Budas wagon a brief history of the car bomb mike davis on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers in this provocative history mike davis traces the car bombs worldwide use and development in the process exposing the role of state intelligence agencies particularly those of the united states. Budas wagon details the sordid history of the car bomb from its first incarnation as a wagon bomb parked on wall street to the current horror that is us occupied iraq it also sheds light on a subject i had no knowledge of which is the terrorist campaign fought by the israelis against the british. The brilliant and disturbing 100 year history of the poor mans air force the ubiquitous weapon of urban mass destruction on a september day in 1920 an angry italian anarchist named mario buda exploded a horse drawn wagon filled with dynamite and iron scrap near new yorks wall street killing 40 people. On terrorism mike davis budas wagon a brief history of the car bomb london and new york verso 2007 neil j smelser the faces of terrorism social and psychological dimensions princeton nj princeton university press 2007. Mario buda was an anarchist who blew up a wagon full of explosives at the corner of wall and broad streets in new york city in 1920 forty people were killed and 200 injured there was immediate panic and a declaration of national emergency a big impact for relatively little effort even if capitalism survived davis is impressed by this disproportion of effect to effort
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