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The September 11 terrorist attacks, by Kevin Hillstrom

Label
The September 11 terrorist attacks
Title
The September 11 terrorist attacks
Statement of responsibility
by Kevin Hillstrom
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides a comprehensive account of the origins of Islamic radicalism; the development of Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda into a deadly force; the horrible events of September 11; the post-9/11 investigations; and the legacy of the 9/11 attacks. Includes a narrative overview, biographies, primary sources, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hillstrom, Kevin
Dewey number
973.931
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6432.7
LC item number
.H534 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Defining moments
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
  • Terrorism
  • Qaida (Organization)
Label
The September 11 terrorist attacks, by Kevin Hillstrom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Narrative overview -- 1. Rage and despair in the Arab world -- 2. Jihad in Afghanistan and the birth of Al-Qaeda -- 3. Al-Qaeda emerges as a global threat -- 4. The September 11 attacks on America -- 5. Heartbreak and heroism on the ground -- 6. Investigating 9/11 -- 7. Missed clues and opportunities -- 8. Legacy of the September 11 attacks -- Biographies -- Mohamed Atta (1968-2001) -- Osama bin Laden (1957-2011) -- George W. Bush (1946- ) -- Richard A. Clarke (1951- ) -- Khaled Sheikh Mohammed (1964?- ) -- Condoleezza Rice (1954- ) -- George Tenet (1953- ) -- Ayman al-Zawahiri (1951- ) -- Primary sources -- Osama bin Laden and the World Islamic Front call for a "hoy war" against Jews and Crusaders -- An al-Qaeda manual urges the overthrow of "apostate" Arab rulers -- The CIA warns of al-Qaeda attacks on American soil -- A New York police officer endures the fall of the South Tower -- A North Tower survivor remembers his narrow escape -- A survivor recalls the attack on the Pentagon -- Mourning lost firefighters and police officers in New York -- President Bush addresses the nation after the 0/11 attacks -- Osama bin Laden taunts America after September 11 -- Condoleezza Rice defends the Bush Administration's record on terrorism -- Richard Clarke's explosive testimony before the 9/11 Commission -- The 9/11 Commission issues its final report -- President Obama announces the death of Osama bin Laden -- Important people, places, terms -- Chronology
Control code
ocn756166734
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 268 p.
Isbn
9780780812406
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011050673
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780780812406
  • (OCoLC)756166734
Label
The September 11 terrorist attacks, by Kevin Hillstrom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Narrative overview -- 1. Rage and despair in the Arab world -- 2. Jihad in Afghanistan and the birth of Al-Qaeda -- 3. Al-Qaeda emerges as a global threat -- 4. The September 11 attacks on America -- 5. Heartbreak and heroism on the ground -- 6. Investigating 9/11 -- 7. Missed clues and opportunities -- 8. Legacy of the September 11 attacks -- Biographies -- Mohamed Atta (1968-2001) -- Osama bin Laden (1957-2011) -- George W. Bush (1946- ) -- Richard A. Clarke (1951- ) -- Khaled Sheikh Mohammed (1964?- ) -- Condoleezza Rice (1954- ) -- George Tenet (1953- ) -- Ayman al-Zawahiri (1951- ) -- Primary sources -- Osama bin Laden and the World Islamic Front call for a "hoy war" against Jews and Crusaders -- An al-Qaeda manual urges the overthrow of "apostate" Arab rulers -- The CIA warns of al-Qaeda attacks on American soil -- A New York police officer endures the fall of the South Tower -- A North Tower survivor remembers his narrow escape -- A survivor recalls the attack on the Pentagon -- Mourning lost firefighters and police officers in New York -- President Bush addresses the nation after the 0/11 attacks -- Osama bin Laden taunts America after September 11 -- Condoleezza Rice defends the Bush Administration's record on terrorism -- Richard Clarke's explosive testimony before the 9/11 Commission -- The 9/11 Commission issues its final report -- President Obama announces the death of Osama bin Laden -- Important people, places, terms -- Chronology
Control code
ocn756166734
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 268 p.
Isbn
9780780812406
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011050673
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780780812406
  • (OCoLC)756166734

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