The September 11, 2002 terrorist attacks on the New York World Trade Center and the Pentagon brought terror to America's front door and caused U.S. President George Bush to declare "war on terrorism." The speeches in this anthology illustrate the use of terror throughout history, from a range of perspectives.
"This dynamic anthology does an excellent job of combining social histroy with biography and passionate politics. The leaders speak with immediacy and conviction. Landmark moments are captured here. Besides a general historical overview, headnotes provide historical context and a brief analysis. The contents page is annotated, and a useful appendix provides a one-page biography of each speaker. The voices, heard from a public platform and directed to a wide audience, have a wonderful informality that is much more accessible than written analysis. Students will find this a gripping collection for their personal interest and for research."
-- Booklist (October 2001)
Price: US $28.10