Susan Carruthers: ‘Propaganda, Publicity and Political Violent: The Presentation of Terrorism in Britain, 1944-60’

Carruthers, S.L., 'Propaganda, publicity and political violence: the presentation of terrorism in Britain, 1944-60' Ph.D completed 1994. Leeds University Abstract: Through a series of case studies, this thesis examines British attitudes to `terrorism' as practised during various post-war colonial insurgencies. What did British governments and colonial officials understand by this term, as applied to the Jewish insurgents in Palestine at the end of the Mandate, the Malayan Communists, Mau Mau, and EOKA in Cyprus? The…