Technology and terrorism the new threat for the millennium by Stephen R. Bowers

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Published by Research Institute for the Study of Conflict and Terrorism in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire [England] .

Written in English

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  • Terrorism -- Technological innovations.

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StatementStephen R. Bowers and Kimberly R. Keys.
SeriesConflict studies -- 309, Conflict studies -- no. 309.
ContributionsKeys, Kimberly R.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. ;
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL16622477M

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