The Great War for Civilisation
The Conquest of the Middle East

Fisk, Robert
Publisher:  HarperCollins
Year Published:  2005
Pages:  1107pp   ISBN:  1400075173
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX8498

Fisk explores a number of key themes in the history of the modern Middle East: the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the Persian Gulf War as well as the 2003 Iraq War as well as other regional conflicts such as the Armenian Genocide and the Algerian Civil War.


Table of Contents

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1. 'One of our Brothers had a Dream…'
2. 'They Shoot Russians'
3. The Choirs of Kandahar
4. The Carpet-Weavers
5. The Path to War
6. 'The Whirlwind War'
7. 'War Against War' and the Fast Train to Paradise
8. Drinking the Poisoned Chalice
9. 'Sentenced to Suffer Death'
10. The First Holocaust
11. Fifty Thousand Miles from Palestine
12. The Last Colonial War
13. The Girl and the Child and Love
14. 'Anything to Wipe out a Devil…'
15. Planet Damnation
16. Betrayal
17. The Land of Graves
18. The Plague
19. Now Thrive the Armourers…
20. Even to the Kings, He Comes…
21. Why?
22. The Die is Cast
23. Atomic Dog, Annihilator, Arsonist, Anthrax and Agamemnon
24. Into the Wilderness

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