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Terrorism & Political Violence Book reviews

The Blood of Martyrs: Unintended Consequences of Ancient Violence.

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Joyce E. Salisbury. The Blood of Martyrs: Unintended Consequences of Ancient
Violence. New York: Routledge, 2004. 233 pp. $27.50. ISBN: 0-415-94129-6.

Reviewed by Francis X. Hartigan
University of Nevada, Reno

Stewart Bell. Cold Terror: How Canada Nurtures and Exports Terrorism Around the
World. Mississauga, ON: Wiley, 2005. 268 pp. U.S.$18.95, Can$24.99 (pbk). ISBN:

Reviewed by Bob Martyn
Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Farhad Khosrokhavar. Suicide Bombers: Allah’s New Martyrs, translated from the
French by David Macey. London and Ann Arbor, MI: Pluto Press, 2005. 258 pp.
$27.50 (pbk). ISBN: 0-745-32283-2.

Reviewed by Assaf Moghadam
The Fletcher School, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, USA and
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs,
Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Mikel Dunham. Buddha’s Warriors: The Story of the CIA-Backed Tibetan Freedom
Fighters, the Chinese Invasion, and the Ultimate Fall of Tibet. New York: Jeremy
P. Tarcher=Penguin, 2004. 434 pp; maps, forward by His Holiness the Dalai Lama,
bibliog., and index. $29.95 (hdbk). ISBN: 1-58542-348-3.

Reviewed by Robert P. Hager, Jr.
Glendale Community College,
Glendale, California, USA

Lesley Gill. The School of the Americas: Military Training and Political Violence in
the Americas. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2004. 282 pp. $19.95
(pbk). ISBN: 0-8223-3392-9.

Reviewed by Carlos Guevara Mann
University of Nevada
Reno, Nevada, USA