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International terrorism and religious extremism

International terrorism and religious extremism

challenges to Central and South Asia


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Published by Published for Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata [by] Anamika Publishers & Distributors in New Delhi .
Written in English

  • Asia, Central,
  • South Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Terrorism -- Asia, Central -- Congresses.,
    • Terrorism -- South Asia -- Congresses.,
    • Religious fundamentalism -- Asia, Central -- Congresses.,
    • Religious fundamentalism -- South Asia -- Congresses.

    • About the Edition

      Contributed papers presented at an international seminar held in January 2003.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Mahavir Singh.
      ContributionsSingh, Mahavir, 1955-, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (Calcutta, India)
      LC ClassificationsHV6433.A783 I57 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 319 p. ;
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3332286M
      ISBN 108179750892
      LC Control Number2004311211

        The analysis was based on data from the Global Terrorism Database and identified nearly white extremist terrorism attacks in Europe, North Author: SIMONE LANDON.

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