Great War for Civilisation The Conquest of the Middle East

ISBN-10: 1400075173
ISBN-13: 9781400075171
Edition: 2007
Authors: Robert Fisk
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/13/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1136
Size: 6.15" wide x 9.25" long x 1.80" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

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 Civilisationunflinchingly 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 Civilisationis a work of major importance for today's world.

Acknowledgements
List of Maps
Preface
"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
Notes
Select Bibliography
Chronology
Index

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