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The great war for civilisation

Robert Fisk

The great war for civilisation

the conquest of the Middle East

by Robert Fisk

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War and society -- Middle East.,
  • Middle East -- History, Military -- 20th century.,
  • Middle East -- History, Military -- 21st century.,
  • Middle East -- Colonization.,
  • United States -- Relations -- Middle East.,
  • Middle East -- Relations -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 1043-1063) and index.

    StatementRobert Fisk.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS62.8 .F53 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1111 p. :
    Number of Pages1111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17180008M
    ISBN 109781400075171
    LC Control Number2007271313
    OCLC/WorldCa84904295

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