9/11: The Essential Reference Guide

by
Stephen E. Atkinseditor

Stephen E. Atkins served as head of collection development at Texas A&M Libraries for 15 years. His published works include ABC-CLIO's The 9/11 Encyclopedia, First Edition and the Encyclopedia of Modern American Extremists and Extremist Groups.

9/11: The Essential Reference Guide

20210531

ABC-CLIO

Pages 368
Topics Al Qaeda;Atta, Mohammad;Bush, George W.;Cleanup Operations at Ground Zero;Flight 93;Immigration, Impact of 9/11 on;New York Fire Department;Osama bin Laden Raid;Patriot Act;Presidential Power, Impact of 9/11 on;9/11 Commission Report;Military History: Terrorism

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9/11: The Essential Reference Guide

Contributors: Atkins, Stephen;
Abstract:

This important reference work is essential reading for students attempting to understand the horrific events of September 11, 2001, and the impact the devastating terrorist attack had on the United States.

The World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks of September 11, 2001, continue to have a major impact on the United States. The deadliest day in modern U.S. history reverberates in numerous ways, as its influence is felt in such areas as civil liberties, foreign policy, immigration, and presidential powers. This essential guide features illuminating essays written by top scholars that discuss in detail the impact of 9/11 in these critical areas, as well as how it has changed the lives of Muslim Americans in the 21st century.

The core of this reference work are the dozens of A–Z entries on all of the key groups, individuals, and events surrounding the 9/11 terrorist attacks, including the first responders, the heroes of United Airlines Flight 93, the Osama bin Laden raid, and the 9/11 Commission Report. In addition, the book offers a carefully curated group of primary source documents essential to understanding the 9/11 attacks. The book concludes with a detailed chronology and an annotated bibliography.


  • Includes several essays on the impact of 9/11 on such key areas as counterterrorism, Islamic extremism, and U.S. politics
  • Provides dozens of reference entries, gripping images, and important primary source documents
  • Offers a detailed chronology that helps to place significant 9/11-related events in context
  • Includes an annotated bibliography listing the most authoritative works about 9/11

Editor(s): Atkins, Stephen;
SortTitle: 9/11: the essential reference guide
Keyword(s): Al Qaeda; Atta, Mohammad; Bush, George W.; Cleanup Operations at Ground Zero; Flight 93; Immigration, Impact of 9/11 on; New York Fire Department; Osama bin Laden Raid; Patriot Act; Presidential Power, Impact of 9/11 on; 9/11 Commission Report; Military History: Terrorism
Author Info:
Stephen E. Atkinseditor

Stephen E. Atkins served as head of collection development at Texas A&M Libraries for 15 years. His published works include ABC-CLIO's The 9/11 Encyclopedia, First Edition and the Encyclopedia of Modern American Extremists and Extremist Groups.

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Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 368
Publication Date: 20210531