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Author Huggins, Stephen (Stephen Richard), 1943- author.
Title America's use of terror : from Colonial times to the A-bomb / Stephen Huggins.
Publisher Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, [2019]
Copyright date ©2019



Descript 1 online resource (vii, 360 pages) : illustrations, maps.
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Note "This work evolved from my 2013 History PhD dissertation at the University of Georgia"-- Author's acknowledgements.
Contents What is terrorism? -- State terrorism, a sad historical fact -- America, the morally exceptional state -- The territorial cleansing of Native Americans -- Revolution, but no respite for Native Americans -- Terror during the American Revolution -- The terrorism of American slavery -- State terrorism during the American Civil War -- Terrorism on the Great Plains -- Terrorism during the Philippine-American War -- A second slavery under Jim Crow -- Lynching as terror theater -- Firebombing to surrender during World War II -- Incendiary bombing becomes the norm -- Yes, we are targeting civilians -- World War II scientists learn to fear their terror weapon -- Nuking the cities -- Terror in the post-World War II world -- The future of American terror.
ISBN 9780700628568 (electronic bk.)
0700628568 (electronic bk.)
9780700628551
070062855X
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Author Huggins, Stephen (Stephen Richard), 1943- author.
Series Book collections on Project MUSE.
Subject State-sponsored terrorism -- United States -- History.
Terrorism -- United States -- History.
Atrocities -- United States -- History.
Descript 1 online resource (vii, 360 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Note "This work evolved from my 2013 History PhD dissertation at the University of Georgia"-- Author's acknowledgements.
Contents What is terrorism? -- State terrorism, a sad historical fact -- America, the morally exceptional state -- The territorial cleansing of Native Americans -- Revolution, but no respite for Native Americans -- Terror during the American Revolution -- The terrorism of American slavery -- State terrorism during the American Civil War -- Terrorism on the Great Plains -- Terrorism during the Philippine-American War -- A second slavery under Jim Crow -- Lynching as terror theater -- Firebombing to surrender during World War II -- Incendiary bombing becomes the norm -- Yes, we are targeting civilians -- World War II scientists learn to fear their terror weapon -- Nuking the cities -- Terror in the post-World War II world -- The future of American terror.
ISBN 9780700628568 (electronic bk.)
0700628568 (electronic bk.)
9780700628551
070062855X
Author Huggins, Stephen (Stephen Richard), 1943- author.
Series Book collections on Project MUSE.
Subject State-sponsored terrorism -- United States -- History.
Terrorism -- United States -- History.
Atrocities -- United States -- History.

Subject State-sponsored terrorism -- United States -- History.
Terrorism -- United States -- History.
Atrocities -- United States -- History.
Descript 1 online resource (vii, 360 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Note "This work evolved from my 2013 History PhD dissertation at the University of Georgia"-- Author's acknowledgements.
Contents What is terrorism? -- State terrorism, a sad historical fact -- America, the morally exceptional state -- The territorial cleansing of Native Americans -- Revolution, but no respite for Native Americans -- Terror during the American Revolution -- The terrorism of American slavery -- State terrorism during the American Civil War -- Terrorism on the Great Plains -- Terrorism during the Philippine-American War -- A second slavery under Jim Crow -- Lynching as terror theater -- Firebombing to surrender during World War II -- Incendiary bombing becomes the norm -- Yes, we are targeting civilians -- World War II scientists learn to fear their terror weapon -- Nuking the cities -- Terror in the post-World War II world -- The future of American terror.
ISBN 9780700628568 (electronic bk.)
0700628568 (electronic bk.)
9780700628551
070062855X

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