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The Complete Book of Terrorism

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-118

Scope and Contents

An unpublished manuscript covering all aspects of terrorism, written by John Pynchon Holms and Thomas J. Burke. The contents include the history, definition, objectives, and motivations of terrorism and terrorists, covering training, tactics and weapons of modern revolutionaries and criminals. Also outlined is a primer on making bombs and booby traps, "silent" weapons such as knives, and recipes for biological, chemical, and nuclear tactics. Mr. Burke does include chapters on discovery and detection of terrorism, and a guide for protecting America's future against acts of treachery. The manuscript was published by Windsor Publications under the title of Terrorism in 1994. An additional folder includes information pertaining to Thomas J. Burke: résumé, Brooklyn Technical High School scores, letters of reference, and copies of photographs.

Dates

  • 1993, undated

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Copyright Statement

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Extent

2 Folder (Contains 2 folders)

Language

English

Acquisition Information

Method and date of acquisition unknown.
Title
The Complete Book of Terrorism
Status
Completed
Author
Carroll R. Jones
Date
Undated
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

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