History 402 Textbook notes on Gareau
-there is sense of exceptionalism in that people think their countries are not like others
-state terrorism is considered to be wholesale terrorism 12
-since the war on terror a denition of what people were g
HIST 402A Lecture Notes
September 3, 2013
Discussion Questions: Send Thursday night before 7pm
-These are going to be exams questions
-Keep questions sent: some of them may be on the exam
-He will send a shortlist of questions before the
History 402 Lecture Notes Nationalist Terrorism
1. The Nationalists-Terrorists in Historical Context.
-there is an idea of group terrorist organizations
-there were international, pseudo religious groups, etc.
-we need to know what kind of organization we
History 402 Lecture Notes Introduction to Terrorism
Lecture 2 (Parts 1 and 2)
The 1960s Onwards:
1. The Sub-states or Toying with Denitions. George Washington as Terrorist.
-want to act as sub states in order to gain some independence
History 402 Lecture Notes Religious Terrorism
pseudo religious terrorism: the activities are caused by a set of certain beliefs
-all the activities could be justied in the name of god
Is the religious terrorism possible?
-it is not possible because there
History 402 Lecture Notes New and Old Terrorism
old and new terrorism
1. two outstanding questions
2. what is new in terrorism. has is become pseudo-religious?
-it is not the percentage that matters but how we play out
3. remarkable longevity. studying te
History 402 Lecture Notes Russia and Chechnya
-the Cold War had began and the attacks started
-the IRA did a ceasere in 1994 but this was not the rst time
1. What Went Wrong.
-there were many talks about nations not having enough security
-for most people
Lecture Notes The American Revolution
1. The Russian Connection (Kropotkin, Bakunin, Nechaev) and Tongi Mao.
-push for actions and then look for the signicance
-the working class was always ready for a communist revolution
-from Mao they got the little re
History 402 Lecture Notes The Red Brigades
1. Italian Political Problems. A very Italian story. focus?
-some people say that the problem was the left
-some people say there is something typically italian in that some children were born
into it and were sp
History 402 Lecture Notes The RAF
1. Freedom at the Free University.
-the movement started in the west berlin university
-the main people were young professors, students and those who had escaped east
germany to west berlin (some would join RAF and others
History 402 Lecture Notes The IRA
1. Some preliminary conclusions.
-terrorism is here to stay
-we cannot do anything to really stop it but we can manage and contain it to reduce
-democracy is strong enough to ght terrorism
-since terrorists are
History 402 Textbook Readings Post pp.107-158
-after Mussolini there was great economic growth and in turn over crowding
-people did not have guaranteed jobs after they graduated university and this angered
-this created much marxist th
HIST 402 Readings
-Terrorism is as old as the history of humankind (2)
-Modern era of terrorism to 1960s
-Political terrorism and the information revolution
-Targets of violence = victims
-Targets of attention =
1) Target of terr