The Resource The great war for civilisation : the conquest of the Middle East, Robert Fisk

The great war for civilisation : the conquest of the Middle East, Robert Fisk

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The great war for civilisation : the conquest of the Middle East
Title
The great war for civilisation
Title remainder
the conquest of the Middle East
Statement of responsibility
Robert Fisk
Title variation
Great war for civilization
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A sweeping and dramatic history of the last half century of conflict in the Middle East from an award-winning journalist who has covered the region for over thirty years, "The Great War for Civilisation "unflinchingly chronicles the tragedy of the region from the Algerian Civil War to the Iranian Revolution; from the American hostage crisis in Beirut to the Iran-Iraq War; from the 1991 Gulf War to the American invasion of Iraq in 2003. A book of searing drama as well as lucid, incisive analysis, "The Great War for Civilisation "is a work of major importance for today's world
Summary
A journalist in the Middle East for more than thirty years brings his intimate knowledge of the region to address the recent historical and political events in Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Algeria, Israel, and Lebanon
Writing style
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173384
Cataloging source
DLC
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Fisk, Robert
Dewey number
956.04
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • War and society
  • Middle East
  • Middle East
  • Middle East
  • United States
  • Middle East
Target audience
adult
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the conquest of the Middle East
Label
The great war for civilisation : the conquest of the Middle East, Robert Fisk
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 1043-1063) and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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  • text
  • still image
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  • txt
  • sti
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  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
"One of our brothers had a dream ..." -- "They shoot Russians" -- The choirs of Kandahar -- The carpet-weavers -- The path to war -- "The whirlwind war" -- "War against war" and the fast train to paradise -- Drinking the poisoned chalice -- "Sentenced to suffer death" -- The first holocaust -- Fifty thousand miles from Palestine -- The last colonial war -- The girl and the child and love -- "Anything to wipe out a devil ..." -- Planet damnation -- Betrayal -- The land of graves -- The plague -- Now thrive the armourers ... -- Even to kings, he comes ... -- Why? -- The die is cast -- Atomic dog, annihilator, arsonist, anthrax, anguish and agamemnon -- Into the wilderness
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 1111 pages
Isbn
9781400075171
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781400075171
Label
The great war for civilisation : the conquest of the Middle East, Robert Fisk
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 1043-1063) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
"One of our brothers had a dream ..." -- "They shoot Russians" -- The choirs of Kandahar -- The carpet-weavers -- The path to war -- "The whirlwind war" -- "War against war" and the fast train to paradise -- Drinking the poisoned chalice -- "Sentenced to suffer death" -- The first holocaust -- Fifty thousand miles from Palestine -- The last colonial war -- The girl and the child and love -- "Anything to wipe out a devil ..." -- Planet damnation -- Betrayal -- The land of graves -- The plague -- Now thrive the armourers ... -- Even to kings, he comes ... -- Why? -- The die is cast -- Atomic dog, annihilator, arsonist, anthrax, anguish and agamemnon -- Into the wilderness
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 1111 pages
Isbn
9781400075171
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781400075171

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