concludes that in each case, apocalyptic expectations performed a significant group mobilization, leadership and therapeutic function
Cataloging source
MEAUC
Dewey number
303.6/25
Index
index present
LC call number
BL65.T47
LC item number
R56 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Apocalyptic faith and political violence : prophets of terror, James F. Rinehart
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-217) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Terrorism and prophecy -- The rise of millenarian terror -- The mediating role of the prophet -- Alienation and the quest for renewal -- Identity and millenarian violence
Control code
ocn124039429
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (226 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281366009
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1057/9781403984630
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
303174
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35649938
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)124039429
  • pebcs1281366005

Library Locations

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