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Fractured lands : how the Arab world came apart, Scott Anderson

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Fractured lands : how the Arab world came apart
Title
Fractured lands
Title remainder
how the Arab world came apart
Statement of responsibility
Scott Anderson
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
In 2011, a series of anti-government uprisings shook the Middle East and North Africa in what would become known as the Arab Spring. Few could predict that these convulsions, initially hailed in the West as a triumph of democracy, would give way to brutal civil war, the terrors of the Islamic State, and a global refugee crisis. But, as New York Times bestselling author Scott Anderson shows, the seeds of catastrophe had been sown long before. In this gripping account, Anderson examines the myriad complex causes of the region's profound unraveling, tracing the ideological conflicts of the present to their origins in the United States invasion of Iraq in 2003 and beyond. From this investigation emerges a rare view into a land in upheaval through the eyes of six individuals--the matriarch of a dissident Egyptian family; a Libyan Air Force cadet with divided loyalties; a Kurdish physician from a prominent warrior clan; a Syrian university student caught in civil war; an Iraqi activist for women's rights; and an Iraqi day laborer-turned-ISIS fighter. A probing and insightful work of reportage, Fractured Lands offers a penetrating portrait of the contemporary Arab world and brings the stunning realities of an unprecedented geopolitical tragedy into crystalline focus
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AU-TuBDP
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1959-
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Anderson, Scott
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
non fiction
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  • IS (Organization)
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Refugees
  • Arab countries
  • Arab countries
Target audience
adult
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Fractured lands : how the Arab world came apart, Scott Anderson
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https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=MAC_421967&b2bSite=1545
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Downloadable Book
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
Content category
text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781760553258-MAC1171041-000
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
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Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781760553258
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Fractured lands : how the Arab world came apart, Scott Anderson
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=MAC_421967&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Note
Downloadable Book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9781760553258-MAC1171041-000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Isbn
9781760553258
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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