- Paperback: 408 pages
- Publisher: Nortia Press; 2 -- Revised edition (July 7, 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 194050306X
- ISBN-13: 978-1940503066
- Product Dimensions: 7.3 x 0.8 x 8.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 6 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #456,490 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Terrorism Lectures: A Comprehensive Collection for Students of Terrorism, Counterterrorism, and National Security, 2nd ed. 2 -- Revised Edition
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''… one of those rare books that actually delivers what it promises… [it] has great utility as a college text, a handy reference for the layperson, or a quick memory refresher for the long-time analyst.'' --Mark Roberts, Journal of Strategic Security
''… an enormous service to students and teachers of terrorism alike.'' --John Horgan, Professor, Georgia State University
''Forest has an excellent grasp of a very complex subject. ... [The Terrorism Lectures is] a well-written account that covers most of the main basis relevant to terrorism.'' --W. R. Matchett, Democracy and Security
''This guided tour through the intellectual landscape of terrorism studies provides an accessible road map for the new-comer and some open-road for the journeyman to explore.'' --Bill Braniff, Executive Director, National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, University of Maryland
''Comprehensive, logically structured, up-to-date, and highly accessible, The Terrorism Lectures is a fantastic work of synthesis, massive in both scope and insights.'' --Assaf Moghadam, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, and author of The Globalization of Martyrdom
''Forest has created a comprehensive yet incredibly accessible resource--one that serves as an exceptional learning tool while also providing the reader with a conversational experience that stretches across the various dimensions and aspects of terrorism.'' --Jennifer Giroux, Center of Security Studies, ETH Zurich
''Dr. James Forest is one of the most prolific contemporary authors on terrorism and counterterrorism topics and his latest offering--The Terrorism Lectures--is his best. ... [It] provides the reader with a personal tutorial delivered by one of the nation's most articulate and gifted lecturers.'' --Russell D. Howard, Brigadier General (Retired) and Adjunct Professor and Senior Research Fellow at the Monterey Institute of International Studies
''This is a great, very accessible overview for students of terrorism studies!'' --Annette Idler, Doctoral Candidate, University of Oxford --Reviews
About the Author
James J.F. Forest, Ph.D., is Professor and Director of the Security Studies program at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He is also a Senior Fellow with the U.S. Joint Special Operations University, and was previously the Director of Terrorism Studies at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point. He has taught courses and seminars for a broad range of civilian, law enforcement, and military audiences in several countries. He has also published 20 books and dozens of journal articles, served as an expert witness for terrorism-related court cases, and testified before members of Congress.
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