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Terror from the air

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Published by Semiotext(e), Distributed by the MIT Press in Los Angeles, Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Sloterdijk ; translated by Amy Patton and Steve Corcoran.
    SeriesSemiotext(e) foreign agents series
    ContributionsPatton, Amy., Corcoran, Steve.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6431 .S5813 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p. ;
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24094897M
    ISBN 101584350725
    ISBN 109781584350729
    LC Control Number2009278497

    The mythical North-West Passage held the imagination of Britain for most of the 19th century. At that time, before the great canals of Panama and Suez were built, trade with the lucrative markets in Asia was perilous and slow, with trade routes either flowing past the Cape of Good Hope in Africa, across to India, and thereby to the Far East; or taking the dangerous passage South around Cape. : Air Power Against Terror: America's Conduct of Operation Enduring Freedom () by Lambeth, Benjamin S. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(23).


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