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Wars, insurgencies, and terrorist attacks a psychosocial perspective from the Muslim world by Unaiza Niaz

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Published by Oxford University Press in Karachi .
Written in English


  • Politics and government,
  • Political violence,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Terrorism,
  • Insurgency

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementUnaiza Niaz with guest contributions
LC ClassificationsHN656 .N53 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 364 p. :
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24843728M
ISBN 109780199060139
LC Control Number2011326128

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